: Implementation of Society Empowerment Program Through Basic Skills Training. Poverty is one of fundamental problems in any developing countries. Indonesia as one of developing countries attemp to address the problems of poverty through empowerment programs. Basic skills training is one of empowerment programs which aims to improve people's skills as a preparation to work and increase public welfare. This research aims to describe and analyzing the implementation process of society empowerment programs through basic skills training in Tambaksari District of Surabaya and the factors that influence the process of this implementation program. This research used qualitative approach method. Basic skills training which was held in Tambaksari District by government basiccally has been able to help improving people's skills and increasing poor people's life. However, in the implementation, this program was not get appreciate enough from the beneficiaries.so that the ralization from the achievement of this program got less optimal results.