The training wing of NCHSE has been active for the past 20 years and has successfully completed a sizable number of workshops and training programmes for NGO representatives, master trainers, middle level government programme functionaries, panchayat level functionaries, members of civil society, local people, women SHG members, user group members, etc. The centre has also organized a number of workshops, seminars and consultation meets at the state level. NCHSE organizes these programmes at its headquarters in Bhopal and at its rural training centres located at NCHSE branch offices of Kalyanpura (Dist. Jhabua) and Kesla (Dist. Hoshangabad) with the help of local infrastructure, technical support and resource persons. One of the notable features of conducting training programmes is the sharing of practical experiences and exposure visits. A few of the important training programmes conducted by NCHSE are:
- Organizing regularly training programmes for the representatives of watershed committees, user groups, self help groups, local people, panchayat functionaries, NGO representatives for effective implementation of watershed development programme under the projects of Rajiv Gandhi Watershed Mission, CAPART, World Food Programme, CASA, etc. from 1997 onwards.
- Holding of training to strengthen the capacity building of the women self help group members for group formation, leadership development, empowerment, social equity, record keeping, micro finance, income generation programmes, etc.
- Conducting vocational training courses of poultry rearing each of 35 days for the benefit of women entrepreneurs in Kesla block of Hoshangabad district (M.P.) under a programme of Canadian High Commission, New Delhi.
- Carrying out of training programmes of total sanitation on a regular basis in 12 districts of western Madhya Pradesh with the support of UNICEF and WALMI.
- Training for empowering youth for geo-informatics and participation for local area development (EYGIPLAD) for central region (Phanda block) - a joint venture of NCHSE and WALMI.