Updated on Oct 19, 2021 02:58 IST
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Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a job oriented technical training course for students and aspirants to choose a specific career opportunity. This job specific training is meant for a specified career and focuses mainly on providing students with hands on training, instruction, and classes through which a student can gain a diploma or a certificate.

Vocational training happens not only in automotive segment but also in hand trades and tourism. Such programmes also focus on mechanics, skills in retail, plumbing careers, and many. Through this training, aspirants can search specific jobs as they gain the certificate required for it. These trainings are done either in institutes, community colleges, or in trade schools. There are certain vocational schools that offer these programs. Classes can be of short unit ones or ten weeks or even lesser depending upon the subject.

Required Skillset and Eligibility

Vocational training can began from high school and can also be done when a student is a graduate. There are certain vocational courses that are in the form of high school studies. It includes studying of academics, studying major courses and introduction of students to the various trade forms such as- Business, Construction, Art and Craft, Agriculture, Health studies, Information Technology, etc. 

For post secondary vocational courses a student needs to be a 10+2 pass out which means he has a basic education for the higher vocational courses. These are generally certificate and diploma courses.

Admission Process

In Vocational Training, students are required to meet the minimum age requirement of 16 years to get admitted to the vocational course. For post secondary courses, a high school diploma or a GED is expected of the aspirant to get enrolled. Sometimes there are basic exams held to judge the general knowledge of students. 

Syllabus of Vocational Courses

Vocational courses do happen in almost all fields and thus the syllabus for different courses is different. Here is a small list which defines in which field these courses can be taken up;

  • Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture.
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Science
  • Computer Science and IT
  • Business Management
  • Art and Craft
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Science
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Personal Care and Fitness
  • Media Studies
  • Social science
  • Hospitality and Travel

Career after Vocational Training

After you have done this course, there is immense job opportunity. Career opportunity such as audio technician, game designer, foreign language expert, auto technician, pilot, forensic scientist, etc is common. Some get better job opportunity too!

Thus, it is recommended to take better training from reputed vocational institutes or schools that offer a degree or diploma certificate to enhance your career.

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Comments

I want to know about the latest cutoff information for Master of Vocational Education (M.Voc.) at Amity University, Mumbai.

Reply to Gaurangi Madane

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Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 14

a month ago

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I am pleased to have connected with you.
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What are the vocational courses offered after 10th in Meerut?

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rekha

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

Here are the Category wise Courses after 10th:-Paramedical courses after 10th :Courses after 10th in Commerce:Diploma in Engineering after 10th:Home Science Courses:Bridge Courses:List of Colleges offering courses in Telangana. There are 3 types of vocational colleges affiliated by BIE Telangana,...Here are the Category wise Courses after 10th:-
Paramedical courses after 10th :
Courses after 10th in Commerce:
Diploma in Engineering after 10th:
Home Science Courses:
Bridge Courses:
List of Colleges offering courses in Telangana.
There are 3 types of vocational colleges affiliated by BIE Telangana, Hyderabad.

I want to know about screen play and direction course in government institutions after +2 education.

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Dr Uma Sinha

Scholar-Level 17

2 months ago

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Jyotish education by distance learning in Uttar Pradesh?

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KUSHAGRA VERMA

Contributor-Level 10

2 months ago

Astrology through distance education mode is offered in Annamalai University,Sastra University, ThanjavurMadurai Kamaraj University,Osmania University,Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic University,Vikram University, Ujjain,M. S. University, Baroda,Potti Shreeramulu Telugu Universityand IGNOU also starte...Astrology through distance education mode is offered in Annamalai University,
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