Since 1957

Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited

IMS Certified

Shipyard Training School


To make Shipyard Training School a leading Institution in this region, thus contributing positively towards skill development of Pakistan Human Resource in line with the National Skilled Human Resource policy.


The mission of Shipyard Training School is to help and make available resources that will teach, demonstrate, and emancipate National Human Resource to know their identity, pursue their destiny, and transform their community.


To serve our country and industrial sectors utilizing the full potential and strive towards development of skilled human resource with the help of NAVTTC training programs and assistance that helps industrial sectors to be manned with skilled workforce to achieve self-reliance and contribute towards prosperity of the country.


STS was established in 1957 as Apprentice Training School for marine engineering apprenticeship (4 years) courses. In 1994 Sindh Board of Technical Education (SBTE) approved its vocational courses and became Technical Training Center (TTC). The Institute was renamed as Shipyard Institute of Technology after affiliation with SBTE in 2004 for 3 years Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE) and short courses in electrical, mechanical and ship construction technologies. In 2017, the institute was renamed as Shipyard Training School. The institute has so far trained more than 25,000 individuals in different trades.

Scope of Training

  • DAE (Mechanical, Electrical & Ship Construction)
  • Apprenticeship Training
  • Short Courses in various trades
  • In house training and refresher courses for Karachi Shipyard’s workforce

Short Courses Offered

  • AutoCAD
  • Computer Operator
  • Mechanical Draughtsman
  • Steel Fabricator
  • Electric Welder
  • Carpenter
  • Turner/Out Fitter
  • Ship Fitter
  • Gas Cutter/Plate Burner
  • Overhead Crane Operator
  • Machinist
  • Ship Electrician
  • Ship Diesel Mechanic
  • Shipbuilding Electrical Technician
  • Shipbuilding Mechanical Technician
  • Shipbuilding Construction Technician

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