QF_ATS_Operator SME.pdf

Operator Steel Melting Equipments (ATS)

  • Job Description The individual operates and maintains different operation of steel melting shop, starting form unloading of hot metal, desulphurization process operation and DS slag handling, primary steel making operation. He/she is responsible for executing different flux handling operation, secondary steel making operation (Ladle furnace and RH operation); Ladle preparation and ladle handling operation etc; refractory maintenance; Caster Operation; slab and billet caster handling and dispatch.
  • Last Revised
  • Code2018/IS/DGT/02626
  • SectorIron & Steel
  • Notional Hours2580
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Certifying BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Operator Steel melting Equipments has a wide scope of Employability ranging from self-employment, contractual employment to Industrial jobs. On successful completion of this course, the candidates shall be gainfully employed in the industries for following occupations:


    • Operator Steel melting Equipments
  • International Comparability

    1.  Existence of any official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with the qualifications in other countries is not known.

    2.  However, NAC holder trainees are getting employment in many Gulf countries, European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore etc.

  • Planned arrangements for RPL
    1. Only those candidates will be allowed to appear in the Test conducted by NCVT as Private candidate who have already acquired the National Trade Certificate.
    2. Three (03) years experience of the candidates wishing to appear as Private candidate after obtaining NTC should be in the same trade in which he proposed to acquire the National Apprenticeship Certificate.
    3. Private candidates possessing the minimum educational qualification required for engagement as an apprentice in that particular trade and the minimum experience as stated above would only be permitted.
    4. Candidates are to be sponsored by an establishment and should not be entertained directly.
    5. Only, the experience acquired by the candidate in an establishment implementing the Apprentices Act, 1961 should be considered and such certificate should be issued by the Officer In-charge of Training of that establishment.
  • Qualification File QF_ATS_Operator SME.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Read the safety signs, symbols and interpret the meaning of them and Practice the precautions to be followed in general, personnel workshop safety. 220 4
    Practice the preventive measures to be followed to avoid electrical accidents and Use the first aid kits, fire extinguishers 160 4
    Understand environment, environment Pollution, Pollutants, types and Practice the disposal procedure of waste materials to use it effectively without causing much environment pollution 200 4
    Operate the mixer and clean the mixer after the job used in the blast furnace. 220 4
    Perform the different types of converting operations, involving hot metal, scrap, temperature, tap hole. 180 4
    Dismantle or remove worn out broken or defective parts using proper hand tools and replace them by repaired or new one, to ensure correct performance. 180 4
    Perform the bulk materials system operation at different levels and handle the scrap materials 180 4
    Perform the machine preparation job for different caster operation, clean the mould, oil, ladle nozzle cleaning. 160 4
    Practice on different types of caster operations, Involving caster machine, steel ladles, rice hush, steel flow etc. 160 4
    Operate the calcinations plant, operate motorized valves, burner light up and gas line water sealing. 180 4
    Perform the quality check on the finished products. 120 4
    Prepare different types of documentation as per industrial need by different methods of recording information. 120 4
    Total (Block-I) 2080 4
    Basic Training, internal assessment and Examination 500 4
    Total 2580 4
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