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.
Bachelor of Vocational Education (B.Voc) is a three-year undergraduate course which is focused on providing adequate skills for a candidate to have the relevant skills relating to a profession. B.Voc was introduced by UGC to ensure that students have adequate skills and knowledge that could make them ready at each exit point of the programme.
One of the major advantages of opting for B.Voc after 10+2 is that the course opens multiple doors not just after the completion of the programme but also during the course. The B.Voc curriculum is mapped with the job role descriptions as per National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) which ensures that graduates have the skills that are valued at every level as per the requirements of the market.