Basic Principles of WISQ
WISQ will provide for multiple pathways, horizontal as well as vertical, both within vocational education and vocational training and among vocational education, vocational training, general education and technical education, thus linking one level of learning to another higher level. This will enable a person to acquire desired competency levels, transit to the job market and, at an opportune time, return for acquiring additional skills to further upgrade their competencies.
NSQF compliant credit based qualifications framework for recognizing skill proficiency and competencies at different levels (Level 1 to Level 10) leading to international equivalency
Credit transfer for work experience during apprenticeship or on the job training, existing qualifications & prior learning
Multiple entry and exit between vocational education, skill training, general education, technical education and job markets
Progression pathways defined within national skills qualification framework with opportunities to promote lifelong learning and skill development
Increased potential for recognition of prior and experiential learning
Market relevant curriculum: QP/NOS compliant curriculum with industry endorsements – board of studies will include academics, industry partners, national & international & VET experts
• To provide the students with a flexible, modular system for pursuing their higher education from 10th Pass to ITI/Diploma/Degree Level while they work.
• To recognize prior learning & on the job learning and translated into credits which can be accumulated and will form a part of the earned qualification
• To provide opportunities to apply the skills gained through industry integrated / live projects.
• To develop an understanding of the manufacturing sector’s processes and systems and improve productivity & efficiency.
• To augment the ability to plan, execute manufacturing and production functions efficiently.
• To enhance the learner's intellectual and transferable skills, especially focusing on manufacturing sector specific knowledge and practices.
• Qualifications are divided into levels and are aimed at providing multiple entry and exit points to students
• The qualifications framework feeds into the under graduate engineering programme of the university
• The qualifications are aimed at providing students, irrespective of their education background, a calibrated and guided entry into the formal education system of the University
• The Framework is a competency based model. Each of the qualifications is based on the vocational competencies required at various levels The Framework provides for direct or lateral entry into the framework up to a certain level
• The Framework weights practical skills initially. Theoretical inputs increase as the levels increase.