As the years go by the population of the country keeps increasing and with that, it would not be possible for universities to accommodates all school leavers. The federal government of Nigeria has established many institutions that will act as an alternative route to universities. Vocational Enterprise Institutions are one of these institutions and are available in different states, there are Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Kogi State.
There are different bodies that supervise higher institutions in Nigeria and NBTE is the body in charge of all the technical institutions. This content will tell you what you need to know about Vocational Enterprise Institutions, bring a brief history of NBTE and provide the list of Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Kogi State.
What You Need to Know About Vocational Enterprise Institutions
Like said earlier, Vocational Enterprise Institutions are among the various institutions that are meant to act as an alternative route to universities in Nigeria. In this kind of institution, candidates are taught various useful skills. Vocational Enterprise Institutions provide a part-time and full-time degree programme.
The benefit of these institutions in the country is that they tend to provide enough manpower in the country. There are other advantages of Vocational Enterprise Institutions as they reduce the illiteracy level in Nigeria. The reduction of the unemployment rate in the country is also another benefit of these institutions.
Skills leant at Vocational Enterprise Institutions Automotive Mechatronics, Computer Studies and Block laying and Concreting. There are also other skills learnt in these schools like fashion designing that are not included in the list.
What You Need to Know About NBTE
NBTE is an acronym that stands for National Board for Technical Education and was established in 1977 by the federal government of Nigeria. The vision of the board is to be a world-class regulatory body for the promotion of Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Nigeria. NBTE is the body responsible for establishing and supervising the affairs of the various technical institutions in Nigeria.
Institutions under the supervision of NBTE include Vocational Enterprise Institutions, Monotechnics, College of education. One of the objectives of establishing this body is to make an impact in the areas of technical education so as to meet the growing needs of the economy.
What You Need to Know About Kogi State
The formal administration of General Ibrahim Babangida created Kogi State in n 1991 out of Benue and Kwara State. Kogi State is located in the north-central zone of Nigeria and the capital of the state is Lokoja, there are 21 local government areas in the state. The Yoruba tribe is the dominant tribe in the state among the various tribe.
There are three universities in Kogi State and they are one federal, one state and one private university. The state is bordered by Benue state to the east, Kwara, Ondo and Ekiti to the west, Delta, Enugu and Anambra state to the south, Nassawara state to the northeast and Niger state to the north. The state is well known to have the biggest steel and iron industry in Nigeria and it has a lot of natural resources.
List of Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Kogi State
There are over seventy of this institution that can be found in the country and the list of Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Kogi State will be provided below. Kogi state has different study centres but there is only one Vocational Enterprise Institutions in the state. Below is the list of this institution in the state
APPROVED VOCATIONAL COURSES
|Nigeria–Korea Friendship Institute of Vocational and Advanced Technology, Lokoja, Kogi State
|NVC Automotive Mechatronic
Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council) to apply for any Vocational Enterprise Institutions. Mathematics and English language must be among the subject combination in WAEC or NECO. The JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) examination is not compulsory.