Sunday, 19 June 2016

N-Power Build Programme

The Federal Government of Nigeria has designed the N-Power Programme to drastically reduce youth unemployment. N-Power is also linked to the Federal Government’s policies in the economic, employment and social development arenas. The modular programmes under N-Power will ensure that each participant will learn and practice most of what is necessary to find or create work. Some of these graduates will also help in actualising Nigeria’s economic and strategic aspirations of achieving food security and self-sufficiency.
N-Power will also be a platform for diversifying the economy. N-Power is preparing young Nigerians for a knowledge economy where, equipped with world-class skills and certification, they become innovators and movers in the domestic and global markets. 

N-Power also focuses on providing our non-graduates with relevant technical and business
skills that enhance their work outlook and livelihood.
Applications are hereby invited for this position 

N-Power Knowledge Programmes
The N-Power Knowledge programme is the Federal Government’s first step towards diversifying to a knowledge economy. This programme will work alongside the planned eight innovation hubs across the country to provide incubation and acceleration of the technology and creative industries.  The programme is a ‘Training to Jobs’ initiative, essentially ensuring that participants can get engaged in the marketplace in an outsourcing capacity, as freelancers, as employees and as entrepreneurs.

Over View
N-Power Build is an accelerated training and certification (Skills to Job) programme that will engage and train 75,000 young unemployed Nigerians in order to build a new crop of skilled and highly competent workforce of technicians, artisans and service professionals.  

The focus industries include:
Building Services
Construction
Built Environment Services
Utilities
Automotive
Aluminium and Gas

Jobs
N-Power Build members can aspire to a career in construction, works and housing. Possible destinations include:
Building/Construction Project Management
Furniture Making and Design
Electrical Maintenance and Repairs Services
Building and Construction services
Plumbing
Welding

Course Details - Core Employability Skills
Communication:
  • Competencies/Learning Strategies:
  • Writing and presenting written and verbal reports
  • Role Plays
  • Demonstrations
  • Working in groups

Induction Skills:
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
To be communicated before commencement of training

Team Work: 
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
  • Team or group projects
  • Learning sets
  • Group discussion
  • Syndicates
  • Communities of practice

Problem Solving:
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
  • Case studies
  • Simulations
  • Investigative projects and research
  • Using various problem solving tools and techniques
  • Developing or designing models
  • Problem solving in teams and networks
  • Decision making activities

Initiative & Enterprise:
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
  • Brainstorming activities
  • Designing innovative and creative practices and solutions
  • Initiating change/design change processes
  • Simulation activities

Planning & Organizing:
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
  • Research and data collection
  • Developing action plans
  • Planning and organizing events
  • Time management activities
  • Goal setting activities and scheduling tasks
  • Collecting and analyzing information

Self-Management:
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
  • Development of portfolios
  • Work plans
  • Using log books to record time management skills and monitor own performance
  • Career planning exercises

Learning:
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
  • Reflective journals log books, diaries
  • Mentoring and coaching activities
  • Self-evaluation tools

Technology:
  • Competencies/Learning Strategies:
  • Using the Internet, Intranets
  • Using ICT skills to complete activities
  • Industry relevant software, technology and equipment

General Requirements
  • N-Power aspires to provide a platform where most Nigerians can access skills acquisition and development. At this time however, the initial modular programmes in N-Power are designed for Nigerian citizens between the ages of 18 and 35.
  • You will need to meet the minimum requirements (if any) for your respective programme. Generally, selection is based:
  • On your expression of a genuine interest in whichever area you decide;
  • Passing the relevant tests;
  • Your willingness to push yourself beyond your comfort zone; and
  • Ability to show a flair to develop all the skills you need to be the best you can be.
  • While there are fixed requirements along the way, we will be relying on you to take ownership of the process and take the lead in shaping your route, by making the most of the training that you will receive.
  • For the purposes of N-Power, Graduate means having a minimum of a Higher National Diploma (HND) or a Bachelors Degree from a higher institution.

Criteria
Currently Unemployed
No degree or diploma requirements
Aged between 18-35
Interest in fixing, building and creating things

Company
Job Level
Location
Specialization
Job Type
Preferred Years of Experience
Application Deadline
1 week from now