Lafarge Africa Plc has announced application for its 2021 technical skills development programme for secondary school leavers.
The application is for a three-year multi-skilled vocational training programme covering technical disciplines.
According to the announcement on the company’s website, the disciplines include maintenance processes such as mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and automation, welding and fabrication technology; and cement manufacturing process covering production, process and quality.
“The programme is a public-private sector partnership which trains and equips successful candidates with the skills and attitudes to be self-employed/employable in the vocational area as listed above,” the statements reads.
“It is a non-residential, 36-month technical intensive training scheme in which successful candidates will enjoy tuition-free lectures, rigorous hands-on sessions, and a token allowance to offset out of pocket expenses.
“Graduates of the programme, on completion, will be awarded both Lafarge Africa Plc’s internal certificate and the National Innovation Diploma (NID) certificate.”
Lafarge said female school leavers are strongly encouraged to apply for the positions.
The application requirements include completion of West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE), General Certificate of Education (GCE), National Examination Council (NECO) examination or equivalent no later than January 2018.
A minimum of five O’level credits to include English language, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and any other subject in a maximum of two sittings is also required.
Application forms can be picked from any of the plant locations or downloaded here.
Submission of applications can also be done physically or through this medium.