(Vocational Training Improvement Project

Scope of the Project

Centres of Excellence is the new scheme launched by the Government of India with an intention to produce multi skilled workforce ,which is required for the industry inside and outside the country. It consists of a cluster of trades viz. Broad Based Basic (BBBT) Modules, Advanced Modules and Specialized Modules. Duration of each BBBT Module is 2 months, 6 months for Advanced Modules and 6 months for specialized Modules.

After the successful completion of the BBBT module training, a trainee can opt any one of the three Advanced Modules. After the successful completion of the BBBT and AM, trainees are to be given implant training in the industries ie. Specialized Modules.

After the completion of BBBT training and AM training ,there will be an All India Trade Test each for BBBT and AM .

For the implementation of CoE, Government of India had launched three different schemes,viz.Upgradation of ITI s in to CoE with Domestic Funding, Vocational Training Improvement Project(VTIP) assisted by World Bank and Public Private Partnership mode.

Details of ITI s selected under VTIP

Sl. No. Name of ITI Year of selection
for up gradation
Name of sector
1 Dhanuvachapuram 2006-‘07 Production & Manufacturing
2 Kollam(W) 2006-‘07 Food Processing
3 Pallickathodu 2006-‘07 Hospitality Management
4 Malampuzha 2007-‘08 Industrial Electrical
5 Aryanadu 2008-‘09 Industrial Electrical
6 Koilandy 2008-‘09 Information Technology
7 Kalpetta 2008-‘09 Hospitality Management


Contact Us

Directorate Of Industrial Training    
4th & 5th Floor Labour Complex
PMG Junction                                       
Vikas Bhavan
Thiruvananthapuram - 690 533      
Email: detkerala@gmail.com
Ph: 0471 - 2303856