The ITF-NECA Technical Skills Development Project is a joint initiative designed to promote the training and development of technically skilled manpower with appropriate Technical and Vocational Skills to meet the identified maintenance needs of industries.
The Industrial Training Fund was established in 1971 under Decree 47 of 1971 (as amended by ACT, 2011) to:
The Decree (now Act) stipulates two sources of funding; which are:
Consequently, the Fund has had to depend mainly on the revenue from contributing employers whose membership is largely under NECA and within the OPS since its inception.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association is the umbrella organisation of employers in the Organised Private Sector (OPS) of Nigeria.
It was established in 1957 to provide the forum for the government to consult with private sector employers on socio-economic labour policy issues.
NECA, thus, provides a platform for private sector employers to interact with government, labour, communities and other relevant organisations, in and outside Nigeria, for the purpose of promoting harmonious business environment that will engender productivity and prosperity for the benefit of all.
The Strategic Objectives of NECA includes the promotion of sustainable enterprise and economic development through capacity building and empowerment programmes.
TSDP MISSION: To promote Technical and Vocational Education and Training through a Public-Private Partnership for the purpose of ensuring availability of highly skilled technical manpower for the industrial sector of the Nigerian economy.
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