Among the higher institutions in Nigeria, there are over seventy Vocational Enterprise Institutions in the country. Vocational Enterprise Institutions and other technical institutions, was established by the Federal government of Nigeria to act as an alternative route to universities. They are available in a lot of states and students often asked if there are any Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Osun State.
College of Education, Vocational Enterprise Institutions and other technical institutions, are all under the supervision of NBTE. This article will tell you what you need to know about Vocational Enterprise Institutions. This will also tell you about NBTE and give the List of Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Osun State.
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What You Need to Know About Vocational Enterprise Institutions
Vocational Enterprise Institutions are institutions established by the Federal government of Nigeria to act as an alternative route to universities. There are State, Private and Federal Vocational Enterprise Institutions available in the country. In the education sector of the country, they are a product of the recent reform initiatives of the FME (Federal Ministry of Education).
These institutions equip adult, school leavers and students with a lot of skills in order to produce enough manpower who would work in the various economic sectors. Vocational Enterprise Institutions create a career path for students who don’t have the resources to attend universities.
They have also helped reduce the unemployment rate and illiteracy rate in the country. Some of the skills learnt in Vocational Enterprise Institutions are Computer Studies and Block laying and Concreting.
What You Need to Know About NBTE
By the Act 9 of January 1977, the Federal Government of Nigeria established NBTE (National Board for Technical Education). This body is responsible for accrediting and supervising all technical institutions in the country. NBTE vision is to be a world-class regulatory body for the promotion of Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Nigeria.
NBTE headquarter is located in Kaduna State Nigeria and the body has a lot of objectives. One of the objectives of the board 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 Osun State
The formal administration of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida created Osun State alongside with other states on the 27th of August 1991. Osun State is located in the south-western part of Nigeria, its capital is Osogbo and there are 30 local government areas in the state. Three federal senatorial districts are in the state.
Ten universities are in Osun State and they are one state, one federal and eight private universities. Osun State is bounded by Ondo and Ekiti state, Oyo state in the west, Kwara state in the north and Ogun state in the south.
List of Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Osun State
Candidates who would like to study in this kind of institutions will find two accredited Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Osun State. Below is the table containing the Vocational Enterprise Institutions in the state
APPROVED VOCATIONAL COURSES
|1.||OfferCentre Institute of Agriculture Olupona, Iwo, Osun State||NVC Agriculture||Private||2015|
|2.||Southern Nigerian Institute of Innovation Technology, Ifewara, Ile Ife, Osun State||NVC Computer Studies||Private||2012|
The least credits needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council) is five. 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.