ITI is an acronym for an Industrial Training Institutes. The aim of ITI institutes is to equip Indians with meaningful skills that would help them build a meaningful career. These institutes comes under the aegis of the Board of Director-General of Employment and Training, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Several ITIs across India both in public and private sectors are providing skills training to students who are awarded the National Trade Certificate (NTC) after completion of a course of their choice. Students from eight to tenth class can go to an ITI for professional training that prepares them for the job market. As a matter of fact, an ITI-trained person has a range of career options.
Professionals need to own specialised skills and be savvy to use them whenever or wherever required. It would be wrong to assume that ITI pass-outs do not have an honest career chance or they are lesser professionals than those in other popular fields. In fact, those with proper set of skills and training are more likely to get jobs than their peers in other areas.
As an ITI professional, you can be engaged as an electrician, a plumber, a machine operator, a linesman, an AC maintenance executive, a mobile phone repairer or a automobile mechanic. Most industry segments need professionals equipped with such skills.
For example, the ever-burgeoning sectors of telecom, automobile and realty are in constant need of such professionals who are paid good money for their skills. Opportunities are immense.
To hone your skills and open newer employment door for yourself, you may want to look at The Advanced Training Institutes (ATI) which provide specialised short-term courses for the ITI students in specific areas of operation. These courses offered by ATIs help facilitate students to sharpen their skills additionally.
This is also the option for writing the All India Trade Test, conducted by the National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT). Now, let’s list the trades where you can easily fit in:
Instrument Mechanic, Electronic Mechanic, Welder, Fitter, Turner, Machinist, Mechanic motorized vehicle, Foundry man, skilled worker, Cutting & stitching, pc Operator and Programming Assistant, trained worker (Civil), trained worker (Mechanical), Mechanic Diesel and Mechanic Refrigeration & Air- Conditioning. Armed with a National Trade Certificate, you can bring home a starting pay packet anywhere in the range of Rs. 20,000.
Students who have completed their ITI courseITI course are needed every day in Public Sector Units / PSUs like IOCL, ONCG, Railways, State-wise PWDs, and others. You can conjointly explore career opportunities with the Indian military – the Air force, the Army, the Navy, or in paramilitary forces like the BSF and the CRPF.