ASAP Kerala Community Skill Park Kasaragod is a state-of-the-art skill development centre located in Kasaragod, Kerala, India. The skill park is operated by Linnk Academy India, a subsidiary of Linnk Group UK. Linnk Group operates in five continents, specialising in Staffing, Outsourcing, and Professional services. Their core mission focuses on developing and delivering exceptional STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) expertise.
The skill park is designed to provide a range of vocational training programmes to students and young people, including courses in areas like Drone Technology, IT, IT enabled Services and Finance. In addition to vocational training, the skill park also offers career counselling and placement assistance to help students find employment after completing their courses.
Linnk Academy India
Linnk Academy India is committed to addressing the global shortage of STEM specialists. By working with ASAP Kerala, Linnk aims to train best-in-class STEM professionals who are in high demand by industries around the world. The staffing team in Kerala works closely with global partners of Linnk to place our graduates with leading companies.
In the long term, Linnk hopes to encourage and drive the growth of not just Kasaragod, but Kerala as a whole. By doing so, Linnk envisions that the youth trained locally stay within the State, and grow the State’s economy for the future.
Center of Excellence in Drone Technology
ASAP Kerala’s Community Skill Park in Kasaragod is the first DGCA approved Remote Pilot Training Center in Kerala. The centre was established in partnership with Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems and has successfully created 50+ DGCA Certified Drone Pilots.
- Agricultural Drone Pilot training – Small Category
- Small Category Drone Pilot Training
- Community Mobiliser
- Certified Accounting Professional – Tally, Excel+GST
- Software Testing
- Python Django Full Stack
- Diploma in Professional Accounting
In a first in the state, ASAP Kerala is partnering with the Kasaragod District Panchayat to curate exclusive skilling programmes for women who were unable to pursue higher education after plus-two. The initiative— Dharppanam — was launched by Shri M.V. Govindan Master, Hon'ble Minister for Local Self Governments and Excise, at ASAP Kerala’s Community Skill Park, Vidya Nagar, Kasaragod, on August 16, 2022.
The initiative aims to enable women to earn a livelihood and acquire a certification from Sree Narayana Guru Open University and other universities in Kerala, thus enhancing their employability. The skill package includes training in life skills, digital literacy, financial literacy and vocational skills, in consonance with the local demands. Instituted for a batch of 250 women candidates. The vocational training programmes being offered include Certificate in Accounting Technician, Artisanal Bakery and Community Mobiliser.
In addition, ASAP Kerala has also partnered with various local self governing bodies in the district to offer various training programmes. Various programmes like GST using Tally, Basic Proficiency Course in English are offered in association with the LSGIs.