There is scope for getting employed as Labour Welfare Officers in private and public companies for those who have done undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in Labour Management and also postgraduate diploma course in Labour Administration, according to a communication from S. Sundararaj, Inspector of Labour, Tiruchi, on Thursday.

The Tamil Nadu Institute of Labour Studies in Chennai is offering B.A. and M.A (Labour Management) degree courses postgraduate diploma in Labour Administration part-time courses.

The two degree courses are affiliated to Madras University and the diploma course is recognised by the Tamil Nadu Government.

The UG and PG courses and PGDLA are included in the Tamil Nadu Factories Labour Welfare Officers Rules as preferential qualification for appointment of Labour Welfare Officers in private and public sectors and also Assistant Inspector of Labour and Labour Officer in Labour Department.