Training & Certification

Why Certification?

Certification is increasingly seen as an added value to university degrees. It is common these days for employers to ask for professional certifications or membership of professional bodies when advertising vacancies. This is very necessary especially when viewed against the backdrop of the number of applicants vying for limited job openings. Certifications not only distinguish the job seeker from the others, it provides the assurance to the employers that the candidate possesses the right set of skills. Candidates must ensure that they have the precise certification that is recognized in the industry of their choices. Professional certifications enhance the job seekers’ chances of being selected for job openings. The Federal Government of Nigeria has seen the importance of job readiness skills as a powerful way of complimenting the Nigeria Education, thus the support for vocational education. For university students, high level skills required in the multinational and cutting edge organizations are acquired via trainings, hence we provide the following professional training for our undergraduate students.

- Project Management Institute (PMI)

PMI offers a comprehensive certification program for project, program and portfolio management practitioners of all education and skill levels, currently consisting of eight certifications. The program demonstrates both your commitment to the profession and your expertise through certifying education, experience and competency. Rigorously developed by practitioners for practitioners, PMI certifications help you and your projects excel.

- CISICO Certification (CC)

Cisco Certification will enhance the career of students who are interested in Information Technology (IT) related jobs as a career. A student with network engineering background will miss out greatly in profiling his/her career without CC. With a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification, it is easier for students to set themselves apart from the crowd in the job market. CCNA certification is assuring enough in the industry that a student has achieved a certain level of competence.

- Juniper Network Certification (JNC)

JNC is a must have certification for any student interested in network engineering. Students with a JNC certification are investing in highly applicable job skill. Professionals with JNC recognise greater benefits from their investment in Juniper products and the said Juniper education is highly needed and applicable in today’s industry. JNC will hasten the students dream to become a recognised network engineer and manager.

- Certified Wireless Network Professional Certification (CWNP)

The CWNP certification distinguishes the student from the others with university degree by validating his/her competence in Wi-Fi technology. This certification guarantees the students’ ability to use the necessary troubleshoot enterprise Wi-Fi networks tools, and secure them. Network administration is among the highly rated skills required by companies.

- Oracle Certification (OC)

Students with interest in the data base domain will benefit greatly from oracle education and certification. Oracle Certifications validate students’ abilities and expertise using Oracle’s popular business technologies. Oracle certifications are very much sought after in the technology industry. Its credentials are very much respected in the IT industry.

- Microsoft Certification (MC)

Microsoft Certifications are often rated as the generic certification needed by every literate person. It is one quick way of understanding the prospective applicants’ ability to engage in data analytics. With a Microsoft Certification, students present themselves to hiring managers that they are the perfect candidate for the job. MC informs the employer that the student has a clearer understanding of the functionalities of Microsoft technology.

- Certification in Big Data Analytics (CBDA)

CBDA establishes the competency of yet-to-be professionals at integrating computer science and economics skills in problem solving and data analytics. With a CBDA qualification, the students are ascertained to have acquired rigorous training in quantitative analysis. This certification informs the employer that the student has been exposed to the analytical and programming skills needed to analyse big data commonly found in business.

- Information Technology in Agricultural Sciences

All stakeholders of agriculture industry need information and knowledge about these phases to manage them efficiently. Any system applied for getting information and knowledge for making decisions in any industry should deliver accurate, complete, concise information in time or on time. The information provided by the system must be in user-friendly form, easy to access, cost-effective and well protected from unauthorized accesses.

- Information Technology in Engineering

Information Technology in Engineering greatly influences our everyday life with the emergence of different technical innovations which help in the development of the society at large. Professionals involved in Information Technology in Engineering know they must stay up to date with the latest trends to keep their careers on-track and support the technological and economic advancement of their organizations. Information Technology in Engineering therefore offers courses and Professional examinations that are focused on capacity building.