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Industrial Trust Fund (ITF) Model Skills Training Centre (MSTC) Admission 2013/2014

The Federal Government of Nigeria invites Applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Fund’s Model Skills Training Centre (MSTC), Abuja for a two-year Vocational Skills Training in selected Trade Areas for the 2013/2014 training year. The programme leads to the award of National Institute of Technical Education Certificate (NITEC), International of ITE Singapore (OND Equivalent) and ITF Competency Certificate (COC).


Industrial Trust Fund (ITF) Skills Training  Admission for 2013/2014 Session

The aim of the programme is to train and equip youths with advanced employable skills in the following occupational areas:

  1. Facility Maintenance Technology (FCT) (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
  2. Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  3. Culinary Skills Western & African Dishes (CS)
  4. Mechatronics (Automation and Autotronics) (ME)
  5. Electronics (Computer & Networking) (ECN)

NOTE: Training on the above listed programmes will not only equip trainees for a successful and rewarding career but also pave the way to long life education and training.

Description of Occupational Areas

Facility Maintenance Technology (FCT) (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
On completion of this programme, trainees will be able to plan, install and maintain mechanical & Electrical Facilities in an establishment.

Job Opportunities

  • Graduates on this programme are employed by companies providing building management and maintenance services. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Building Maintenance Technician, Building Services Technician and Air-Conditioning Engineering Technician.
  • There are also excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond.
  • The challenge is for trainees to prepare themselves by upgrading their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.
  • Graduates of this skills area can also establish their own outfits.

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
On completion of this programme, trainees will be able to:
Plan, install and carry-out maintenance work on Data Communication Systems, Soft ware Applications and Manage Data Centre Services.

Job Opportunities

  • Graduates are employed by a wide range of private and public organizations in all industries ranging from telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, government, education,, healthcare, and insurance. Some of the job titles held are: Information and Communication Technician and Computer Technician.
  • There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory position and beyond. The challenge is for trainees to prepare themselves by upgrading their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.

Culinary Skills Western & African Dishes (CS)
On completion of this programme, trainees would be able to operate a standard kitchen and produce Western and African dishes to acceptable International standards.

Job Opportunities

  • Graduates of Culinary Skills are employed by establishments in restaurants, food and beverage outlets in hotels. Some of the job titles held by graduates may include Chef and Assistant Chef.
  • They can also establish their own outfits.

Mechatronics (Automation and Autotronics) (ME)
On completion of this programme, trainees will be able to plan and carry-out maintenance work on Industrial Digital Machinery and Automotive.

Job Opportunities

  • In this programme, graduates are employed by companies in the high- technology manufacturing and servicing industries. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Automation Technician, Automated Equipment Maintenance Technician and Mechatronics Technician.
  • There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. The challenge is for trainees to prepare themselves by upgrading their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses. Graduates can also run their own outlets.

Electronics (Computer & Networking) (ECN)
On completion of this programme, trainees will be able to plan, maintain, test and repair digital equipment, micro computer peripherals and set-up and install networking equipment.

Job Opportunities

  • Graduates are employed by organizations and companies that manufacture electronic and computer equipment. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Computer Systems Technician, Electronics Servicing Technician, Electronics Production Technician and Electronics Maintenance Technician.
  • There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. The challenge is for trainees to prepare themselves by upgrading their technical skills and knowledge by taking higher-level courses

Entry Qualifications
Applicants should not be below 18 years of age and must have obtained a minimum of five (5) credits with at least passes in Mathematics, Physics and English Language at SSCE Level.

Application closes 14th February, 2013

Method of Application
Intending candidates should purchase their application forms at:

The Model Skills Training Centre (MSTC), ITF House,
6, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent,
Maitama, Abuja

or any of the ITF Area Offices nearest to them with the sum of Two thousand Naira (N 2,000.00) only in cash payable to:
Zenith Bank
Account Name: MSTC – ITF Remittance Account
Account No. 1012727398
Sort Code: 057080170

Application forms can also be downloaded from ITF website www.itf-nigeria.com

Payment for such forms will be made to the same account.

Entrance Examination
The entrance examination, which will hold on 14th February, 2013, will concentrate on General Paper, Mathematics and English Language.

Selection/Interview
Successful candidates at this Entrance Examination will attend a selection interview on the 15th day of February, 2013, at their Examination Centre.

Examination Centres are located in:

  • ITF/MSTC, Abuja (FCT and Kogi)
  • ITF Area Office, Jos (Plateau)
  • ITF Area Office, Kaduna (Kaduna)
  • ITF Area Office, Sokoto (Sokoto, Gusau and Kebbi)
  • ITF Area Office, Maiduguri (Yobe and Borno)
  • ITF Area Office, Ikeja (Lagos, Oyo and Ogun)
  • ITF Area Office, Benin (Edo, Bayelsa and Delta)
  • ITF Area Office, Enugu (Ebonyi, Imo, Anambra and Enugu)
  • ITF Area Office, Akure (Ondo, Osun and Ekiti)
  • ITF Area Office, Ilorin (Kwara)
  • ITF Area Office, Makurdi (Benue and Nasarawa)
  • ITF Area Office, Yola (Adamawa and Taraba)
  • ITF Area Office, MInna (Niger)
  • ITF Area Office, Gusau (Gusau and Zamfara)
  • ITF Area Office, Kano (Kano, Katsina and Jigawa)
  • ITF Area Office, Bauchi (Bauchi and Gombe)
  • IITF Area Office, Calabar (Akwa-lbom and Cross River)
  • ITF Area Office, Port-Harcourt (Abia and Rivers)

Fees
A highly subsidized fee of Seventy-five thousand Naira (N 75,000.00) only, per trainee per annum is charged for the programme. Fifty thousand Naira (N 50,000.00) only is charged for hostel accommodation excluding N30,000.00 refundable caution fee.

Return of Completed Forms
Duly completed application forms should be returned through sponsoring organisations/parents/guardians with the following:

  1. Photocopy of the receipt of application fee
  2. Photocopies of Credentials
  3. Two recent passport photographs
  4. Two self addressed stamped envelopes
  5. Medical Certificate of physical fitness from a recognised hospital.

To reach the undersigned,
The Training Manager
ITF Model Skills Training Centre
ITF House, 6, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent
Maitama, Abuja

Email: [email protected]

For further information, please call: 07098827953, 07098827954

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Comments

2 comments

  1. Akaninyene Effiong Ita

    Please i want to know if admission for itf is still in progress for the month of may/june

  2. Joshua soronnadi

    please, i’m interested in enrolling for the 2014/2015 training programme. i want to be informed when the Admission will begin. thanks. from Joshua.

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