Basic Course: Soon after joining Bangladesh Ansar & VDP, the BCS (Ansar cadre) officers undergo 15 months’ Masters in Human Security (MHS-Affiliated to the University of Dhaka) program at Ansar-VDP Academy, Shafipur, Gazipur which includes 2 weeks practical orientation program in Chittagong Hill Tracts. Upon completion of the Basic Course they are posted to various field units for 3 month on job training (OJT).
Foundation Course: On receipt of vacancies the Ansar & VDP officers undertake 24 weeks mandatory foundation training at Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC),Savar, Dhaka.
Training at Army Institution:The officers of Bangladesh Ansar & VDP attend training in several military training institutions like: a) Orientation course at Military Academy (4 Weeks), b) Weapon Handling Course at School of Infantry & Tactics (SI&T), c) Junior Command & Staff Course at (SI&T), d) Basic Intelligence Course at School of Military Intelligence, e) Training on signal communication etc.
Local & foreign Training: The officers of Bangladesh Ansar & VDP continue to attend various courses at home & abroad to enrich their knowledge. Such training are: a) Small Arms Training (7.62 Pistol, Granade, 7.62 Chaina rifle), b) Command and Leadership Training, c) Language Course (English, Turjish etc.) d) Crime Investigation etc. They also undergo training in Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center (BPTAC) on Environmental Management & Sustainable Development, Office Management, Financial Management, Project Management, and MIS, MOM, TOT etc. in BIM Dhaka, Some officers are also trained on Project Implementation, Procedure Management, E- Governance etc. in NAP&D, Dhaka.
Officers’ Training (2nd Class): Second Class officers of Ansar & VDP attend various professional trainings. These are: a) Class II Officers’ Basic Training, b) Class II Officers’ Refresher training, They also undergo training at other training institutions: a) Officer’s training on service and financial rules, b) Small weapon training (7.62 Pistol, Granade, 7.62 Chaina rifle), c) Administrative and Management Training, d) Unit Command course.