COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRAINING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Community Skills Development programme aims at building the capacities of   community members  in community development and social welfare issues as well as empowering vulnerable members of the community with survival skills through functional literacy and skills training. The programme has three (3) key components namely:

1.     Community Skills Training

Objective: To provide livelihood skills that will improve the status of living for the vulnerable community members and to provide entrepreneurship skills through skills such as: Carpentry and Joinery, General Agriculture, Tailoring and Design, Home Management and Catering, Metal Fabrication, Power electrical and other short courses.

 Skills Centers: This is implemented in Eleven (11) Community Development Skills Training Centers based in Eight (8) provinces as follows:

#

NAME OF SKILLS CENTER

 

PROVINCE

DISTRICT

LOCATION

1

Community Development skills Training center

Central

Kabwe

Pollen Area  ( opposite Pollen Clinic)

2

Provincial Community Development Center

Southern

Monze

Along Kaumba Road Next to Monze College of Agriculture

3

Ngwenya Skills Center

Southern

 

Livingstone

Ngwenya Township

4

Munyumbwe skills Center

Southern

 

Gwembe

Munyumbwe Area in Gwembe

5

Provincial Community Development Center

Northern

Mungwi

Mungwi town ship

6

Masaiti skills training Center

Copper belt

 

Masiati

Masaiti  near masaiti primary school

7

Namushakendi Skills Training Center

Western

 

Mongu

Behind

 namushakendi clinc

8

Solwezi Skills Training Center

North Western

 

Solwezi

Solwezi central

9

Lundazi Skills Center

Eastern

 

Lundazi

Lundazi business center near Lundazi Correctional facility

10

Katete Skills Center

Eastern

 

Katete

Katete Boma

 

11

Luapula Skills Training Center

Luapula

 

 Mansa

Suburbs

 along old campus road

Courses provided include:

No.

Course

Class duration

Industrial/Field attachments

Total Course duration

1.      

Tailoring & Designing

4 months

2 month

6 months

2.      

Home Management and Catering

4 months

2 months

6 months

3.      

Sheet & Metal fabrication

4 months

2 months

6 months

4.      

Carpentry & Joinery

4 months

2 months

6 months

5.      

Plastering & Bricklaying

4 months

2 months

6 months

6.      

General Agriculture

4 months

2 months

6 months

NB: Demand driven courses (Minimum of 4 weeks)

      Entrepreneurship is taught in all courses.

FEES: Fees range from K350.00 – K500.00. For those that are working and would want tailor made courses fees range from K700.00 to K 1,000.00. Subject to change when need arrises.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Open to all members of the community who are interested in skills in various courses
  • Should have basic literacy skills (able to read, write and do simple arithmetic)
  • Possess a National Registration Card or valid Identity Card
  • Aged 18 – 60 years

           APPLICATIONS

       Enrolment is open in January and June intakes;