Pearl Academy awarded certification of Affiliation from AMHSSC, NSDC

Pearl Academy awarded certification of Affiliation from AMHSSC, NSDC

  • Affiliation with AMHSSC under the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) will boost entrepreneurship and employability of students - 

New Delhi April 12, 2017: Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, creative businesses and media gets affiliated to AMHSSC (Apparel, Made-ups, Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council) to make students industry ready and provide them a competitive edge to succeed in the skill oriented creative domains.  Students need to go through an assessment based on the knowledge, skills and attitude required for performance on the job to earn the certificate. 

Commenting on the initiative, Dr Roopak Vasishtha, CEO and Director General, Sector Skill Council, AMHSSC said, “The tie up between Apparel Made-ups and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council and Pearl Academy is a great step towards boosting entrepreneurship and increasing employment opportunities for the students. After acquiring the certificate in the desired NSQF Level, they will not only be able to work in the prime domestic industries but will also have bright avenues for international openings. Incidentally, Level 7 of NSQF is equivalent to Graduation Level of Academic stream as per Government of India's orders.”

Sharing his thoughts on the tie-up, Claudio Moderini, Head Academics, Pearl Academy said, “We understand how important education is for the millennials of India. With our focus on providing holistic education in skill oriented creative domains, this certification will further enrich learning and skill enhancement for our students. Our program in Fashion Design is also mapped to the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF- Level 7). On clearing the AMHSSC council assessment, students will be awarded Industry Recognized Certification from the National Sector Skill Councils in the related creative fields.”


 The Government has constituted Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development for coordinated action for skill development, both in the domain of public and private sector. The National Council on Skill Development mandates skill formation to develop the workforce with enhanced skill through structured program and assessment.

Owing to the presence of widespread training centers, participated by both public and private entities, determining the quality of training rendered at different training centers is crucial to the success of the skill development program and thus skill assessment is essential part of skill development.

AMH SSC has been launched with a primary mandate of enhancing and to build a capacity in skill development. One of the salient features of the AMH SSC is designing of the training program, based on industry demands of different segments and to ensure that all successful trainees are certified through accredited assessment agency.