N-Power Recruitment 2020: How To Register, Requirements and Closing

Filed in RECRUITMENT by on December 13, 2019

In this article, we have illuminate all you should know about the 2020 Recruitment process: requirements, how to register and the closing date for registration.
You’ll also see the basic requirements an applicant must have to help in speedy acceptance of application.

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First, What’s N-POWER?

The Npower Recruitment program is an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria as a poverty alleviation solution. N-power is powered by Nigerian Federal Ministry of works and other ministries and is geared toward addressing the challenges of unemployment in Nigeria by providing a structure for large scale and relevant work skills acquisition and development.

N-Power is also linked to the Federal Government’s policies in the economic, employment and social development arenas. The modular programmes under N-Power will ensure that each participant will learn and practice most of what is necessary to find or create work. Some of these graduates will also help in actualizing Nigeria’s economic and strategic aspirations of achieving food security and self-sufficiency.

See also: National Examinations Council (NECO) Recruitment

When It Started

The Federal government of Nigeria started the N-Power program in August 2016 with the focus of reducing the country’s high unemployment rate. Recognizing that skills and knowledge are the driving forces of economic growth and social development, N-Power has also set out to promote skills development.

N-POWER Programmes

Below is the list of programs that the N-Power empowerment programme has for it’s participants:

  1. N-POWER Agro – The Federal government will engage NPOWER AGRO applicants to help offer the best possible advice to challenges being faced by farmers. This is because millions of farmers in Nigeria are oblivious of best practices on how to increase their productivity, fight pests, store their produce and also source or get their produce to the final consumer in a timely manner.The Nigerian government seeks to engage about 100,000 Nigerian youths in this program.
  2. N-POWER Tax – This programme was mapped out to encourage taxpayers and make them disclose their correct income voluntarily. To this cause, the federal government will engage applicants to help raise massive awareness on the importance of tax to the development of the country.
  3. N-POWER Build – The npower build programme is specifically geared towards building training about 75,000 unemployed Nigerians youths in other to builds a young and vibrant workforce for the country.
    The available positions you can apply for in N-Build are:

    1. Masonry and tilling
    2. Automobile
    3. Carpentry and joinery
    4. Hospitality
    5. Agric technology
    6. Plumbing and pipe fitting
    7. Electrical installation

    Qualification To Apply For Npower Build

    • First, you must be up to 18 years before applying.
    • You must be currently unemployed but willing to work
    • You must have the desire for fixing and building stuff around.

    How To Apply For N-Build 2020/2021

    All applications should be forwarded or done on the N-Build portal which is located at npowerbuild.npvn.ng.

  4. N-POWER Creative – The creative sector of the N-Power Nigeria recruitment program trains 5,000 youngs with creative talents in areas like Animation, Graphic Design, and Script Writing. The purpose of this training is to put Nigeria’s creative industry on the global radar as exporters of world-class services and content.N-Power Creative training lasts for 3 months. You’ll spend one month of the training period in class and the remaining doing practicals.
  5. N-POWER Health – Npower health programme is designed to help improve and promote preventive healthcare in communities that lack health care personnel.

    Requirements For NPower Health Program

    To qualify for N-Power Health Program, you’ll need to have a degree in Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Botany, or other related disciplines in the sciences. N-Power also accepts JCHEW, SCHEW, NABTEB, OND, HND, RN, RM, B.Tech and B.Sc certificates.
    In addition, you may graduate from either a School of Health Technology, a Nursing Schools, a Midwifery School, a Polytechnic, or a University to be eligible.
    Furthermore, the program has a duration of two (2) years you’ll undergo an initial induction training before deployment. You will as well get a National Skills Qualification (NSQ) certification on completion of the program.

  6. N-POWER Teach – Here, qualified graduates are engaged to make meaningful technological contributions towards the uplifting of the educational sector.
  7. N-POWER Tech Hardware – This program will train selected technicians to boost the device servicing and manufacturing industry. The program will also help boost the expansion of local capacity to service and produce mobile phones, tablets and computers.
  8. N-POWER Tech Software – N-Power Tech Software aim to empower thousands of Software Developers into the ICT Industry. This program will aswhile train, provides the working tools, and positions qualified participants for the local and international software development market.

As the aim of NPower is to create jobs, each participant of the programme is expected to learn and practice every necessary project that will help create and open them to jobs.

Requirements/Qualification For N-Power 2020

If you want to be recruited in NPower, there are some requirements you must meet. They include:

  • Age : NPower is only open to people who are between 18 and 35 years.
  • Interest: Applicants for NPower programs are expected to have a sincere interest in the field of activity they are bracing up for.
  • Qualification : Application for N-Power programs are acceptable with:
    • National ID Card as a means of identification.
    • HND or B.Sc for graduates. Graduates who wish to join the programme must be a holder of the following educational qualifications from National Universities Commission (NUC) accredited educational institution – a Higher National Diploma (HND), an Ordinary National Diploma (OND), Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE), and Bachelor’s degree.Npower will accept applications from Nigerians who have a good SSCE results. If you have at least five credits which includes English and Mathematics, then you’re good to process the registration.
  • Successful passing of tests : This is very important as only those who perform excellently in recruitment tests are offered the opportunity to join the programme.
  • Willingness : NPower was primarily created to reduce youth unemployment, so if you must be part of the train, you must be willing to go extra miles in all ramifications.

See also: Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Recruitment – https://nama.gov.ng

Documents Required For N-Power 2020 Recruitment

To complete the N-power registration on the portal successfully, you’ll have to provide some documents.
The required N-Power recruitment and registration documents are:

  1. Bank verification number (BVN)
  2. A Valid phone number
  3. Accessible Email address
  4. Birth certificate
  5. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  6. School leaving certificates and Degrees

Its best to have all these documents handy even before applying so as to ensure a smooth process.

How To Register For N-Power

All registration for N-Power 2020 are done on N-Power Online Portal. The recruitment forms are only available there.
Note: N-Power is a federal government assisted program to help the unemployed youths, as such registration for the process is absolutely FREE. No charges will be required from you.

To ensure a hitch-free process, follow the steps below and submit your application for the N-Power empowerment programme.

  • Go to NPower official website at portal.npower.gov.ng.
  • Select one of the three categories of programs – N-power Knowledge, N-power Volunteer corps, or N-power build. On this platform, you will see relevant programs to choose from.
  • The “Apply now” icon should appear now on your screen. Click on it.

Once you are done with the above-mentioned steps, you will be directed to the page where you will access the application form.
Take time to read it and also fill all the empty fields, including adding the requested documents such as your passport, CV, degree qualification certificate, and others.

  • To show you have successfully completed your registration, a confirmation mail with the N-Power logo will be sent to you.
  • Don’t forget to print your acknowledgement slip because you will come along with it to the screening venue when your application is accepted.

Please ensure to take note of your registration details. It will deeply help you during screening and verification.
If you forget your details, you may have more issues than you can expect during the screening.

When Is N-Power Recruitment 2020 Commencing?

The NPower portal is now open for registration. The registration for the 2020 program started and will close on a date to be made known later. Ensure that you stay glued to this topic to receive information on the registration for the programme.

N-Power 2020 Closing Date

The closing date for all applications on N-Power empowerment programme for 2020 session is currently not released and also not made known by the organizers of the program. We advice you to keep all in place and avoid running helter-skelter in dying minutes.

If you have a question or enquiry about the N-Power Recruitment program, just logon to their website at NPower.gov.ng for more information about the empowerment initiative.
We’ll as well attend to your questions on this by using the comments box below.

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