Selam Technical and Vocational College

Selam Children’s Village (SCV) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization established in 1986 and reregistered with the new Civil Society Organizations Proclamation 11113/2019 with registration number 1043. SCV envisions enabling orphans and destitute community children to improve their lives and holistically develop as self-sufficient citizens.

Selam Technical and Vocational College is an extension of Selam Children’s Village that provides Technical and Vocational Training to children who grow up in the organization, and applicants from the communities at subsidized cost-sharing and scholarship schemes.

Top Reasons to Choose Our Program:

  1. Experience High-Quality Instruction: join a rigorous training program with a focus on practical, hands-on learning, with 70-90% of the curriculum consisting of practical training.
  1. Expert Faculty: Learn from experienced professionals who have extensive knowledge in metal manufacturing and machining and are dedicated to helping you succeed.
  2. State-of-the-Art Facilities: Train in our modern machine shop, equipped with the latest tools and technology. (CNC lathe and milling machines, Virtual Reality Welding Simulator)
  3. Hands-On Experience: Gain practical, real-world experience working on a wide range of machines and equipment.
  4. Practical Training Integration: Our training delivery approach is uniquely integrated with a practical metal manufacturing center, where you will have the opportunity to apply your skills in a real-world environment.
  5. Industry Connections: Benefit from our strong network of industry partners to secure valuable internships and job opportunities.
  6. Incubation Center: Utilize our incubation center’s resources and support to develop and showcase your skills and abilities in a professional manner, increasing your chances of success in your career.
  1. Saving and Credit Association: Get access to your own micro-finance program, which includes a savings and credit association to help you practice saving and secure loans.
  2. Flexible Learning Options: Choose full-time, and Extension options to fit your busy schedule.
  3. Digitalization: Access our digital learning management system, which enables you to track your progress effectively.

Selam Technical and Vocational College offers a range of programs in various fields through regular and extension programs. Our workshops are well-equipped, and our trainers are highly qualified to ensure a quality education. Below is a list of our departments and the programs we offer.

Our Impact in 2023


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