Central govt. has launched Free Online Career Skills Training for all the registered jobseekers at National Career Service (NCS) Portal. This “Free Career Skills Training Online” initiative is launched at www.ncs.gov.in in partnership with TCS ion. People can now apply by filling Free Online Career Skills Training application / registration form, check benefits, course syllabus, services offered at NCS portal and other initiatives for labour market in COVID-19 lockdown.
National Career Service (NCS) is a mission mode project launched by the Ministry of Labour and Employment of India for establishing quick and efficient career related services across the country. This is done by revamping the existing nation-wide set-up of Employment Exchanges into IT-enabled Career Centers.
The Free Online Career Skills Training module is available in both Hindi and English on the official NCS portal. Around 76 online job fairs have already been conducted by NCS during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown period.
Free Online Career Skills Training Apply Form at NCS Portal
Below is the complete process to apply by filling Free Online Career Skills Training application / registration form at National Career Service (NCS) portal:-
- Firstly visit the official website at https://www.ncs.gov.in/
- At the homepage, click at the “Jobseeker” link present in the main menu or directly click this link
- Then click at the “New User?Sign Up” button present in the right side of the page:-
- Here applicants can enter their personal details, UID type, number, D.O.B, e-mail ID, mobile number and other details and then click at the “Submit” button to complete the job seeker registration process.
- All the registered jobseekers would be able to avail Free Online Career Skills Training under the NCS project.
This course comprises the following modules under the Free Online Skills Training course:
Module 1: Learn Corporate Etiquette Learn common business etiquette followed in a corporate setting
Module 2: Write an Effective Email Craft a professional email with impactful content and a strong subject line
Module 3: Prepare a Strong Resume and Cover Letter Understand how to create a winning resume and cover letter
Module 4: Improve Interpersonal Skills for Better Results Enhance your verbal and non-verbal communication skills
Module 5: Be Prepared for Group Discussions Know why group discussions are conducted and learn to actively participate
Module 6: Make Impactful Presentations Learn how to prepare and make engaging and effective presentations
Module 7: Understand How to Ace Corporate Interviews Understand how to attend and ace corporate interviews
Module 8: Develop Soft Skills that Industry Demands Know the importance of soft skills to achieve better results
Module 9: Learn Corporate Telephone Etiquette Understand etiquette to be followed during a work related telecall
What Services are Offered at National Career Service Portal
Ministry of Labour & Employment is implementing the NCS Project for transformation of the National Employment Service through an on-line portal (www.ncs.gov.in). It is done in order to provide a variety of employment related services which are as follows:-
- Job search
- Job matching
- Career counselling
- Vocational guidance
- Information on skill development courses
There are around 1 crore active job seekers and 54 thousand active employers registered on NCS and around 73 lakh vacancies have been mobilized through the portal so far. Around 1000 employment exchanges including 200 Model Career Centers across the country are integrated with NCS.
Benefits of Free Online Career Skills Training
The following are the benefits of Free Online Career Skills Training Course at NCS portal:-
A) This free online career skills training course focuses on soft skills to assist the learners in enhancing personality development with modules on corporate etiquette.
B) The inter personal skills of the registered jobseekers who will take this course would be improved.
C) Applicants would be able to make impactful presentation including other necessary soft skills demanded by the industry today.
NCS Initiatives for Labour Market in COVID-19 Lockdown
NCS has also taken a number of other initiatives to mitigate the challenges in the labour market due to COVID-19 and the consequent lockdown of the economy. Online Job Fairs are being organized to bridge the gap between job aspirants and employers where the complete cycle from job posting to selection of candidate can be completed on the portal. Around 76 Online Job Fairs have been conducted by NCS during the lockdown Period.
A special link for Work from Home Jobs and Online Training has been created on NCS portal Home Page to give direct access to job-seekers to such jobs. NCS also offers the functionality of creation of video profiles for job-seekers in partnership with HIREMEE, a platform which provides online assessment and hiring services. Job-seekers can showcase their ability to recruiters using short video clips. All services on NCS are free.