Vocational Skills Training


The 5-Day Vocational Skill Training sponsored by Alliance For Youth Nigeria was initiated, commissioned, and implemented within a month. The Vocational Skill training was laser focused on the unemployed youth in Lagos and Kano State.

The  Skill Training section for this session was

i. Beauty (Makeup, Gele Tying, Massage & Aromatherapy),

ii. Graphics Design (Social Media Management and Introduction To Web design),

iii. Solar Installation and

iv. CCTV/Cable Tv Installation.

The Training dates were August 1 to August 5, 2022, for Lagos and August 8 to August 12, 2022, in Kano.

In Lagos, training graduated 132 trainees after 5 days of intensive training. The training was held at the Capstone Resource Centre, a multipurpose event and training center located at 25 McEwen Street, Off Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos.

In Kano, the training graduated 221 trainees after the 5-Day Intensive Training. The training was held within the premises of Kano state Agency For Mass Education, No.3 Kabuga Rd., Off FCE junction, Kano, Kano state.

To further encourage the entrepreneurial spirit amongst the youth and promote self-reliance, a few outstanding and deserving trainees in the classes were empowered with tool kits.

In Total, 11 trainees were awarded toolkits to help them jumpstart the deployment of their newly acquired skills.

The breakdown is as follows: – 4 trainees in the Graphics Design shared equally across Lagos and Kano was equipped with a laptop each.

4 trainees in the Beauty Class shared equally across Lagos and Kano were equipped, 2 of them with Make-up Kit and 2 of them with Massage Beds.

2 Trainees in Solar Installation class shared equally across Lagos and Kano were equipped with a complete electrical engineer tool kit

1 Trainee in CCTV/Cable TV Installation Class in Kano was equipped with a complete mechanical engineer tool kit

Whitefield Foundation is grateful for the partnership of Alliance for Youth Nigeria. The need for vocational skill training cannot be overemphasized, it is the best way to tackle the rising unemployment in Nigeria