NOCN Forges Links with an Indian Educational Trust, NTTF
Posted 9 January 2020
NOCN have signed a new MOU today with the Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF).
NOCN and NTTF signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) at NTTF new Lifelong Learning Centre this week. The centre has high standards of delivery for robotics, CMC, CAD, 3D component printing, integrated manufacturing techniques, steel design and steel erection for construction. A new focus for the centre is off-site manufacturing or pre-engineered construction.
NTTF is an educational foundation trust established in 1959 based in Bengaluru, India with help and the assistance from the Government of Switzerland and Hilfswerk der Evangelischen Kirchen der Schweiz, (HEKS) a Swiss NGO and Swiss Development Co-operation Development Agency to introduce a dual education system. As a not-for-profit organisation, focused on offering vocational-technical training to young people, it has attained recognition and support from the federal government of India and several regional Indian State Governments.
NTTF operates 16 centres across India delivering corporate training and vocational training, and assists Indian industries through its unique collaborative initiative for producing quality human resources, by establishing training centres in partnership with industry associations. NTTF has approximately 6,500 students and 6,500 students 20,000 corporate employees completing qualifications each year. The Bengaluru campus is residential – 1,000 students per year – around a third of NTTF students are female.
The NOCN – NTTF collaboration will focus on working together on skills capacity development and on undertaking a benchmarking exercise of NTTF existing vocational diploma training programmes. Ensuring their qualifications attain an international standard provided by NOCN’s quality assurance, validation and certification service. The output of the project will enable students to be skilled trained to an international standard and be job-ready for the global employment market, enhancing their employability skills to secure sustainable work within India and or overseas.