Admission For Special Certificate Programmes in IVTEC

Thu ,March, 15 2018



The International Vocational, Technical & Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo, Kwara State is pleased to announce the opening of admissions for Special Certificate Programmes for the 2017/2018 Academic Session. These short-term programmes are specifically designed for:

Members of the general public, especially those seeking entry into an exciting and profitable profession, or already practicing but are desirous of a recognized certificate.


  • Please note that in light of the expected immediate impact of the Special Certificate Programmes in reducing youth unemployment, and enhancing the welfare and living standards of Kwarans, the Kwara State Government has also agreed to pay for up to 70 percent (70%) cost in the tuition/fee rates for other candidates of Kwara State origin only.


Candidates will participate in an intensive, hands-on curriculum leading to the award of Technical and Entrepreneurship Certificate, which will enable them entry into the new career immediately.  Interested candidates may also return to IVTEC for the next level of certification or proceed on a Professional/National Innovation Diploma track in their chosen field of interest.



The International Vocational, Technical & Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo, Kwara State is a pioneering Technical and Vocational Education College initiated by the Kwara State Government (KWSG) in partnership with world-renowned City & Guilds International.

Our mission is to build a skilled workforce across all sectors of the economy, thus raising the living standards of the majority of Nigerians while enhancing National economic competitiveness in the 21st Century.


The College’s legal status as a Charitable Technical Educational Institution is critical to its future sustainability model. It has also been invaluable in our efforts to form collaborative partnerships with business and industry entities. IVTEC is now opening its doors to admit students into its Multibillion Naira facilities located in Ajase-Ipo, Kwara State.


IVTEC’s 3-month Special Certificate Programmes for the 2017/18 Academic Session will be offered in the following technical fields:

  • Building Construction Technology (Masonry)
  • Furniture and Cabinet Making
  • Automotive Mechatronics (Vehicle Computer Diagnosis)
  • Automotive Mechanic (Vehicle Service & Maintenance)
  • Modern Tyre Service (Digitalize wheel balancing & Tyre changing service)
  • Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Repairs and Maintenance
  • Basic Skills in Welding & Fabrication
  • Winding of Electrical Machine
  • Electrical Installation & Maintenance

v Computer Hardware Maintenance and Repairs

  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), LAN & Access Control Installation
  • System Security& Networking
  • Web Design and Development
  • Web Application, Security and E-commerce
  • Catering & Culinary Services

+ Other specialized courses



Ability to speak, read, write and understand instructions in English Language.



  • Application opens March 1, 2018
  • Application closes March 23, 2018
  • Registration Starts: April 6, 2018
  • Registration Ends: April 20, 2018
  • Orientation Day: April 20, 2018
  • Classes Begin: April 23, 2018.



Application form can be obtained at the College Main Campus, at Ajase-Ipo, off Offa Road, Kwara State or printed online at

Interested candidate must pay a non-refundable fee of Two Thousand Naira only (N2,000.00) online, or to IVTEC GTB Account No: 242950568 and come with the teller to obtain the form or attach it to the application form printed online on submission.

Completed application form must be submitted with:

  • Two passport photographs
  • Candidate’s certificate(s) or evidence to show that s/he can

receive instructions in English language.

  • Letter of recommendation from two referees.



IVTEC is open to receive and process your application today!


Students may apply at any time, year-round. Admissions decisions will generally be made within weeks of your application, provided that all necessary supporting materials have been submitted and application fee paid.


  • Learning in a Multi-Billion Naira World-Class Facilities, Complete with Auditorium, Modern Classrooms, Medical Centre, Canteen, Athletic Field, etc.
  • Fully Equipped Workshops for all Programmes currently being offered.
  • Learning with State-of-the-art equipment and tools.
  • Entrepreneurship as a key component of all our programmes.
  • Work with internationally recruited Management and Faculty team.
  • City & Guilds International certification.
  • National and International Professional Certifications.
  • Internship Placement & Industrial experience.
  • Opportunity to work with IVTEC as a Student-worker (not automatic).
  • Articulation/Partnership agreements with Universities in Nigeria and Abroad offer educational/credentialing advancement opportunities.
  • Career development and placement advising and assistance upon completion of programme.


Our immediate planned programmatic expansion includes: Agricultural Engineering, Agribusiness, Medical Technology, Textile & Fashion Design, and Business Management & Entrepreneurship.



Admission decision will be sent to applicants via the following:

  • IVTEC Website
  • E-mail
  • SMS



Information on the Tuition and Fees schedule for IVTEC’s Special Certificate Programmes is available on: