Kalvi believes that, secondary and higher secondary education itself is not sufficient to earn a sustainable and dependable livelihood. The scenario prevailing now is that, youth of deprived community are most likely left their education with secondary and higher secondary and going for some unskilled or any labour work at lower wages, further their income will be irregular. Vocational education programme of Kalvi Trust helps in enhancing young people’s access to market driven vocational skills. This initiative aims to achieve decent employment opportunity youth living in poor families of urban slums and rural areas. It ensures that all the new entrants to the work force are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for high productivity and high quality jobs.
Kalvi Trust’s programme of vocational training is an initiative where youth people’s from disadvantaged and underprivileged rural and urban communities are being offered with market driven job oriented vocational trainings. The programme is targeted in the age group of 18 to 30 years of underprivileged girls and boys of working locations. The job oriented vocational training courses are in various areas such as information technology related various courses in different sectors, spoken English, beautician and hair dressing, etc., according to the current demand in the market. Kalvi Trust offered courses were provided by quality and well equipped trainers and quality infrastructure also ensured. Further Kalvi also has its network with various corporate institutions which helps in conducting recruitment drives to get job opportunities for the beneficiaries.
Mobilisation of beneficiaries involves marketing of our programs to potential beneficiaries through direct mobilisation and also through advertisements. The potentially designated kalvi staffs will organise mobilisation drives to attract potential beneficiaries for the programme with the kalvi working villages with the support of panchayatraj institutions. Various advertisement strategies also used to mobilise the target beneficiaries.
All courses under this programme involves both theory and practical sessions where students can apply their theory to real time environment. In addition to the vocational skills they are also provided training to improve their employability skills in the fields of basic mathematics, computer, English, etc. Exclusive assessment pattern is setup with every course and beneficiaries will be evaluated with their curriculum.
Upon successful completion of course all beneficiaries will receive a certification of completion with our brands, and other authorised brands under sections of trades, if they were undergone trainings under government schemes, they will be provided with government aided certification. This certification will be highly useful for them to avail financial assistance to start the entrepreneurial activity.
Kalvi has its tie-ups with various industries, companies, and institutions with various sectors, further kalvi group also has its wing of institution called Kalvi Consultancy Services which will facilitate the process of placement of the trained beneficiaries. Kalvi also has large scale tie-ups with education institutions in which placement drives will be facilitated every year, kalvi also referred their students and beneficiaries to such kind of job melas and facilitates placements.
Kalvi trust also facilitate financial assistance to the trained beneficiaries towards initiating the entrepreneurial activity, and make success with this programme opportunity. Kalvi trust has its linkage with various financial institutions such as banks, microfinance institutions through which they will facilitate financial assistance for the trained beneficiaries.