Apprenticeship Training

Apprenticeship Act, 1961 was enacted with the following objectives

  • To regulate the programme of training of Apprentices in the Industry to conform to the syllabi, period of training etc. as laid down by the Central Apprenticeship Council and
  • To utilize the facilities available in industry for imparting practical training with a view to meeting the requirements of skilled manpower for industry.
  • All India Trade Test (A.I.T.T.) for Trade Apprentices are conducted by National Council for Vocational Training (N.C.V.T.).
  • National Apprenticeship Certificate (N.A.C.) is awarded to those who pass the A.I.T.T..
  • National Apprenticeship Certificate is recognized for employment under Government or Semi-Government Departments or Organization.

As on 31st December 2011, a total Number of 39 (Thirty Nine) Seats have been located in 4Establishments under the purview of the Apprenticeship Training Scheme. During the Financial Year 2011-2012, the Manpower Data has been collected from 23 New Establishments in the State.