November 01, 2017

NDDC Skill Acquisition Training Programme 2017 Apply Now (November)


NDDC Skill Acquisition Training Programme 2017… Niger Delta Development Commission , NDDC Skill Acquisition Training Programme for Nigerian Graduate and Non-graduate is currently ongoing. See application guide, requirement and procedure below;

NDDC Skills Acquisition Training Programmes 2017 Apply-Now www.nddc.gov.ng

NDDC Skills Acquisition Training Programmes 2017 – The Entrepreneurship Training Programme, though it is strictly for ONLY entrepreneurs outside the oil and gas sector are encouraged to apply

NDDC Skills Acquisition Training are emphasized here for the need to diversify and strengthen the economies of the Niger Delta States and make them less dependent on the oil and gas sector which is mainly to is identify viable businesses in the MSME category from all (9) Nine states of the region
Other most preferred sectors include:
  1. a) Agriculture
    b) ICT
    c) Manufacturing and Processing
    d) Entertainment and Hospitality
    e) Commerce and Trade
  2. f) Professional Services, among others.
New list of other businesses are listed below

NDDC Skills Acquisition Training Programmes 2017 Apply

we have the new list of these businesses in what is called Pioneer Relief which allows you to get 3 years tax exemption and a possible additional 2-year extension making a total of 5 years.

We know, you cannot wait here it is:

The new industries added to the PSI list are as follows:

  1. Processing of cocoa;
  2. Processing and preservation of meat/poultry and production of meat/poultry products;
    3. Manufacture of starches and starch products;
    4. Manufacture of leather footwear, luggage and handbags;
    5. Manufacture of animal feeds;
    6. Tanning and dressing of Leather;
    7. Manufacture of railway locomotives, wagons and rolling stock;
    8. Manufacture of household and personal hygiene paper products;
    9. Manufacture of paints, vanishes and printing ink;
    10. Manufacture of plastic products (builders’ plastic ware) and moulds;
    11. Manufacture of batteries and accumulators;
    12. Manufacture of steam generators;
    13. Business process outsourcing.
    14. Manufacture of metal-forming machinery and machine tools;
    15. Manufacture of machinery for metallurgy;
    16. Manufacture of machinery for food and beverage processing;
    17. Manufacture of machinery for textile, apparel and leather production;
    18. Manufacture of machinery for paper and paperboard production;
    19. Manufacture of plastics and rubber machinery;
    20. Waste treatment, disposal and material recovery;
    21. E-commerce services;
    22. Software development and publishing;
    23. Motion picture, video and television programme production, distribution, exhibition and photography;
    24. Music production, publishing and distribution;
    25. Real estate investment vehicles under the Investments and Securities Act;
    26. Mortgage backed securities under the Investments and Securities Act; and
    27. Mining and processing of coal;This policy was initially established in the Industrial Development (Income Tax Relief) Act and then reviewed by the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) created additional provisions which took effect on 30th January 2014. This latest list of industries was released by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment on 7th August 2017.

These enable us to build youths capacity and thereafter provide necessary supports and enabling environment for their growth and competitiveness in today’s global markets. The nature of support will be determined by the business plan that will be developed by each participating entrepreneur during the training.
You are advised to always Read the instruction Guide before filling your registrations Details online because your cooperation and compliance are highly essential to make the registration process a smooth and stress-free experience.

  1. The business (existing or soon to be registered) must be legitimate concerns (not involved in illegal pursuits) and duly registered under the laws of the federal Republic of Nigeria.
    2. The entrepreneur(s) promoting the business i.e. Sole Proprietor(s), Partners or Directors must be from one of the Niger Delta States.
    3. The business must be dully registered with the relevant Inland Revenue (tax) Authorities.
The Commission also intends to train Niger Deltans to acquire up to date skills in different trades. By so doing, the Commission would have created a pool of skilled workforce who are self-reliant and capable of training and employing other Niger Deltas.
The Programmes are as follows:
  1. Welding and fabrication
    2. Furniture making & wood work
    3. Catering & confectionary
    4. Food processing
    5. Home management (tie & dye)
    6. Modern painting technology
    7. Fashion design & tailoring
    8. Computer technology/programming
    9. Entertainment industry
    10. Solar power maintenance
    11. Maritime technology

Interested applicants are hereby requested to visit the official web portal http://nddc.gov.ng/skillCID.html and select any skill of interest and fill the application form as applicable.
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