National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS)

Updated on Aug 07, 2020

Overview 

The National Apprenticeship Training Scheme was launched for skill training of the students. This scheme is for the Diploma or Graduate or engineering and technology students. The Board of Apprenticeship and Training or Practical Training will function as the nodal department under the NATS program. The National Apprenticeship Training Scheme is increasing employment opportunities among graduate and diploma holder technical students. The registration process for this scheme is now available on the official portal.

 Any recent pass out graduate or diploma for engineering or technology students who want to gain more experience in their core are eligible for this scheme. This is a golden opportunity for them. The application form for the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme 2020-21 is now available by the Institute of Apprenticeship Training Centres. Under this Apprenticeship Scheme, the students will receive prior experience and development of skill & knowledge in their trade. National Apprenticeship Training Scheme provides skill training in various businesses.

Background

The scheme will provide technical skills to the students, along with all the necessary education regarding their trade. The students will be trained in the organization. They will receive both practical and theoretical knowledge. However, the trainers will decide if the students are ready for a full-time job or not. The organization or the employer will give half of the whole stipend amount to the trainees, which means the Government will pay the other half. In short, both the Government and the Organisation will pay the stipend amount to the qualified students.

The students will learn various skills related to their trade along with work ethics, culture, organizational behaviour and everything about working in a company. Any student who is older than 16 years can apply for this scheme.

Objective 

The Union Government, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, wants to increase more employment opportunities for the youth. This scheme will help in making the students healthy, self-reliant and efficient. To achieve this objective, the Government has launched the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme. The programme is operating under the Board of Apprenticeship and Training (BOAT) or Board of Practical Training (BOPT).

Features

  • The training must be given in numerous multinational and national companies in India.
  • The duration of the apprenticeship training will be one year.
  • Applicants will gain more practical knowledge.
  • More experience in essential skills in their field of work.
  • After the successful apprenticeship, a training certificate will be provided by the concerned department.
  • By enrolling under this scheme, the beneficiary can get information about the available apprenticeship vacancies and their benefits.
  • The candidates will also be given interview tips, employment news, and various information regarding the certificates and reports.
  • Anyone can apply for NATS online. There is no hardcopy submission process.
  • Rules of the Apprentices Act 1961 - There is no application fee for registration.
  • Any technical graduate and diploma holder candidates can apply for the scheme.

Documents required 

  • Applicant Photo
  • Education qualification certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Proof of address
  • Mobile Number and Email ID

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying NATS online, candidates can check the required qualification as given below

  • Candidate must be at least 16 years of age
  • Applicant having a diploma, degree holder can also apply for this scheme
  • Should be a permanent citizen of India

Benefits

Under the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme, the candidates will receive one to one and half years of training for enhancement of skills and qualification teaching. The candidates will receive a salary too. Along with this, the candidate will get a permanent job in the company, if he or she does a good job. After completion of the apprenticeship, the candidates will get certificates by the Government of India too. The central Government is trying to make the schemes as efficient as possible for the brighter future of the candidates. 

Official Website

Visit the official website.

Registration Process for National Apprenticeship Training Scheme

Step 1: Go to the official website.

Step 2: After that, click on “Enroll.” 

Step 3: You will be redirected to another page. Fill the details one after another to register under this scheme.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme?

The National Apprenticeship Training Scheme was launched for skill training of the students. This scheme is for the Diploma or Graduate or engineering and technology students. The Board of Apprenticeship and Training or Practical Training will function as the nodal department under the NATS program.

Q. What is the objective of the scheme?

The Union Government, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, wants to increase more employment opportunities for the youth. This scheme will help in making the youth secure, self-reliant and efficient. To achieve this objective, the Government has launched the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme.

Q. Who can apply for this scheme?

Any recent pass out graduate or diploma for engineering or technology students who want to gain more experience in their core are eligible for this scheme. This is a golden opportunity for them. The application form for the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme 2020-21 is now available by the Institute of Apprenticeship Training Centres.

Q. What are the benefits of the scheme?

Under the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme, the candidates will receive one to one and half years of training for enhancement of skills and qualification teaching. The candidates will receive a salary too. Along with this, the candidate will get a permanent job in the company, if he or she does a good job. After completion of the apprenticeship, the candidates will get certificates by the Government of India too.

Q. What is the eligibility to apply under this scheme?

The candidate must be at least 16 years of age, and any applicant has a diploma, degree holder can also apply for this scheme. The candidate should be a permanent citizen of India.

Q. Is there any provision for stipend under this scheme?

Yes, the organization or the employer will give half of the whole stipend amount to the trainees, which means the Government will pay the other half. In short, both the Government and the Organisation will pay the stipend amount to the qualified students.


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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