QF_ATS_Shipwright (Wood).pdf

Shipwright (Wood) (ATS)

  • Job Description  Erects props and temporary structures to stabilize and support ship during, construction and repairs in shore. Aligns ship structure according to designed centre line and angle of declivity and plots and marks reference points and lines on building dock or way to maintain alignment of vessel during construction repairs, using transit, plumb bob, tapes and levels. Builds keel blocks, bilge blocks, cradles and shoring for supporting slip in dry dock, building docks etc. using power and hand wood-working tools. Positions and secures blocking and other structures on dock platform according to ship’s blueprints. Aligns vessel over blocks and establishes reference points and lines on ship’s hull for locating machinery and other equipment in accordance with ship’s alignment and shape.  
  • Last Revised
  • Code2018/WC/DGT/02690
  • SectorInfrastructure
  • NSQF LevelLevel 5
  • Notional Hours4120
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Certifying BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Shipwright (Wood) has a wide scope of Employability ranging from self-employment, contractual employment to Industrial jobs. On successful completion of this course, the candidates shall be gainfully employed in the industries for following occupations:


    • Shipwright (Wood)
    • Carpenter (Boat Building)
  • International Comparability

    1.  Existence of any official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with the qualifications in other countries is not known.

    2.  However, NAC holder trainees are getting employment in many Gulf countries, European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore etc.

  • Planned arrangements for RPL
    1. Only those candidates will be allowed to appear in the Test conducted by NCVT as Private candidate who have already acquired the National Trade Certificate.
    2. Three (03) years experience of the candidates wishing to appear as Private candidate after obtaining NTC should be in the same trade in which he proposed to acquire the National Apprenticeship Certificate.
    3. Private candidates possessing the minimum educational qualification required for engagement as an apprentice in that particular trade and the minimum experience as stated above would only be permitted.
    4. Candidates are to be sponsored by an establishment and should not be entertained directly.
    5. Only, the experience acquired by the candidate in an establishment implementing the Apprentices Act, 1961 should be considered and such certificate should be issued by the Officer In-charge of Training of that establishment.
  • Qualification File QF_ATS_Shipwright (Wood).pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Familiarize with workshop and wood working sections 80 4
    Identify the tools and equipments 40 4
    Practice using measuring tools 40 4
    Practice using marking tools 60 5
    Practice using testing tools 120 5
    Practice sawing using different types of saws 80 5
    Practice on hand saws and power saws 80 5
    Practice planning (Plane) 100 5
    Test accuracy, flatness and level of twist of plane finished jobs 100 5
    Perform chiselling with different types across various surfaces 120 5
    Perform holding tools utilities 100 5
    Perform different types of joints making and framing 100 5
    Make wooden furniture and products 120 5
    Manufacture wall units 120 5
    Practice wood carving 100 4
    Perform surface finishing and Varnishing 80 5
    Perform polishing of wooden furniture 120 5
    Identify and select wood working machine 80 4
    Practice working on Band saw machine 120 5
    Practice working on Circular Saw 120 5
    Practice working on Planning Machine 100 5
    Practice working on Wood Turning lathe 80 4
    Practice working on Drilling machine 80 4
    Practice working on Grinding Machines 80 5
    Practice working on Mortiser 80 5
    Practice working on Universal wood working Machine 120 5
    Perform simple fitting works 80 5
    Perform Sheet metal work 120 5
    Perform Carpentry building work 120 5
    Make panel doors 120 5
    Make window frames 80 4
    Make window shutters 80 5
    Make roof trusses 100 5
    Total (Block-II ) 1560
    Basic Training, internal assessment and Examination 1000
    Total 4120 5
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