Long Term Benefits For Short Term Courses

Short term courses have become more popular as they are providing job based training. One can complete these courses in an easy way either by taking regular classes, correspondences or taking help of e-books. Choosing a short term course can give you a long term benefit. In this article I am telling how short term courses are beneficial to improve your skills.

Today it is the time of globalization You should be expert in many fields together to become more successful. Long terms courses give you a degree or diploma which is helpful to get a job. 'Why we should give this job to you not to others having same qualifications?' It is the common question asked at the time of interview. If you have any other specific knowledge of your field along with your degree it will be counted as your skill. Short term courses are the best medium to improve your skills.

Introduction to short term courses

What are short term courses

As the name tells short term courses are the courses which complete in short period of time. Mostly these courses are of short duration starting 7 days to six months. These are the courses which give you deep knowledge of any topic or field.

Why should one join short term courses

In our graduation or post graduation we have to cover a long syllabus and we do not have time to study a topic deeply. The other thing is, we can not give time for improving our other skills which could be helpful when we are seeking a job. For example a computer engineering student works on computer for four years. He could be expert in languages and program. But still he is not perfect in typing on keyboard, MS-office. But if you have a good knowledge of MS-office and having good typing speed then it will be counted as you skill. You can get this kind of knowledge in short term courses easily.

Which course should I choose

You may choose any course which could be beneficial for you in the coming time. For example if you are an engineering student, you may choose any short term computer course to increase your skill. If you are management student I will suggest you to choose language or personality development course. If you are planning to make your career in any technical field, you may join any short term technical course which could increase your skill in your field. There are different courses available for different technical fields. If you want to become a good housewife you may join bakery and confectionary course. If want to make your career in health and medical I will suggest you to do some courses related to your health like nutrition courses. If you think you are good in collecting information you may join short term journalism course and if you think you are good in acting you may join acting, dancing, singing etc.

When should we join these courses
Summer vacations are the best time to join these courses. It is the best idea to make your holidays meaningful, because these are the courses where you do not have any pressure like other long term course. A student can perform better when he is not in pressure. So you can get a deep knowledge of a subject with fun. After 7th or 8th standard a student becomes mature enough to know his interests and deciding a goal. So after standard 7th one must start short term courses. You may also join these courses along with your studies and job because you do not have to give a long time for classes. Most of the classes are of 1-2 hours, depends on the course. There are some online short term courses are also available for those who really do not have much time to take classes.

Job oriented Short term courses

Computer courses

Computer has become the most essential part of our daily life. We can see computer everywhere at home or in offices. Basic knowledge of computer is become necessary for any group of person. Now a day it have become very important and necessary part of any industry. So learning different computer courses is really a good idea. Here are the list of the courses you can do in short term.
  • MS-office, deep knowledge of working with MS-Word, Excel, Power point, Access, Outlook
  • Typing Hindi and English.
  • DTP (desktop publishing course). It covers Photo Shop, Page Maker, Corel Draw.
  • Financial accounting (Tally). A complete accounting course for maintain accounts.
  • Web designing course . It covers HTML, DHTML & JAVA Script.
  • Auto- CAD for designing
  • Computer hardware (repair and maintenance)
  • Networking (Using NT administration and LINUX)
  • CCNA and MCSE (for computer professionals a new mode of networking)
  • Animation course

  • Garden training

    Today we can see a great change in the field of gardening. We can see a green garden in most of the industries. Demand of trained gardeners who can maintain these gardens handsomely has been increased a lot. This course gives you full knowledge of gardening. Hence after completing this course you can start your business in this field or you can apply for the post of garden supervisor.

    Short term course in plastic technology
    We all know the use of plastic in everyday life. Plastic is made of polymers and these polymers can be used either modified or unmodified condition. The range of plastic material is divided in two parts first thermo set plastics and second thermoplastics. Thermoplastics are modified plastics. As we know use of modified plastic is increasing day by day and there are a lot of opportunities in this field. In this course trainee know how to operate plastic machinery. The trainee knows how the plastic is molded in different shapes. After completing this course one can start his own business if having sufficient money or can apply in these industry on different posts depends on his qualification.

    Auto electrician course

    This course helps a trainee to increase his knowledge in the field of automobile electrician. In this course trainee know how to maintain equipments in automobile company and workshop. He is learnt many kind of wiring in automobile vehicles. He also learns about the working of battery like repair of battery and charging a batter. After completing this course one can try in any automobile industry or can start his own business by opening a workshop.

    Bakery and confectionary
    It is also a very good course. In this course trainee know all the facts about bakery and confectionary. You are learnt how to make different type of cakes, pastries, chocolates etc? Hence you can start your own business or can find a job in any restaurant or hotels easily.

    English spoken
    Everyone know the importance of spoken English. There are so many multinational and International companies which is providing services to their clients of different countries from India only. These places are called call centers. These call centers give an attractive salary to their employees and there are very good chance of your growth. But most essential thing to find a job in call center is fluency in English. So it is a very good idea to join any English spoken institute as a short term course. These institutes also provide you call center training. A good communication skill means better chance of growth.

    Some other short term course

  • You can do a course of any foreign language. As told earlier there are a lot of MNC working in India and if you know the any specific language from where the company belongs, it will counted in your skills. Because you can easily communicate with their clients and can give them friendly environment.

  • If you are planning to become an expert in medical and health field nutrition course is the best short term course for you. You could be expert in any filed of health science but a good diet is always essential for a good health. So if you give a diet suggestion to your patients it will be counted as your skill. You may also plan to open a fitness center after completing this course.

  • Yoga and acupressure courses These courses are also useful when you are interested in the field of health and fitness. There are a lot of short term yoga courses and acupressure courses are available in the field of yoga and acupressure like stress management, diabetes management, obesity management, General yoga for health. So you may join any of these courses. It will not only help you to fit but also help your patient to get healthy.

  • Short term course knowledge with fun

    Here are the list of some courses from which you can increase your knowledge as well get fun.
  • Journalist course
  • Acting course
  • Music
  • Painting
  • dancing
  • cooking

  • Self business oriented short term courses

  • Electrician course
    This is an excellent course for dropouts students who are not interested in getting high education. In a short term they get the full knowledge of electricity equipments and after completing the course they can start their own business with a small amount of money. They can also apply in industries because in every industry electricity is essential.

  • Beautician course is good for housewives and for those who are looking for a career in this field. After completing this course one may easily start her own business.

  • There are many short term course for girls . But there is a big scope in the field of fashion designing for girls.
  • Welding
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Air condition and refrigeration
  • Radio/TV repairing
  • Soft toys making
  • Interior designing

  • Benefits of short term courses

  • Affordable fees
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge
  • Some courses are job oriented and institutes also help you in placements.
  • Training by professionals.
  • A medium of personality development
  • Suitable for any person either working / housewife or student, as one can do it regular, correspondence or online.

  • Comments

    Guest Author: Sonia19 Aug 2014

    My qualification is BA and I am 40 years old. Is it possible for me to do nutrition course?

    Guest Author: Meena22 Apr 2015

    I need job please information for short term course .
    I am making chocolates making, candles making, soap making, trousseau packing & chocolate bouquet making etc.

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