The ITF-NECA Technical Skills Development Project (TSDP) is a joint initiative by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) designed to promote the availability of middle-level manpower with the appropriate Technical and Vocational Skills to meet the identified needs of industries in Nigeria.

The training institutions currently provide empowerment in the following skill areas:

  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Machining and Pipe-fitting (Plumbing)
  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Production Welding
  • Maintenance Welding
  • Electrical & Electronics Maintenance
  • Auto Mechanics / Mechatronics
  • Instrumentation – Automation and Process Control
  • Building Construction
  • Agric and Agro-Allied


  • Good numerical ability and fluency in communication
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 35years
  • Must have a passion for exploring the ICT world as a Career.


  • Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE)
  • Bsc

On-Going Training

At the end of the training, participants would be

  • Equipped with the globally recognized certification programme in computer and internet proficiency for employability
  • Skilled in the critical competencies in Information and Communication Technology required to create wealth and be self-employed
  • Empowered with in-depth mentorship opportunities to become entrepreneurs capable of starting and running a sustainable technology-based business.

Successful candidates will enjoy free tuition, lunch and stipend. The programme is non-residential. 

Candidates, will, therefore, be responsible for their accommodation throughout the duration of the programme.

Application Process

Selected candidates will be contacted to come for an interview. Candidates should bring along the following:

-2 passport-sized photographs
-Original Birth Certificate
-Educational Qualification Certificate(s)
-Original and Photocopy of National ID, Voter’s Card, or International  Passport.


Interested Candidates should forward their current CVs, photocopies of credentials as well as a written application not later than 6th July 2020to

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage  

Application Deadline: July 8th 2020