Seize the opportunity to apply for the NITDA Free Cyber Security Training Programme. Enhance your digital literacy and contribute to Nigeria’s digital economy.
In an era where digital transformation is essential rather than optional, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is pressing.
This requirement holds special significance in Nigeria, a nation actively pursuing the creation of one million jobs within its digital economy and the enhancement of digital literacy among its youth.
In response to this, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in collaboration with O-range Cyber Security Training Centre and TECEBE NIG LTD, has launched a 5-day Ethical Hacking (CyberSecurity) Training Programme.
The initiative aligns with the Federal Government’s dedication to empower Nigerian youth in digital literacy, bolstering economic transformation.
Closing Date: 10th September 2023
Who Can Apply?
The programme is open to the following individuals:
Nigerian Youth: This includes youths residing or having accommodation in Kwara State.
NYSC Corps Members: Corps members within Kwara State.
Undergraduates and Graduates: Individuals within the Kwara State vicinity.
Secondary School Students: Students living in Kwara State.
Individuals Interested in Cyber Security: Anyone wishing to acquire ethical hacking skills to pursue a career in cyber security.
Age Requirement: Participants must be at least 15 years old.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should apply via the following link: O-range Cyber Security Application
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email.
Why Choose Cyber Security?
With the global increase in cyber attacks, the field of cyber security has experienced rapid growth
Public and private organizations are heavily focused on safeguarding their digital assets, driving a heightened demand for cyber security experts.
The NITDA Cyber Security Training Program aims to furnish participants with essential skills to counter cyber threats and bolster Nigeria’s digital economy.
Benefits of the Programme
Skill Acquisition: Skills in ethical hacking, vital for detecting and countering cyber threats, will be acquired by participants.
Career growth: The program will boost participants’ cyber security career opportunities.
Fueling the digital economy: Acquiring these skills will aid participants in driving Nigeria’s digital economy forward.
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Is there a fee for the training programme?
The training programme is completely free of charge as it is sponsored by NITDA, O-range Cyber Security Training Centre, and TECEBE NIG LTD.
What is the duration of the training programme?
The training programme will last for 5 days.
Is there an age limit for applicants?
Yes, applicants must be at least 15 years old to be eligible for the programme.
Will participants receive a certificate upon completion?
Yes, participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the training programme.
Can I apply if I live outside Kwara State?
The programme is specifically targeted at individuals residing or having accommodation in Kwara State.