Furniture and Fittings Skill Council (FFSC) has restarted its training programmes adhering to the government guidelines.
Sankalp Project: FFSC will certify people employed directly or indirectly on a full-time or job work basis by Gram Panchayat for their prior learning experience under the RPL programme in Varanasi and Chandauli. The certified candidates will get all the benefits under RPL, besides upskilling training. FFSC has trained 263 candidates at Sewapauri in Varanasi and Niamtabad in Chandauli. It will also train an additional 1000 candidates for a 42-hours RPL Bridge programme in these places.
ToT / ToA Sessions: FFSC has started the Training of the Trainers (ToT) and Training of the Assessors (ToA) sessions online, where the master trainer offers the domain and platform training components through video conferencing. The practical sessions are demonstrated by the participating trainers online at their nearest woodworking workshop. It has organised two ToT sessions for the lead and assistant carpenter job roles from October 5-14 and November 2-11, and a ToA from November 23-29.
NSKFDC Workshops: National Safai Karmacharis and Finance Development Corporation (NSKFDC) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJE) have organised a half-day workshop on prevention of hazardous cleaning of sewers and septic tanks in various municipalities through FFSC in 2020-21. The programme aims to spread awareness among officers, engineers, sanitary inspectors, contractors, the Safai Karmacharis about the elimination of manual scavenging and the safety of the workers engaged in the cleaning of septic tanks and sewers to be able to prevent the death of such workers while performing the job. FFSC will additionally organise 60 such workshops in different states.