Registration

TRAINING OF TRADE APPRENTICES
 

  • Minimum age is 14 years.
  • Qualifications vary from Class VIII pass to XII class pass (10+2) system.
  • Training comprises Basic Training and Practical Training followed by Related   Instructions   as   per prescribed syllabus for each trade.
  • 259 trades in 39 trade groups have been designated. 
  • Numbers of seats for apprentices are calculated in the band of 2.5% to 10% of the total strength of the workers.
  • Every apprentice and employer has to enter into a contract of apprenticeship training, which is registered by the Apprenticeship Advisers.
  • Employers and apprentices have to fulfill their obligations under the Act.

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TESTING AND CERTIFICATION OF TRADE APPRENTICES

  • All India Trade Tests (AITT) for trade apprentices are conducted by National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) twice a year ( October/ November and April/May).
  • National Apprenticeship Certificates (NAC) are awarded to those who pass the AITT.
  • NAC is recognized for employment under Govt./Semi-Government departments/ organizations.


SKILL COMPETITION OF TRADE APPRENTICES
With  a  view  to  fostering  healthy competition among  apprentices  as  well  as  establishments, skill  competition is organized at local, regional & All India levels.
Skill competition is held for 15 trades namely;  Fitter, Machinist,  Turner, Welder (Gas & Electric), Electrician, Mechanic (Motor Vehicle), Tool  &  Die  Maker (Die & Moulds), Tool and Die Maker(Press Tool, Jigs & Fixture),  Instrument Mechanic,  Draughtsman  (Mechanical),  Mechanic Machine Tool  Maintenance, Wireman, Mechanic(Diesel), Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Mechanic  and Electronics Mechanic.

 

Trade Apprenticeship training in Kerala is both a Central and State Initiative. It is Implemented in the state by the Industrial Training Department under the Labour Ministry through its 14 Related Instruction Centres in all districts and the State directorate in Thiruvanthapuram

STIPEND
Trade  apprentices  are  paid  stipend  at  following rates :  Rs.  5700 p.m for  1st year, Rs. 6250 p.m. for 2nd year,   Rs. 7000 p.m. for 3rd  year and   7000 p.m for 4th year.
The expenditure on stipend for trade apprentices is borne by the employers.
The rates of  stipend  for  Graduate,  Technician  & Technician  (Vocational)  apprentices are Rs. 4984 p.m,  Rs. 3542 p.m. and  Rs. 2758 p.m.  respectively.
Expenditure on Stipend for the categories of Graduate, Technician & Technician   (Vocational) apprentices is shared equally between the employer and the Central Government.
 


APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION IN R.I.CENTRES

 

Contact Us

Directorate Of Industrial Training
4th & 5th Floor Labour Complex
PMG Junction
Vikas Bhavan
Thiruvananthapuram - 690 533
Email: detkerala@gmail.com
Ph: 0471 - 2303856