WOMEN'S VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMME - ACTIVITIES
Under the Women’s Vocational Training programmes, institutionalized skill training is being offered to women in Craftsmen Training Scheme(CTS) and Craft Instructors Training Scheme(CITS).
The Women Target Group (for Regular Training) are :-
Courses under CTS- July every year. Classes generally commence in August
Courses under CITS- Advertisement is generally released in June. Training is
conducted on modular pattern with admission every 3/4 months depending on the
type of module/course available in each institute.
The Vocational Training Programmes under CTS are implemented by the Union Territories/State Governments and the Central Government.
Vocational Training Programme for women - State Sector:-
Under the State Sector, the vocational training is organised through a network of Women ITI/private women ITIs/Women Wings in General ITIs, which are directly under the administrative control of the respective State Governments.
Training facilities are being offered in engineering & non-engineering skill courses under the Craftsmen Training Scheme. Training seats sanctioned per unit is limited to 16 seats in most trades and the training programmes are scheduled as August to July.
Vocational Training Programme for women - Central Sector:-
Institution Network:- The Women’s Vocational Training Programme at Directorate General of Employment & Training, Ministry of Labour & Employment is implemented through a network of 11 Institutes - one National Vocational Training Institute For Women & ten Regional Vocational Training Institutes For Women (RVTIs) .
Some of the areas in which training is being imparted are:-
Short term need-based courses are also organized in the NVTI/RVTIs in various skill areas. The duration of these courses generally varies from one to eight weeks
The curriculum for the training courses are designed in consultation with the industry, and are modified as and when required.