Office of Deputy Apprenticeship Advisor
Apprenticeship Training Scheme
Apprentices Act, 1961 passed by Parliament in 1961, regulates needs of trained craftsmen for industry by utilizing the training facilities available in the industry so as to supplement the availability of trained technical personnel. It is a statutory obligation of every industrial establishment, having training facilities according to syllabus in a designated trade under the Apprentices Act, 1961, to train a number of apprentices according to prescribed ratio of workers to apprentices in the trade in their establishments.
Apprenticeship Training Scheme at a glance:
|Age ||14 years
|Qualification ||As prescribed for the concerned trade
Schedule: Admission is made in February/March and August/September every year
Admission of I.T.I. Pass candidates:
I.T.I. (Industrial Training Institute) passed candidates can also join apprenticeship training and they are eligible for rebate of corresponding period of training undergone by them in I.T.I out of the total duration prescribed under the Act.
Payment of stipend to apprentices:
|@ Rs.820/- pm during 1st year
|@ Rs.940/- pm during 2nd year
|@ Rs.1090/- pm during 3rd year
|@ Rs.1220/- pm during 4th year
|(Likely to be revised by Government of India)
Examination and Award of Certificates:
The successful apprentices are awarded National Apprenticeship Certificate issued under the aegis of National Council for Vocational Training, Government of India, and Ministry of Labour, which is recognized as a higher qualification to the National Trade Certificate of the same trade for training in I.T.I.s under Craftsman Training Scheme for employment in Government departments/organizations.
Reservation of Seats:
Establishment are required to engage Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe and Ex-servicemen apprentices in the ratio of 1:6, 1:13 and 1:33 respectively out of total seats allocated.
3% seats are reserved for physically handicapped candidates in the trades of (i) Draftsman Civil (ii) Draftsman Mechanical (iii) Carpenter (iv) Hand Compositor and (v) Painter (General).
For details of trades, following officer can be contacted:-
Deputy Apprenticeship Advisor, Office of the Deputy Apprenticeship Advisor, Arab-ki-Sarai, Nizamuddin, New Delhi - 110 013 (Tel. No.24357560, 24351665)