Build & Design

The ‘Learn & Earn’ scheme, Institute selects SSC, HSC, MCVC, ITI students through well designed selection process with the involvement of industry experts. Students undergo classroom training, workshops, and practical’s according to their shift duty & weekly off and students are deputed to the concerned organizations for on-the-job training.

Role of AITM

  • Offers online training and parting skill-based knowledge.
  • Students get certified as Skill Diploma Holders at the end of each program duration of
    1 year.
  • We are acting as facilitator offering Learn & Earn Scheme and is solely working & participating in Skill India Movement.
  • Reaching out to 21 different industrial sectors for On-Job Training.
  • Extensive support to employers.
  • Companies training under the provision of The Apprenticeship Act, 1961 get CSR
    Benefits as per the Companies Act 2013.

What is Learn & Earn Scheme?

Learn & Earn Scheme is a skill & employment development initiative of Govt. of Maharashtra under notification vide GR number 2017/(188/17)VC-3. It is a joint collaboration between YCMOU (Yashwantrao Chavan Open University) & AITM (Abhinav Institute of Technology & Management, Thane) to develop a skilled workforce in various trades & industries.


YCMOU offers to provide the latest, technical syllabus for the three Diploma courses as a part of Learn and Earn Scheme. The certified course is offered in an integrated manner where the students shall study their courses online through android mobile and shall appear for exams every semester at the end of 6 (six) months over a period of 2 years.


Legal Status of Apprentices

  • Every apprentice undergoing apprenticeship training in an establishment shall be
    a trainee and not a worker.
  • The provisions of any law with respect to labour (such as EPF/ESI) shall not apply to or
    in relation to such apprentice.
    (Definition of worker, Para 18 of Apprenticeship Act 1961)
  • Establishments can engage an apprentices of age 18 years & above during normal
    working hours of the establishment (including night shifts).

Benefits to the Industry

  • Addresses skill gap for the industry
  • Increases availability of industry-ready skilled manpower well versed with the culture of the company
  • Reduces expenditure on recruitment process

Courses offered by YCMOU under this scheme

  • Diploma in Essential Skill – 1 Year
  • Diploma in Business Skill – 1 Year
  • Diploma in Industrial Skill – 1 Year