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Manual Training Teacher/Craft Instructor

Aliases: Craft Instructor

Industry/Sector(s): Education, Training and Research


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Manual Training Teacher/Craft Instructor is expected to perform include:

  • Instructing students in schools and training institutions in manual crafts such as carpentry, tailoring, weaving, book binding, blacksmithy​, etc. 
  • Imparting theoretical instructions for use of tools, mechanical drawings, blueprint reading and related subjects
  • Giving demonstrations of process and operation in workshop
  • Supervising and guiding students in their practical work
  • Attending to stores, equipment and tools
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/8 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization 
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL), Low Vision (LV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, diploma in c​omputer

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in the art of relevant craft
  • In-depth knowledge of the methodologies and procedures used for teaching the craft
  • Skilled in teaching the students
  • Knowledge of the equipment and tools used
  • Ability to read drawings and blueprints
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to adapt in new environment
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges and institutes providing diploma in computer across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

https://targetstudy.com/courses/vocational-courses/

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Manual Training Teacher/Craft Instructor → Head of Vocational Training Programmes

The progression is indicative​

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 16,000 to Rs 19,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 2-4 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Government and private schools
  • Private institutes/workshops
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Manual Training Teacher
  • Craft Teacher​​
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152356.0100Manual Training Teacher/Craft Instructor
ISCO 20082356 Information Technology Trainers
NIC 200885499Other educational services n.e.c.
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available
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