Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) has partnered with GE Healthcare Institute to bridge the skill gap in India by offering courses for various Healthcare Technician roles. Through this collaboration, the institutes aim to bring a niche set of state-of-the-art courses to allow industry-ready and socially sensitive professionals to enter the healthcare sector.
Students above the age of 18 years who have completed PU or 12th standard with science stream or Graduates from any stream with PU or 12th Science or HSC (Science).
Each batch will consist of 30 students per course and the course duration would be one year (six months in classroom followed by six months internship at leading hospitals). The course is scheduled to begin from October 2020 and Complete placement support will be provided upon successful completion of course.
Pilot program will be launched in Bangalore, Karnataka and will later be scaled to other southern Indian states.
- Cardiac Care Technician
- Operation Theater Technician
- X Ray Technician
GE Healthcare, through its education wing GEHCI (GE Healthcare Institute) is committed to work for a healthier society and has been working on initiatives to create employability for the youth of the country. As a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator, it enables clinicians to make faster, more informed decisions through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services, supported by its Edison intelligence platform. With over 100 years of healthcare industry experience and around 50,000 employees globally, the company operates at the center of an ecosystem working toward precision health, digitizing healthcare, helping drive productivity and improve outcomes for patients, providers, health systems and researchers around the world.
NTTF is a premier institute for technical skilling with pan India presence imparting technical training since 1959 with centers spread across India in 16 states. This 60 year old institution has over 60 industry-partnered setups and 30 training centres throughout India. The institute offers courses in Mechanical, Electrical, IT, Computer Engineering and Mechatronics to make the students future-ready. All the programs are designed as per industry requirements and they are offered as 3-year diploma with work-integrated learning model. The Post-Graduate Diploma also attracts many graduate engineers.
The two organizations have signed an MoU through which they will now offer courses for the roles of Cardiac Care Technician, Operation Theatre Technician and X-Ray Technician. Students will get to learn from NTTF’s 60 years’ experience in providing world-class technical education along with the best infrastructure and educators from Industry leader GE Healthcare with one of the best learning content developed over the years.
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