• भारत सरकार
    Government of India
  • कौशल विकास और उद्यमिता मंत्रालय
    Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
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Question: How many trades are available for undergoing apprenticeship training?

Answer:

For Trade apprentices:

  • There are 259 trades in 254 groups of industries are available for Apprenticeship Training.
  • The apprenticeship training consists of basic and practical training.
  • The duration of training varies from 6 months to 4 years and educational qualifications vary from class 8th pass to 12th Pass.
  • Candidates can contact the Regional Directorates of Apprenticeship Training (RDATs) located at Chennai, Faridabad, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata & Mumbai or the State Apprenticeship Advisors in each State/UT for training.

For Graduate, Technician and Technician (Vocational) apprentices:

  • Graduate and Diploma Holders can undergo apprenticeship training as Graduate and Technician apprentices respectively, in 126 subject fields/trades designated under the ATS. The duration for apprenticeship training is 1 year.
  • The Vocational (10+2) pass outs can undergo apprenticeship training as Technician (Vocational) apprentices, in 128 subject fields/trades designated under the ATS. The duration for apprenticeship training is 1 year.
  • Candidates can contact Director, Board of Apprenticeship/ Practical Training (BOATs, under Ministry of HRD) located at Chennai, Kanpur, Kolkata & Mumbai may be contacted for training of Graduate, Technician & Technician (Vocational) apprentices.
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