Vocational Courses are the courses where aspirants get the right knowledge, skills and attitude in a certain domain and become employable. In these courses employability skills are being trained and taught. Students learn communication skills, writing skills, basic computer knowledge, selling skills, customer service, retailing, wholesaling, and many other skills that can make one ready to start any job or profession. In almost all the courses candidates are being offered placement assistance also. Many colleges, universities and other vocational institutes are there who offer several vocational courses in numerous streams and disciplines. These courses can have the duration of 3 months to 2 years depending on the courses module and the educational institute from which one has been enrolled. There are various government and independent affiliation and accreditation bodies in the country which approves the institutes and their courses. Before taking admission to any such course one
need to check as it is very well approved from these agencies. By these one can make the best use of the studies. In recent year job seeking aspirants are considering vocational courses their primary choice due to their potential of job assistance and duration is also small. This way these courses make one equipped and ready to face the real market scenario and challenges of life.
Vocational courses are much diversified but there are eligibility criteria also. One has to be very careful while selecting these courses as about the pre requisite requirement and then only these courses will benefit the students. Generally after intermediate one can join in many of the courses at an initial level and receive the subject knowledge. For more specialized and customized courses one has to be a graduate in the similar domain or in any other related disciplines. These eligibility criteria are available in the prospectus of the college or on their website. One has to check with that before enrolling into any of the vocational courses.
Vocational Courses opens plethora of opportunities and possibilities for the aspirants in the numerous fields and industries with very attractive job and employment options. They can work in the industries like bank, retail, direct marketing, advertising, news and media, television, travel and tourism, real estate, insurance, IT sector, schools, colleges, universities, training centers, vocational institutes and many others. They can start their career as executive, officer, in charge, store manager, manager, trainer, etc. with great benefits. Many candidates start their own consultancies and make their independent clients and offer them service and advice as required .They charge some fees for that. They can also join the training centers and can teach and guide to the upcoming fresher to make them a subject matter experts.
Vocational courses offer very good salary options also. One can start with a salary in the range of Rs.15000 to Rs.40000 depending on his knowledge and ability. Many institute have tie ups with companies and they offer even better placements. After gaining experience and knowledge of the domain people get very lucrative salaries with other benefits also.