ICTforCHANGE: 2000 Nigerian Youths ICT Training

ICTforCHANGE is an empowerment programme by Huawei Technologies in collaboration with Federal Government of Nigeria to train 2,000 youths in ICT/Telecoms.

ICTforCHANGE

As part of the Federal Government’s Youth and Student Development as well as Job Creation Programme, ICTforChange is designed for young graduates in ICT and other related fields.

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with innovations extending from telecom carrier networks to enterprise and consumer businesses.

To adapt to the revolutionary transformations taking place in the IT industry, Huawei, the Chinese Tech giant is committed to training 2000 Nigerians in ICT. It is part of the Federal Government of Nigeria’s Social Protection projects. Participants of this programme will be certified by Huawei.

ICTforCHANGE  Eligible Applicants

The ICTforCHANGE program is designed for Universities/Polytechnics Graduates of Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science, ICT, Civil & Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics and other ICT related courses.

All applicants for the ICTforChange programme must be between 18 – 30 years.

Training Venue

  • Huawei Training Centers in Abuja & Lagos.

Training Fee

  • The ICTforCHANGE training is completely FREE. However, successful applicants are to carter for living and transport expenses to the training venue.

All applications must be completed online. Application Deadline: 12 midnight 15th June, 2016

ICTforCHANGE Training Courses

ICT Fundamentals

Course Description:

This is designed to give the required general background knowledge for the various information and communication technologies.

  • A step-by-step approach into IP Technology
  • Introduction to Telecommunication Networks (2G, 3G and 4G) and Telecoms product lines.
  • It also covers introduction to transmission/transport technologies
  • Introduction to servers, storage solutions, virtualization and cloud computing concepts.

Academic/Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum of B.Sc., B.Eng., BTech. or HND in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, ICT Sciences.

Target ICT Market Segment:

  • ICT departments of e-government
  • Telecom
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Oil &Gas
  • Banking
  • Manufacturing

HCDA(HCNA) Fundamentals

Course Description:

  • ICT Network Fundamentals
  • Basic Connection methods of popular networks.
  • Basic network construction
  • Troubleshooting of common network faults
  • Installation and commissioning of Huawei routing and switching devices
  • With HCDA/HCNA certification, you demonstrate a basic understanding of small and medium sized networks, including general network technologies, and the ability to assist the design of small and medium-sized networks and implement the designs using Huawei routing and switching devices.
  • With engineers who are HCDA/HCNA certified, enterprises are able to construct simple networks and integrate voice, wireless, cloud, security and storage technologies into their networks in order to support a variety of applications.

Academic/Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum of B.Sc., B.Eng., BTech or HND in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, ICT Sciences.

Target ICT Market Segment:

  • ICT departments of e-government
  • Telecom
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Oil &Gas
  • Banking
  • Manufacturing

Telecoms Power System Training

Course Description:

This program is designed to introduce the fundamentals of power systems as applied to Telecoms Infrastructure. It covers;

  • Introduction to Telecoms Energy Systems
  • Components of Telecoms Energy Systems
  • Commissioning and Routine Maintenance of Telecoms Energy Systems.

Academic/Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum of B.Sc., B.Eng., BTech or HND in Physics, Electrical Engineering & Mechanical Engineering.

Target ICT Market Segment:

  • Telecommunication Companies
  • Power Companies & Subcontractors
  • Self-employment in Power Solutions & Repairs

BTS and Microwave Installation Training

Course Description:

This program is designed to introduce the Base Station Subsystem (BSS) and Microwave Transmission Technologies used in Telecoms Networks. It covers;

  • Wireless BTS/NodeB/eNodeB Product Description
  • Hardware Installation and Commissioning
  • Microwave Radio Installation and commissioning.

Academic/Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum of OND in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Target ICT Market Segment:

  • Telecommunication Companies & Subcontractors

ICTforCHANGE Application Process

  1. Application for ICTforCHANGE is FREE.
  2. All applications are to be completed online at the ICTforCHANGE official website – http://www.ictf0rchange.gov.ng/
  3. Incomplete applications will be automatically rejected
  4. Applications made after the deadline will be rejected
  5. Ensure all relevant documents are uploaded ( CV, Certificates, Passport Photograph, Local Government Area Certificate)
  6. Once your application is submitted, you will receive an acknowledgement letter in your inbox. The letter will state what further steps you need to take in the ICTforCHANGE application process.
  7. Each applicant will receive a unique token number which serves as your application number for future reference. Please keep safely.
  8. The deadline for application submission fot ICTforCHANGE is 12 midnight 15th June, 2016 For More Information:

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