CHENNAI: To provide a platform to facilitate online delivery of DIY (Do it Yourself) skill development programmes, the Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) on Tuesday announced the launch of Skill Certification Assessment for Leather Employees (SCALE) Studio android app.
Operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), LSSC is committed to strengthen its digital capabilities on quality assurance across training delivery, facilitate learning and acquiring skills through online learning synonymous with assessments.
The android app was launched by Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship at an event organised by LSSC that witnessed participation of L Murugan Minister, TN fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying, PR Aqeel Ahmed, chairman, LSSC, KJ Sreeram, director CLRI, Habib Hussain, chairman CLRI Research Council and Rajesh Rathnam, CEO, LSSC.
This online live studio is a facility to conceptualise, design, develop, prototype and learn to make footwear and fashion products. The classes are captured by using a multi-cam set up for a 360 degree immersive learning experience.
Aspiring learners like students at schools and colleges, housewives, working professionals can learn the art of making footwear and fashion products by logging into the Design Studio through the Scale India Android app. The learners will be assessed and certified by LSSC.
The studio works round the clock hosting various sessions by experts from the industry. People now are more aware about the latest fashion trends and products than before, leading to a growing demand for exclusive bespoke products catering to their needs. The pandemic has created a desire in many people to learn new hobbies and DIY crafts.
The DIY, Direct-to-Customer (D2C) and the bespoke sectors are growing, and it caters to exclusive consumers, leading to a demand for a highly creative micro-entrepreneur talent pool. The SCALE Design Studio fulfils this need for the growth of these sectors.