Vocational courses are such courses which equips an aspirant to attain proficiency in a particular field so that one is able to carry out one's performance with the enhanced skills.
In the vocational - course, there is practical applicability of that trade in the practical dimension. Supposing that an aspirant having passed class ten of a recognised board joins ITI recognised by Central - government in Eletrician trade. He would get an extensive training for 18 months in that particular trade so that he can handle the jobs relating to that trade independently.
So the basic difference between a normal course and the professional one lies in strengthing the aspirants in the practical domain in the later case where as in the normal course knowledge is imparted to make them knowledgeable in the eras they are persuing.
ITI is the area where trade - apprentice in different areas such as Turner, Rigger, Fitter, Mechanical - draftsman, Civil draftsman, Electrician, Plumber etc are imparted for the specified time and after completion of the trade, a certificate is assigned to enable an aspirant to carry out his job in that trade.
There are other institutes also imparting specialised training for Nurses, X- Ray technicians, Laboratory - technicians helping the Pathologists in carrying out Blood - tests, Diploma in ophthalmology, computer - technician etc. Each course as indicated above would enable the candidates to be acquainted with the basic skill required in a particular area and apart from that there are great demands of all these professiona courses.