Lagos State Schools Calendar 2022/2023 [Official Version]
See the Full List of Approved Vocational Centres in Lagos State for Vocational and Skill Acquisition Training.

The Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has called on Lagosians to support the Government in its anti-poverty battle by enrolling at the various centres established for citizens to acquire diverse vocational skills.

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The centres, equipped with modern training equipment, were established to create more job opportunities, especially for women and youths, as well as equip the underprivileged, who are trained to match the needs of the labour market.

The centres offer courses such as:
📌Catering and Hotel Management,
📌Fashion Design and Dressmaking,
📌Refrigeration and Air Conditioning,
📌Welding Fabrication,
📌Computer Studies and

amongst others, in over 19 locations spread across the three senatorial areas of Lagos, including Ayobo, Badagry, Egan, Ejigbo, Ikorodu, Kosofe, Lagos Island and Shibiri.

The certificate courses are for six, nine and 12 months, depending on the choice of enrollees.

At the end of the programmes, graduands are empowered to become entrepreneurs and employers of labour. The initiative is part of the Lagos State Government’s strategies to create employment and reduce emphasis on white-collar jobs.

Interested members of the Public can obtain their application forms for admission into any of the vocational centres closest to them by visiting any of the listed centres across the State.

A list of the centres is available on all Lagos State Government social media platforms.

List of Vocational Centres in Lagos State [APPROVED]

List of Vocational Centres in Lagos State [APPROVED]

In other news the Federal Government, has said it is going to train 15,000 Nigerians in Technical and Vocational training Program (T-VET) through the project Team Maximization (T-Max) across seven states in Nigeria.

The Project is part of the Federal Government’s intervention to alleviate poverty from at least 100 million Nigerians by the year 2030.

This was mentioned by the Special Adviser to the President on Education Intervention, Mr. Fela Bank-Olemoh, on Monday, during a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Education, Lagos.

While addressing the press, Mr. Bank-Olemoh, stated that 3000 Nigerians would be trained in Lagos, while the other 12,000 will be trained in Ogun, Edo, Enugu, Kaduna, Nasarawa and Gombe respectively, adding that the portal would be opened for registration on the 1st of September and would go on for three-weeks.

He added that these T-VET centers will run with full capacity. He asked that those T-VET Centers that have training centers in fields like Plumbing, Electricity, Automotive, ICT and others to key into the program.

This will enable the Federal Government to register the trainees, send them to the centers and pay for their trainings over the next three months.

He said, “Our expectations is to confirm the fact that we don’t need to build more T-VET centers to train our people. We already have centers that we can maximize their capacity. Let’s use them to the fullest.”

Facts about Project T-MAX:

1. It's a Technical & Vocational Education & Training (TVET) Programme with the objective to equip Nigerians with technical & vocational skills they need to be self-employed and self-reliant.
2. Ogun State is one of the 7 selected pilot states. Others are Lagos, Edo, Enugu, Kaduna, Nasarawa & Gombe.
3. It will run from August till December 2022. The implementation agency for this project is the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).
4. List of skills and vocations. List of skills - ICT, Automobile, Furniture Works, Welding & Fabrication, Plumbing & Fittings, Tiling & Interlocking, Electrical Installation, Solar Installation & Maintenance, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Repairs, Photography & Cinematography, Tailoring/Fashion Design, Beauty Care & Cosmetology, Leather Works and Agripreneur / Agro-Packaging.
5. Who can apply? Age Limit: 18-35. Must be Resident in the State. Must be available to attend the full course of the Programme and must be able to read and write in English.
6. Registration is currently ONGOING!.
7. What do you get at the end of the programme? Certificates of Proficiency. Starter pack and 3 months paid internship (limited).
8. How to apply?