Free job-oriented courses at new skilling centres in Kerala schools

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Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 210 skill development centres that offer various job-oriented courses free of cost will be started at schools in Kerala.

The courses will be open to those who have passed Class 10 and are also below the age of 21.

Those successfully completing the six-month course would be awarded the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) certificate of the central government. Eleven courses in emerging areas will be offered in Kerala that have several job prospects in India and abroad.


The courses offered are fitness trainer, telecom technician, AI devices installation operator, cargo handler (manual), drone service technician, food and beverages service associates, Kisan drone operator, electric vehicle service technician, baking technician, graphic designer, and jewellery designer.

Samagra Shiksha Kerala, a wing of the General Education Department, is implementing the project along with the financial assistance of the central government.  

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