Trade Name - HSI
Duration - 1 Years
Eligibility -Passed 10th class examination or its equivalent
‘Health Sanitary Inspector’ trade under CTS is one of the popular courses delivered nationwide through the network of ITIs. The course is of one year duration. It mainly consists of Domain area and Core area. The Domain area (Trade Theory & Practical) imparts professional skills and knowledge, while Core area (Employability Skill) imparts requisite core skill, knowledge and life skills. After passing out the training programme, the trainee is awarded the National Trade Certificate (NTC) by DGT which is recognized worldwide. During the one-year duration of “Health Sanitary Inspector” trade, a candidate is trained on Professional Skill, Professional Knowledge and Employability Skill related to job role. In addition to this, a candidate is entrusted to undertake project work, extracurricular activities and on-the-job training to build up confidence.
1.1 JOB ROLE
Health Assistant takes measures to maintain and improve standard of public health in the specified area. Inspects houses, shops, factories, entertainment places, bazars, drains, night soil depots, rubbish depots, latrines, burial and cremation ground, etc., and undertakes public health activities such as disinfections, anti-malarial and anti-epidemic measures. Inspects hotels, restaurants, etc. to ensure that food and edibles sold are fit for public consumption. Attends to complaints regarding sanitation. Reports outbreak of infectious diseases to authorities and takes preventive measures. Attends courts for prosecution of individuals violating sanitation and public health regulations and performs inoculation work. Controls and supervises work of Sanitary Darogas. May maintain accounts and correspondence, compile figures of births and deaths in his jurisdiction and may investigate causes of death. May be designated as Disinfecting Inspector, Food Inspector, Slaughter House Inspector, Mosquito Inspector, etc. according to nature of work performed.
1.2 The broad components covered under Professional Skill subject are as below:
After the end of the course, the trainee will be able to make a nutritional plan for all age groups under given conditions, design a balanced diet as per the requirement under given conditions and also will be able to calculate and suggest the calorie and nutritional requirements as per the specific requirements of the person. Identify disease that occurs due to various deficiencies. They will assess disease symptoms, inspect and report various food adulteration and also to suggest different food preservation techniques for different types of food. They will identify and understand water and its properties and causes of water pollution, summarize water supply system with water treatment in the city/country etc. and also able to assemble plumbing system for conservation of water, develop rainwater harvesting technique. Trainee will be able to identify and understand the water purification process and also able to handle the night soil of a city/town while keeping in mind the protection of environment and human safety. They will plan solid waste management system in an area or a small town. Identify air pollution sources and suggest the suitable remedies and also understand global warming, its effects and identify the remedial measure. Trainee will be able to suggest the measures to minimize noise pollution, trainee will able plan and suggest the ventilation requirements of a particular area. They will plan and help in construction and maintenance of sewers, traps, plumbing tools and also know the types of sewers health hazard due to liquid waste. They will suggest disposal methods for dead animals humans and also able to identify different types of soil, its mportance in relation with public health and reclamation of land. They will plan and suggest sanitary prescription of medical measures in housing and fairs & festivals. Identify occupational health hazards. Follow safety rules. Prevent occupational diseases. Trainee will be able to prepare and control of biological environment and different parts of spraying equipment. The trainee will learn about how to generate awareness programs for masses on health education, illustrate importance of right behavior and personal hygiene, learn its diet impact on their personal life & society. They will perform first- aid treatment to tackle medical emergency situation, assess intensity of any disease, recognize the disease and provide first-aid treatment on time to contain the disease. They will follow the given immunization schedule and understand its importance. Identify disinfection and its importance to control diseases& carry out sterilization. Trainee will be able to understand the basics of personal hygiene and its importance on a person’s health and personality and also able to recognize various factors like death rate, birth rate, morbidity, MMR, IMR etc. Analyze importance of census survey and data collection, categorize health survey. Trainee will be familiarized with vocabulary and terminology of different acts.
1.3 LEARNING OUTCOME
Learning outcomes are a reflection of total competencies of a trainee and assessment will be carried out as per the assessment criteria.
LEARNING OUTCOMES (TRADE SPECIFIC)
1. Make a nutritional plan for all age groups under given conditions following safety precautions.
2. Design a balanced diet as per the requirement under given conditions.
3. Calculate and suggest the calorie and nutritional requirements as per the specific requirements of the person.
4. Identify diseases that occur due to various deficiencies.
5. Assess disease symptoms.
6. Inspect and report various food adulterations.
7. Suggest different food preservation techniques for various types of food.
8. Identify and understand water and its properties and causes of water pollution. Summarize water supply system with water treatment in the city/ country etc.
9. Assemble plumbing system for conservation of water.
10. Develop rainwater harvesting technique.
11. Identify and understand the water purification process.
12. Handle the night soil of a city/ town with protection of environment and human being.
13. Plan solid waste management system in an area or a small town.
14. Identify air pollution sources and suggest the suitable remedies.
15. Interpret the effects of global warming and identify the remedial measures.
16. Suggest the measures to minimise the noise pollution.
17. Plan and suggest the ventilation requirements of a particular area.
18. Illustrate concept of liquid waste and disposal. Know the types of sewers, health hazard due to liquid waste.
19. Plan and help in construction and maintenance of sewers, traps, plumbing tools etc.
20. Suggest disposal methods for dead animals and humans.
21. Identify different types of soil, its importance in relation with public health and reclamation of land.
22. Plan and suggest sanitary prescription of medical measures in housing, fairs & festivals.
23. Identify occupational health hazards. Follow safety rules. Prevent occupational diseases.
24. Prepare and control biological environment and different parts of spraying equipment.
25. Generate awareness programmes for masses on health education.
26. Illustrate importance of right behaviour and personal hygiene, learn its direct impact on their personal life & society.
27. Perform first-aid treatment to tackle medical emergency situation.
28. Assess intensity of any disease, recognize the disease and provide first-aid treatment on time to contain the disease.
29. Follow the given immunization schedule and understand its importance.
30. Identify disinfection and its importance to control diseases. Carry out sterilization.
31. Perform basic personal hygiene and interpret its impact on a person’s health and personality.
32. Recognise various factors like death rate, birth rate, morbidity, MMR, IMR etc. analyse importance of census survey and data collection.
33. Categorise health survey.
34. Familiarise with vocabulary and terminology of different acts.
1.4 COURSE STRUCTURE
Table below depicts the distribution of training hours across various course elements during a period of one year:
Notional Training Hours
Professional Skill (Trade Practical)
Professional Knowledge (Trade Theory)
1.5 ASSESSMENT & CERTIFICATION
The trainee will be tested for his skill, knowledge and attitude during the period of course through formative assessment and at the end of the training programme through summative assessment as notified by the DGT from time to time.
a) The Continuous Assessment (Internal) during the period of training will be done by Formative Assessment Method by testing for assessment criteria listed against learning outcomes. The training institute have to maintain individual trainee portfolio as detailed in assessment guideline. The marks of internal assessment will be as per the formative assessment template provided on www.bharatskills.gov.in.
b) The final assessment will be in the form of summative assessment method. The All India Trade Test for awarding NTC will be conducted by Controller of examinations, DGT as per the guidelines. The pattern and marking structure is being notified by DGT from time to time. The learning outcome and assessment criteria will be basis for setting question papers for final assessment. The examiner during final examination will also check individual trainee’s profile as detailed in assessment guideline before giving marks for practical examination.
1.6 PASS REGULATION
For the purposes of determining the overall result, weightage of 100% is applied for six
months and one year duration courses and 50% weightage is applied to each examination for
two years courses. The minimum pass percent for Trade Practical and Formative assessment is
60% & for all other subjects is 33%. There will be no Grace marks.
1.7 PROGRESSION PATHWAYS
• Can join industry as Craftsman and will progress further as Senior Craftsman, Supervisor and can rise up to the level of Manager.
• Can become Entrepreneur in the related field.
• Can join Apprenticeship programme in different types of industries leading to National Apprenticeship certificate (NAC).
• Can join Crafts Instructor Training Scheme (CITS) in the trade for becoming an instructor in ITIs.
• Can join advanced Diploma (Vocational) courses under DGT as applicable.