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  • Skill Upgradation

Skill Up-gradation increases productivity of workers


In an increasingly competitive business scenario, companies are not just seeking people who know their trade, but are more often seeking workers who can deliver superior productivity.

Houston Testing & Skill Upgradation Academy is an organization that enrols people with skills, and upgrade their capabilities in using the latest tools and increase their productivity.

The result is that you get a worker who delivers superior productivity from day one. You get workers who are familiar with the modern tools, international work methodology and are competent to deliver greater output.


Why Skill Upgradation and certification?


With demand for skilled tradesmen increasing by the day, available pools of traditional talent are drying up. To augment supply of trained manpower, Houston has set up a large training and skill up gradation facility in the satellite township of Bhiwandi. This centre has training and skill up-gradation facilities for a wide and increasing variety of trades in demand and is housed over a sprawling 50,000 sq feet of space.

We offer residential courses for prospective tradesmen who live, work and train within our premises. We have a network of centres for skill upgradation and certification in locations that include Kurla, Delhi, Gorakpur and Bhiwandi. This makes it easy for overseas recruiters to do their sourcing, and access certified candidates from different geographies. All Centres are equally well equipped for its purpose.

Trained Trainers with extensive work and training experience

Our trainers are a combination of subject matter experts and experienced teachers. Each of them has over 25-30 years of experience in both teaching as well as in handling projects of US$ 20-30 million. This combined skill sets makes them ideal transformation agents who can train and help people upgrade their trade skills. We have separate subject matter experts who prepare the course material and experienced trainers who impart the actual training.


Equipping and training staff to work with safety measures

Our trainees are taught to work with adequate and industry mandated safety measures, and they are trained in field conditions. This ensures that they fit into your organizational health and safety practices with zero difficulty.



Our Infrastructure


World-classtools and equipment combined with international work processes

Candidates who enroll at the Houston center are trained on the very best international tools that they will use in their overseas assignments. This will familiarize them with the global work processes and enable them to quickly assimilate into any project team.


Residential training for up to 400 people in a batch

The training center has residential and workshop facilities for training of up to 400 people at a time. These residential trainees are provided with lodging and boarding facilities, and need not go out of the center for any requirement. This ensures that they are available and undergo the rigorous training for the duration of the course.


Courses designed for different trades

We have designed course curriculum for different trades related to the civil and electro mechanical industries with the help of our in house subject matter experts and these are made available in easy to understand local languages with ample use of illustrations and photographs so that the learning out come is assured. Our trainers are facilitated with the capability of handling both theoretical as well as practical training and ensure that trainees pass out with high scores.



Learning, Skill Upgradation and Certification

  • Steel Fixer
  • Shuttering Carpenter
  • Gypsum Carpenter
  • Furniture Carpenter
  • Scaffolding
  • POP
  • All types of Mason
  • Electrician
  • Plumber
  • Pipe Fitter
  • A/C Technician
  • Duct Fabricator
  • Duct Insulator
  • Pipe Insulator
  • Cooks & Hospitality Staff
  • Housekeeping
Up-Coming Trades that can be tested:
  • Welding
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Auto Electrician
While Houston offers you the best in terms of comfort, convenience, it is also a place that is far more economical to use. We serve you with the best in class facilities with zero compromise, so that you feel at home with all the conveniences that you require.

Once your candidates arrive at Houston, they will never have to leave the facility for anything. They will be made comfortable, have every facility at their fingertips to ensure that they are ready when called for trade testing or an interview. Water coolers, comfortable seating in air conditioned waiting rooms, snacks and food at our canteen, Xerox and printing facilities, all required facilities are made available in the Houston premises, so your candidates will be available to you at all times.

The skill upgradation center has residential and workshop facilities for skill upgradation of up to 400 people at a time. These residential trainees are provided with lodging and boarding facilities, and need not go out of the center for any requirement. This ensures that they are available and undergo the rigorous skill upgradation for the duration of the course.

We have designed course curriculum for different trades related to the civil and electro mechanical industries with the help of our in house subject matter experts and these are made available in easy to understand local languages with ample use of illustrations and photographs so that the learning out come is assured. Our trainers are facilitated with the capability of handling both theoretical as well as practical skill upgradation and ensure that trainees pass out with high scores.

Trades that we cater to include:

  • Steel Fixer
  • Shuttering Carpenter
  • Gypsum Carpenter
  • Furniture Carpenter
  • Scaffolding
  • POP
  • All types of Mason
  • Electrician
  • Plumber
  • Pipe Fitter
  • A/C Technician
  • Duct Fabricator
  • Duct Insulator
  • Pipe Insulator
  • Cooks & Hospitality Staff
  • Housekeeping

Up-Coming Trades that can be catered to for skill upgradation:

  • Welding
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Auto Electrician

Workshop can be arranged on special request by clients:

  • Airless Painting

Our trainees are taught to work with adequate and industry mandated safety measures, and they are trained in field conditions. This ensures that they fit into your organizational health and safety practices with zero difficulty.

Our testing experts at the trade center, who are equipped with the knowledge of the latest overseas and local requirements of trades, test these candidates in actual field conditions at the Houston Testing facilities to ensure that they have improved their skill sets and enhanced their productivity. They are tested in their knowledge, skills and productivity before being certified.

While we offer skill up- gradation in a variety of popular trades, we are willing to accept requests for any specific trade that we do not presently cover. We have the capability to create custom skill upgradation regimens in any trade that customer’s desire, subject to commercial viability.

Houston has a policy of not enrolling unskilled candidates for skill up-gradation. Candidates eligible for undergoing skill up-gradation should have good knowledge of the trade and have adequate experience of working in the trade. These chosen candidates are then made to undergo theoretical and practical skill upgradation to make them full fledged and skilled and trained trades men.

We

  • Evaluate candidate for existing skills. (Minimum 50% knowledge of the trade)
  • Identify gaps in skills and knowledge, and identify skill upgradation duration.
  • Structure course to address required gaps in knowledge and skills.
  • Enrollment and a daily chart of activities with theory and practical classes.
  • Daily evaluation of the newly learnt skill sets.
  • Third party certification of newly learnt skills at Houston Testing Centre.
  • Successful candidates are given certification.

Our Skills

If you want to recruit the best, Make them pass the test.

MECHANICAL

CIVIL ENGINEERING

HOSPITALITY