CHENNAI: ICICI Academy for Skills, an institute set up by the ICICI foundation for Inclusive Growth (ICICI foundation) ” has signed series of agreements with Spencers Retail, Bluechip Corporate Investment Centre and AkzoNobel India . While Spencers Retail and Bluechip Corporate Investment Centre will provide employment opportunities to the eligible students of ICICI Academy, AkzoNobel will be a knowledge partner and will assist the academy in setting up a new course and building the course curriculum. The move is aimed at creating a sustainable livelihood for the youth.
Spencers retail and Bluechip Corporate investment Centre have agreed to offer employment opportunities to students across various centres. While Spencers Retail will recruit students who complete their training in the course – ‘Selling skills’, Bluechip Corporate will offer employment to those who successfully complete their training in ‘office administration’. The academy, with the patronage of AkzoNobel India will also introduce a course on paint application techniques at the Jaipur and Coimbatore centres. AkzoNobel may assist the academy in designing the course curriculum, in faculty training and will also help students secure jobs on successful completion of the course. The course duration is around 12 weeks.
The academy has four residential centres situated in Jaipur, Coimbatore, Narsobawadi (located in Maharashtra) and Patna; and five non-residential centres situated in Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, and Guwahati. ICICI academy is looking forward to training more than 6,000 youth at these nine training centres across the country by the end of fiscal year 2015. Over 100 companies across sectors such as financial services, automobiles, telecommunications and manufacturing have participated in the placement process.
The academy has ensured 100% placement of all eligible students looking for employment opportunities, across all centres. ICICI academy for skills operates under the aegis of ICICI Foundation.