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Dangote Foundation-VDMA Technical Training Programme 2022

You are invited to apply for the Dangote Foundation VDMA Technical Training Programme. Young Nigerians are encouraged to apply. Check below for more information on how to apply.

Dangote Foundation-VDMA Technical Training Programme 2022 for young Nigerians.

Aliko Dangote Foundation-VDMA partnership involves the collaboration between the Aliko Dangote Foundation, the VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) and its Foundation for Young Talent in Mechanical Engineering (Nachwuchsstiftung Maschinenbau gGmbH – NWS). The idea of establishing a shared Vocational Skills Training Programme arose from a shared vision about addressing the serious deficit in vocational skills required in the manufacturing sector in Nigeria. The newly built-up facility at the Dangote Academy in Obajana provides perfect conditions for technical trainings with modern classrooms, highly-qualified trainers, sophisticated learning tools and state-of-the-art training equipment – mostly provided by German companies. The training centre also functions as a central meeting place and venue for Nigerian and German companies.

Admission Criteria

Admission age bracket: 16–22 years

Educational background: 5 credits in O’ Level Sciences

Possession of one of the following certificates: WAEC (SSCE), NABTEB(NTC), NECO (SSCE)

Applicant must be a graduate of a Technical College

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Course Programme

The course programme focuses on three core disciplines:

Mechanical Programme

Electrical Programme

Full Trade Vocational Training Mechanical Programme

It consists of:

– seven short courses for advanced training which last between 2 and 4 weeks. and

– a 30-months professional, dual full trade vocational training course


The first batch will run for 18 months; successful trainees would proceed for another 12-month training to become Industrial Mechanics. This makes it a total of 30 months.


  • The training takes place at Dangote Academy, the Dangote Training Centre in Obajana where the partners have built up additional training facilities for the Nigerian-German training project. This state of the art centre is equipped with modern classrooms, computer and technical drawing rooms as well as with electrical, automation, instrumentation and mechanical workshops.
  • There are also accommodations for the students, a cafeteria and an administrative wing. Modern leisure facilities are in planning and will round off a pleasant stay on the Dangote Academy Campus.

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How to Apply

Click this <<<Aliko Dangote Foundation-VDMA Technical Training Application Form>> to apply.

Application Deadline: April 30th 2022

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Dangote Foundation-VDMA Technical Training Programme 2022

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