Directorate General of Training (DGT)

Government of India

List of designated trades for Trade Apprentices

List of designated trades under the Apprentices Act, 1961
S.No. Name of the trade Period of Training
1 Lineman 3 years
2 Wireman
3 Furniture & Cabinet Maker
4 Plumber
5 Mechanic (Marine Diesel)
6 Tractor Mechanic
7 Pattern Maker
8 Painter General
9 Driver-cum-Fitter
10 Foundryman
11 Carpenter
12 Sheet Metal Worker
13 Welder (Gas & Electric) 2 years
14 Mason (Building Constructor)
15 Sports Good Maker (Wood)
16 Auto Mechanic (Two Wheeler/ Three Wheeler)
17 Book Binder
18 Tailor (General)
19 Leather Goods Maker
20 Footwear Maker
21 Finished Leather Maker
22 Upholsterer
23 Rigger
24 Gas Cutter
25 Ceramic Moulder
26 Ceramic Caster
27 Ceramic Kiln Operator
28 Ceramic Press Operator
29 Ceramic Decorator
30 Cutting and Sewing Machine Operator`
31 Moulder (Refractory)
32 Painter Marine
33 Operator Coal Handling Equipment
34 Operator Locomotive and Rail Cranes in Steel Plant
35 Operator Material Handling at Raw Material Handling Plant
36 Operator Coke Ovens Battery Equipments
37 Operator Blast Furnace Iron Making Equipments
38 Operator Steel Melting Equipments
39 Operator Sinter Plant Equipment
40 Operator Rolling Mills Equipment (Long Products)
41 Tailor (Men) 1 ½ years
42 Tailor(Women)
43 Jewellery and Precious Metal Worker 1 year
44 Glass Former and Processor
45 Gardener
46 Old Age Care Taker
47 Sanitary Hardware Fitter
48 Weaver 6 months
49 Doffer-cum-Piecer
50 Tenter (Drawing Speed/ Fly Frames)
51 Winder (Textile)
52 Printing Textile
53 Barber/Hair Cutter/Dresser
54 Tyre Repairer
55 Pruner Tea Gardens
Trades having entry qualification Class Xth Pass
56 Electrician Aircraft 4 years
57 Tool & Die Maker (Die & Mould)
58 Tool & Die Maker (Press Tools, Jigs & Fixture)
59 Mechanic (Earth Moving Machinery)
60 Mechanic (Instrument Aircraft)
61 Power Electrician
62 Plastic Mould Maker
63 Mechanic Radio and Radar Aircraft
64 Operator Cum Mechanic (Power Plant)
65 Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance
66 Fitter 3 years
67 Turner
68 Machinist
69 Machinist (Grinder)
70 Offset Machine Minder
71 Forger & Heat Treater
72 Optical Worker
73 Electrician
74 Information Technology & Electronic System Maintenance
75 Mechanic Maintenance (Textile Machinery)
76 Shipwright (Steel)
77 Mechanic (Dairy Maintenance)
78 Mechanic Maintenance (Chemical Plant)
79 Material Handling Equipment-Cum-Operator
80 Instrument Mechanic
81 Mechanic Watch and Clock
82 Mechanic Diesel
83 Mechanic (Motor Vehicle)
84 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
85 Construction Machinery Mechanic-Cum-Operator
86 Draughtsman (Civil)
87 Draughtsman(Mechanical)
88 Surveyor
89 Fitter Structural
90 Boiler Attendant
91 Mechanic Mining Machinery
92 Switch Board Attendant
93 Line Operator
94 Mono Keyboard Operator
95 Process Cameraman
96 Retoucher Lithographic
97 Engraver
98 Sirdar (Colliery)
99 Mate (Mines)
100 *Attendant Operator (Chemical Plant)
101 *Instrument Mechanic (Chemical Plant)
102 *Laboratory Assistant (Chemical Plant)
103 Mechanic (Agriculture Machinery)
104 Maintenance Mechanic for Leather Machinery
105 Insulator Maker/ Machine Operator (Ceramic)
106 Pipe Fitter
107 Shipwright (Wood)
108 Electronics Mechanic
109 Brick Layer (Refractory)
110 Apprentices Food Production (General
111 Steam Turbine Cum Auxiliary Plant Operator
112 Winder (Armature)
113 Cable Jointer
114 Electrician (Mines)
115 Electroplater
116 Mechanic –cum-Operator Electronics Communication System
117 Mechanic Television (Video)
118 Attendant Operator (Dairy)
119 Mechanic Radio and T.V.
120 Mechanic Medical Electronics
121 Mechanic Consumer Electronics
122 Lift Mechanic
123 Dental Laboratory Technician
124 Shirts and Trousers Maker 2 years
125 Motor Vehicle Body Builder
126 Auto Electrician
127 Mono Castor Operator
128 Plate Maker (Lithographic)
129 Short firer/Blaster (Mines)
130 Steward
131 Baker and Confectionery
132 Hotel Clerk/Receptionist/ Front Office Assistant
133 Apprentice Food Production (Vegetarian)
134 Fiber Reinforced Plastic Processor
135 Plastic Process Operator
136 Designer and Master Cutter
137 Dress Maker
138 Embroidery and Needle Worker
139 Horticulture Assistant
140 Stockman (Dairy)
141 Pump Operator Cum Mechanic
142 Sports Goods Maker (Leather)
143 Photographer
144 Beautician
145 Steel Melting Hand
146 Crane Operator (Overhead Steel Industry)
147 Furnace Operator (Steel Industry)
148 Hair Dresser
149 Health and Slimming Assistant
150 Hair and Skin Carer
151 Enamel Glazer
152 Fruit And Vegetable Processor
153 Operator (Steel Plant)
154 Mechanic Automobile (Advance Petrol Engine) 2 Years
155 Mechanic Automobile (Advance Diesel Engine)
156 Mechanic Auto Electronics
157 Mechanic (Denting, Painting and Welding)
158 TIG/MIG Welder
159 Structural Welder
160 Welder (Pipe and Pressure Vessels)
161 Chemical Laboratory Assistant
162 Advance Mechanic (Instruments)
163 CAD-CAM Operator-cum-Programmer
164 Advance Welder
165 Jigs and Fixtures Maker
166 Quality Assurance Assistant
167 CNC Programmer cum Operator
168 Operator PLC System
169 Mechanic (Electrical Domestic Appliances)
170 Mechanic (HT, LT Equipments and Cable Jointing)
171 Mechanic (Electrical Power Drives)
172 Mechanic (Embedded Systems and PLC)
173 Mechanic Power Electronics (Inverters, UPS & Maintenance of Drives)
174 Mechanic (DTH and other Communication System)
175 Mechanic (Domestic, Commercial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Machines)
176 Mechanic (Central Air conditioning Plant, Industrial cooling and Package Air conditioning)
177 Mechanic (Cold storage, Ice plant and Ice candy plant)
178 Computer Aided Pattern Maker
179 Fashion Designing Assistant
180 Mechanic (Non-conventional Power Generation, Battery and Inverter)
181 Mechanic (Repair & Maintenance of Instruments used in Electrical Engineering)
182 Extrusion Machine Operator (Plastic)
183 Injection Moulding Machine Operator
184 Blow Moulding Machine Operator
185 House Keeper (Hotel)
186 Assistant Front Office Manager
187 Apprentice Food Production (Cookery)
188 Apprentice Food and Beverage Service (Stewardship)
189 Computer and Peripherals Hardware Repair and Maintenance Mechanic
190 Computer Networking Technician
191 Multimedia and Web Page Designer
192 Process Plant Operator
193 Utility Operator
194 Maintenance Mechanic
195 Electrical Mechanic
196 Instrument Controller
197 Technician Fabricator
198 Electrician (Steel Plant)
199 Electronics Mechanic(Steel Plant)
200 Fitter (Steel Plant)
201 Instrument Mechanic(Steel Plant)
202 Mechanic Communication Equipment Maintenance
203 Mechanic Radio, Audio, Video System and Appliances
204 Mechanic Repair and Maintenance of Electronics Test Equipment
205 Mechanic Automobile Electronics
206 Mechanic Mechanical Maintenance (Industrial Automation)
207 Mechanic Electrical Maintenance (Industrial Automation)
208 PLC Operator
209 Interior Decorator and Designer
210 Mechanic (Repair and Maintenance of Heavy vehicles)
211 Mechanic (Repair and Maintenance of Light vehicles)
212 House Keeper-cum Accommodation Assistant 1 ½ years
213 Knitter (Hosiery)
214 Digital Photographer
215 Architectural Assistant
216 Mechanic Sewing Machine
217 Senior Sales Person (Retail)
218 Battery Repairer
219 Lacquering and Powder Coating Operator
220 Wood Handicrafts Worker
221 House Keeper (Domestic)
222 House Keeper (Institution)
223 House Keeper (Corporate)
224 Cabin/Room Attendant
225 Computer Aided Embroidery and Needle Worker
226 Building Maintenance Technician
227 Mechanic (Repair and Maintenance of Two Wheeler)
228 Creche Management
229 Pre or Preparatory School Management (Assistant)
230 Creel Boy-Cum-Warper 6 months
231 Screen Printing
232 Beautician Assistant
233 Cable Television Operator
234 ** Call Centre Assistant
235 Sales Person (Retail)
Trades having entry qualification XIIth Pass
236 Operator Advanced Machine Tool Maintenance 3 years
237 Mechanic Advanced Machine Tool Maintenance
238 Mechanic Industrial Electronics
239 Mechanic Mechatronics
240 Desk Top Publishing Operator
241 Operator Cum Mechanic Pollution Control Equipment
242 Mechanic Medical Equipment for Hospitals and Occupational Health Centre
243 Assistant Fashion Designer(Garment)
244 Computer Operator and Programming Assistant
245 House Keeper (Hospital) 1 ½ years
246 Secretarial Assistant
247 Stenographer (English)
248 Health Sanitary Inspector
249 Florist and Landscaper 1 Year
250 Tourist Guide
251 Insurance Agent
252 Hospital Waste Management Assistant
253 Library Assistant
254 Medical Laboratory Technician (Pathology) 6 months
255 Medical Laboratory Technician (Radiology)
256 Medical Laboratory Technician (Cardiology and Physiology)
257 Brew Master
Trades having entry qualification B.Sc. Pass
258 Advanced Attendant Operator (Process) 1 ½ years
  Trades having entry qualification National Trade Certificate in “Computer Operator And Programming Assistant” issued by National Council for Vocational Training  
259 Programming And Systems Administration Assistan 1 year

* Persons possessing B.Sc. qualification can undergo Apprenticeship Training with duration of 1 ½ year in these trades.

** Persons possessing National Trade Certificate issued by NCVT in the trades of Electronics Mechanic, Electrician, Mechanic cum Operator Electronics Communication system, Computer Operator and Programming Assistant, Information Technology and Electronics System Maintenance, Radio and Television, Instrument Mechanic can undergo Apprenticeship Training.

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