NPower Recruitment 2019 Application – Programmes, Eligibility And How It Works

Npower recruitment 2019 – This is the most complete guide you are ever going to see on Npower recruitment programmes, requirements and application details.

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Npower is an empowerment programme available for graduate and non-graduates in Nigeria.

The purpose of the programme is to empower youths between the age of 18 – 35 years.

There are 8 programmes you can available under Npower which are divided into the graduate and non-graduate categories.

Npower Programmes 2019 – Which Is Graduate And Non-Graduate

Npower Graduate Programmes Npower Non-Graduate Programmes
Npower Agro N-power Build
Npower Health N-power Creative
Npower Teach N-power Tech Hardware
Npower Tax N-power Tech Software

N-power knowledge which is a non-graduate programme contains:

  • N-power Creative
  • N-power Tech Hardware
  • N-power Tech Hardware

npower knowledge 2019

Now, I am going to discuss the 8 programmes one after the other. I will also show the the requirements and how to apply.

1. Npower Agro

A. Details

N-Power Agro Volunteers will provide advisory services to farmers across the country.

You will be required to disseminate the knowledge that has been aggregated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the area of extension services.

As an Npower agro volunteer, you will also gather data of Nigeria’s agriculture assets.

B. Selection Preference

Bachelor’s degree, HND or OND in Nutrition, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Science, Crop Science, Food Science & Technology, and other agro related disciplines.

C. Duration

2 Years

NOTE: Volunteers will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment

D. What You Will Do

Possible destinations include:

  • Agriculture Extension Services Consultant
  • Seed fertilizer and other input aggregators
  • Farm managers
  • Public sector jobs in agriculture
  • Farming co-operatives management
  • Agro-entrepreneurship

2. Npower Health

A. Details

N-Power Health Volunteers will help improve and promote preventive healthcare in their communities to vulnerable members of the society including pregnant women and children and to families and individuals.

B. Selection Preference

Preference will be given to holders of Bachelor’s degree, HND, OND, in health sciences such as Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Botany, Midwifery, Psychology or other allied disciplines in the sciences.

Discipline requirements:

  • Community Health Extension (JCHEW & SCHEW)
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Medical Records
  • Health Education
  • Environmental Health Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Agricultural Science and other allied disciplines.

Qualifications:

  • JCHEW
  • SCHEW
  • NABTEB
  • OND
  • HND
  • RN
  • RM
  • B. Tech
  • B. Sc

Qualifying Institutions:

  • Schools of Health Technology
  • Nursing Schools
  • Midwifery Schools
  • Polytechnics
  • Universities

C. Duration

2 Years

NOTE: Volunteers will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment

D. What You Will Do

Possible destinations include:

  • Health Education Specialist
  • Health Promotion Coordinator
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Breastfeeding Support Coordinator
  • Health Office Administrator
  • Health Research Analyst
  • Social Worker & Counselor
  • Health Services Manager
  • Health Department Administrator
  • Government Policy Analyst
  • Displaced Persons Coordinator
  • HIV/AIDS Educator
  • Project Manager in Public Health
  • Field Investigator
  • Research Analyst
  • Community Health Worker


3. Npower Teach

A. Details

N-Power Teach Volunteers will help improve basic education delivery in Nigeria.

N-Power Teach Volunteers will be deployed as teacher assistants in primary schools around Nigeria.

They will not replace the current teachers, but will work as support teachers across Nigeria, assisting with teaching, school management and other functions within the schools.

Where possible, they will also assist in taking basic education to children in marginalised communities.

B. Selection Preference

All post-tertiary graduates from all disciplines inclusive of OND and NCE qualifications.

C. Duration

2 Years

NOTE: Volunteers will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment

D. What You Will Do

Possible destinations include:

  • Professional Teaching
  • Researcher, Research Associate, Senior Research Analyst
  • Education Consultant, Associate,
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Education Services Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Supervisor
  • Social services analyst

4. Npower Tax

A. Details

The Federal Government seeks to encourage non-compliant and partially compliant taxpayers to come clean and declare and pay their appropriate tax due to the government.

The N-Power community tax liaison officers will have the following key responsibilities which will include answering online inquiries, customer management, creating awareness of tax compliance.

B. Selection Preference

  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • Currently Unemployed
  • Must be a graduate (Bachelors or Higher National Diploma)
  • Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps Programme
  • Aged 18-35

Selection Preference Disciplines: Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Economics, Law, Finance, Psychology and other allied disciplines in the social sciences.

Essential Knowledge and experience:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office tools
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Good phone etiquette
  • Excellent Analytical and Diagnostic aptitude
  • Desirable knowledge of tax laws and administration in Nigeria

C. Duration

2 Years

D. What You Will Do

Possible destinations include:

  • Tax Assessor/ Collector.
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Auditor
  • Legal and Compliance Manager
  • Accountant

5. Npower Build

A. Details

N-Power Build is an accelerated training and certification (Skills to Job) programme that will engage and train 75,000 young unemployed Nigerians in order to build a new crop of skilled and highly competent workforce of technicians, artisans and service professionals.

Application is on www.npowerbuild.npvn.ng

The focus industries include:

  • Building Services
  • Construction
  • Built Environment Services
  • Utilities
  • Automotive
  • Aluminium and Gas

B. Selection Preference

  • Currently Unemployed
  • No degree or diploma Selection preferences
  • Aged between 18-35
  • Interest in fixing, building and creating things

C. Duration

3 months

D. What You Will Do

Possible destinations include:

  • Building/Construction Project Management
  • Furniture Making and Design
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repairs Services
  • Building and Construction services
  • Plumbing
  • Welding

6. Npower Creative

A. Details

The N-Power Creative programme will train and develop 5,000 young creative talents.

The strategy is to put our creative industry on the global radar as exporters of world-class services and content.

Training will last 3 months, made up of 1-month in-class and a 2-month hands-on group project, across selected Nigerian cities.

The participants will be trained and certified in one of the following courses:

  • Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Post-production
  • Script Writing

At the end of the training, some participants will get local and international internship opportunities while others will be linked to job and market opportunities.

In addition, all participants will receive computing devices that will ensure that they master their skills during and after the training.

B. Selection Preference

  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • Must be between 18-35 years old
  • Basic illustration skills will be an advantage for animation and graphic arts
  • For Script Writing, creative writing skills and analytical writing skills will be an advantage
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to undertake self-tutorship
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical

C. Duration

3 Months

D. What You Will Do

Possible destinations include:

  • Building/Construction Project Management
  • Animator
  • Script Writer
  • Illustrator
  • Graphics Designer
  • Sound Editor
  • Film Editor
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Game Design
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Digital Media Publishing
  • Educational/Training Content Production

7. Npower Tech Hardware

A. Details

The N-Power Tech. for device technicians program will train and facilitate tooling for at least 10,000 technicians to boost the device servicing and manufacturing industry.

Participants will undergo a hands-on training experience wherein they will be exposed to practical processes and tools to assemble and repair devices of varying specifications.

At the end often program, participants will be armed with the requisite technical skills to service devices in there local communities as well as work in a device assembly plant.

The program will take 3 months of training and 1 month of assessment , graduation and setup.

Participants will be advised on opportunities to acquire tools to practise.

B. Selection Preference

  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • Must be between 18-35 years old
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to undertake self-tutorship

C. Duration

3 Months

D. What You Will Do

Possible destinations include:

  • Assembly Plant Technician
  • Trainer
  • Device network technician
  • Device maintenance
  • Device Technician

8. Npower Tech Software

A. Details

The N-Power Tech for developers programme will train, tool and position 10,000 hands-on software developers for the local and international software development market.

Participants will undergo a project based model to training wherein they will be exposed to foundational software development tools as well as resources to thrive as a modern day software developer entrepreneur.

The programme will seek to establish the foundation knowledge, tools and platform upon which participants can pursue a career as software development entrepreneurs.

B. Selection Preference

  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • Must be between 18-35 years old
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to undertake self-tutorship
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical

C. Duration

3 Months

D. What You Will Do

Possible destinations include:

  • App Developer
  • Game Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Systems Software Developer
  • Software Tester
  • Trainer

The official portal for Npower recruitment is www.npower.gov.ng

That is all about all Npower recruitment available programmes, requirements and duration. 

Now, do you want to apply for any of the programmes above? If yes, the guide below is a good place to start from.

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