Vocational Education Programme


The Centre offers different types of courses for both men and women. However, majority of the course are for women only. These courses are basically for those who have interest or looking for a hobby and for those who want to acquire new skills that can be used towards making financial headway. The Centre awards Attendance Certificates to each student who successfully completes the course. Students can take admission in as many courses as they choose.

Around 450,000 ladies have been trained since 1971 in different trades. The Education Programme offers around 70 vocational courses, designed in such a way that after completion, the students can start to earn or just use as a hobby. Numerous young women are earning their livelihood or supplementing their family income due to the training received at the centre.

Over 14,000 students are registered annually. All the laboratories and classes are fully equipped with modern educational facilities.

Whether one wants to learn for personal development or educational enlightenment or to enhance ones earning capacity, be it for your own self or to help others, the ZVMG Rangoonwala Community Centre is there to provide the course. The Centre also actively encourages and supports people with disabilities or handicaps to attend courses. To facilitate students from lower income groups to take advantage of courses conducted at the centre, fees for all courses have been kept at a minimum. The centre is subsidized by the Trust. Concessions are also available to deserving candidates.

Courses offered

The Centre offers more than seventy courses with more than ninety groups. Courses catagories are; Cooking, Baking, English Language, Computer, Typing, Textile Designing, Fashion Designing, Sewing and Cutting, Fitness, Grooming, Beautician, Visual Arts and Handicraft.

Each catagory is furhter divided into sub-catagories of indivudal courses based on the subject or trade. All theses courses are offered in 3, 2 and one month duration.

3 Months Regular Courses

3 to 4 months courses designed for those individuals who wants to recogmize themselves as professionals.

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2 Months Regular Courses

These courses are for those who want to learn as a hobby and may use these skills as a profession.

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1 Month Short Courses

Advance level short courses for those who are already in the field and wnat to enhance thier skills

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One Day Cooking Courses

Learn 5 to 6 dishes in just 3 hours. Receipies are provided.

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Demonstration Courses

Demo courses with one skill at a time.

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Summer Vocation Programme

These courses are for school students who want to learn new hobbies and utilize their holidays.

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