BFEW promotes Construction Vocational Training in Bangladesh in a professional manner through Construction Skills Training Institute and turns out significant numbers of trained workers. At Savar, 40km from Dhaka we have a technical training institute – called BFEW Technical Training Centre. This centre is an affiliated body of Bangladesh Technical Education Board. This has a facility of class room training as well as practical training through work. Certificates are distributed amongst the successful trainees.

The following trades are included in the training program:

Tig Welder
6G Arc Welder – SMAW
SS Welder – Tig + Arc
Pipe Fabricator
Pipe Welder
Pipe Fitter
Steel Erector/ Fabricator
Mill Wright Fitter
Bar Bending and Steel Fixing
Plumbing & Sanitary
Electrical Wiring

Apart from the above, periodical ‘On-the-job’ training programs are conducted at various project sites by both internal and external faculties.

The professionals coming out of this centre are employed in BFEW as well as in other organizations. Many of them had found their employment abroad in Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Middle East etc.

At Bangladesh Foundry & Engineering Works Ltd., training is an integral part of the management process designed to develop employees into top performers. This process utilizes the creativity and initiative of every employee to measure performance and continuously improve their skills and knowledge. The most important asset in BFEW is the individual employee; therefore, training and development is not considered an expense, but an investment in the future.

Training and development plays a vital role in helping individuals and the Company to achieve their goals. It provides an essential link between performance improvement on-the-job and knowledge or skills acquired through formal training. Organized training programs, based on needs of individuals and the Company, must be emphasized to include technical, professional, safety and emergency preparedness, environmental awareness, computer communication skills, management and supervisory training. Responsibilities are defined, key tasks are itemized, standards of performance are agreed and regular reviews take place to ensure that employees have the necessary skills and knowledge to work effectively and in compliance with the Company requirements.

As a matter of policy, management BFEW always :
Budget for training as part of the core business;
Maintain a commitment to "employee development" through technical and professional human resources development;
Maintain a written training plan that specifies an overall strategy and details for implementation;
Hold supervisors accountable for providing training to maintain required job competency for their employees;
Resolve conflict between quantity and quality of training in favor of quality;

The success of BFEW is dependent upon a consistent competitive advantage in hiring, developing, and upgrading competent employees in necessary technical and professional disciplines.

The effectiveness of training and development is evaluated by measuring the extent to which the needs of the Company are being met through meeting the needs of our employees, partners, and the country.