• Job DescriptionAn Electrician installs, maintains and repairs electrical machinery/appliances/components such as generators and motors, transformers, switchgears,  switchboards, fans,  insulators, microphones, loud-speakers, fittings, and lighting fixtures in factories, workshops, power house, business and residential premises, erects various equipments such as bus bars, panel boards, electrical posts, fuse boxes, switch gears, meters, relays etc., makes electrical connections and solders terminals, tests electrical installations and equipment, locates faults using megger, test lamps etc., repairs or replaces defective wiring, burnt out fuses, and defective parts, check, dismantles, repairs and overhauls electrical units periodically, carries out armature winding and cable jointing, and draws wires and cables. 
  • SectorPower
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours3850
  • Accrediting BodiesNational Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)
  • Certifying BodiesNational Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)
  • Proposed Occupation

    The qualification provides access to occupations involving installation, maintenance and repair of the following electrical/electronic facilities and systems: Industrial electrical utilization devices Domestic, commercial and industrial wiring systems, Power supply units, Electrical power stations, Home appliances

  • International Comparability

    Existence of any official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with the qualifications in other countries is not known. However, ITI passed out trainees are getting employment in many Gulf countries, European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore etc

  • Progression Pathway

    Qualifying trainee shall obtain an NCVT Certificate in Electrician trade which places the trainee in a position to investigate requirements for progression to a National Apprenticeship Certificate or National Craft Instructor Certificate or Diploma in Electrical Engineering, as permitted by State Boards of Technical Education or any other qualification at NSQF level 5 as decided by NSQC. The State of Gujarat has already declared that those who complete two year ITI course after passing 10th Standard and having passed NCVT and English as a subject would be treated at par with Gujarat Secondary Education Board’s 12th Standard and could opt for higher courses. The matter of granting the ITI qualification equivalence to 12th Standard has been taken up with the Ministry of Human Resources, and an Expert Group has been formed in this regard to take the example of the Gujarat State to the National level. This qualification shall enable the trainee to find employment as a skilled worker.

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    At present the students who have passed 10th class with minimum 3 years experience can appear for NCVT theory and practical semester examination directly. The students who have passed SCVT examination can also appear for the NCVT Examination in the relevant semester and Trade directly.

  • Qualification File NSQF-Electrician.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Trade theory Mandatory 540 4
    Trade practical Mandatory 2200 4
    Engineering Drawing Mandatory 240 4
    Workshop Science and calculation Mandatory 200 4
    Employability skills Mandatory 110 4
    Industrial Training/ Project Work (Except 1st Sem) Mandatory 240 -
    Library and Co-curricular activities Mandatory 160 -