In NSTI(W) Trivandrum , ’Computer Software Applications(CITS)’ course started in August 2018. 1st batch (1 unit – 17 trainees) completed the course in July 2019. Among that seven of them were deputed candidates ( Instructors of COPA trade ) from Kerala State Industrial Training Department, eight of them were COPA passed out trainees , and remaining one diploma and one B.Tech holder. This course enables the instructors to develop instructional skills for mentoring the trainees, engaging all trainees in learning process and managing effective utilization of resources. They have successfully completed the course and eight trainees joined as Trade Apprentices in Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre(VSSC), Trivandrum, one trainee joined at Kerala State Drugs and Pharmaceuticals, Alapuzha as a trainee and one joined as Assistant Supervisor at Air India Engineering Service Ltd. Nowadays the IT field is one of the rapidly growing field and many opportunities will be awaiting for the trainees those who have completing this course.
“Computer Operator & Programming Assistant “ (CTS) is one of the prominent trade imparting in various NSTIs and ITIs throughout the country. In NSTI(W), Trivandrum at present the sanctioned seats in COPA trade is 48(2 Units) and every year more than 700 candidates were applying for this course. This showing the high demand of this course in Kerala. Last 13 Years trained about 600 trainees appx. Among, that many of them are working in various IT firms, Accounts Sections of some firms, State Government and Central Govt. Offices as Data Entry Operators, Technicians, Store Assistant, Library Assistant and Hardware technicians. Some of the trainees in COPA last year batch were joined in Computer Software Applications (CITS ) course. Nowadays the IT field is one of the rapidly growing field and many opportunities will be awaiting for the trainees those who have completing this course. We also conduct short term courses which is more beneficial to the working women in various fields. In 2016-17 batch one COPA Trainee, Sruthi.S got job at Central Electro Chemical Research Institute, Chennai as COPA Technician and few trainees were working in the Purchase department of CDAC, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala