MCDSS Zambia Community Skills Training Program 2023/2024

Filed in Article, Opportunities by on August 16, 2022 0 Comments

The 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:


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.


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



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 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 arises.


  • 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


Enrolment is open in January and June intakes;

What’s your take on this? We believe this article was helpful, if yes, don’t hesitate to share this information with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and other Social Platforms.

Leave a Reply