There are mainly four types of training institutions. These are a) central training Academy. b) Vocational Training Centers (VTC), c) Technical Training Centers (TTC) and d) Computer Training Centers (CTC). The prime as well as the central training institution of the organization is Bangladesh Ansar-VDP Academy, located at Shafipur, Gazipur. It’s the largest training institution of the country with a capacity to impart training to 5,000 trainees at a time, adequately supported by accommodation and training facilities including firing range. Brief details of all the training institutions/centers are highlighted herewith:
Ansar-VDP Academy: In 1970 National Training Center (NTC) was established to meet training requirements of Ansar Bahini. The NTC had undergone several reorganization as the ATS (Ansar Training School) in 1983 and ATA (Ansar Training Academy) in 1986 before being finally renamed as it’s current version as the Ansar-VDP Academy in 1995. The Academy imparts training approximately 10 to 15 thousand trainees per year including officers’ training.
TTC, Manikgong: There are eleven trainings which are conducted from Vocational Training Center,Manikgong.These are auto mechanics training, refrigerator & air conditioning(with air duc servicing) electrical house wiring training, mobile phone servicing training, plumbing and pipe fitting training, welding 4G training, machinery and road binding training, construction painting training, tiles setting training,
VTC & TTC at Kolakopa ,Gazipur. These centers are centrally controlled from the HQs through Training Directorate. Sewing, stitching and embroidery training are conducted for the female members.
TTC, Jamalpur: This institution conducts training for male members. Besides, trainees are also trained on subjects related to social development, gender issues, empowerment of women etc.
Computer Training Center:There are 17 Computer Training Centers (CTC) in the country (Academy, Manikgonj, Faridpur, Khulna, Kustia, Jhinaidah, Comilla, Chandpur, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Sylhet, Hobigonj, Bogra, Shirajgonj, Nillphamari, Barisal, & Jhalakathi.