The ITI trade Fitter, powered by NCVT, is also a job-oriented trade suitable for both government and private jobs. This trade is designed to meet the industrial requirements of Indian and international industries and is highly beneficial for self-empowerment.

  • Trade Duration: Two Years
  • Minimum Qualification Eligibility: 10th Passed under 10+2 System with Science & Mathematics
  • Trade Type: Engineering

Scope and Opportunities:

  • Wide Employability: Self-employment, contractual employment, and industrial jobs.
  • Employment Opportunities: Candidates can be gainfully employed in the following industries:
  • Production & Manufacturing industries
  • Structural Fabrication (e.g., bridges, roof structures, building & construction)
  • Automobile and allied industries
  • Service industries (e.g., road transportation and railways)
  • Ship building and repair
  • Infrastructure and defense organizations
  • Public sector industries (e.g., BHEL, BEML, NTPC) and private industries in India & abroad
  • Self-employment

International Comparability:
There is no official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with those in other countries, but ITI graduates have found employment in many Gulf countries, European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, etc.

Progression Pathway:

  • Higher Secondary Certificate: Can appear in 10+2 examination through National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS).
  • Diploma Course: Can take admission in diploma courses in notified branches of Engineering by lateral entry.
  • Industry Jobs: Can join as semi-skilled workers in the industry and progress to supervisor roles after part-time diploma courses in relevant branches of Engineering.
  • Apprenticeship Programme: Can join apprenticeship programs in various industries, leading to a National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC), and progress to supervisor roles.
  • Crafts Instructor Training Scheme (CITS): Can become instructors in ITI/Vocational Training Institutes after completing the CITS in the relevant trade.