Last updated on September 20th, 2020 at 02:08 pm | This article was published at an earlier date and has been updated with new information.
NPOWER Portal is a Nigeria website that helps the economy of Nigeria and the unemployment of Nigeria youth. Npower portal/N-Power is also a platform for diversifying the economy; The Federal Government of Nigeria has designed the N-power programme to extremely reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria.
Their focus is to provide young Nigeria graduates and non-graduates with the skills and tools to enable them advance from unemployment stage to employment stage, entrepreneurship and to create something new. N-Power is preparing young Nigerians for a knowledgeable economy so they can be among the developing countries in the world, they become innovators in the domestic and markets worldwide. Nigeria will have a pool of software developers, hardware service professionals, animators, graphic artists, building services professionals, artisans and others.
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N-Power focuses on providing Nigeria non-graduates with related technical and business skills which will make the non-graduate look great in the society and also have a place in the society. It is also linked to the Federal Government’s policies in the economic employment and social development areas. The teachers under N-Power will ensure that each participant will learn and practice most of what is necessary and beneficial to find or create work and make them able to make a living.
The N-Power programme is for all eligible Nigerians. And only thing that qualifies any one to apply for N-Power job is your NYSC certificate for graduates, and O-level result for non-graduates for the Npower application process.
NPOWER VOLUNTEER CORPS
The N-Power Volunteer Corps is the post-tertiary engagement initiative for Nigeria youth between the ages of 18 and 35. It is a paid volunteering programme of a 2-year duration. The graduates will undertake their primary tasks in identified public services within their communities.
All N-Power Volunteers are entitled to computing devices that will contain information necessary for their specific engagement, as well as information for their continuous training and development. The N-Power Volunteer Corp involves a massive deployment of 500,000 trained graduates who will assist to improve the inadequacies in the public services in education and health . Participants will be able provide teaching, instructional, and advisory solutions in 4 key areas (N-Power Agro, N-Power Health, N-Power Teach, N-Power Community Education).
The N-power program recruitment exercise has commenced for massive employment of Nigerian youths into various sector in the ministries by the federal government, which includes; education, agriculture, technology, health, creative, construction and artisan industries.
N-power agro is one of the n-power program that provide advisory services to farmers across the country. They will disseminate the knowledge that has been aggregated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the area of extension services. They will also gather data of Nigeria’s agriculture assets.
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. A minimum of 3,700 N-Power volunteers will be selected to work as Community Tax Liaison Officers to work in their states of residence with the state’s tax authorities. 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.
N-Power Build is an accelerated training and certification (Skills to Job) program that will engage and train75, 000 young unemployed Nigerians in order to build a new skilled professionals and highly competent workforce of technicians, artisans and service professional it also develop a workforce of highly skilled service providers in the construction, domestic, hospitality and infrastructure industries.
The focus industries include:
- → Building Services
- → Construction
- → Built Environment Services
- → Utilities
- → Automotive
- → Aluminium and Gas
The N-Power Creative programme will train and develop Nigeria young creative talents in order to know more things about life and to be able to stand as young professionals. Training will last 3 months which is splitted in two areas i.e. 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, and Script Writing.
At the end of the training, some participants will be connected to places across the world to show off their creativity while others will be linked to job and market opportunities. In addition, all participants will receive computing devices that will ensure that they know their skills during and after the training.
N-Power Health Volunteers will help improve and promote preventive healthcare in their communities to members of the society including children and pregnant women and to families and individuals.
N-Power Teach Volunteers will help improve basic education delivery in Nigeria. N-Power Teach Volunteers will be deployed as teacher assistants in various primary schools around Nigeria. They will not replace the current teachers, but will work as support teachers to the teachers assisting with teaching, school management and other basic functions within the schools. Where possible, they will also assist in taking basic education to children in the communities to enable fast and easy learning of children.
N-POWER TECH HARDWARE
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. The output of this program will serve as a critical catalyst for the expansion of local capacity to service and produce mobile phones, tablets, computers and other relevant devices to serve the local and international market. Participants will undergo a hands-on training experience where they will be exposed to practical processes 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 their 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 practice.
N-POWER TECH SOFTWARE
The N-Power Tech for developers program will train 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 where they will be exposed to foundational software development tools as well as resources to thrive as a modern day software developer entrepreneur. The npower portal program will seek to establish the foundation knowledge, tools and platform upon which participants can pursue a career as software development entrepreneurs. Training will last 11 weeks and culminate with job fairs to link participants with placement opportunities within their respective localities. The program will also offer a continuity platform to support participants with learning and engagement opportunities on a continuous basis. Participants of npower portal will be given a device to continue the practice after training.
HOW TO APPLY FOR N-POWER PROGRAM/ npower.gov.ng Application
This is will guide you on how to Apply for N-Power Program for Nigerian candidates.
- First visit the npower online registration portal by clicking this link npower.gov.ng and register by creating a username and password and then click on sign in.
- Look at the various programmes and choose the one that suites you and then click on apply at the bottom of the page.
- Fill the form carefully and ensure to provide the accurate information and documents to support your application then submit.
- After submitting you will receive an acknowledgement email letter confirming the receipt of the application. (you will have to wait for 48hours for eligibility status ).
- After 48hours you will be notified by email and the registration portal whether you are eligible for the N-Power program, if you are unsuccessful you may apply again in the other programs.
- If you are successful you can proceed to the test page at the MY N-POWER PORTAL, you will be required to write two tests; a general skills test and program specific test.
- Depending on your program there may be a final interview before acceptance into the N-Power program, otherwise you will receive an email confirming your provisional acceptance into the N-Power program.
- You will have to confirm your acceptance to secure your information.
- Specific information and program details will now be sent to your email.
How To Apply for NPower Portal Program Successfully
To apply for Npower portal Job successfully, there are certain things you must know and those certain things are listed and well explained in the below points.
>>>>Correct credentials and documentation
Ensure that you have all the right credentials & document ready for the registration. NYSC Certificate for the graduates and O-level for the non- graduate is very important.
>>>>Bank Account Details and Necessary Gadgets
Account details including BVN will be required in the registration procedure. Also you will need access to a mobile phone or computer as the registration is digital and not paper.
>>>>Good Internet Connection & functional e-mail account.
It is advisable to get very good internet connection and have a valid email address or open an e-mail account if you do not have one.
>>>>Adequate Preparation & Good CBT Knowledge
Application for any of the N-Power Program requires going through an online-administered aptitude test, you must be a computer literate because it is based on CBT.