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  • 1. FICCI Global Summit 2011 SSCs responsibilities and issues R L Singh Director of training DGE&T
  • 2. Functions of Sector Skills Councils-NPSD-2009
    • Identification of skill development needs including preparing a catalogue of types of skills, range and depth of skills to facilitate individuals to choose from them .
    • Development of a sector skill development plan and maintain skill inventory.
    • Determining skills/competency standards and qualifications.
    • Standardization of affiliation and accreditation process.
    • Participation in Affiliation, accreditation, examination and certification.
    • Plan and execute Training of Trainers.
    • Promotion of academies of excellence.
    • Establishment of a well structured sector specific Labour Market Information System (LMIS) to assist planning and delivery of training.
  • 3. Sector Skill Councils in U.K.
    • The SSCs and the UK Commission are committed to working in partnership across the four nations to create the conditions for increased employer investment in skills which will drive enterprise and create jobs and sustainable economic growth. There are currently 22 SSCs covering over 90% of the economy.
    • SSCs create and maintain National Occupational Standards (NOS)
    • SSCs work in partnership with Awarding Bodies to develop and maintain qualifications
    • SSCs develop Sector Qualifications Strategies that identify the qualifications needs of their industry
    • SSCs help influencethe Vocational Qualifications Reform Programme in England , Northern Ireland and Wales
    • SSCs develop Apprenticeship frameworks. SSCs also work with other organisations that want to develop frameworks including employers, learning providers and awarding organisations.
  • 4. Sector Skill Council in Canada
    • The Sector Council Program is guided by four principal objectives:
    • Increased industry investment in skills development to promote a quality workforce;
    • A learning system that is informed of, and more responsive to, the needs of industry;
    • Reduced barriers to labour mobility, leading to a more efficient labour market; and
    • Labour market information products to allow businesses to plan human resources and project investments;
    • National occupational standards to facilitate labour mobility (including apprenticeship), influence college curricula and promote health and safety in the workplace;
  • 5. Sector Skill Council in Australia
    • Industry Skills Councils (ISCs) are independent, not-for profit companies established and funded by the Australian Government. ISCs:
    • Use industry intelligence to advise business and government on workforce development and skill needs Australia-wide.
    • Actively support the development and implementation of quality skills training arrangements and related services.
    • Provide independent skills and training advice to businesses, including matching identified skills needs with appropriate training solutions.
    • Promote the benefits of skills development and training to industry enterprises, employers and employees.
  • 6. ITO in New ZeLand
    • Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) are recognised by the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education) under the Industry Training Act 1992. They are established by particular industries and are responsible for:
    • setting national skill standards for their industry
    • providing information and advice to trainees and their employers
    • arranging for the delivery of on and off-job training (including developing training packages for employers)
    • arranging for the assessment of trainees and
    • arranging the monitoring of quality training.
  • 7. Functions in General
    • SSCs develop National Occupational Standards (NOS)
    • SSCs develop Sector Qualifications Strategies
    • SSCs develop Apprenticeship frameworks
    • create the conditions for increased employer investment in skills which will drive enterprise and create jobs and sustainable economic growth.
  • 8. ISSUES before SSC
    • Relationship with Govt.
    • Regulatory framework-
      • Registration and Licensing
      • Recognitions and Approvals
      • Certification of qualification
      • Monitoring and verification
    • Capacity, Capability and Acceptability
    • Financing
  • 9. GOVERNMENT Regulatory Mechanisms Affiliation Accreditation Trade Testing Certification Vocational Training Providers Training of Trainers Financers & Promoters NGOs Philanthropies CSR Funding Hereditary/Informal Skill Transmission LABOUR MARKET Employer Entrepre-neurs Employee SKILL ECO-SYSTEM Research & Standards Setting
  • 10. THANK YOU

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