QF-Candle Making.pdf

Candle Making

  • CodeNARQ30036
  • SectorHandicrafts & Carpets
  • NSQF LevelLevel 3
  • Notional Hours80
  • Accrediting BodiesNational Academy of RUDSETI, Bengaluru
  • Certifying BodiesNational Academy of RUDSETI, Bengaluru
  • Proposed Occupation

    This qualification will enable the trainee to establish his own unit for Candle Making and setup a bigger unit in due course by employing some more people to attend to meet the increasing demands. Besides skills in this field the qualification will give access to the trainee to:

    1. Acquire and internalize the required Entrepreneurial Competencies (skill as well as attitude).
    2. Knowledge and techniques for identifying the business opportunities, selection of an entrepreneurial activity, launching of the venture and skills for managing a Micro Enterprise.

    Build confidence in one’s own abilities

  • International Comparability


  • Progression Pathway


    This qualification will enable the trainees to become Self Employed by setting up a Candle Making unit. In due course they will graduate to become an entrepreneur through expansion thereby providing employment to others also by way of opening retails outlets, door delivery through online booking etc.

  • Qualification File QF-Candle Making.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    1. Knowledge of self-confidence , attitude Mandatory 20 3
    2. Entrepreneurial competencies Mandatory 20 3
    3. Banking, insurance , financial accountancy and management Mandatory 20 3
    4. Legal aspects regulatory aspects of SMEs Mandatory 20 3
    5. Importance of taking up Candle making as a Self Employment Mandatory 10 3
    6. The various types of Dies/moulds and other equipments used for candle making. Mandatory 10 3
    7. Different types of Wax used in candle making. Mandatory 10 3
    8. Types and size of wick used in candle making. Mandatory 10 3
    9. Use of colours and fragrance in candle making to make them attractive. Mandatory 10 3
    10. Need to make fancy candles for different occasions Mandatory 10 3
    11. Identify different types of dies and tools used for Candle making Mandatory 28 3
    12. Preparation of different types waxes for candle making. Mandatory 28 3
    13. Conducting of Basic burn test and its importance. Mandatory 28 3
    14. Preparation of different sizes of Wicks for making different types of candles. Mandatory 28 3
    15. Method of keeping the wick in the mould properly Mandatory 28 3
    16. Pouring of wax to the die at appropriate state for Candle making. Mandatory 28 3
    17. Adding of Colour and Fragrance to the Wax for making coloured and fragrant candles. Mandatory 28 3
    18. Making of Fancy candles for different occasions. Mandatory 28 3
    19. Packing and labeling of Candles for marketing. Mandatory 28 3
    20. Preparation of simple Business plan for Candle making based on information collected during market survey. Mandatory 28 3
    1. Time Management Skills Mandatory 16 3
    2. Problem Solving Mandatory 16 3
    3. Creative Thinking Mandatory 16 3
    4. Developing healthy Inter-personal relationship Mandatory 16 3
    5. Safety measures. Mandatory 16 3
    Admission, Evaluation Test & Valedictory Mandatory 6