ASAP offers varied skill sets to the first year higher secondary/ vocational higher secondary/ undergraduate students through its foundation module and skill training program.
The 180 hrs long foundation module delivers communicative skills and basics of IT.Skill course training of 120 – 250 hrs is carried out at various Skill Development Centres across the state.
Apart from communicative and industrial skills, the specially designed curriculum also emphasise on improving soft skills , life skills, communication skills, analytical skills of the students.
The notion of Summer Skill Skool is to provide a vocation during the vacation. Students of educational age (15-25) can apply for this training programme. This short -term training programme of 120-240 hour duration along with 150 hour internship encourages students to make their holidays a productive one. SSS is also noted for its greater placements.
Communicative English Trainer (CET) was set out as an initiative to address the shortage and growing demand of soft skill trainers. CET programme groom, develop and transform graduates to an efficient Communicative English Trainer.
Students are selected through a three phase selection criteria ; orientation, group discussion and personal interview. These selected students are recruited as Skill Development Executives of ASAP.
ASAP has developed CET as a level-4 Skill course and is listed as a recognised course by NSDC/NSDA.
Special Training Programmes
Over the years, Additional Skill Acquisition Programme has partnered with several agencies in the Center as well as State to implement special skilling programmes for the needy student populace of the state. Following are a few of the organisations which have partnered with ASAP for various training programmes.
ESDM Scheme was launched by Govt. of India under the Electronics India campaign to skill India for developing Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Industries.
Skill Mentorship for Innovative Life Experience (SMILE) is designed for students who have just successfully completed their tenth standard. SMILE is organised across the state to guide and orient students to choose a career of their aptitude.
In collaboration with the Scheduled Caste Development Department, Govt. of Kerala, ASAP conducts skill training programmes in Model Residential Schools and tribal schools in the state.