Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) has collaborated with the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) to take up skill programmes in various sectors. NTTF will revive the GAIL skill development centre in East Godavari district to offer programmes in petrochemicals and allied sectors.
With an aim to impart skill development programs to the youth from Andhra Pradesh, NTTF, NAL and Festo have collaborated with APSSDC. Under the partnership, the students will be trained in manufacturing, automation, information technology, computer engineering and aerospace.
German company Festo, a world-wide supplier of automation technology, is extending industrial training and education programmes through a separate division called Festo Didactic.During the discussions with APSDC officials, Festo has agreed to set up a high-end design lab in AP, train AP youth to acquire skills to participate in world skill competitions, schedule a tour of ‘FESTO on wheels’ mobile lab in Mechatronics in AP, assist in apprentice programmes for engineering graduates and facilitate a tie-up with Tech University in Singapore in advanced digital manufacturing skill programmes.
National Aerospace Lab (NAL), which is an established Aerospace Skill centre, has agreed to train interested ITI and polytechnic students from AP in aerospace design assistant, CNC mechanic and aerospace programmes.The NAL also agreed to offer five short-term job-oriented courses for engineering students.
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