SOS Vocational Training Centre

Skills, knowledge and innovation are important driving forces of economic growth and social development in any country, and those countries with higher levels of education and skills, adjust more effectively to challenges and opportunities in the global economy. Bangladesh has large number of unskilled population and government has decided to make them as skills workforce through various skills development training. As a development partner of Bangladesh, SOS Children’s Village International in Bangladesh set up 02 (Two) Vocational Training Centre’s and those are: a) SOS Vocational Training Centre Dhaka b) SOS Vocational Training Centre Chattagram with the vision to transform the poor and underprivileged youth of the society into skilled manpower through effective vocational training.


Main objectives of the trainings are:

  • Enhancing individuals’ employability (in wage/self-employment) and ability to adapt to changing
  • technologies and labour markets
  • Improving the productivity and profitability of enterprises
  • Strengthening national competitiveness and reducing poverty
  • Raising self-consciousness and develop human qualities among the trainees
Vocational Training Centre, Dhaka

SOS Vocational Training Centre Dhaka (SOS VTC Dhaka) was established in the year of 1988 at Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Presently conducting 01 (Year) duration “National Skills Standard-III (NSS-III)” course and in addition to the one-year course, trainees undergo 03 (three) months industrial attachment in different related industries. SOS VTC Dhaka is affiliated by Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) and follows its syllabus for implementing the training program. Since its inception SOS VTC Dhaka graduated 2032 trainees in 06 (Six) trades which are -








Vocational Training Centre, Chattagram

SOS Vocational Training Centre Chattagram (SOS VTC Chattagram) was established in 1998 at Halishahar housing estate, Chattagram. SOS VTC Chattagram provides 01 (one) year duration training on Carpentry and Light engine mechanics and in addition provides 03 (three) months industrial attachment in different workshops/industries. They follow their own syllabus which is developed considering current job market demand. Since its inception SOS VTC Chattagram graduated 495 trainees in the below mentioned trades.


Light engine mechanics

Industrial Training


SOS Youth Village-cum-Training Centre

Interested young people from different SOS Children's Villages take 4-year agro-based training from the SOS Youth Village-cum-Training Centre Bagerhat. Underprivileged young people of neighbouring community also get opportunity here to take short course on agro-farm free of cost.

Emergency Response Programme

SOS Children's Villages Bangladesh provide effective emergency responses when children and   families need urgent assistance. Presently, we are supporting Rohingya children through Child Care Spaces in Kutupalang and Balukhali Camp of Ukhia.