Pathway to
Your Dream Job

Skills for Success

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

PSDF Impact
513,812
Total Graduates
43%
Women Graduates
250
Trades
21bn
Rupees in Annualized Graduate Income
2,500+
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.

Admissions Open

Classes start on the 1st of July, 2022. Enrol yourself now and get Rs.1,500 monthly stipend.

How to e-lance

This course is formulated to encourage and prepare you to explore the arena of e-lancing with a specially designed online training program by PSDF. The purpose of this course is to help you map out the entire journey of becoming a freelancer and help you get a comprehensive understanding of 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.

Livestock Management

Livestock Management

This course helps you to gain knowledge and skills for increasing the milk production of the milking animals, calf rearing (male & female), backgrounding of calves & related topics through...

Pest Management

Pest Management

Vegetable pest & disease management experts specialise in various pests and diseases of plants, learning to examine symptoms for the diseases & perform possible treatments and apply prevention methods.

Poultry Farming

Poultry Farming

Poultry farm management experts specialise in poultry farm management- catering to breeding, hatching and identifying diseases and their vaccinations.

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, and how to prepare 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

Cooking and Baking

Cooking and Baking

This course will train the learners in making delicious and decadent food dishes.

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

Beautician

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

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity surveyors specialise in survey operations, learning to explain the methods of measuring items and quantities of earthwork 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

Plumber & Sanitary Installer

Plumbing cum solar water heating technicians specialise in installation of solar water heating system, learning to diagnose and repair faults and install 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

Handicrafts experts are proficient in creating unique, different and artistic crafts ranging from cards, gift packings, book bindings, wood work decor etc. 

Electrician

Electrician

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

Handicrafts

Handicrafts

Handicrafts experts are proficient in creating unique, different and artistic crafts ranging from cards, gift packings, book bindings, wood work decor etc. 

Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) Technician

Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) Technician

CCTV is one of the surveillance technologies that have emerged as the preferred method of preemptive countermeasures in public and private spaces. This course is designed to give participants practical...

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

A blend of online learning + practical training for aspiring Hospitality Cooks, making them proficient in working in commercial kitchens and preparing a delicious assortment of dishes from different cuisines.

Fabric Cutting Expert

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

Developing Android Apps with App Inventor

Developing Android Apps with App Inventor

The course will give students hands-on experience in developing interesting Android applications. No previous experience in programming is needed, and the course is suitable for students with any level of...

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...

Game Design and Development with Unity 2020 Specialization

Game Design and Development with Unity 2020 Specialization

This specialization covers theoretical and practical foundations of video game production, using the Unity 3D game engine. It is taught by faculty, at Michigan State University, with over fifty years...

Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals Specialization

Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals Specialization

Take your first step towards a career in software development with this introduction to Java—one of the most in-demand programming languages and the foundation of the Android operating system. Designed...

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...

Fundamentals of Digital Image and Video Processing

Fundamentals of Digital Image and Video Processing

This course will cover the fundamentals of image and video processing. We will provide a mathematical framework to describe and analyze images and videos as two- and three-dimensional signals in...

Social Media Marketing Specialization

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...

Marketing Analytics

Marketing Analytics

Organizations large and small are inundated with data about consumer choices. But that wealth of information does not always translate into better decisions. Knowing how to interpret data is the...

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...

Digital & financial literacy

Digital & financial literacy

PSDF conducted a survey of its beneficiaries with the objective of gauging their digital and financial literacy levels. Through the survey, PSDF was able to gauge the access level of...

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving Specialization

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving Specialization

This Specialization is for learners wishing to dramatically change the way that they use Excel spreadsheets by unleashing the power to automate and optimize spreadsheets using Visual Basic for Applications...

How to find a Job

How to find a Job

Employment is a massive challenge in Pakistan and according to Pakistan’s Statistic Bureau the unemployment rate is around six per cent. This number is expected to increase with the loss...

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Out of the 2 million youth entering the workforce every year, 60% are in low or unstable jobs and 35% are engaged in unpaid work, COVID-19 has further exacerbated the...

How to Elance

How to Elance

With the boom in technology along with an ease of access, the freelancing economy has grown exponentially over the past decade. The freelance workforce across the globe is primarily dominated...

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Featured Jobs.

  • Hospitality
    Professional Chef

    PKR. 25,000 - 40,000 /Month

    Lahore, Pakistan

    View details
  • Information Technology
    Php Laravel Developer

    PKR. 40,000 - 80,000 /Month

    Lahore, Pakistan

    View details
  • Telecoms & ICT
    Electrical Engineer

    PKR. 20,000 - 30,000 /Month

    Lahore, Pakistan

    View details
  • Hospitality
    Restaurant Staff

    PKR. 17,000 - 20,000 /Month

    Lahore, Pakistan

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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.

Parwaaz, HBL and IBP to train Cybersecurity specialists to secure Pakistan’s financial sector

Jawad Zahoor Khan, Country Head Parwaaz and CEO- PSDF (sitting on the right), Muhammad Aurangzeb, President & CEO – HBL (sitting in the center) and Mansur-Ur-Rehman Khan, CEO IBP (sitting on the left) signing the MoC on behalf of their…