Career after ITI Courses

If you are a student of ITI course, then it is a very natural question of what to do after ITI. Today professional skills are very much necessary besides an academic degree. Government of India introduces “Skill India” campaign to enhance more employment. Therefore, students have ITI training will get an excellent career opportunity in the future.

Further Studies:
1) Diploma Courses:
There are several engineering diploma courses available for the students, who have undergone ITI training. Unlike the ITI courses, the diploma courses go the details of the respective subjects of both theoretical as well as practical aspects of the domain.
2) Specialized Short Term Courses: For ITI students from specific trades, the Advanced Training Institutes (ATI) offer specialized short term courses.
3) All India Trade Test: Another option for ITI students after the completion of ITI course is to go All India Trade Test. The test is conducted by the NCVT (National Council for Vocational Training). After passing AITT, students are awarded the National Trade Certificate (NTC). In many engineering trades, an NTC is equivalent to diploma degree.

Job Opportunities: Just like other professional courses, ITI has dedicated placements cell which looks after the placement of students. These placement cells have tied up with various governmental organizations, private companies, and even foreign companies.
1) Job in Public Sector Units: The biggest employer of ITI students is the public sector or the government agencies. Students who have completed ITI can apply various PSUs such as Railways, Telecom/BSNL, IOCL, ONGC, State-wise PWDs, and others. Except this, you can go with the Indian Armed Forces like Indian Army, Indian Navy, Air force, BSF, CRPF, and other paramilitary forces.
2) Jobs in Private Sector: The core sectors in which ITI students can find lucrative career opportunities include construction, agriculture, textiles, energy.
3) Self-Employment: The most important advantage of choosing ITI course is to start own business or be self-employed.
4) Jobs in Foreign Countries: Another career opportunity of ITI students who completed their course is off-shore jobs. Similar to India, many developed and developing countries are facing a shortage of blue-collar professionals. Therefore if you want to go outside India for job particular in ITI, then you may go.