NGSDP - NAPTIN Graduate Skills Development Program NGSDP - NAPTIN Graduate Skills Development Program

NAPTIN is calling for University & Polytechnic graduates who desire a career in the Nigerian power industry after privatisation to apply for a one year graduate skills development programme aimed at improving their potentials for rewarding careers in the power sector.


The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) is an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria, operating under the aegis of the Federal Ministry of Power.  It was established on 23rd March 2009 and commenced full operation in September, 2009. The primary purpose for its establishment is to provide training for power sector personnel and coordinate training activities in the sector. In pursuit of this mandate, NAPTIN took over the management of the PHCN regional training centres.  Through the Headquarters in Abuja and the eight Regional Training Centres around the country, NAPTIN delivers training on various power sector courses to a wide range of clients. 

NAPTIN has identified the skills that will be needed by the various power companies in the power industry after privatisation. Consequently, there are needs for skilled workers at all levels and in all categories, including Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Instrumentation and Controls, Safety, Project Management, Communication Technologies, etc.

Eligibility & Brief Program Objectives

NAPTIN is seeking to equip the industry with the skills that will be needed and are now looking forward to training 500 fresh graduates under the Graduate Skills Development programme.  
University and Polytechnic graduates of Electrical/Mechanical Engineering who desire a career in the power sector after privatisation are invited to apply for the one year skills development programme.  This will equip applicants with the necessary and essential skills for the potential jobs and careers in the power industry.

You will be joining us at the most exciting time of change in Nigeria's power industry.  We are looking for well qualified and talented people with good technical skills, who are passionate about change and who love electricity. By the end of the programme you will have a general overview of the business, a detailed understanding of a specific function, and the skills and qualifications needed to take the next step in your career in the privatised Nigerian electricity industry.

Requirements and Application

Applicants should be University/Polytechnic Engineering graduates who have completed their National Youth Service Corps programme, and will be required to show evidence of these during the admission process.  Applicants will need to fund the cost of the programme and also their accommodation and subsistence but they may be able to find sponsorship, for example from their State, Local Government, companies, or any other sponsoring body.

NGSDP Online Application Tips

  1. Signup to the NAPTIN Training Management Information System if you do not have an account (click here to SignUp).
  2. If you already have an account, login to the NAPTIN TMIS portal
  3. Goto to the Training Applications Page
  4. Select the NGSDP Training Program and proceed with the application

Further Enquiries

For further Enquiries, please contact the NAPTIN TMIS Help Desk:
NAPTIN Corporate Headquarters
Plot 21, Cadastral Zone,
Idu Industrial Area, Idu District,
Off Airport Road,
FCT Abuja, Nigeria

Telephone: 2347067777818; 23408057777266.


Further communication will be limited to only shortlisted candidates.


NAPTIN Management