Applications are invited for the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme. Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – The newly built-up facility at the Dangote Academy in Obajana provides perfect conditions for technical training with modern classrooms, highly-qualified trainers, sophisticated learning tools, and state-of-the-art training equipment – mostly provided by German companies. The training center also functions as a central meeting place and venue for Nigerian and German companies.
- Admission age bracket: 16–24 years
- Educational background: 5 credits in O’ Level Sciences
- Possession of one of the following certificates: WAEC (SSCE), NABTEB(NTC), NECO (SSCE)
Application Closing Date – 9th November 2020
The training takes place at Dangote Academy, the Dangote Training Centre in Obajana where the partners have built up additional training facilities for the Nigerian-German training project. This state of the art centre is equipped with modern classrooms, computer and technical drawing rooms as well as electrical, automation, instrumentation, and mechanical workshops.
There are also accommodations for the students, a cafeteria, and an administrative wing. Modern leisure facilities are in the planning and will round off a pleasant stay on the Dangote Academy Campus
The course programme focusses on three core disciplines:
- Short Courses Mechanical Programme – Welding and brazing, vulcanization, control technology and maintenance of machines, basics in mechanics and assembly
- Short Courses Electrical Programme – electrical installations, electrical machines, measurement technology
- Full Trade Vocational Training Mechanical Programme – Industry mechanic; consists of Basic Engineering, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering.
Advantages of the Training:
- Combines Nigerian requirements with German expertise and technology know-how
- Includes theoretical as well as practical modules at companies
- Instructions by Nigerian educators and trainers trained and qualified in collaboration with German companies
- High-standard facilities with modern equipment, learning tools, and appropriate accommodation for the trainees
- Benefit from NWS’ long-standing experiences in industry-ready vocational training
- Access to a lively network of Nigerian and German companies
- School leavers and trainees seeking a qualification in the occupational fields of mechanics, electronics, and mechatronics
- Technical specialists from companies in the manufacturing industry, who seek further training as part of their professional activity
- Instructors who seek empowerment to conduct advanced training and courses.
- Candidates can only submit a single application
- Only electronic applications will be considered
- Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
- Kindly ensure that email addresses and phone numbers are active and valid
- Admission is subject to passing an aptitude test and oral interview
- Trainees are not Dangote employees and the training is not a pre-employment programme
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About the ADF-VDMA
The ADF-VDMA partnership aims at first-rate qualification for industrial personnel based on the German model of dual-track training. The training programme is designed for the needs of the Nigerian industry and is sustained by the expertise of German engineering. It offers vocational training for industrial workers as well as train-the-trainer programmes. The training concept is based on dual-track vocational training which combines theoretical and practical aspects.
The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF)-VDMA Technical Training Programme is a collaboration between the Aliko Dangote Foundation, the VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association), and its Foundation for young talent in Mechanical Engineering (Nachwuchsstiftung Maschinenbau – NWS).
The initiative offers high-quality education and training to young Nigerians who seek to acquire skills in Mechanical and Electrical Technology. The training programme is based on the German model of dual-track vocational training.
By; Ifunanya Ikueze