Theni District Industries Center

Training Institutions

Government Technical Training Centre, Guindy, Chennai

The Government Technical Training Centre, established in 1962 at Guindy, Chennai, offers two diploma courses for three years period: 1. DME (Tool & Die) 2. DME (Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning). These courses are conducted with approval of AICTE and the institution is giving admission for 144 students (120 students in first year (regular) + 24 students in lateral second year) in 3 years Diploma Engineering every year.

Institute of Tool Engineering, Dindigul

The Institute of Tool Engineering, Dindigul was established in 1961 and offers 3 year Diploma in Tool & Die Course which is approved by the AICTE. The Institute is giving admission for 54 students (45 students in regular first year + 9 students in lateral second year) in Diploma Engineering every year.

Institute of Ceramic Technology, Vridhachalam

The Institute of Ceramic Technology, Vridhachalam functioning at Vridhachalam is offering a 3½ years Diploma Course in Ceramic Technology. Every year 50 students with a minimum qualification of pass in S.S.L.C (X Std.) are admitted in the first year and 10 students passed in +2 (XII Std) are admitted in the second year as lateral entry. This institute is affiliated to the Directorate of Technical Education and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Central Electrical Testing Laboratory, Kakkalur

To improve the quality of electrical products manufactured, short-term training programmes are conducted repeatedly to impart training to the manufacturers at Central Electrical testing Laboratory, Kakkalur. The test facilities available at CETL, Kakkalur are utilized to demonstrate practical exposure to the trainees during the course of training.

Training Courses were offered for the testing of the following items:

1. PVC Cables, 2. Food Mixers, 3. Ceiling Fans, 4. Switches, 5. Plug & Sockets, 6. Tubular Fluorescent Lamps, 7. Starters for Tubular Fluorescent Lamps 8. Ballast for Tubular Fluorescent Lamps, 9. Energy Meters, 10. Immersion Water Heaters, 11. Storage Water Heaters, 12. PVC Conduits and 13. Electrical Fittings.