Educational and Youth Advancement Seminar for Nigerian Youth
THE PURPOSE OF THIS
This seminar is to educate and expose
people to alternative ways to acquire
tertiary education .
This is to help wipe away the tears of those
having problems with their academics.
To assist people to get foreign education
that is widely accepted internationally.
For civil servants that needs advancement
@ their places of work. (promotion)
Learning is the most powerful tool in the world.
The more you know the better you get along in
the world. Unless you have a decent education
jobs will be scarce and you will struggle for the
rest of your life trying to make ends meet. You
don't have to be rich to survive, but you sure do
need your education to stay ahead of hunger,
poverty and to be relevant in life.
Benefits of Having Tertiary
Education is the key to success
Education open doors of opportunities in life
Education is the passport to wealth and better
Having education will give you better chances of
Many people who are making what is labeled as
PEANUTS is because the employer is not paying
them for what they know, but rather, they are
paying them for what they can do physically.
Youth these days need to know the consequences
of not finishing high.
Here comes the opportunity
About the British Council
British Council is the UK’s international
organization for educational opportunities
and cultural relations.
They work in the arts, education, English,
science and sport and last year , they were
engaged face to face with 18.4 million
people and reached 652 million.
What are the Exams Offered
by British Council ?
The British Council administers numerous exams and
tests on behalf of various UK academic and
professional institutions including:
Cambridge English and Admissions Tests
School exams such as CIE and Edexcel,
UK university exams and professional exams
such as ACCA, CEM, CIM, CIMA, CIPS, City &
Guilds and NEBOSH
IELTS - International English Language Testing System
ACCA and ACCA CBE - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
CIPS - Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
CIE - Cambridge International Examinations, including IGCSE and GCE O and A
City & Guilds vocational qualifications
TKT - Teaching Knowledge Test, offered by Cambridge ESOL
UK university exams for international students
PLAB - Professional Linguistic Assessments Board
Cambridge Admissions Tests including STEP, TSA, ELAT and BMAT
CIMA & CIMA CBE - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
CIM - Chartered Institute of Marketing
RSS - Royal Statistical Society
CEM - College of Estate Management
NEBOSH - National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health
CITY & GUILDS OF
City & Guilds is the UK's leading vocational
qualification awarding body.
They have come a long way since They
were founded - today the City & Guilds
Group is the UK's leading vocational
They employ over 1000 people and award 1.9
million certificates every year. They have
been in existence since 1875 .
CITY & GUILDS CERTIFICATE
City and Guilds certificate is recognized and
acceptable all over the world.
City and Guilds is a worldwide
recognized certificate that can help you
compete for employment around the
C & G Diploma is equivalent to National
Diploma & C& G Advanced Diploma
Certificate is equivalent to HND in
FACULTIES IN CITY &
Advice, guidance and counseling
Business support skills
Children and young people
Construction and building
Education and training
Engineering and transport
General learning, including languages, skills for life and key skills.
Hairdressing, beauty therapy, nail technology and complementary ther
Health and social care
Health science and technology
Hospitality and catering
Information technology (IT)
Media and photography
Printing and graphic communications
Processing and manufacturing
Retail, distribution and road passenger vehicle driving
Sport, recreation and playwork
Travel, tourism and aviation
About City & Guilds Exams
City & Guilds Exams are written twice in a year.
(June & December)
Exams are conducted by the British Council
here in Nigeria.
Exam Fees range between NGN 11,800 to
NGN 22,000 depending on the component
you wish to take. i.e. You pay per subject.
Facts about City and Guilds
City and Guilds certificate can be used
to proceed for Post Graduate Studies
after the Advanced Diploma in any of
the Universites here in Nigeria.
Employers in Nigeria and International
Companies in Nigeria & Abroad Recognizes
City and Guilds for immediate employment
professional bodies in Nigeria such as Mobil Oil
Producing Nig. Limited e.g. PHCN,
Guinness Nigeria Plc, Nestle, BATN,
Coca Cola, Nigerian Brewery e.t.c.
The Federal Ministry of Education and the
Federal Ministry of Labour and
Productivity accept City & Guilds
qualifications weather for University
Admission to some Nigerian Universities
and employment into the Federal Civil
City and Guilds is a worldwide recognized
certificate that can help you compete for
employment around the globe
MODE OF OPERATIONS
The course runs for 18 months : Four
semesters of three (4) months each for
each of these three (3) levels:
CERTIFICATE LEVEL: for candidates that
doesn’t have any prior knowledge in the
Especially School Certificate Holder. U
will be awarded with Technician
Diploma Level: Scaling through this stage,
you will be awarded Technician Diploma.
Advanced Diploma: You will be awarded
Questions about City & Guilds.
What grades do they award?
The grades awarded are: First Class Pass, Pass or
What information do I get with my
For candidates that fail the exam they also provide a
report with performance codes that gives you a
clearer indication of the areas of weakness in your
examination, providing you with key information to
help you target your remedial work.
How will I receive my results?
You will receive your results through your exam
centre. City & Guilds informs each centre directly.
Que: How long does my certificate
Ans: The certificate is valid indefinitely.
What if I fail part of the exams can
I retake that section?
Unfortunately, if you fail an exam because of your
performance on a single section of the exam, you need to
retake the whole exam.
What To Bring To The Exam :
Please bring a valid international passport or drivers
Please note: No phones or electronic devices will be
allowed into the exam venue. If your pencil case is not
transparent it will not be allowed into the venue.
Where can I sit my exam?
Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano.
The National Open University of Nigeria is Nigeria's
leading - and only specialist - provider of open and
distance learning at tertiary level. We are also the
country's largest tertiary institution in terms of
The National Open University of Nigeria
operates from its Administrative
Headquarters located in Lagos.
Facts about Open University
Noun has centers all over the country.
Noun took off of the university, pioneer student enrolment stands at
Noun currently offer over 50 programmes and 750 courses, stair
casing through from certificate to diploma and degree level, and
maintain a strong commitment to internationalization.
The National Open University of Nigeria consults with industry and
employers in developing courses. We also bring international
programs from universities around the world.
Noun focuses on life long education and online education.
History of Noun .
The National Open University was initially
established on 22nd July 1983 as springboard for
open and distance learning in Nigeria. It was
suspended by the government on 25th April
1984. However, its tremendous and unassailable
role in tackling the country’s educational
problems including access, equity, and education
for all became so evident and consequently its
resuscitation was begun on the 12th of April
Programme Delivery Method
The NOUN employs a range of delivery methods to take education to the
people and make learning an enjoyable activity. These methods include:
• Printed instructional materials, audio, video tapes
and CD-ROMs. These would be transported to you
by courier companies, NIPOST and NOUN's in-
house transport division.
• Television and radio broadcast of educational
• Electronic transmission of materials in
multimedia (voice, data, graphics, video) over fixed
line (telephone or leased lines), terrestrial and VSAT
wireless communication systems.
NOUN STUDY CENTRES
The reading and studying of the printed course materials can
of course take place in the home, in an environment
convenient to the student or at some designated places
called Study Centres.
These are places located across the geopolitical zones of the
country. At presents, these centers are located at the following
GEO - POLITICAL ZONE STUDY CENTRE FULL
ADDRESS CENTRE CODE
North East 1
BAUCHI STUDY CENTRE.
Dr. AHMED Saleh Gidado
NOUN Study Centre, Former NRC Building Federal Low
Cost Housing Estate. Bauchi Bauchi State.
NOUN Special Study Centre, L AGOS Centre
Dr. AIYEPEKU Stephen O.
(i) Mrs. AGBOGIDI Caroline Kevwe
(ii) Ms. Ladi James L.
NOUN Study Centre, Nigerian Navy NNS QUORRA, Apapa, Lagos.
NOUN Special Study Centre Nigeria Prisons, Kirikiri
NOUN Special Study Centre, Kirikiri Maximum Prisons.
Abuja Planning Office
Dr. (Mrs.) Grace Iyabo Osuman
5 Dar-E-Salaam, (Off Amino Kano Crescent) Wuse II Abuja
Educating the workforce of today -- and tomorrow --
is a key focus. To get qualifications missed out
earlier in your education, this opportunity is
IF YOU ARE STILL THINKING, DO IT
NOW,ACT FAST BEFORE IT IS TOO
For more information concerning this seminar
Contact us @
103 BODE THOMAS STREET SURULERE
(+234) (0) 8103685995.