Vocational Training

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Objectives:  The Ministry of Vocational Training is responsible for co-ordination of all skill development efforts across the country, removal of disconnect between demand and supply of skilled manpower, building the vocational and technical training framework, skill up-gradation, building of new skills, and innovative thinking not only for existing jobs but also jobs that are to be created.

Benefits of Vocational Education

Vocational education aims at teaching people skills needed for a specific job. If you don’t feel like attending a traditional school, or college for that matter, you can consider vocational education. These programs vary depending on the institution and each of them specializes in certain areas. For instance, some vocational institutions teach computer repair while others offer medical training.

. Increases employment opportunities

Research has shown that vocational learners enjoy better employment opportunities upon graduation. On a different note, if the students decide to proceed on to attain a degree, their training is not wasted. An additional advantage of vocational training is that there are lower financial costs as compared to colleges and universities.

2. Better career options

The greatest benefit of vocational training might lay in trade. Vocational education, popularly known as trade schools, provide different certifications in plumbing, stone masonry, wielding, carpentry, electrical wiring and automotive repair. Advancement in certification leads to more responsibilities as well as better pay.

3. Builds experience

Vocational education is somehow similar to technical education. It aims at improving knowledge and skills required to do a specific job. In simple terms, it gives students an opportunity to learn the skills first hand needed for specific jobs. Moreover, it helps them build experience so that they have a competitive edge in the market.

4. Improves technical skills

General education provided in colleges and schools produces educated individuals to search for job opportunities. This is simply because it focuses on theoretical education instead of a practical one. On the other hand, vocational training aims to provide hands on skills required in the market, as it teaches students how to handle machines and equipment.

Since many institutions now provide vocational education, make sure you do thorough research to ensure you receive quality education from accredited institutions. Without accreditation, you will not be eligible for loans at the university.

Eligibility criteria for Vocational training.

Every program has different eligibility criteria. The minimum qualification are pursuing vocational training programs is students who have completed their 10th grade education through any Board or have an equivalent diploma from polytechnics.