(a) Introduction
As part of its mission to provide facilities and expertise that will propel the growth and development of small and medium enterprises (SME) through sustainable quality, effective and dynamic entrepreneurial couching, that will produce and equip students and professionals with modern technologies, the Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies, UNAAB is providing a platform for technology-driven and industry-tailored training of professionals to make them relevant and industry ready in the contemporary global economy; and contribute towards socio-economic and human development.

(b) Specialised Areas of Course Training and Certificates in View.

1. Animal Production Certificate
2. Poultry Management Certificate
3. Animal Science Certificate
4. Animal Health Diploma
5. Animal disease Prevention Certificate
6. Domestic pest management & crop protection Certificate/ Diploma
7. Seed production Technology Certificate/Diploma
8. Apiculture Certificate
9. Soil Science and Land Management Diploma
10. Fish Hatchery Management Diploma
11. Fish Culture and Farm Management Certificate
12. Fabrication of Agricultural Machines Certificate
13. Maintenance of Small Machines Certificate
14. AutoCAD training for machines Certificate
15. Design and Fabrication of Process Equipment and Plants Diploma
16. Bricklaying Certificate
17. Carpentry Certificate
18. House painting Certificate
19. Electrical Installation and repair work Certificate
20. Computer Hardware Installation and Repair Certificate
21. Winding of Electrical Machine Certificate
22. Radio, TV and GSM Servicing Certificate
23. Electricity Generation and Energy utilization Certificate
24. Welding and Fabrication Certificate
25. Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Certificate
26. Auto-mechanic Certificate

(c) Training Duration
i. Certificate – 6 months
ii. Diploma – 12 months
The trainings for the programme will take place from 10am – 5pm on weekends

(d) Targeted Participants
i. Undergraduates, graduates and school leavers
ii. Civil and public servants
iii. Retirees
iv. Job Seekers
v. State and Local Government Employees
vi. Cooperative Societies
vii. Local farmers, and
viii. Those who desire to boost their career to meet capacity to compete globally

(e) Entry Requirements
Programme Requirements
i. Certificate First School Leaving Certificate
ii. Diploma WASCE/NECO/GCE with at least two passes
In any subject

(f) Methods of Application
Application forms are available online. Interested applicants are to obtain scratch cards at the UNAAB microfinance Bank at the cost of Two thousand naira only (N2,000.00) and visit CENTS Portal to complete the form.

Application deadline is six weeks from the date of this publication. For details of course content and further enquiries about the programmes please visit UNAAB website or call 08033353507.

The form and the information of the Banks to make payment for the application will be available as from 1st of August 2011