Delta State Begins Another Round Skill Training

Posted by Grand News | 6 December 2017 | 3,102 times

•Governor Okowa

 The Delta State Government through the Office of the Delta State Chief Job Creation Officer, Governor’s Office, Asaba,has announced its readiness to begin another round of skill training through the STEP and YAGEP schemes for suitably qualified individuals, particularly youths of 18-35 years in the state.

A Government Special Announcement signed by Paul Osahor, Director of Information, Ministry of Information, makes it clear that individuals can now apply and submit  not later than Friday December 22.

The announcement reads in full:


It is hereby announced for the information of the general public particularly Deltans that the Office of the Delta State Chief Job Creation officer, Governor’s Office Asaba has invited applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates for admission into the 2017/2018 cycle of Delta State Government Job Creation Programmes – Skills Training & Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) and Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP).

Applicants must be presently unemployed Deltan youth with genuine desire to acquire skills and training for entrepreneurship, aged 18-35 years and must possess at least West African School Certificate.

Available trades for skills acquisition are as follows:

Skills Training & Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP)

1.      Fashion Design & Tailoring

2.      Catering & Confectionary

3.      Hair Dressing & Makeover, Cosmetology & Barbing

4.      Decoration and Event Management

5.      Plumbing

6.      Electrical Installation & Repairs

7.      Building Services (PoP, Tiling and Interlocking)

8.      Welding and Fabrication

9.      Audio Visual Services

Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP)

1.      Fish production

2.      Rice production

3.      Vegetables Production

Accordingly, interested applicants should collect application forms from Office of the Chief Job Creation Officer, Anwai Road, Asaba OR Governor’s Office Annex, along NPA Expressway, near DBS, Warri. Application forms can also be accessed and submitted online at Completed application forms must be received not later than Friday December 22, 2017”.

Source: Grand News

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