- Electrician (NCVT)
- Electronic Mechanic (NCVT)
- WIREMAN (NCVT)
- Mechanic Diesel Engine (NCVT)
- FITTER (NCVT)
- Welder (NCVT)
- Plumber (NCVT)
Electrician [Duration: 2 years, NSQF level-5]:
Course Content: In the first year the trainee learns about safety and environment ,use of fire extinguishers, artificial respiratory resuscitation to begin with. He gets the idea of trade tools & its standardization, identifies different types of conductors, cables & their skinning & joint making. Basic electrical laws like Kirchhoff's law, ohm's law, laws of resistances and their application in different combinations of electrical circuit are practiced along with laws of magnetism. The trainee practices on circuit for single phase and poly-phase circuits for 3 wire /4wire balanced & unbalanced loads. Skilling practice on different types & combination of cells for operation and maintenance is being done. Wiring practice with installation of different accessories like ICDP switch, distribution fuse box and mounting energy meters are practiced as per IE rules for hostel/residential building, workshop and its fault detection is done by trainee. The trainee will practice for pipe & plate earthing. Different types of light fitting are to be done like HP/LP mercury vapour and sodium vapour are prominent. The trainee will practice on different types of measuring instruments like multimeter, wattmeter, energy meter, phase sequences meter, frequency meter, for measurement of electrical parameters in single& three phase circuits. He will gain skill on range extension, calibration and testing of meters. Practice for dismantling, assembling and testing of heating element equipment, induction heating equipment, grinding machines and washing machines will be done by trainee. Skill will be gained on transformer for operation, efficiency, series parallel operation, replacement of transformer oil and combination of single phase transformers for 3 phase operation. The trainee will practice on winding of small transformer.
In the second year, the trainee will study the details of rotating machines: DC machines, induction motors, alternators & MG sets and practice on them. The trainee will practice on determining characteristics, their performance analysis, starting, speed control and reversing direction of rotation of machines. He will practice on parallel operation & synchronization of alternators, winding practice and over hauling will be practiced for DC machine and induction motors. Practices on diodes for bridge rectifier, switching devices &lifiers by electronic components, different wave shape generation and testing by CRO is carried out. Designing control cabinet, assembling control elements and their wiring are to be practiced. Speed control of AC/DC motors by electronic controller is being practiced. The trainee will practice on testing, analyzing and repairing of voltage stabilizer, emergency light, battery charger, UPS and inverter. He will gain knowledge of thermal, hydel, solar & wind energy systems. The trainee will practice on distribution system, domestic service line and accessories& their protection by practicing on relay and circuit breaker for operation and maintenance.
Skills Acquired: Electrician General: installs, maintains and repairs electrical machinery equipment and fittings in factories, workshops power house, business and residential premises etc. Studies drawings and other specifications to determine electrical circuit, installation details etc. Positions and installs electrical motors, transformers, switchgears. Switchboards and other electrical equipment, fittings and lighting fixtures. Makes connections and solders terminals. Tests electrical installations and equipment and locates faults using megger, test lamps etc. Repairs or replaces defective wiring, burnt out fuses and defective parts and keeps fittings and fixtures in working order. May do armature winding, draw wires and cables and do simple cable jointing. May operate, attend and maintain electrical motors, pumps etc .Electrical Fitter: fits and assembles electrical machinery and equipment such as motors, transformers, generators, switchgears, fans etc., Studies drawings and wiring diagrams of fittings, wiring and assemblies to be made. Collects prefabricated electrical and mechanical components according to drawing and wiring diagrams and checks them with gauges, megger etc. to ensure proper function and accuracy. Fits mechanical components, resistance, insulators, etc., as per specifications, doing supplementary tooling where necessary. Follows wiring diagrams, makes electrical connections and solders points as specified. Checks for continuity, resistance, circuit shorting, leakage, earthing, etc. at each stage of assembly using megger, ammeter, voltmeter and other appliances and ensures stipulated performance of both mechanical and electrical components filled in assembly. Erects various equipment such as bus bars, panel boards, electrical posts, fuse boxes switch gears, meters, relays etc. using nonconductors, insulation hoisting equipment as necessary for receipt and distribution of electrical current to feeder lines. Installs motors, generators, transformer etc. as per drawings using lifting and hoisting equipment as necessary, does prescribed electrical wiring, and connects to supply line. Locates faults in case of breakdown and replaces blown out fuse, burnt coils, switches, conductors etc. as required. Checks, dismantles, repairs and overhauls electrical units periodically or as required according to scheduled procedure. May test coils. May specialize in repairs of particular equipment manufacturing, installation or power house work and be designated accordingly.
Options for employment: Huge job opportunities in electricity department, public sectors, private and Govt, industries in power generation, transmission, distribution stations and abroad job opportunities as electrician, lineman, service technician, lab technician, electrical supervisor, re-winder etc.
Options for self-employment / Entrepreneurship Development: License certificate for self-employment, wiring contractors, own shop for repairs of domestic appliances, motor rewinding, sale of electrical materials and appliances, set up own electrical workshop, undertake contract of installation of machinery, panel boards and bus bars in industries.
Electronics Mechanic [Duration: 2 years, NSQF level-5]:
Course Content: In the first year the trainee learns about safety and environment, use of fire extinguishers, artificial respiratory resuscitation to begin with. He gets the idea of trade tools & its standardization, Familiarize with basics of electricity, test the cable and measure the electrical parameter. Skilling practice on different types & combination of cells for operation and maintenance of batteries being done. Identify and test passive and active electronic components. Construct and test unregulated and regulated power supplies. Practice soldering and de-soldering of various types of electrical and electronic components on through hole PCBs. Assemble a computer system, install OS ,Practice with MS office. Use the internet, browse, create mail IDs, download desired data from internet using search engines. The candidate will be able to construct and test amplifier, oscillator and wave shaping circuits. Testing of power electronic components. Construct and test power control circuits. Identify and test op to electronic devices. Able to achieve the skill on SMD Soldering and De soldering of discrete SMD components. Verifying the truth tables of various digital ICs by referring Data book. Practice circuit simulation software to simulate and test various circuits. Identify various types of LEDs, LED displays and interface them to a digital counter and test .Construct and test various circuits using linear ICs 741 & 555.
In the second year the trainee will be able to operate DSO and perform various functions. Gaining the skill by practicing SMD Soldering and De-soldering of various types of IC Packages. Able to identify the defects and do rework of PCB. Construct and test simple electrical control circuits and various electrical protective devices. Identify, prepare, terminate and test various types of electronic cables used in various electronic systems. Identify various functional blocks and I/O Ports of a 8051 microcontroller system, Familiarize with the instruction set of 8051 micro controller. lnter face a model application with the Microcontroller kit and run the application. Construct and test various modulation/demodulation circuits. The trainee will identify and test various types of sensors used in electronic industries and construct and test circuits using various sensors system. They can construct and test analog and digital IC based application circuits as a part of project work.
The trainee will work with DPM Modules to measure various electrical parameter, also interface the LCD modules to display a word. They will also skilled with various modulation techniques to acquaint with fiberoptic communication techniques by using trainer kit. Identify various functional blocks/major components/ICs in the given stabilizer, rectify the faults. Identify various Input and output sockets/connectors of the given SMPS and UPS. Install and troubleshoot the given solar panel system. Dismantle and assemble various types of cell I smart phones and trouble shoot the cell/smart phone. Dismantle and assemble the given LED light stack. Design a LED light for the given ratings. Assemble decorative lighting system(serial lights) using LED strips. Dismantle, assemble, trouble shoot and rectify LED and LCD TV sets.
Skills Acquired: Electronics Fitter, General fits, assembles and repairs various kinds of electronic equipment in factory or workshop or at place of use. Examines drawings and wiring diagrams; checks parts for accuracy of fit and minor adjustments; assembles parts or mounts them on chassis or panels with aid of hand tools; installs and connects wiring, soldering joints equipment, diagnoses faults with aid of electronic testing equipment; dismantles equipment if required and replaces faulty parts or wiring. Electronics Fitter, other include all other workers engaged in fitting, assembling, repairing and maintaining electronic equipment, machinery, appliances, etc., not elsewhere classified. Electronics Mechanic; Electronic Equipment Mechanic repairs electronic equipment, such as computers, industrial controls, transmitters, and telemetering control systems following blueprints and manufacturer's specifications and using hand tools and test instruments. Tests faulty equipment and applies knowledge of functional operation of electronic units and systems to diagnose cause of malfunction. Tests electronic components and circuits to locate defects, using instruments, such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, ammeters and voltmeters. Replaces defective components and wiring and adjusts mechanical parts, using hand tools and soldering iron. Aligns, adjusts and calibrates testing instruments. Maintains records of repairs, calibrations and test.
Radio Technician (Radio Manufacturing) tests assembled radio sets with testing equipment to ensure that assembly soldering, frequency, performance, etc. are in accordance with prescribed standards. Places assembled radio set in position and visually examines it to ensure that position of components, connections, soldering, wiring, etc. are in order. Switches on and operates different knobs to check calibration, audibility and general performance of set by varying its tone and listening to various stations and frequencies. Tightens loose nuts and screws, locates faults, replaces defective components and conducts necessary changes. Approves correctly assembled sets for further processing and rejects defective ones for rectification. May tests sets at different stages of assembly. May service, repair and overhaul radio sets.
Solar Panel Installation Technician is also known as ‘Panel Installer’, the Solar Panel Installation Technician is responsible for installing solar panels at the customers’ premises. The individual at work checks the installation site, understands the layout requirement as per design, assesses precaution ary measures to be taken, installs the solar panel as per customer’s requirement and ensures effective functioning of the system post installation.
Optical fibre technician is responsible for maintaining uptime and quality of the network segment(both optical media and equipment) assigned to him by undertaking periodic preventive maintenance activities and ensuring effective fault management in case of fault occurrence. He is also required to coordinate activities for installation and commissioning of Optical Fibre Cable (OF) as per the route plan. Field Technician: UPS and Inverter is also called, ‘UPS repair Technician', this is an after sales service job for installing and providing support to customers of different types of UPS and inverters. The individual at work installs the newly purchased UPS or inverter. The individual also and interacts with customers to diagnose problems in them, assesses possible causes, rectifies faults or replaces faulty modules or recommends factory repairs for bigger faults as per the route plan. Installation, service, repair and overhaul radio sets service centre. May install television sets.
Television Installation Man installs and adjusts television receivers and antennas, using hand tools. Selects antenna according to type of set and location of transmitting station. Bolts cross arms and dipole elements in position to assemble antenna. Secures antenna in place with bracket and guywires, observing insurance codes and local ordinances to protect installation from lighting and other hazard .Drills and waterproofs holes in building to make passage for transmission line. Connects line between receiver and antenna and fastens it in place. Tunes receiver on all channels and adjusts screws to obtain desired density, linearity, focus and size of picture. Orients antenna and installs reflector to obtain strongest possible reception.
Cable Television Installer installs cable television cables and equipment on customer's premises, using electrician's tools and test equipment: Measures television signal strength at utility pole, using electronic test equipment. Computes impedance of wire from pole to house to determine additional resistance needed for reducing signal to desired level. Installs terminal boxes and strings lead-in wires, using electrician's tools. Connects television set to cable system and evaluates incoming signal. Adjusts and repairs cable system to ensure optimum reception. May collect installation fees and explain cable service operation to subscriber. May clean and maintain tools, test equipment.
Television Service and Repairman repairs and adjusts radios and television receivers, using hand tools and electronic testing instruments. Tunes receiver on all channels and observes audio and video characteristics to locate source of trouble. Adjusts controls to obtain desired density, linearity, focus and size of picture .Examines chassis for defects. Tests voltages and resistance of circuits to isolate defect following schematic diagram and using voltmeter, oscilloscope, signal generator and other electronic testing instruments. Tests and changes tubes, solders loose connections and repairs or replaces defective parts, using hand tools and soldering iron. Repair radios and other audio equipment. Television Repair Technician job role is applicable to both Television manufacturing facilities as well as electronics service centres. This role pertains to rectify faults identified during testing of TV on in manufacturing process and providing after sales assistance and ensuring appropriate functioning of television sets. A TV repair technician identifies the section in the TV that is not functioning. If the problem identified is in the Printed Circuit Board (PCB), the technician identifies the specific fault in the PCB and corrects it. Replaces the dysfunctional PCB with a new one, if the damage identified requires fixing at the service Centre. Plan and organize assigned work and detect & resolve issues during execution. Demonstrate possible solutions and agree tasks within the team. Communicate with required clarity and understand technical English. Sensitive to environment, self-learning and productivity
Wireman [Duration: 2 years ,NSQF level-4]:
Course Content: In the first year the trainee learns about safety and environment, use of the fire extinguisher, artificial respiratory resuscitation to begin with. In this year, the trainee learns about safety and environment, use of fire extinguishers, artificial respiratory resuscitation to begin with. He gets the idea of planning & preparing good quality electrical wire joints for single and multi-stand conductors suitable for applications with soldering and taking suitable care and safety. The trainee will be able to draw and set up DC and AC circuits including R-L-C circuits with accurate measurement of voltage, current, resistance, power, power factor and energy using ammeter, voltmeter, ohm-meter, watt-meter, energy meter, power factor meter and phase sequence tester with proper care and safety, plan, draw, estimate material, wire up and test different type of domestic wiring circuits as per Indian Electricity rules and taking care of quality, Construction and working of MCB & ELCB. Test a domestic wiring installation using Megger. The trainee will identify the type of batteries, construction, working and application of Ni- cadmium, lithium cell, lead acid cell etc. Demonstrate their charging and discharging, choosing appropriate method and carryout the installation and routine maintenance with due care and safety. He will plan & select to carry out basic jobs of marking out the components for filing, drilling, and riveting, fitting and assembled using different components independently, plan and install Pipe & Plate earthing. Measure earth resistance by earth tester, select and perform electrical/ electronic measurements with appropriate instrument. He should plan and execute electrical illumination system viz. FL tube, HPMV lamp, HPSV lamp, Halogen & metal halide lamp, CFL, LED lamp etc., plan, draw, estimate material, wire up and test different type of industrial wiring circuits as per Indian Electricity rules and taking care of quality. He will be able to plan, draw, estimate material, wire up and test different type of commercial and computer networking wiring circuits as per Indian Electricity rules and taking care of quality. In the second year, the trainee will learn to construct and test Half-wave, full-wave, and bridge rectifiers with filter & without filter. He will be able to identify the constructional features, working principles of DC machine. Starting with suitable starter, running, forward and reverse operation and speed control of DC motors. Conduct the load performance test of DC machine with due care and safety. Maintain and troubleshoot of DC machines. He will recognise the constructional features, working principles of single phase and 3 phase AC motors. Starting with suitable starter, running, forward and reverse operation and speed control of AC motors with due care and safety. He should be able to identify the constructional 1. COURSE INFORMATION 2 Wireman features, working principles of Alternator set. Test, Wire-up and run alternator. Synchronization of Alternator with due care and safety, identify the types, constructional features, working principles of transformer (single & three phase) Connect and test Transformer. He should be able to prepare single line diagram and layout plan of electrical transmission & distribution
systems and power plants with knowledge of principle applied. Make and test power connection to substation equipment s with care and safety. He will select, assemble, test and wire-up control panel, plan, estimate and costing of different types of wiring system as per Indian Electricity rule. Skill acquired :Wireman, Light and Power installs various kinds of electrical wiring such as cleat, conduit, casing, concealed etc. in houses, factories, workshops and other establishments for light and power supply. Studies diagram and plan of wiring and marks light, power and other points accordingly. Fixes wooden pegs, sizes tubes, saws casings, etc. by common carpentry fitting and other processes, according to type of wiring needed. Erects switch boards and fixes switch box casings cleats, conduits ceiling roses, switches, meters etc. according to type and plan of wiring. Draws wire in two way or three way wiring system as prescribed and makes electrical connections through plugs and switches to different points exercising great care for safety and avoiding short circuit and earthing at any stage of wiring. Fixes fuses and covers as per diagram and insulates all naked wires at diversions and junctions to eliminate chances of short circuit and earthing. Fits light brackets, holders, shades, tube and mercury lights, fans etc., and makes electrical connection as necessary. Tests checks installed wiring for leakage and continuity using megger, removes faults if any and certifies wiring as correct for connecting mains. Checks existing wiring for defects and restores current supply by replacing defective switches, plug sockets, blown fuse etc. or removing short circuits and faulty wiring as necessary. May repair simple electrical domestic appliances.
Options for employment: Huge job opportunities in electricity department, public sectors, private and Govt, industries, in power generation, transmission, distribution stations as wireman, lineman, service technician, lab technician, wireman supervisor, etc.
Options for self-employment / Entrepreneurship Development: License certificate for self employment, wiring contractors, own shop for repairs of domestic appliances, sale of electrical materials and appliances, set up own electrical workshop, undertake contract of installation of machinery, panel boards and bus bars in industries.
Mechanic Diesel [Duration: 1 year, NSQF level-4]:
Course Content :During the one-year duration of Mechanic Diesel trade a candidate is trained on professional skills & knowledge, Engineering Drawing, Workshop Calculation & Science and Employability skill related to job role. In addition to this a candidate is entrusted to undertake project work and extracurricular activities to build up confidence. The Broad components covered during the course are given below: -
The Trainees will cover the safety aspect in general and specific to the trade, identification of tools & equipment, raw materials used. The trainee will perform Measuring & marking by using various Measuring & Marking tools. The trainee will be able to plan and perform basic fastening and fitting operations. Familiarize with basics of electricity, test and measure the electrical parameter. Skilling practice on maintenance of batteries being done .Practice making various welding joints by using Arc and gas welding. Trace and identify various hydraulics and pneumatics components and identify components in Air and Hydraulic Brake system. Identify various types of vehicle. The candidate will be able to perform practice on dismantling Diesel Engine of LMV as per given standard procedures. Able to achieve skill on Overhauling of Cylinder Head, valve train, Piston, connecting rod assembly, crankshaft, flywheel and mounting flanges, spigot and bearings, camshaft etc. practice reassembling all parts of engine in correct sequence as per workshop manual. Perform testing on engine. Also the trainee practice on repair and maintenance of Cooling, lubrication, Intake & Exhaust system of Engine. Perform maintenance of diesel fuel system, FIP, Governor and monitor emission of vehicle. Practice on repair, maintenance and overhaul of Starter, alternator and perform Execute troubleshooting in engine of LMV/HMV.
Skills acquired: Can learn about diesel engine fundamentals and power generation. The trainees have to participate in hands-on work and begin repairing diesel engine vehicles. Mechanic, Diesel Engine; Oil Engine, Fitter repairs services and overhauls diesel or oil engines for efficient performance as prime mover to drive machinery and equipment. Examine engine to locate defects, using various tools and instruments. Dismantles or partly dismantles it to remove damaged or worn out parts and replaces or repairs them. Grinds valve and assembles parts, doing supplementary tooling and other functions as necessary to ensure accuracy of fit. Installs assembled or repaired engine in position and connects pulley or wheel to propulsion system. Starts engine, tunes it up and observes performance noting different meter readings such as temperature, fuel level, oil pressure, etc. and sets it to specified standard for optimum performance. Checks, adjusts and lubricates engine periodically and performs such other functions to keep engine in good working order. May solder or braze parts and service diesel fuel pumps and injectors. Additionally, since diesel engines are starting to incorporate electronic components, programs usually give students a chance to take courses in electrical systems and computer diagnostic software. Plan and organize assigned work and detect & resolve issues during execution in his own work area within defined limit. Demonstrate possible solutions and agree tasks within the team. Communicate with required clarity and understand technical English. Sensitive to environment, self-learning and productivity.
Options for employment: Work as a Mechanic in reputed workshop/Service Centre; Work as a Driver. Options for self-employment / Entrepreneurship Development: Start his own workshop, Service Station, Spare Parts Shop; Tyre, Tube repair shop, Battery repair shop; Can work as an Auto Electrician.
Fitter [Duration: 2 years ,NSQF level-5]
Course Content :FIRST YEAR: The practical part starts with basic fitting in the beginning and the candidate also imparted training on allied trades viz., Sheet Metal, Welding (Gas & Arc) which leads to multiskilling .In the basic fitting the skills imparted are sawing, filing, marking, chipping ,measurement, riveting, soldering, brazing, drilling and observation of all safety aspects is mandatory. The accuracy achieved is of±0.25 mm. The safety aspects cover components like OSH & E, PPE, Fire extinguisher, First Aid and in addition 5S being taught .Different drilling operations (through, blind, angular), reaming, offhand grinding, tapping, dieing, different fits viz., sliding fit, etc., scraping, fastening (nuts & bolts, riveting, studs, screws, etc.,). The accuracy achieved is of± 0.04 mm and angular accuracy to 30minutes.Different turning operations on lathe (step, grooving, chamfering, drilling, boring, knurling &threading), simple repair, overhauling and lubrication work on machine are being taught in the practical. SECOND YEAR: Power tool operation, different complex assembling and fitting, fastening, lapping, making gauges, pipe works and pipe joints, dismantling, overhauling& assembling valves are covered. The accuracy achieved is of an accuracy of ± 0.02 mm & 10 minutes .Making & using drill jigs, making of critical components, repair & maintenance of power transmission system, making of template &complex gauges, identify different Pneumatic &hydraulic components and circuit construction, repair & maintenance of machinery like lathe, drill, grinding, bench drilling, Inspection of Machine tools, Accuracy testing of Machine tools and erection of simple machines are being performed as part of practical training .Professional Knowledge subject is simultaneously taught in the same fashion to apply cognitive knowledge while executing task. In addition components like Physical properties of engineering materials, Interchangeability, Method of expressing tolerance as per BIS Fits, different types of iron, properties and uses, special files, honing, Metallurgical and metalworking processes such as Heat treatment, the various coatings used to protect metals, different bearing, working material with finished surface as aluminum, duralumin and stainless steel, topics related to non-ferrous metals, Method of lubrication are also covered under theory part .Total three projects need to be completed by the candidates in a group. In addition to above components the core skills components viz., Workshop calculation &science, Engineering drawing, employability skills are also covered. These core skills are essential skills which are necessary to perform the job in any given situation.
Skills Acquired: Fitter General Sizes metal parts to close tolerances and fits and assembles them using hand tools for production or repairs of machines, or other metal products. Studies drawings to understand specification of different parts, fittings or assembles to be made and their functions. They select materials, appropriate tool and equipment s to carry out their work. Holds the work in Vice, Cuts and shapes required parts to dimensions and specifications by processes of sawing, chipping, filing, grinding, drilling holes, screw cutting, scrapping etc., using hand tools for making specimens or finished components. Measures object while working using foot rules, calipers, micrometer, gauges etc. and checks for correct filing with square. Gets half-finished object marked or marks it himself using face plate, marking block scriber, vernier, height gauges, vee-blocks, angle plate, sine plate, slip gauges, combination set, etc. depending on accuracies required, to indicate guide lines for finished sizes, holes to be drilled and pitch centers, threads to be cut and other working details as specified in drawing or sample. Clamps object securely in correct position in vice and files it to required dimensions according to punch marks and guide lines frequently measuring it with calipers, micrometer , vernier, gauges etc, makes holes with drill, cuts threads with taps and dies ensuring that they are square or at required angle to base. Measures finished article with dial indicator, micrometer, vernier, height gauges, screw gauges, plug gauges, sine bar, slip gauge, etc. according to prescribed accuracies. May make parts separately and assemble those with screws, rivets, pins, etc. as specified so as to make complete unit according to drawing. Dismantles or removes worn out, broken or defective parts using hand tools or power tools and replaces them by repaired or new ones. Performs repairing and maintenance work (including preventive maintenance) of simple machines, dismantles and replaces different components to construct circuit of Pneumatics and Hydraulics. Tests completed article/ assembly to ensure correct performance. May do simple turning of parts on machines and perform welding, brazing, and like operations. May explain heat treatment processes viz., annealing, hardening, tempering etc. May specialize in particular type of machine or product and be designated accordingly. May suggest alterations. In addition, Fitter have the ability to visualize the job, good coordination, mechanical attitude, manual dexterity and perform work related mathematical calculations. Plan and organize assigned work and detect & resolve issues during execution. Demonstrate possible solutions and agree tasks within the team. Communicate with required clarity and understand technical English. Sensitive to environment, self-learning and productivity .May be designated as FITTER General according to nature of work done.
Options for employment :Bench fitter in manufacturing industries; maintenance fitter in shipping industries and oil rigs; erection in various industries; fabricator for windows/shutter in small workshops; Stores clerk in an Engineering stores.
Options for self-employment / Entrepreneurship Development: Can set up own workshop for fabrication and structural work such as grills, gates, steel; furniture and shutters; can carry out repairs and maintenance of domestic water pipe line individually; can manufacture cutlery such as chopper, knife, axe and chisel; can manufacture and repair locks and keys; can undertake repairs of machines.
Welder [Duration: 1 year, NSQF level-4]:
Course Contents: Welder Trade, under Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS), is one of the most popular courses delivered nation-wide, through a network of ITIs. The course is of one-year duration. It mainly consists of Domain and Core areas; The Domain areas (Trade Theory & Practical) impart professional skills and knowledge, while the Core areas (Workshop Calculation & Science, Engg. Drawing and Employability Skill/s related to the relevant Job-Role/s) impart requisite core skills, knowledge and life skills that are all essential/ necessary to perform the job in any given situation ; ln addition to this, a Candidate is entrusted to undertake group-wise project-work and extracurricular activities to build up confidence;
Skills Acquired: Welder - Electric; Resistance; Gas Cutting; Brazing; Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG); Gas - Gas Metal Arc/Metal Inert Gas/ Metal Active Gas/Gas Metal (MIG/MAG/GMAW); Iron and Steel Plasma Cutter- Manual.
Options for employment: Electric arc welder; Gas Welder; CO2 MIG Welder; TIG welder; Gas Cutter; TIG/MIG welder; Pipe welder.
Options for self-employment / Entrepreneurship Development: Can setup own fabrication workshop, Steel furniture workshop.
Plumber [Duration: 1 year, NSQF level 4]:
Course Content: During the one-year duration a candidate of Plumber trade is trained on subjects Professional Skill, Professional Knowledge, Engineering Drawing, Workshop Science & Calculation and Employability Skills related to job role. In addition to this a candidate is entrusted to make/do project work and Extra Curricular Activities to build up confidence. The practical skills are imparted in simple to complex manner & simultaneously theory subject is taught in the same fashion to apply cognitive knowledge while executing task. The practical part starts with basic pipe work viz. cutting of pipes, threading, joining, etc. and finally to fitting, fixing and laying of hot & cold water pipe line, repairing and reconditioning of waste pipe line at the end of the course. The broad components covered under Professional Skill subject are as below:
The practical part starts with basic fitting in the beginning and the candidate imparted training on allied trades viz., carpenter, Welding (Gas & Arc), Masonry which leads to multi-skilling. In the basic fitting the skills imparted are marking, sawing, chipping, filing, measurement, soldering, brazing, drilling, grinding and observation of all safety aspects is mandatory. The accuracy achieved is of±0.25 mm. The safety aspects covers components like OSH&E, PPE, Fire extinguisher, First Aid etc. Cutting Pipes in different angle. Joining of pipes of different diameter and angles by gas welding, thread cutting on different types of pipes & fittings accessories. Making of brick wall and RCC casting. Brick wall cutting for concealing pipe line. Bending of Pipes, Making of pipe line circuit for water distribution, fixing Cocks & valve, Water analysis test, Water Pressure test are being taught. Alignment and laying of humid asbestos pipeline & maintenance of drainage pipe line. Installation and maintenance of Electric pumps, Construction of inspection chamber, manhole, gutter, septic tank, socket etc. Testing of drainage pipe, Removal of leakage pipe line, Installation, fixing & maintenance of valve & cock, water meter, Fixtures, hot & cold water pipe line, Repairing & reconditioning of waste pipe line, Repairing & reconditioning, scraping & painting of sanitary fittings are being taught in the practical. Professional Knowledge subject is simultaneously taught in the same fashion to apply cognitive knowledge while executing task. In addition, components like Physical properties of engineering materials, different types of iron, properties and uses, Heat & Temperature are also covered under theory part. Total three projects need to be completed by the candidates in a group. In addition to above components the core skills components viz., Workshop calculation & science, Engineering drawing, employability skills are also covered. These core skills are essential skills which are necessary to perform the job in any given situation.
Skills acquired: Plumber, General; lays out, assembles, installs and maintains sanitary fittings and fixtures, sewage and drainage systems, heating and sanitary systems, gas and water pipe lines etc. Receives instructions from Sanitary Engineer or Civil Engineer regarding layout of pipes, gas or water mains, position of fixtures and fittings, etc. Examines drawings or other specifications regarding size and dimensions of area where sanitary fittings or pipe are to be fitted or laid. Marks points at places to indicate position for fixing brackets and laying pipes. Drills passage holes in walls or floor of premises and fixes necessary brackets, stands, holders etc. to keep or hold fittings and fixtures in position, using nuts, bolts, clamps etc. and tightens them with hand tools. Cuts reams, threads and bends pipes as appropriate. Ensures that pipe lines are laid properly by Pipe Fitter. Joins pipes with sockets, Tees, elbow etc. or with molten lead or lead wool. Caulks joints (operation of making joint seam tight to withstand pressure) and tests them for leaks with pneumatic or hydraulic pressure. May repair and maintain sewerage and pipe lines by replacing washers on leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, opening clogged drains, etc. May do lead burning, dressing and bossing of lead pipe and sheet lead, inlaying of wooden tanks, construction of septic tanks etc.
Plumber, Operations; is responsible for operation of plumbing system used in housing, commercial and institutional setups.
Plumber, General-installation and Repair; Plumber (General)-ll is responsible for installation and repair plumbing systems including those of advanced sanitary fixtures as per manufacturer’s specifications in housing, commercial and institutional setups.
Plumber, General Helper; is responsible for helping Plumber (General) by carrying and handling of tools and materials required in installation, minor repair and maintenance of plumbing systems.
Plumber, General Assistant; is responsible for assistance in, preliminary installation and minor repair work of basic plumbing systems in domestic, commercial and institutional setups.
Plumber, Maintenance and Servicing Assistant; is responsible for assistance in maintenance and servicing of pipes and sanitary fixtures in housing, commercial and institutional setups.
Plumber, Maintenance and Servicing; is responsible for assistance in maintenance and servicing of pipes and sanitary fixtures in housing, commercial and institutional setups.
Pipe Layer/Plumber Pipeline; Sewer Pipe Layer lays concrete, stone ware or clay pipes to form sanitary drains and sewers. Receives instructions regarding size and type of concrete, stone ware or clay pipe to be laid. Digs or gets earth dug along marked lines using spade, picks etc. to make trenches for laying pipes. Levels and smoothens bottom of trenches to proper gradient by scooping with shovels. Receives pipes of required size lowered into trench manually or by pulley and adjusts their position by hand or crow-bar for correct leveling and vertical and horizontal alignment. Joints pipes together using appropriate couplings, joints, rings etc. and closes joints by caulking with fibre and cement to prevent leakage. Tests joints by hydraulic or pneumatic pressure after sealing. Fills trench with earth to cover laid pipe and rams earth to avoid sinking. Is designated as PIPE LAYER WATERMAINS or WATER MAINS FITTER if engaged in laying cast iron or galvanized iron water pipe mains and in caulking their joints with lead to prevent leakage. May lay pipe lines to provide water connection to houses, sanitary sewers etc. May fix meters to stopcocks, remove defects from pipe lines and replace defective ones.
Pipe Fitter; lays, repairs and maintains, pipes for supply of water, gas, oil or steam in buildings, gardens, workshops, stores, ships etc., according to drawings or instructions. Examines drawings and other specifications or receives relevant instructions. Cuts passage holes for laying pipes in walls and floors. Cuts reams, threads and bends pipes according to specifications. Lays pipes in cut passage and assembles pipe sections with couplings, sockets, Tee's elbows etc. Levels position of pipes using sprit level for gravitational flow. Caulks joints, tests them for leakage with pneumatic or hydraulic pressure and secures pipe line to structure with clamps, brackets, and hangers. Fits water meters, taps etc. to pipe where necessary. Repairs and replaces leaky pipe lines, taps and joints and provides connections to overhead water tanks. Helps Plumber, General in fittings sanitary fittings to buildings. May join pipe sections and fittings.
Plumbers and Pipe Fitters, Other; perform number of routine and low skilled tasks such as assisting in laying pipes, making water tight joints, fitting sockets and reducers, threading pipes with taps and dies, removing leakages, etc., and are designated as Plumber Mate or Pipe Fitter Helper according to type of work done.
Plumber (Welder)/Plumbing (Sanitary Fixtures) Fitter Assistant; is responsible for welding activities related to plumbing works in housing, commercial and institutional setups. Plumber (Welder) Assistant; is responsible for assistance in welding activities related to plumbing works in housing, commercial and institutional setups.
Plumber (Pumps and E/M Mechanic); is responsible for installation and repair of Pumps and E/M equipment used for different plumbing applications of housing, commercial and institutional Set ups. Options for employment: Plumber in Government departments/PWD, Star hotels, Industries, etc.; Pump Operator, Plumbing Supervisor and Pipe Fitter in Ship industries and oil refineries. Options for Self-Employment / Entrepreneurship Development: Plumbing contract for domestic and industries; Establish Hardware shop; Maintenance contracts of domestic lines and industrial lines.