NITDA Training Programme Application 2024: Cohort 3


NITDA – National Information Technology Development Agency has partnered with Coursera to offer learning scholarships that will enable Nigerian citizens to obtain professional certifications from some of the world’s leading multinational tech companies (e.g. Meta, Google, IBM) and top ranked US universities.

Applicants are to select one certification program each from Category A and Category B that they wish to be enrolled in.

NITDA/Google Scholarship: Cohort 3

Program Specifications:

  • Full Time | Remote
    • Required Qualifications: SSCE – NCE – OND – BA/BSC/HND – MBA/MSC/MA – PhD
    • Location: Remote | Nigeria.
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    Category A (IT Career Pathway)

    Category A offers a total of 20 professional certification programs to help you kickstart a successful IT career. Each program comprises a series of related courses focused on providing deep knowledge and hands-on skills required for employment.

    When you complete each individual course within the program, you’ll earn a certificate of completion. However, the professional certification will be earned when you have completed all the required courses in the program.

    Category A Certification Program

    • Front-End Developer
    • Back-End Developer
    • iOS Developer
    • Android Developer
    • User Experience (UX)
    • Specialist
    • Cloud Computing
    • Professional
    • Data Engineer
    • Data Science
    • Professional
    • Data Analytics
    • Professional
    • IT Support Specialist
    • Cybersecurity
    • Professional
    • DevOps Engineer
    • Social Media Marketing
    • Specialist
      • Digital Marketing & E-
      • Commerce
      • Machine Learning
      • Practitioner System
      • Game Designer
      • Game Programmer
      • Software Testing and
      • Automation Professional
      • Artificial Intelligence
      • Practitioner
      • Google Project
      • Management

      Category B (Complementary Skills Pathway)

      Category B offers 4 certification programs for you to choose from to complement your IT career skills and sharpen your use of digital productivity tools, entrepreneurship, or freelancing skills.

      Category B Certification Program

      • Career Readiness
      • Digital Readiness
      • Entrepreneur
      • Freelancer
    • Program Duration

      Each scholar will have access to the Coursera license for a period of six (6) months.

      Scholars are expected to use this time to complete as many professional certifications as possible, but they can only be enrolled in one certification at a time, with any of the 3MTT 12 core skills listed below as courses within the certifications;

      • Software Development
      • UI/UX Design
      • Data Analysis & Visualization
      • Quality Assurance, Product Management
      • Animation
      • AI / Machine Learning
      • Cybersecurity
      • Game Development, Cloud Computing
      • Dev Ops
      • Data Science.

      Qualifications and Requirements:

      • You must be a citizen of Nigeria
      • Posses a minimum of senior secondary school certificate (SSCE)

      How to Apply

      Applicants should click on the button below to read about the professional certifications before choosing course.

      Successful applicants will receive a Coursera license in their provided email in the form of a joining link.

      Applicants will be able to join the program and enroll in a course by clicking on that link sent to their email.

      Deadline: February 10th, 2024


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