The Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) has developed Qualifications Packs for 70 Job Roles spread across five subsectors through extensive industry engagement. Using these Qualifications Packs as template, skill development programs are being launched across India. One of the biggest such program is the launch of Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre at Chandigarh where five batches have already passed-out. The Centre has plans to train around 2400 candidates over the next three years.
The strength of Board members will be enhanced to 26 member from present 21 to include MSME representation to meet the future challenges, says T. Suvarna Raju, Chairman, AASSC and CMD of HAL.
To ensure availability of qualified trainers and assessors, AASSC has run programs along with Department for International Development (DFID), UK and many more such schemes are in the pipeline. Development of Transnational Standards for Aerospace Design job roles is underway with the support of DFID, UK.
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