How to Apply for the FG-Microsoft Human Capacity Training and Empowerment for Nigerian Youth

In line with the economic recovery strategies of the Federal Government as responses to the impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on income and business activities through COVID-19 Stitmulus budget, the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development (FMYSD) has sought to tap from this fund for the express purpose of Human Capacity Training and Development.

The Ministry developed Programmes which will in return have the potential to boost future income/profit and economic activities in general through impacting youths with the required digital skills needed in the 21st-century workplace.

The Programmes are in three Categories: 
1: Green Stimulus Framework
2: Digital Youth Nigeria
3: Work Experience Programme

Green Stimulus Framework: This programme is designed to develop a new breed of trained technicians with basic and advanced knowledge in renewable energy and smart agriculture.

It is divided into two components: Renewable/Solar Energy and Smart Agriculture. 

The renewable energy component will focus on solar energy development, management, and implementation, while the smart agriculture component will focus on improving agricultural yield and leveraging drone technology to improve Agribusiness.

How to Apply

To apply for Renewable/Solar Energy Training or Smart Agricultural Training, visit https://fmysd-esp.com/green-stimulus. Read the eligibility criteria, scroll up and complete the online application form.

Digital Youth Nigeria: This programme is designed to avail eligible Nigerian youths that will participate in standard training sessions to learn several global digital roles, including Business Process Outsourcing skills, Software and Coding skills, Animation/Graphics skills and Internet of Things/IT Hardware skills.

These highly practical skill-sets will develop their abilities to handle jobs which have a need for the outsourcing of specific digital services.

How to Apply

To Apply for the Digital Youth Nigeria Programme, visit https://fmysd-esp.com/digital-youth. Read the eligibility criteria, scroll up and complete the online application form.

This programme is designed in collaboration with the Federal Government, Microsoft Corporation, GitHub and LinkedIn.

Work Experience Programme (WEP): This is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to equip Nigerian Youths with employability skills based on practical work experiences.

It is a three-month internship programme that will provide participants with the opportunity to gain relevant firsthand knowledge, develop skills and workplace competencies that will greatly increase their potentials for a successful employment. 

How to Apply

To apply for Work Experience Programme (WEP), visit https://fmysd-esp.com/work-experience. Read the eligibility criteria, scroll up and complete the online application form.

Note that an applicant is only allowed to participate in one category. 

Every successful participant of these trainings is expected to be fully equipped with the skills to make a better living either as employees or as self-employed entrepreneurs and employers of labour. The support received will aid them in setting up small-scale enterprises, which have the potential to grow bigger over time.

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