The Indian Vocational Training space is seeing unprecedented growth, thanks to its fast growing youth population. While the number of vocational training programs is on the rise, the quality of the training leaves much to be desired. Empower Pragati, an NSDC ( National Skills Development Council) partner and ISTD, a government recognized pioneering institute in Training, have come together to create World Class Vocational Trainers, who will be trained and certified by industry leaders and government recognized bodies.The program will take young, committed individuals through three months of best-in-class training – including learning in classroom and in the field, followed by hands-on learning experience in Vocational Training Centres across Delhi.The program guarantees placement as Vocational Trainers, post the training period.
The vision of Empower Pragati’s is to transform the weakest and the most vulnerable segments of our society, and contribute to the skill development landscape in India which it does through a network of 450+ centres spanned across 19 states and 150 districts across India. The course is a three month intensive training program with two month part time class room training followed by one month internship which provides practical hands on training on learner mobilization, training delivery, placement, Centre management, all of which are integral components of being a Vocational Trainer. Empower will be rolling out this course across the country and expects to enrol and certify 500 Vocational Trainers in the next couple of years. The course ensures 100% job placement to all students who clear the assessment. To sum it all, a senior official at NSDC quotes that, which was present for the launch “This is something big. This is history in the making”.
Empower Pragati has trained near about 450 student.