Since 1957

Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited

IMS Certified



To make Shipyard Training School (STS) 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 an available resource that will teach, demonstrate, and emancipate National Human Resource to know their identity, pursue their destiny, and transform their community.


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 technical courses to be conducted in different trades and thus, became Technical Training Centre (TTC).

The Institute was renamed as Shipyard Institute of Technology (SIT) after affiliation with SBTE in 2004 for 3 years Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE) and short courses in electrical, mechanical and ship construction technologies etc etc.

Further, it is prudent to highlight that in 2007 being in the capacity of SIT conducted technical training in collaboration with NAVTTC in the field of various technical trades which is still going on.

In 2017, the institute was renamed as Shipyard Training School (STS) after inauguration of new school building having optimal training facilities.

The institute has so far trained more than 25,000 individuals in different trades. Further, the STS has enhanced their scope of training which includes following:


  • Paid Internship Program for 06 months for fresh graduates in different faculties e.g BE / BS / B.Tech (Pass) Electrical, Electronics, Industrial, Mechanical & Mechatronics, Master/Graduates of BBA / MBA, Labor/Corporate Law and DAE (03 Years) diploma of Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics Mechanical (Specialized in Welding). Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Computer Information Technology & Auto Diesel.
  • Management Trainee Officers (MTO) and Supervisors (MTS) Training Program for 12 months
  • 06 months Commercial Courses affiliated with STEVTA
  • 06 months technical training programs in various trades in collaboration and sponsored by NAVTTC
  • In-House Training facility in various trades for KSEW employees
  • IOSH / HSE Training for KSEW employees
  • DAE in Ship Construction Technology affiliated with SBTE
  • General (unpaid) Internship for under-graduates and graduates


  • Commercial Courses affiliated with STEVTA for 06 months
    • General Electrician
    • Diesel Mechanic
    • Turner / Machinist
    • Welding
  • NAVTTC Courses for 06 months
    • Ship Steel Fabrication
    • Turner/Machinist
    • Ship Diesel Mechanic
    • Overhead Crane Operator
    • Rigger On Ship
    • Moulding & Casting
    • Boiler Maker
    • Electric Arc Welding
  • In-House Training Courses (for KSEW employees)
    • IOSH
    • HSE Safety
    • First Aid
    • Electric Welding
    • Electrician
    • Overhead Crane Operator
    • Khallasi (Rigger)
    • Fire Fighting
    • Fitter
    • Steel Fabrication
    • Gas Cutting
    • Carpentry

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