NITDA Training: Interested and suitably Nigerians are invited to apply for the 2022 NITDA Fully Funded Developers Training for Nigerians. This content contains complete details about the registration process and also the registration portal.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), overseen by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, is inviting interested Nigerians to apply for its much-anticipated software development training program.
About the NITDA One Million Developers Training Registration
The project, which would be carried out through NITDA’s subsidiary, the National Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR) in Wuye District, Abuja, is in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the ecosystem and aims to make Nigeria the hub of digital talents in Africa and the world at large.
The program aligns with the Federal Government’s National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) and NITDA’s Strategic Roadmap and Action Plan (SRAP 2021-2024) Emerging Technologies pillar.
According to Mrs. Hadiza Umar, Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relationship, NITDA, the trainees will go through a series of coaching and lectures to develop programming skills in Python for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Robotics, and Data Science.
She revealed that the Director General of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa, has directed NCAIR to run the program within the Centre on a 24/7 basis, including an internship program that will provide intensive training to Nigerian youths with the goal of producing software developers.
“NDG Training is split into two batches.” Batch A will run from Monday to Wednesday, Batch B from Thursday to Saturday, and Sunday will be an independent study day, with certificates issued to students/trainees at the end of the program.
Brief Program Details
Sponsor(s): National Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR)
Benefit: Fully Funded Training, Certificates, and Job Opportunity
Eligible Country: Nigeria
Application Deadline: 7 September 2022
Training Modality and Duration
NITDA through its subsidiary NCAIR is embarking on a 24/7 approach to building talent through the Learn, Teach, and Earn initiative. This is an Avenue for training developers with relevant skills for the 4th industrial Revolution (4iR) and readiness for the future digital workforce.
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Who Can Apply
1. Nigerian Youth residing or has accommodation in the FCT, including NYSC Corps Members, Secondary School Students & Undergrads 2. who are on holiday, Graduates, and any other individual that wishes to acquire Tech-skills.
Participants must be at least 15 years old.
3. Kindly note that the training will take place physically in Abuja.
How to Apply
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on the “Apply Button” provided below to apply.