The Digital Skills Nigeria program allows Nigerians to get Microsoft Industry certification by accessing fully paid examination vouchers.
Nigerians interested in acquiring relevant certifications and upskilling themselves can take various IT courses without making any payment.
Geeky Nigeria reports that the Digital Skills Nigeria program is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy to promote options for digital training for Nigerians, by partnering with a number of institutions to enable Nigerians to acquire cutting-edge digital skills, within the comfort of their homes.
Some of the Microsoft Courses you can study and acquire certifications are under:
- Basic Digital Skills – 101 . Work With Computer, 105. Create Digital Content, 107. Digital Literacy Test, and more.
- Intermediate Digital Skills – 101. Dev Ops Practices Principles, 102. HTML5 and CSS3 Fundamentals Development for Absolute Beginners, 103. Introduction To Data Science, and more
- Advanced Digital Skills – HTML5 Application Development, Designing and Implementing DevOps Solution (AZ-400), Data Series Analytics Big Data Hadoop On HDInsight, and more.
- Entrepreneurial Skills – 101. Build Your Business, 102. Creating my Business, 103. Exploring the Market, and more
- Soft Skills – How to find your dream job, Resumes
According to Digital Skills Nigeria program, to be eligible to access the fully paid certification exam vouchers, please make sure you follow the steps below.
Get started by registering for your course of choice and completing your learning.
Take your course mock exam and score above 60% on or before the 27th of the month. A Qualified candidates list will be compiled monthly and you will be contacted via email to notify you of your status.
Vouchers will be distributed to qualified candidates on or before the following dates:
- 30th March 2023
- 31st July 2023
- 30th November 2023
This program will stop giving out vouchers by November 2023
Participate in the Proctor exam preparatory class
Use your voucher and take your certification exam.
N.B- Limited vouchers are available.
To apply, visit – http://digitalskillsnigeria.gov.ng/advanced/ , then click “Get Started”