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DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION

SKILL DEVELOPMENT COURSES


SKILL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

Livestock and poultry sector plays a pivotal role in the process of rural economic development of the state. Providing opportunities to learning about scientific information needs of livestock and poultry farming and allied activities will pave the way for employment and self employment which will bring desired socio-economic changes as well as to meet out the skilled man power requirement in the field of livestock and poultry farming enterprises.

Keeping this in view, the Directorate of Distance Education, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) is offering 10 courses under skill development with a minimum educational qualification ranging from read and write to degree qualification. The duration of these courses is ranging from 30 days to 90 working days. The course fee ranges from Rs.500/- to Rs. 5000/-. However, for most courses the fee ranges from Rs.1000/- to Rs. 3000/-. The list of Skill Development Courses, qualifications, duration, fees etc., refer the course schedule of Skill Development Course of Directorate of Distance Education, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.
Necessary course wise orientation will be provided and hands-on-training will be given to learners in relevant farms/ work environment to enhance their learning skills and self-confidence in which practical exposure will be given to the candidates.

ADMISSION

  • The eligible candidates are admitted throughout the year for all the courses listed in the annexure after getting the filled in applications along with necessary documents and course fee.
  • On receipt of applications from the candidates, credentials are verified and scrutinized by the implementation centre/unit as well as by the Directorate of Distance Education, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.
  • All the qualified /selected candidates will be informed about the date of start and completion of the programme well in advance through the implementation centre /unit.
  • The admitted candidates are advised to appear in person for attending the courses.
  • Admissions to all the Skill Development courses are made throughout the year.
  • Necessary course fee is to be paid as DD in favour of “The Director of Distance Education, TANUVAS, Chennai - 35”.

Course Curriculum

  • The curriculum for each course has been designed by the concerned subject matter specialists identified by the university
  • Practical sessions and individual hands on practice in the identified farms are given top-most priority in all the Skill Development courses

Content delivery / Learning strategy

Manual for the courses have been printed and distributed to the enrolled candidates. Practical exercises for one month or as per the duration of the course have been designed. Accordingly, the learning sessions are organized in the farms.

Evaluation

The candidates are evaluated based on the examination conducted at the respective centres and successful candidates are awarded completion certificates.

SKILL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

S. No. Course Title Duration Fees (Rs.) Qualifications
1. Dairy Farm Assistant 30 working days 1000 Read and write in Tamil
2. Dairy Plant Assistant 45 working days 2000 10th Std Pass
3. Milk and Milk Products Quality Control Assistant 30 working days 1000 10th Std Pass
4. Feed Mill Supervisor 30 working days 1000 Read and write in Tamil
5. Feed Analytical Technical Assistant 90 working days 5000 Any Degree B.Sc., qualified (Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) / Any degree with experience in feed analysis
6. Livestock Farm Manager 90 working days 3000 12th Std Pass
7. Poultry Farm Manager 90 working days 3000 12th Std Pass
8. Hatchery Supervisor 30 working days 1000 10th Std Pass
9. Poultry Farm Supervisor 45 working days 2000 10th Std Pass
10. Techniques in Poultry Vaccination and de-beaking 15 working days 500 8th Std Pass