Become an apprentice in 8 easy steps! Kick start your career in an industry of your choice
Are you ready to choose your career in your favorite industry? There are many ways to find a job and build a career. Apprenticeship is one of the most promising ways to find your preferred job and plan your career. Today’s job-market has become dynamic as never before and industries are demanding skilled workforce. Job-oriented practical training equips you to develop your skills and apprenticeship training make you industry-ready.
You’ll get first-hand knowledge of how the industry works, earn while you learn under the guidance of industry experts and become employable. Also, kicking off your career with an apprenticeship is a great way to learn about the industry work culture and plan your career ahead.
Different levels of entry
If you are 14+ years and above and is looking for a career in Media, Retail, Electronics, Agriculture, Beauty, Banking or any other industry, you can easily apply for an apprenticeship through the apprenticeship India portal.ITI pass-outs, Graduates / Diploma holders, students pursuing Graduation/Diploma, Fresh apprentices and all Pass-outs from NSQF aligned courses including PMKVY/DDU-GKY can utilize the diverse opportunities available on the portal.The duration of the apprenticeship varies based on the qualification, sector, job type etc.If you are a graduate/diploma holder, the apprenticeship period can range from 6-12 months. However, for all others, the duration is 6-24 months.
8 steps to become an apprentice
Applying for apprenticeships has become easy as never before. Through NSDC’s apprenticeship portal, it has become easy to search the available opportunities and connect with any industry.All you need to do is to follow these 8 steps:
Step 1: Visit the website https://apprenticeshipindia.org/
Step 2: Open ‘Candidate User Manual’ from Get Started tab to read the instructions
Step 3: Go back and click on ‘Register’ and choose ‘Candidate’ to register
Step 4: Enter all the details and click ‘Submit’
Step 5: Save the ‘Candidate Code’.Also, check your Email for ACTIVATION LINK and activate your profile.
Step 6: Visit the apprenticeship portal once again and ‘Login’ with your Email/Candidate code
Step 7: Complete your profile by entering all details
Step 8: Search for apprenticeship opportunities and START APPLYING!
With an easy-to-access portal with multitude of opportunities, apprenticeship has become more attractive. The main reason for this is, once you have finished your apprenticeship, you’ll have a world of options open to you. Some programs may enable you to continue working in the same company, or look for a similar job in a different company. Having industry experience is essential when getting your first job, so being able to show that you’ve got that plus qualifications will give you an edge over other applicants.
Also, unlike past, where apprenticeship is connected with manufacturing sector alone, now there are diverse job roles in almost all sectors.You have the freedom to choose any sectors as per your qualification and interest. Since, everything is available online, you don’t have to worry about long application processes. Just go through the above 8 steps and start your career!