Welcome to National Academy of Construction

1. About the Academy

NAC was established on the joint initiative of the construction industry (BuildersAssociation of India) and State Government in the year 1998 as a “Society” and incorporated as “Public Charitable” institution. It is managed by a Governing board with the Hon’ble Chief Minister as Chairman and Hon’ble Minister for Roads and Building, the Chief Secretary of Telangana State as Vice Chairmen. The Board members include Principle Secretaries of Works

Departments, eminent persons of construction industry, Academic, Research institution and Professional associates representing the construction industry. NAC Headquarters is located in 46.46 acres of green campus in the IT Corridor in Hyderabad, Telangana. It has 2 Advanced Training Institutes and 11 permanent skill training centers located in the districts across Telangana State. NAC is well positioned to act as a catalyst, to bring about a holistic change in the construction ethos in the country.

2. Purpose & Objectives

The main purpose of this organization is to develop and build capacities of human resources to enhance quality and productivity of construction industry. NAC operations are in the area of skill development, skill upgradation and capacity of buildings of all types of human resources, exclusively for construction industry. NAC conducts trainings for unemployed youth, workers, tradesmen, construction engineers, contractors, managers, supervisors and technicians to develop skill and inculcate professionalism.

3. Single Stop Shop

NAC since its inception has emerged as a single stop shop for providing diversified training programs to address the skill gap requirements of human resources across all levels i.e. from Chief Engineer to an ordinary worker for the construction industry. The following table depicts the range of training programmes undertaken by NAC to develop skills of resources.

Sl.No. Type of Training Duration Target Group Outcome
1. Management Development Programme / Executive Development Programme / Induction Trainings for new recruits 3 days to 30 days Working Engineers/ Managers across all levels from Govt. and private construction companies Capacity Development
2. Finishing Schools, Students internships 3 weeks to 3 months Civil Engineering Final year students, Fresh Civil Engg graduates Preparing for the industry by addressing skill gaps placements
3. Full time Post Graduate Diploma (Construction Project Management , Quantity Surveying and Construction Management) One year Civil Engineering / Architecture graduates Placements in construction industry
4. Skill Development training in vocational trades related to construction industry 90 days CUnemployed youth Placements in construction industry
5. Skill Upgradation Trainings 15 days Construction Workers Improved skills certification, higher wages
6. Training of Trainers (TOT) 10 days Trainers / Instructors from Vocational training institutes

Certification in technical skills

4. Vocational Trainings

NAC was registered as major Vocational Training Provider (VTP) under DGET, Government of India and conducted vocational trainings under modular employable scheme (MES) under NCVET certification. Subsequently after launch of NSDC in 2015, NAC is affliated with CSDCI, IPSC , sector skill councils under NSDC for conducting vocational training program in various construction trades job role in alignment with National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF). NAC has acquired premier institute status by conducting training to 4.1 lakh people since its inception in construction related training activities by providing large pool of construction workforce and professionals to the construction sector.

S No. Job Role NSDC Code & Level Number of Hours
1 Assistant Electrician CON/Q0602 (L3) 560
2 Assistant Surveyor CON/Q0901 (L2) 514
3 Plumber (General) PSC/Q0104 (L3) 736
4 Assistant Works Supervisor CON707 660
5 Tack Welder CON/Q1252 (L3) 560
6 Construction Painter & Decorator CON/Q0503 (L3) 560
7 Junior Store keeper – Construction CON/Q1502 (L5) 960
8 False Ceiling & Dry Wall Installer CON/Q1107 (L3) 560
9 Mason General CON/Q0103 (L4) 560
10 Bar bender and Steel Fixer CON/Q0203 (L4) 560
11 Self Employed Tailor AMH/Q1947 (L4) 500

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