Implemented through the Government Industrial Training Institutes (G.I.T.Is) and the Private Industrial Training Institutes (P.I.T.Is). Craftsmen Training is imparted in 14 designated Engineering and 12 Non-Engineering Trades.
Objective is to prepare semi-skilled workers
Institutional Training through Government Industrial Training Institutes and Private Industrial Training Institutes.
Educational qualification varies from Class 8 pass to Class 12 pass depending upon the trades.
Duration of training varies from 6 months to 3 years.
Trainees after completion of training appears in the All India Trade Test (A.I.T.T.) held in the month of July every year.
Successful trainees are awarded the National Trade Certificate (N.T.C.) by the National Council for Vocational Training (N.C.T.V.).
National Trade Certificate (N.T.C.) is recognized for recruitment to subordinate posts within the country as well as abroad.
Advertisment for admission is usualy done in the month of May every year and the New Sessions starts in the month of August.