FG N-Power Knowledge Programmes: N-Power Tech Hardware

The Federal Government of Nigeria has designed the N-Power Programme to drastically reduce youth unemployment. The focus is to provide our young graduates and non-graduates with the skills, tools and livelihood to enable them advance from unemployment to employment, entrepreneurship and innovation. The first phase of N-Power will target Nigeria’s critical needs in education, agriculture, technology, creative, construction and artisanal industries. N-Power is also preparing Nigeria for a global outsourcing push where our young Nigerians can export their services to work on global projects that earn Nigeria, foreign exchange.

What is unique about this programme?

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!
Supported by both government and the private sector
Approved for funding under the social investment programme
Comprehensive support given to participants
Offers clear progression pathways into gainful employment

N-Power Knowledge Programmes
The N-Power Knowledge programme is the Federal Government’s first step towards diversifying to a knowledge economy. This programme will work alongside the planned eight innovation hubs across the country to provide incubation and acceleration of the technology and creative industries. The programme is a ‘Training to Jobs’ initiative, essentially ensuring that participants can get engaged in the marketplace in an outsourcing capacity, as freelancers, as employees and as entrepreneurs.

OVERVIEW (N-Power Creative)
To empower at least 10,000 computer device technicians into the ICT Industry.

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 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.

COURSE DETAILS
COMMUNICATION
Writing and presenting written and verbal reports
Role Plays
Demonstrations
Working in groups

TEAMWORK
Team or group projects
Learning sets
Group discussion
Syndicates
Communities of practice

PROBLEM SOLVING
Case studies
Simulations
Investigative projects and research
Using various problem solving tools and techniques
Developing or designing models
Problem solving in teams and networks
Decision making activities

INITIATIVE & ENTERPRISE
Brainstorming activities
Designing innovative and creative practices and solutions
Initiating change/design change processes
Simulation activities

PLANNING AND ORGANIZING
Research and data collection
Developing action plans
Planning and organizing events
Time management activities
Goal setting activities and scheduling tasks
Collecting and analyzing information

SELF-MANAGEMENT
Development of portfolios
Work plans
Using log books to record time management skills and monitor own performance
Career planning exercises

LEARNING
Reflective journals log books, diaries
Mentoring and coaching activities
Self-evaluation tools

TECHNOLOGY
Using the Internet, Intranets
Using ICT skills to complete activities
Industry relevant software, technology and equipment

MOBILE PHONE MAINTENANANCE COURSES
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
Mobile phone history, system types and features, basic circuit
The features of OS, Android, IOS and Symbian OS.
Mobile phone repairing tools introduction
Electronic parts knowledge, fault judgment and replacement
Basic knowledge of circuit: The voltage, current, resistance, frequency, wave
The common feature phone function and structure diagram and block diagram.
The common smart phone function and structure diagram and block diagram.
Analysis of unit circuit and the common faults of smart phone
Introduction to unit circuit and the common failure analysis on feature phone
Smart phone fault types and diagnosis.
The feature phone fault types and rapid diagnosis.
Smart phone system software troubleshooting
Feature phone system software troubleshooting.

PC MAINTENANCE COURSES
Competencies/Learning Strategies:
History of PC Development
Kinds of computer operating Systems: Windows,Linux .
Assembly, disassembly and maintenance of Desktop, notebook, and precautions .
Introduction to common tools to computer repair .
The major components of computer knowledge and judgment and replacement technique .
The average desktop block diagram
The average notebook block diagram
Time order on a desktop.
Introduction and common breakdown analysis of desktop unit circuit (start from circuit, explain the related breakdown of the circuit)
Time order for a notebook.
Introduction and common breakdown analysis of notebook unit circuit (start from circuit, explain the related breakdown of the circuit)
BIOS update, setting, programmer brush-write
Hardware-non- detect and repair methods of PCB breakdown (water penetration and lightning strike)
Fault types and diagnosis of desktop (start from breakdown, analyze related circuit quickly)
Breakdown and repair of Computer systems application .

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

START DATE
1ST AUGUST 2016

DURATION
3 MONTHS

CERTIFICATION
INDUSTRY GRADE CERTIFICATION
NATIONAL SKILLS QUALIFICATION

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

REGISTRATION START DATE
11TH OF JUNE, 2016

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