Apprenticeship Training Scheme

Apprenticeship Training Scheme

In India, the system of formal Apprenticeship was introduced in the Apprentices Act 1961, which requires employers in notified Industry to engage apprentices in specified ratios in relation to the workforce. The programme of training of Apprentices is regulated in the Industries so as to confirm to the prescribed syllabi / approved programme, period of training etc. as laid down by the Central Apprenticeship Council.

ITI passed trainees (National Trade Certificate holder) by registering their name in Government Related Instruction Centres (RIC) and by attending campus interview get apprenticeship training in private sectors. In public sector establishment apprentice trainees are selected through Employment Exchanges. In the year 2014-15, 9536 trainees underwent apprenticeship training and 5484 trainees appeared in the All India Trade Test for Apprentices.

Stipend for apprentices have been revised by Government of India from 22.09.2014 as noted below.

(a) During the first year of Training : Seventy per cent of minimum wage of semiskilled workers notified by State Government
(b) During the second year of Training : Eighty per cent of minimum wage of semiskilled workers notified by State Government
(c) During the third year of Training : Ninety per cent of minimum wage of semiskilled workers notified by State Government

Details of Related Instruction ( R.I. ) Centres

S.No Region District RIC Name Contact Address Contact No Email id
01 Chennai Chennai RIC Guindy Govt ITI, Guindy, Chennai-600032 044 22501538
02 Chennai Chennai RIC North Chennai Govt ITI, North Chennai, Chennai-600021 044 25209268
03 Chennai Thiruvallur RIC Ambattur Govt ITI, Ambattur, Chennai-600098. 044 26252453
04 Chennai Vellore RIC Vellore Govt ITI, Vellore-632010 0416 2290348
05 Coimbatore Coimbatore RIC Coimbatore Govt ITI, Coimbatore-641029 0422 2642041
06 Coimbatore Salem RIC Salem Govt ITI, Salem-636007 0427 2400074
07 Salem Mettur Dam RIC Mettur Dam Govt ITI, Metturdam-636452 04298 244065
08 Coimbatore Krishnagiri RIC Hosur Govt ITI, Hosur-635110 04344-262456
09 Tiruppur Dharapuram RIC Dharapuram Govt. ITI, Dharapuram, TIruppur Dist 04258 230307
10 Trichy Trichy RIC Trichy Govt ITI, Trichy 0431 2552238
11 Trichy Thanjavur RIC Thanjavur Govt ITI, Thanjavur-613007
12 Trichy Cuddalore RIC Cuddalore Govt ITI, Cuddalore-607 001 04142 290273
13 Madurai Madurai RIC Madurai Govt ITI, Madurai-625007 0452 2566183
14 Tirunelveli Thoothukudi RIC Tirunelveli Govt ITI, Pettai, Tirunelveli-627010 0462-2342005

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