Things to look for in Summer Training Program for ECE/ EEE

The increasing enthusiasm and market of Robotics, IoT, Automation, etc. ECE and EEE branches are going to be in demand in recent future.
If you need to be a part of it you need to develop your skills in the field you like.
There are several ways to do that like: projects, internships, trainings ,etc.
Today we are going to discuss about the trainings. What are they, how can they help, how to choose one.

So, lets start

What is training?

Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies. Training has specific goals of improving one’s capability, capacity, productivity and performance. It forms the core of apprenticeships and provides the backbone of content at institutes of technology (also known as technical colleges or polytechnics).
In addition to the basic training required for a trade, occupation or profession, observers of the labor-market recognize (as of 2008) the need to continue training beyond initial qualifications: to maintain, upgrade and update skills throughout working life. People within many professions and occupations may refer to this sort of training as professional development.

How can training help you?

Training provides you a platform to openly learn anything you want in deep. Learning a thing in deep makes it your skill, the skill can help you get a job or build a job (entrepreneurship).

How to choose a training?

choosing a training is not a simple task this can take you from seconds to months, just to figure out which thing you should learn. The main problems people face at this time is that will the training help me for long run, will I be able to learn it,  is the timing for training is long, short or just accurate. You will have to overcome these questions.

What I will suggest is try to find what is trending,  what you like, what you learn. Also learning new thing is not an easy task so be ready to work hard by yourself.

Few Examples:

For Career In Core Electrical Domain

  • PLC/ SCADA ( Industrial Automation )
  • MATLAB
  • HMI/ DRIVE/ INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING/ ELECTRICAL CAD

For Career apart from core electronics basically into software domains

  • JAVA/ PHP/ Web design/ Python/ Machine Learning/ Artificial Intelligence etc.

1. Hands-on Learning Experience:

Learning by building projects is the best way of learning for an Engineer. Through this learning approach you can absorb knowledge not only by listening, but also by experiencing them through developing projects. Developing projects hands-on, helps you to get your basics right and you will also develop additional skills like problem solving ability, critical thinking, etc., which you can’t get through text-book learning.

So look out for summer training programs that offer you hands-on experience by building projects rather than just theoretical explanations.

2. Programming Experience:

Autonomous cars and fully automated industries are no more luxury; these technologies had become an integral part of our life. And programming codes play a vital role in making this technology function smoothly. Any hardware without the proper software loaded into it, becomes useless. Such is the importance to learn programming and master the complete technology. Moreover, programming is not something that you can master through your text-books; you have to experience them to master it. Getting programming experience will help you to understand the logic, how to test the program and how to debug it to get proper output from a device.

Summer training program that offers you programming experience should be preferred over other conventional training programs to master a technology completely.

3. Latest Technologies:

That is the pace in which the technology is advancing. From small-scale industrial robots to the advanced robots that assist in space walks, every industry is starting to implement automated systems onto their operations to smoothen their process. Scope for such advancing technologies is wide, but becoming a skilled engineer in these technologies is not possible through text-books. You need to understand these technologies from basics and developing projects on these latest technologies will help you to learn them better.

So as an EEE/ ECE student you should look for summer training programs that involve latest technologies.

4. Trainer/ Training Company’s Credibility:

When you go for such summer training program you should always look for the company’s credibility. As there are so many companies arising every day in the field of training to make quick money, you should be very careful in choosing the right one who can train you well.

Here are a few guidelines that’ll help you decide:

  • Check about the founders of the company. Are they having reputed background?
  • Check about the partners of the company and if they have prestigious clients.
  • Check for reviews on social media/ Google/ Quora etc. See if there are any complaints on them.
  • Check whether their Facebook pages are active or dead.
  • See their website is live with up-to-date information and clear information for students.
  • Check with your friends or seniors about their feedback.
  • Check if their certificates are fool-proof and have unique numbers that are verifiable. Don’t trust paper certificates as they can be printed by anyone.
  • See their experience in conducting programs and for how many years they have been operating.

Credibility of the company is more important as it directly indicates the quality of the training program that you will be getting.

5. Duration of the program:

You should take the training online so the time depends only on you. And also take the opportunities in internships offered by them.

You can take courses with guaranteed internship with Eckovation.

Visit our website Eckovation.com.

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