Computer/ IT Courses in ARTDC
ARTDC has conceived this fact very well and hence, equipped with a sophisticated computer laboratory and highly educated, experienced instructors for offering three different courses in the field of information technology / computer science and engineering.
Computer Operator and Programming assistant (COPA)
s one of these courses under Craftsman Training Scheme of DGE&T, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India and affiliated to National Council for Vocation Training (NCVT). As the name suggests, this course contains 80 % practical components in latest system software and application software as well as high level programming languages. NCVT is the authority to define, design and update the syllabus of the course, conduct final examination & trade test and award National Trade Certificate (NTC) to successful trainees. This course is offered to 12th class passed under 10+2 system or duly recognized Diploma in Engineering from polytechnic of 3 years duration after class 10th.
School drop-outs are a major problem in the North Eastern states of the country. Poverty, due to erosion, flood and other natural calamities and communal conflicts are the evil constraints in education of most of the rural youths of the state of Assam. To overcome such constraints by targeting the school drop-outs ARTDC offers some short-term job-linked courses in IT/ Computer also.
Computer Hardware & Networking
a 6 months Private course is being offered by ARTDC to the HSLC (10th) Passed youths with an aim to make them self-employed / salaried employed in private sectors.
Modern offices in Government, public and private sectors are now automated with EDP (Electronic Data Processing) Machines. Officers, teachers, Clarks, office assistants are being trained in Computer operation even at their age of superannuation. Concept of files in Elmira in Modern offices has become quite obsolete. So, to equip unemployed school dropouts to become office assistant / computer operators/ data entry operator or to become self-employed ARTDC offers another 4 months private course in IT/Computer titled ”Computer operation and office automation”