M odular Employable Skills (MES) under Skill Development initiative S c h e m e (SDIS)
LINK TO SDIS PORTAL
PRESENTATION FOR TRAINING OF MES SCHEME
List of MES courses approved by N.C.V.T.
List of VTP Registered with RDAT Faridabad from Rajasthan
MES Curriculum for Electrical sector
MES Curriculum for Fabrication sector
MES Curriculum for Information & Communication sector
MES Curriculum for Soft Skills
The objective of the scheme are:
· to provide vocational training to school leavers, existing workers, ITI graduates, etc. to improve their employability by optimally utilizing the infrastructure available in Govt., private institutions and the Industry. Existing skills of the persons can also be tested and certified under this scheme.
· to build capacity in the area of development of competency standards, course curricula, learning material and assessment standards in the country.
Main features of the scheme
The Skill Development Initiative Scheme is 100 % centrally sponsored scheme.
Demand driven Short term training courses based on Modular Employable Skills decided in consultation with Industry.
Central Government facilitates and promotes training while State Governments, private sector and industry provide training to the persons.
Optimum utilisation of existing infrastructure available to made training cost effective.
Courses are available for persons having completed 5th standard and onwards.
Testing of skills of trainees by independent assessing bodies, including industry organizations such as FICCI, CII, etc. which do not involve in training delivery, to ensure an impartial assessment by the employer itself.
Flexible delivery mechanism (part time, weekends, full time).
Different levels of programmes (Foundation level as well as skill up gradation) to meet demands of various target groups
Training is provided by registered Vocational Training Providers (VTPs) under the Govt., Private Sector and Industrial establishments.
Testing of skills of an individual acquired informally in competency and issue of certificate on qualifying it successfully.
The certification by NCVT which is recognised nationally and internationally for gainful employment.
During XI Plan period (2007-2012), against an approved outlay of Rs.550 crore, an amount of Rs.407 crore was spent and 13.67 lakh persons were trained or directly tested under the scheme. Cabinet Committee on Skill Development has approved the continuation of SDIS for XII Plan period with certain changes on 13.08.2013.
Existing skills of the persons can also be tested and certified under this scheme.
The on-line implementation of the SDI Scheme through the Web-Portal has been launched since 1st January, 2012.
Public Private Partnership (PPP)
Public Private Partnership (PPP) envisaged in the form of active participation of the industry / Private Sector in every stage of design and implementation of the scheme. Industry bodies are represented in the Central Apex Committee and State Committees which would have overall responsibility of implementation of the scheme. Other areas of partnership are:
- Forecasting of emerging areas of employment at micro level.
- Development of course curricula of various trades.
- Development of instructional material for training.
- Assist in the training of trainers, wherever required.
- Making available their training & testing facilities, wherever required.
- Provide on the job training in their establishments.
- Development of assessment standards.
- Monitoring and Quality assurance.
- Assistance in placement of graduates.
- Provide trade experts to work as assessors of competencies.
- Voluntary donation of equipment to the ITIs/other training institutions.
- Providing guest faculty in new trades.
MES would benefit different target groups like :
· Workers seeking certification of their skills acquired informally
· workers and ITI graduates seeking skill upgradation
· early school drop-outs and unemployed
· Previously child labour and their families
One million persons would be trained or their existing skills tested and certified, over a period of five years. About 200 modules for employable skills as per Industry and labour market demands would be identified and course curriculum developed.
Age of Participants
The minimum age limit for persons to take part in the scheme is 14 years but there is no upper age limit.
Curriculum Development Process
• Identification of Employable Skills set in a sector based on division of work in the labour market in consultation with Industry
• Development of training modules corresponding to skills set identified
• Organising Modules in to Course Matrix indicating vertical and horizontal mobility
• Development of detailed curriculum
• Vetting by a trade committee comprising representatives of Industry, training providers & trade experts
• Inviting comments from Employers/ Employees Organisations, State Govts. etc.
• Approval by the NCVT