Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence under the auspices of Govt of Kerala, has established IIIC, an institute of international standards and repute at Chavara, Kollam, which offers high-end courses in Construction engineering and Management. IIIC is committed to be an effective bridge between the academia and the corporate by accomplishing suitable training for the students of varied qualification as per their specific needs.
IIIC, built majestically on 9.2 Acres, along National Highway 66, sticks out a three level contemporarily designed building exuberant with modern aesthetics, suitable for a Centre of Excellence. Envisioned by KASE, with a built-up area of 235,000 Sq Ft, IIIC is endowed with a main block accommodating 38 state of the art smart classes, administrative block, training block, canteens and a KW substation to fulfill all power requirements for the campus. The hostel provides a home away from home for students and faculty with 54 rooms, recreational facilities not limited to AV room and sports ground. A separate canteen provides warm and hygienically prepared food for all hostelers. The campus gives a picturesque visual aesthetics with well manicured gardens, tall trees and ample parking spaces.
KASE identified 93-year-old Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society ULCCS as the skilling partner for offering Skill development programmes.
ULCCS has established a separate division namely UL Education to promote higher education, skill development, entrepreneurship and to improve employability with collaborators from across the globe. In India, there is a growing awareness about the need for skill development. ULCCS intends to improve employability through appropriate skilling process with industry interface across the globe.
To be a leading global skill development Institution contributing to nation-building
- Provide an advanced and outcome-based skill ecosystem for infrastructure and construction
- Contribute to the nation’s skill-training drive and sustainable socio-economic development initiatives
- Inculcate and promote skill-oriented entrepreneurship
- Foster research and innovation
- Promote and ensure ethical practices
National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship envisage that India is one of the youngest nations in the world with more than 62% of its population in the working age group (15-59 years), and more than 54% of its total population below 25 years of age.
To reap this demographic dividend which is expected to last for next 25 years, India needs to equip its workforce with employable skills and knowledge so that they can contribute substantively to the economic growth of the country.