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WorldSkills India

WorldSkills India is an initiative of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. NSDC, through its WorldSkills India initiative, has been leading the country’s participation at WorldSkills International competitions since 2011.

    The key objectives of WorldSkills India are to:
  • Promulgate skills in society to motivate the youth to pursue vocational education.
  • Champion skills and learning for work through local, regional, national and international skills competitions
  • Create partnership network comprising of government, industry, academic partners, VET institutions, trade associations and youth to promote skills
  • Establish long-term association with WorldSkills International and other WorldSkills member countries

Skills managed by ESSCI for WorldSkills India 2021

1) Electronics

Variety is the key to a successful career in electronics. Technicians and engineers are needed to operate specialist equipment in workplaces that will range from aerospace and the armed forces to the entertainment industry, robotics, education, health, and telecommunications. Technicians and engineers will need to understand detailed specifications and international quality standards and keep abreast of the latest developments in technology.

The Skill Set tested in this skill competition and their relative importance in the competition are as follows.

S. No. Section Relative importance in %
1 Work organization and management 10
2 Applications of Electronics in Practice 15
3 Prototype Hardware Design 25
4 Embedded System Programming 25
5 Fault Finding and Repair 15
6 Assembly and Measurement 10

For detailed description of each section can be found in the following link of WorldSkills Occupational Standard document. https://worldskills.org/skills/id/228/

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2) Electrical Installation

Designing and installing electrical systems in all types of commercial, residential, and industrial projects, while carrying out maintenance and repairs safely and quickly. Electricians are needed wherever there is electricity. They can expect to work in homes, offices, factories, and even farms, carrying out maintenance and repairs, and sometimes designing and installing new systems. Given the risks associated with electricity, offering a safe and reliable service to customers is paramount. Electricians need to have an intimate knowledge of the latest safety standards and work to a strict code of safety conduct.

The Skill Set tested in this skill competition and their relative importance in the competition are as follows.

S. No. Section Relative importance in %
1 Work organization and management 5
2 Communication and interpersonal skills 5
3 Problem solving, innovation, and creativity 5
4 Planning and design 10
5 Installation 35
6 Testing, reporting, and commissioning 25
7 Maintenance, fault finding, and repair 15

For detailed description of each section can be found in the following link of WorldSkills Occupational Standard document. https://worldskills.org/skills/id/145/

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3) Industrial Control

Automation is of increasing importance in the industrial control of production systems. It requires the ability to troubleshoot, both during installation and in working systems, either across industries or in a specialist area. Industrial control electricians will need a wide range of skills, learning the installation of cables, instruments and control centers, circuit design and programming. Automation technology is developing rapidly, requiring a strong interest in keeping up with the very latest developments.

The Skill Set tested in this skill competition and their relative importance in the competition are as follows.

S. No. Section Relative importance in %
1 Work organization and management 10
2 Circuit design and modification 10
3 Making of the automation control panel/centre 15
4 Field Installation (electrical and automation) 25
5 Programming 30
6 Fault-finding 10

For detailed description of each section can be found in the following link of WorldSkills Occupational Standard document. https://worldskills.org/skills/id/146/

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4) Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

The refrigeration and air conditioning engineer is responsible for the design, installation, maintenance, and repair of both systems. Their work involves domestic and commercial settings, as well as including the construction and transportation sectors, for example in ships and trucks. Finding solutions to issues involving climate and the environment are the biggest issues for engineers in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry

The Skill Set tested in this skill competition and their relative importance in the competition are as follows.

S. No. Section Relative importance in %
1 Work organization and management 10
2 Communication and interpersonal skills 5
3 Design refrigeration and air conditioning systems 10
4 Installation and maintenance of refrigeration and air-conditioning 30
5 Commission refrigeration and air conditioning systems 25
6 Fault finding refrigeration and air conditioning systems 30

For detailed description of each section can be found in the following link of WorldSkills Occupational Standard document. https://worldskills.org/skills/id/249/

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5) Mobile robotics

Robots play an increasing role in our lives and places of work in areas as diverse as manufacturing, agriculture, aerospace, mining, and medicine. Mobile robots begin with a design and then a prototype which must be programmed and tested to make sure it offers a high and consistent level of performance. The mobile robotics engineer must be familiar with logic, microprocessors, and computer programming and prepare specifications for the robot's capabilities as they relate to the work environment. They are also responsible for cost efficient design, cost-price calculations, and quality control.

The Skill Set tested in this skill competition and their relative importance in the competition are as follows.

S. No. Section Relative importance in %
1 Work organization and management 10
2 Communication and interpersonal skills 10
3 Design 15
4 Prototyping 10
5 Programming, testing, and adjustment 15
6 Performance Review and Commissioning 40

For detailed description of each section can be found in the following link of WorldSkills Occupational Standard document. https://worldskills.org/skills/id/9/

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6) Mechatronics

Mechatronics includes mechanics, pneumatics, electronically controlled systems, programming, and robotics and systems development. It is the job of the mechatronics technician to combine these areas to design, build, maintain, and repair automated equipment, and programme equipment control systems. As well as factory assembly lines, mechatronics is used in everything from bottling machines to supermarket cash till and belt assemblies.

The Skill Set tested in this skill competition and their relative importance in the competition are as follows.

S. No. Section Relative importance in %
1 Work organization and management 10
2 Communication and interpersonal skills 10
3 Developing mechatronics systems 15
4 Using industrial controllers 20
5 Software programming 20
6 Circuit schematics 10
7 Analysis, commissioning, and maintenance 15

For detailed description of each section can be found in the following link of WorldSkills Occupational Standard document. https://worldskills.org/skills/id/216/

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7) Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 refers to the impact information and communication technologies are having on real-time optimization and networking for efficient automation and production. When we talk about Industry 4.0, we mean the impact information and communication technologies (ICT) are having on real-time optimization and networking for efficient automation and production. This is sometimes also called the “fourth industrial revolution”. It is the role of the Digital Production Systems Technician to implement Industry 4.0 in businesses, designing and implementing systems, introducing both software and hardware, and supporting programmes, especially cybersecurity. A Digital Production Systems Technician must be continually aware of changes and recognize advances in technology means they must be continually learning. They must understand the business case for implementing Industry 4.0 and design systems accordingly. They should combine strong technical knowledge with an eye on future industry developments, while being constantly aware of risk and security.

The Skill set tested in this skill competition and their relative importance in the competition are as follows.

S. No. Section Relative importance in %
1 Work organization and management 5
2 Communication and interpersonal skills 5
3 Design, assembly, and commissioning 20
4 Software design and implementation 20
5 Networking and cyber security 20
6 Testing, maintenance, and fault-finding 15
7 Enhancement and optimization 10
8 Analysis, evaluation, and reporting 5

For detailed description of each section can be found in the following link of WorldSkills Occupational Standard document. https://worldskills.org/skills/id/786/

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8) IT Network System Administration

For the IT Network Systems Administrator, the work environment can range from data centers to network operations centers, internet service providers and data centers like climate-controlled server rooms. The ability to communicate, problem solve, and research and understand the latest industry developments is paramount. Their work involves providing a wide range of services, including user support, design, troubleshooting, and installing, configuring and updating both operating systems and network devices.

The Skill set tested in this skill competition and their relative importance in the competition are as follows.

S. No. Section Relative importance in %
1 Work organization and management 5
2 Communication and interpersonal skills 10
3 User support and consultancy 10
4 Troubleshooting 25
5 Design 5
6 Install, up-grade, and configure operating systems 25
7 Configuring networking devices 20

For detailed description of each section can be found in the following link of WorldSkills Occupational Standard document. https://worldskills.org/skills/id/212/

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