ADDITIONAL SKILL ACQUISITION PROGRAMME (ASAP)

ADDITIONAL SKILL ACQUISITION PROGRAMME (ASAP)

Higher Education, General Education and Local Self Government Departments of Kerala StateGovernment in India have jointly launched an Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP)as part of State Skill Development Programme to enhance the employability of students. ASAP is a project to equip the young population with skills in cutting edge sectors in order to effectively alleviate the unemployment problem in the state. ASAP has been started with the idea of providing skill oriented training, in addition to their regular academic programme/curriculum, in the crucial sectors as being demanded by the Industry.

ASAP is a combination of three courses, namely, Communication Skills in English, Basic IT and an Elective Domain Specific Skill Course. The Programmes are developed, delivered, assessed and certified with the active participation of the related industries to ensure labour market acceptance. Today ASAP is progressing by extending training to over 30000 students from 959 institutions in 20 different skill sectors through 91 courses by 43 Training Service Providers through 104 Skill Development Centres in the State.

Al-Ameen College, Edathala joined this prestigious project of state government in 2014 with a batch strength of 36 students. Since then we are continuously running the ASAP course .Other than the Foundation Course, Summer School; Skill Courses also conducted for the final year students.