Become a Skill Knowledge Partner (SKP)

Three Year B.Voc (Bachelor of Vocation) course conducted by TISS (Deemed University)

  • B.Voc (Printing and Packaging).
  • Course divided in three stand alone levels, First year (Diploma), Second year (Advanced Diploma), Third year (B.voc Degree).
Method of Training
  • One day theory classes conducted by TISS (training partner) at the organisation location
  • Five day on-the-job training with the company (Skill Knowledge provider)
Who can enroll for course?
  • Existing workers (Auto Industry) for the B.Voc (Automotive Manufacturing Course), or sales force for the B.Voc (Sales & Marketing course).
  • Trainees for on-the job internship under the NEEM Scheme (National Employability Enhancement Mission). TISS is registered with AICTE as a NEEM training agent
  • Temp/contract employees
Industry Organisations may resister with TISS as Skill Knowledge Providers
The company shall need to sign an agreement with TISS to become a skill Knowledge provider (SKP) as per the AICTE guidelines. The SKP shall then appoint/nominate some of its existing staff/supervisor (to be approved by TISS) as the vocational trainers. Such practical training at the SKP location (office/project site/factory etc) needs to be conducted as per learning outcomes laid down for specific courses. The assigned vocational trainers shall award marks/credits to students which shall then be incorporated into the university certificate (Diploma/Degree).
Benefits of becoming a Skill Knowledge Provider
  • Enrol existing employees into the B.Voc program to give them opportunity for upward mobility.
  • Experience reduced levels of attrition as employees complete their graduation over three years.
  • Companies with distributed sales force could initiate this program across multiple locations. More than 100 cities & towns covered.
  • Employer can provide internship opportunity to students of TISS to beef up existing workforce.
  • All students would be university(TISS) students and there would be no employer -employee relationship between student and SKP.
  • SKP can also offer internship opportunities during peak season (festive season for retail industry and Jan/Feb/Mar for insurance industry).
  • Contractual work force can also be enrolled in these courses.
  • Sponsorship of fees of students can be treated as CSR expense.
  • Unlike the apprentice act there is no restriction on number of trainees (beneficial for Auto related companies).
  • Unlike the apprentice act this is also applicable to the service industry.
If you wish to become a Skill Knowledge Provider of TISS or require further information, kindly apply online and we shall connect with you. You can also mail us at

  •   303, Shreekrishna Niwas,
    Opp. TBZ, near B-cabin chowki,
    Naupada, Thane (w) - 400602.
    Maharashtra, India
  •   +91 22 65091666