Centurion University of Technology and Management is pioneering the concept of a School of Vocational Training in India with an overall objective of building human resource capability, resulting in employability as well as entrepreneurship development across disadvantaged areas of the world. Centurion University has been providing various short and medium term vocational training and skill building programmes in collaboration with various Departments of the Government of Odisha, Government of India and other like-minded organisations. The programmes under the School of Vocational Training are offered across six locations in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
Skill Building At SoVET:
The SoVET currently operates six Skill Development Centres, SDC’s at Odisha (Jatni, Paralakhemundi, Rayagada and Bolangir) and Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam). The objective of these centres is to reach out and make the unemployed youth suitable for industrial employment as well as gainful self employment through high quality technical training.
The SDC’s provide world class training facilities in terms of state of the art workshops equipped with high-end machines like CNC, PLC, Lathe, Milling etc.; a fully fledged technical library, classrooms,dormitories etc . The Centurion also has partnerships with industry bodies like IIW (Indian Institute of Welding), CISCO and industry bodies like NSIC (Ministry of MSME), which provide trainees with relevant exposure and globally recognised certifications.
Provide thorough technical training, build cognitive and practical abilities and develop social and behavioral traits of candidates to make them employment ready in specific industry fields.
- Region, industry and candidate centric customised training certifications recognised by local and global industry delivered through short and medium term residential programs
- Technical Skillswill be trade specific and will include a final module of on the job training in live production environment
- Soft Skills consist of communication, presentation, self management and team building
- Life skills will also be imparted such as entrepreneurship, financial planning for self and family; and stress management through Yoga and Meditation.
National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
SoVET will also partner with Gram Tarang Employability Training Services, which has been selected for a partnership with NSDC targeting school dropouts and unemployed graduates at the bottom of the pyramid for skill up gradation and employability training. Under this first of its kind Public Private Partnership (PPP) project, about 21,000 unskilled and semi-skilled youth will be trained in different technical trades across the state, which will facilitate development and upgradation of the skilled workforce. It will help in developing the skills of potential candidates in the unorganised sector of East India.
Special Project under SGSY, STEP-UP Component of SJSRY (Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana/ Sahari Swarozgar Yojana)
SoVET will be the certification partner of Panchayati Raj Dept, Govt of Odisha, Ministry of Rural Development Govt. of India and Housing and Urban Development Dept. Govt. of Odisha to conduct short term skill building programmess resulting in employment for rural and urban poor (BPL card holders) and MGNREGA beneficiaries across trades like Welder, Fitter, Electrician, Sewing Machine Operator, Retail etc. and will be training over 10,000 beneficiaries over the next three years.
High End Technical Skills
Modeled on the Central Training and Tool Room , the SoVET will run a series of certification and diploma programs on the technical side for candidates ranging from School Dropouts to Degree Engineering. The progams will focus on giving hands on training to the candidates across disciplines like Turning and Milling (Conventional and CNC), CNC Programming, CAD-CAM, AutoCAD, CATIA, ProE, Tool and Die Making, Industry Automation, Automobile Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Engineering etc. Hardware and Networking, BPO etc.