Mumbai, 18th July 2018: A famous author once said, ‘You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills’ and this has been the changing face of talent development in the world today. World Youth Skills Day is celebrated globally on the 15th July every year. Every year Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers (RAGC) celebrates World skill Day pan-India by promoting and setting real examples of students who deliberated vocational education and skill development courses through the institute.
By undertaking vocational training, students are equipping themselves with a set of skills that will not only lead them to a satisfying career path, but will help them become a valued and needed member of any trade.
Vocational training is that vital tool which helps an individual to pursue their goals. Our country needs skill knowledge as it is necessary to emphasis an individual to understand once and the ability to grow in a selected field or career path. This will help them outperform in their respective trades.
RAGC believes in providing skill training which help youth by providing a sense of identity and confidence which then steers them to go beyond professional recognition.
RAGC’s focus is to meet the required skill of various industries and to create gainful employment opportunities. It provides students with different choices of career and this very opportunity helps them specialize their occupation at HSC level. It gives students a chance to grow in the technical/vocational career path with a specialization. RAGC students with such skill development who took part in the Maharashtra Skill Competition, bagged 9 medals out of 14 medals. This success talks about the efforts taken by the people involved and the swiftness displayed in executing the test projects shared, with inputs based on their mentor’s experience.
There are many success stories of these skill trainings that have built an impact on students’ future goals. Below are a few experiences as said by students who have benefitted from the vocational training by RAGC:
Mustafa Sunni said, “The faculty has always motivated and helped us to achieve and learn more. The teaching practices at RAGC are quite innovative and useful which focuses on the all-round development of a student. The vocational knowledge imparted at RAGC has made me a confident and a skilled person.”
Sangeeta Magre said, ‟I have worked for five years in Compass now. The training taught me about work, chemicals and booming. The certificate makes me happy and proud that the government is thinking about us. We did not get anything in 10-12 years of working but our future will be good.”
Sunil Singh said, ‟I thank RAGC for giving us this practical training and handling us so well. They were patient with us and made sure we understood everything. I did not know that at this age also I could learn so much. The certificate makes me so proud.”