The following Training courses are being provided in this centre, accessing the importance of River-way in the field of inland Transportation in Bangladesh, to manage a large number of Passenger & Freight vessels and to prepare proficient man power (Master, Driver, Sarong/Boatswain, Sucanny, Greaser etc.):

a)    Apprentice (Cadet) Course:

At present one year long Deck & Engine apprentice courses are running in the Centre. In these courses 100 apprentice cadets are being trained, among them 50 are Deck cadets and 50 are Engine cadets. After successfully completing their training, cadets usually get appointments in inland and foreign going vessels as Lashkar/Sucanny/Greaser.

b)    In-Service Courses (Preparatory & Refresher Courses):
These courses provide necessary training in different periods to the inland crew/workers from different Government & Non-government inland shipping companies. On the basis of this training they prepare themselves for the Examination to achieve their professional certificate from Deck & Engine department which is required to promote themselves for their next professional stage.

c)    In-Service Courses (Inland Pilot and Master Pilot Courses):
Only the Marksmen, Pilots and Master Pilots from BIWTA attend these courses to improve their professional efficiency and to attain necessary requirements to promote themselves for their next professional stage.

d)    Passenger ship Endorsement Course:
This course is introduced to improve the professional efficiency of Masters working on passenger vessels. It is a 7 days long course.

    Apart from the above course, the following course is also under process to commence.

          i)    Basic Safety Training Course.
          ii)    Basic Safety, Radar and VHF Training.