Established in 1971, the Industrial Training Fund has operated consistently and painstakingly within the context of its enabling laws Decree 47 of 1971 as Amended in the 2011 ITF ACT.
To be the foremost Skills Training Development Organization in Nigeria and one of the best in the world.
To set and regulate standards and offer direct training intervention in industrial and commercial skills training and development, using a corps of highly competent professional staff, modern techniques and technology..
Sir Joseph Ari was born on the 21st of December, 1960. He is a holder of the West African School Certificate, Diploma in Broadcast Journalism, Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Post Graduate Diploma in Management. He also holds a degree in Law (LL B (Hons.), a Masters Degree in Law LLM, and Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA). His working career spans a period of over two decades,
covering different spheres of disciplines and human endeavour.
A Joint Study by ITF and University of Jos. June,2011
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ISTC Ikeja, Administrative Building.
Skills Training Centre (ISTC), Ikeja
The Industrial Training Fund as a Human Resource Development
its core mandate to be that of training to improve the performance of the industrial work force in the economy by training for skills acquisition and
improvement of work processes. The Centre’s objectives are therefore to:
and develop middle level manpower with focus on employability in selected occupational areas.
Provide and improve training standards and ensure that the right technical and vocational skills needed by the local industries are available.
Empower the youths with multi-skills and entrepreneurial skills for job and wealth creation.
Certify the trainees with Certificate of competence for the labour market.
The courses offered by the Centre are classified into:
a. Long Term Courses
The ISTC offers one year ITF Certificate of Competence ( COC) course in the following trade areas under the Industrial Training Fund - Nigeria Employer's Consultative Association Technical Skills Development Project (ITF-NECA TSDP):
Electrical Installation and Maintenance (EEM)
Mechanical Maintenance and Machining (MMM)
Auto Mechanic Works ( AMW)
Welding & Metal Fabrication Works (WFW)
Instrumentation and Process Control (IPC)
b.Medium Term/Modular Courses
The following medium term courses otherwise called modular programme are offered in the centre.The courses are available on individual time-based admission (i.e open entry).
c. Short Term Courses
The Centre offers numerous short term skills upgrading courses in various disciplines. For Short term courses scheduled for 2014 and their implementation dates.
d. Other Courses Offered by the Centre
Some other courses offered by the Centre include:
i. Tractor/Forklift Servicing and Maintenance
ii. Electrical Control Panel Maintenance Course
iii. Rewinding and Maintenance of Electric Motors
iv. Computer Aided Design for Engineers and Architects
v. Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Maintenance Course
vi. Industrial Safety and Occupational Health Course
vii. Entrepreneurial Development Workshop
viii. Organizational Work Ethics, Personal Effectivess and Interpersonal Skills Course.
ix. Computer Application and Appreciation.
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MD Triune Built-Tech Solutions
The Package were well prepared,the Facilitators performed Excellently and i recommend that the training should be regular and more often for new Innovation.
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