Pathway to
Your Dream Job

Skills for Success

PSDF was set up in 2010 as Pakistan’s largest skills development fund. It funds training for over 80,000 youth every year in 250+ demand-driven trades through an ecosystem of 500+ private sector training partners.

PSDF Impact
576,000
Total Graduates
44%
Women Graduates
250
Trades
21bn
Rupees in Annualized Graduate Income
5700+
Locations

Through PSDF, thousands of young men and women now have the skills they need to pursue their careers of choice. Explore from hundreds of training options in your city to find one that interests you.

Admission Open.

New Classes Start 1st July 2024.

Coursera by PSDF

Coursera by PSDF encourages and prepares you through various designed online training certifications endorsed by top institutions. The purpose of Coursera by PSDF is to help you map out the entire journey of becoming a freelancer or start your own business, understanding two commonly used e-lancing platforms (Fiverr and Upwork).

Pathway to
Your Dream Job

Your dream job is just a training program away. Explore your choices, find a course that interests you, and apply now to pursue a career true to your potential and abilities.

OUR IMPACT

513,812

Total Graduates

43%

Women Graduates

250

Trades

Rs. 21bn

Income Generated

100%

Funds Utilization

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Popular On-site Trainings.

Not sure which training course is right for you? Here are some popular options to choose from.

Advance Mali

Advance Mali

Progress your career by learning gardening skills in an advanced level.

Pesticides and Fertilizer Technician

Pesticides and Fertilizer Technician

Progress your career by learning the fundamentals of power electronics like power management, portable power, computer systems, medical applications, spacecraft systems, renewable energy & utilities.

Seed Processing Plant operator

Seed Processing Plant operator

Process Plant Operators specialize in operating seed processing plant panels and machines used during processing operation.

Tunnel Farming

Tunnel Farming

Tunnel farming experts specialise in production of off- season fruits and vegetables in green house/tunnels., learning to produce fruits and vegetables.

Import Export Procedure and Documentation

Import Export Procedure and Documentation

Import export procedures and documentation professionals learn about the intricacies of import & export procedures, preparing invoices, and documents for banks and customs

Inventory Control

Inventory Control

Inventory Control experts are proficient in inventory control, stocktaking, costing and record keeping. 

Site Accountant/Shop Keeper

Site Accountant/Shop Keeper

Site accountant storekeepers specialise in learning to prepare the list of necessary, equipment, tools and trail balance & balance sheets.

Virtual Accounting & Bookkeeping Assistants

Cook

Cook

Cooks specialize in preparing different types of foods, along with cutting vegetables, meat, and fish as per requirement.

Food and Beverage Captain

Food and Beverage Captain

Food and Beverage Captains specialize in food production, managing food outlets and meeting the requirements of customers.

Bakery & Pastry

Bakery & Pastry

This course will allow trainees to make exquisite bakery items namely pastries, cookies, desserts and bread as per customer needs.

Beautician

Admission Open

Beautician

This course will allow trainees to specialize in beauty techniques, makeup, skin care and hair styles.

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity surveyors specialize in survey operations, mastering the methods for measuring items and quantities of earthwork specifically for road construction.

3D Designing and Modeling Using Catia

3D Designing and Modeling Using Catia

This course will allow the trainees to learn about 3D Designing/Modeling Using CATIA and CAD/CAM applications for better, efficient and fast product development.

Plumber & Sanitary Installer

Admission Open

Plumber & Sanitary Installer

Plumbing cum solar water heating technicians specialize in installing solar water heating systems, mastering fault diagnosis, repairs, and the installation of pipes and solar fittings.

Tile Fixing & Cutting

Tile Fixing & Cutting

Tile fixers specialise in fixing tiles, preparing slopes and cutting tiles by different methods as per requirement.

CAD/CAM and Digital Manufacturing for Product Design

CAD/CAM and Digital Manufacturing for Product Design

This course will allow trainees to make template drawings and perform programing of CNC turning and CNC Multi Axis milling through CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) software. 

Handicrafts

Handicrafts

Become a Handicrafts experts and get proficient in creating unique, and artistic crafts ranging from cards, gift packings, book bindings, and wood work decor.

Electrician

Admission Open

Electrician

This course will allow trainees to install electrical wiring of buildings and appliances, diagnose, repair faults and new electrical components.

Handicrafts

Handicrafts

Become a Handicrafts experts and get proficient in creating unique, and artistic crafts ranging from cards, gift packings, book bindings, and wood work decor.

Computer Graphics (Print Media)

Computer Graphics (Print Media)

Progress your career by learning the fundamentals of power electronics like power management, portable power, computer systems, medical applications, spacecraft systems, renewable energy & utilities.

Computer Application With JAWS

Computer Application With JAWS

This course will equip the trainees with all the necessary skills and knowledge required for the operation of the JAWS screen reading software.

CCTV Solution Provider

CCTV Solution Provider

This course will assist trainees in planning, designing and installing CCTV Systems.

Fiber Optic Technician

Fiber Optic Technician

Fiber optic technicians specialise in installing and connecting optical fiber cables, learning to properly terminate, splice and fault test, installed fiber cables to existing standards

Fabric Quality Inspector

Fabric Quality Inspector

Fabric Quality Inspectors require broad knowledge of fabric types and inspection methods. These individuals should be very attentive to detail and be able to report thorough information.

Fabric Cutting Expert

Admission Open

Fabric Cutting Expert

Fabric cutting experts learn about the particulars of the fabric cutting process which includes fabric cutting machines and their functions, repair and maintenance.

Home Textile Product Maker

Home Textile Product Maker

Home textile product makers specialise in learning to identify different home textile products and operate different kinds of sewing machines

Garment Washing Techniques

Garment Washing Techniques

This training course will enhance your Garment Washing Techniques like removal of starch, how softness can be increased, how dirty spots can be removed and how you can manage lower...

HTV Driving

HTV Driving

HTV Drivers are experts in skillfully driving vehicles whilst adhering to all driving rules.

LTV Driving

LTV Driving

LTV Drivers are experts in driving all type of vehicles whilst managing road stress and observing all rules and regulations. and trouble shooting minor vehicle problems. 

Oil Tanker & Lorry Driver

Oil Tanker & Lorry Driver

Oil Tanker and Lorry Drivers are skilled in defensive driving techniques, road safety codes and trouble shooting any minor faults in various vehicles.

In-demand Online Trainings.

Prefer an online training course? Check out options below that you can do from the comfort of your own home

Web Design for Everybody: Basics of Web Development & Coding Specialization

Web Design for Everybody: Basics of Web Development & Coding Specialization

This Specialization covers how to write syntactically correct HTML5 and CSS3, and how to create interactive web experiences with JavaScript. Mastering this range of technologies will allow you to develop...

Salesforce Fundamentals Specialization

Salesforce Fundamentals Specialization

Join an Ecosystem of Self-Starters in Salesforce. Learn the fundamentals to integrate the world's most powerful CRM into any organization.

.NET FullStack Developer Specialization

.NET FullStack Developer Specialization

Build Fullstack webapp with .NET technologies. Master the intricacies of .NET core, React's frontend capabilities, and ASP.NET backend development to design and deploy dynamic, scalable web applications.

Search Engine Optimization Specialization

Search Engine Optimization Specialization

This Specialization will teach you to optimize website content for the best possible search engine ranking. You'll learn the theory behind Google search and other search engine algorithms; you'll also...

Meta Social Media Marketing Specialization

Meta Social Media Marketing Specialization

In a 2018 survey of businesses, Buffer found that only 29% had effective social media marketing programs. A recent survey of consumers by Tomoson found 92% of consumers trust recommendations...

Meta Marketing Analytics Professional Certificate

Meta Marketing Analytics Professional Certificate

Launch your career as a Social Media Marketer. Build job-ready skills for an in-demand career and earn a credential from Meta. No degree or prior experience required to get started.

Financial Accounting Fundamentals

Financial Accounting Fundamentals

This course, developed at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and taught by top-ranked faculty, will teach you the tools you'll need to understand the fundamentals...

Introduction to Supply Chain Finance & Blockchain Technology

Introduction to Supply Chain Finance & Blockchain Technology

Learn about fundamentals of Supply Chain Finance & Blockchain Technology

Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Professional Certificate

Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Professional Certificate

Launch your career as a Power BI analyst. Learn the in-demand business intelligence skills that will have you job-ready in less than 5 months. No prior experience required to get...

IBM AI Foundations for Business Specialization

IBM AI Foundations for Business Specialization

This specialization will explain and describe the overall focus areas for business leaders considering AI-based solutions for business challenges.

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Featured Jobs.

  • Hospitality
    Professional Chef

    PKR. 25,000 - 40,000 /Month

    Lahore, Pakistan

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  • Information Technology
    Php Laravel Developer

    PKR. 40,000 - 80,000 /Month

    Lahore, Pakistan

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  • Telecoms & ICT
    Electrical Engineer

    PKR. 20,000 - 30,000 /Month

    Lahore, Pakistan

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  • Hospitality
    Restaurant Staff

    PKR. 17,000 - 20,000 /Month

    Lahore, Pakistan

    View details

Programs .

PSDF’s unique operating model covers six themes. See below to know more.

haryali
Agriculture and Livestock Programs
aghaaz
Entrepreneurship Programs
mahir
Vocational Training Programs
uraan
Women Focused Programs
e-tayyar
Digital Programs
umeed
Marginalized Communities Focused Programs

International Employers.

Kamyab Jawan Partners.

Find Your Dream Job.

Get on the path to success, choose from a wide range of programs that will get you one step closer to your dream job.

Over 500,000 graduates like you, have already moved forward in their careers with PSDF-funded training programs.

Punjab Skills
Development Fund (PSDF).

PSDF is the largest skills development fund in Pakistan, set up by the Government of the Punjab in collaboration with Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)in 2010. PSDF also manages the skills training funding provided by the World Bank. It funds trainings for over 100,000 youth every year in 250+ demand-driven trades through an ecosystem of 500+ training partners, primarily from the industry and private sector training providers.

Latest Updates From PSDF.

Pakistan-UK Collaboration for First Ever Employment Bond to Give Jobs to 40,000 Individuals

The British Asian Trust together with leading British Asian business leaders and the Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) has signed a landmark agreement at the British Deputy High Commission in…