Industrial Training Institute,Chandanathope ,kollam, kerala under the directorate of employment and training was initially set up in the year 1964 with 10 trades. the land area of the institute is 16.27 acres. the institute is imparting training in 19 trades. The institute is upgraded to COE in the auto mobile cluster. trainees are admitted in the COE scheme in basics module and advance module consisting 3 trades .The totel intake capacity of institute raises to 1200 , including the trainees in 23 trades affliated under NCVT one unit of poist ITI course in motor winding aiso conducted in this institute . As per the direction from the DG E & T to get better linkage with industries both from public and private , we have constituted IMC , in tthe year 2005-06 .to monitor the performance of the IMC , district level & state level steering committees are also functioning now . The chairman of the IMC is from industries & the convener is the principal of the institute & other 4 members are from autonomous & private industries