USTAD : Ground Training Instructor

  • Job DescriptionA tradesman of USTAD category possess the highest level of trade knowledge and skill. Starting his service career with at 10+2 level, on completion of 15 years of service in IAF, he is treated as an Humanities Graduate as authorised vide: GOI/DOPT/15012/8/82(Est-D) dated 12 Feb1986. Undergoing a knowledge up-gradation course called Warrant Officer Leadership & Management course approximately at 20 years of service, he is equipped to function as a senior level manager. Apart from the functional responsibilities of his trade related activities, he is also responsible for HRM activities such as mentoring, training and development of his subordinates, Staffing and Deployment, as overall administrator of the section, as Financial Manager/Fund Controller of his section. In general he is the role model for his subordinates to learn and follow.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2018/AA/IAF/02326
  • SectorSports, Physical Education, Fitness & Leisure
  • NSQF LevelLevel 8
  • Notional Hours1200
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate of Training, Air Headquarters
  • Certifying BodiesRegional Examining Board (Zonal) REB(Z) & Groundcrew Examining Board (GEB)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Ultra Skilled in Trade and Development (USTAD) in GTI trade

  • Progression Pathway

    Pinnacle of Profession

  • Qualification File USTAD GTI.pdf
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    1. General Administration IAF/WOLC/01 Mandatory 200 8
    2. Air Force Law & RTI Act 2005 IAF/ WOLC /02 Mandatory 140 8
    3. Aerospace Safety & Operational Orientation IAF/ WOLC /03 Mandatory 110 8
    4. Human Resource Management IAF/ WOLC /04 Mandatory 150 8
    5. Logistics & Financial Management IAF/ WOLC /05 Mandatory 130 8
    6. Leadership IAF/ WOLC /06 Mandatory 140 8
    7. Guidance, Counselling &Mentoring IAF/ WOLC /07 Mandatory 120 8
    8. IT & Cyber Security IAF/ WOLC /08 Mandatory 210 8
    Total 1200
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