Nigeria v3.0

Dec, 2021

A month Vocational & Entrepreneural Training Program to UpSkill unskilled women and youth in eight (8) professional practical and sustainable vocational skills

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36 States + FCT 100,000 women & youths StartUp equipment for 2,700 finalist

What is SkillUpWeek Ng all about?

Youth Empowerment starts when an individual is skilled on how to proffer solutions to human/community problems. "Train and Empower a woman and you have trained a community".

The rate of unemployment and poverty are increasing geometrically and the way out are self employment and skill empowerment to be able to offer solutions and create value in exchange for a better living condition. Vocational Skills creates specialisation and skill mastery in addition to White collar professions.

SkillUpWeeks Ng v3.0 is the third editions taking place nationwide. An Initiative of Arewa Technology Hub & Young Support Foundation a Non Governmental Organization with Reg no: CAC/IT/NO/149587 under Corperate Affairs Commission.

Our Focus is on Skilling up one (1) million Nigerians (underserved, unskilled women and youth) by the year 2030, to be self reliance and empowered to create applicable solutions to some fo the most facing challenges in the country: skill-gap (SDG 8), poverty (SDG 1), lack of quality education (SDG 4), lack of solution driven enterprises (SDG 11), lack women particitipatory role in economy building (SDG 5)

Why Participate?

By the end of the four weeks program beneficiairies (underserved, unskilled women and youth) would have already acquired knowledge of running a business with a vocational skill, norture it, got the basis and afterwards continue with the implementation and also have access to our partners who will mentor them to become professionals, guide them on how to seek for more startup funds from international and national investment institutions.

We are set to achieve four missions: (A) To skill 100,000 beneficiairies in entrepreneurship soft skill and twenty-four thousand (24,000) beneficiaries to learn thirteen (13) different professional, practical and sustainable vocational skills (B) Platform for sponsors to provide Empowerment pack (Startup Capital, Startup equipment, CAC registration and other Start up kits) for two thousand and four hundred (2400) finalist who will be pitching at the Grand Zonal Pitching competition, where seven hundred and eighty (780) emerge as winners nationwide (C) Expose Professional Vocational Training Centers to national and international opportunities (its a skills fair) (D) Provide a Skillshare platform for beneficiaries to network, advertise and mentor upcoming generation afterward.


The SkillUpWeeks v3.0 starts with a week online entrepreneurship soft skills training for all participants from 6th Dec 2021 and ends on Dec 10th 2021.One hundred thousand beneficiairies (100,000)

Participants will undergo real time hands on practical training according to their selected/registered skill of interest. By the end of the training each skill class will collaborate as a team to build and pitch a solution as a case study to be presented at the Zonal Grand Finale/Exhibition Day.

15th Sept - 30th Nov 2021
15th Sep - 31st Dec 2021
Issuing of Admission letter
6th Dec - 10th Dec 2021
Entrepreneurship Softskill training
28th Feb - 6th May 2022
Hands-on practical vocational training
25th Jul - 2nd Sept 2022
Zonal Bootcamp
29th July,5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, Aug 2022
Grand finale
Exhibition and Award Days
Participants/Beneficiaries register online via this website, carry out tasks thereafter to win fantastic customized Branded wears. Tasks: Get your avatars/other flyers and share it on all your social media platforms
Download ADMISSION/ACCEPTANCE LETTER letter from your dashboard, print and attach it with your receipt of payment (Reg/commitment fee of NGN 5000) to be submitted at your respective state vocational centers to secure your spot
After submission of acceptance letter, claim your internet data to participate in the online softskills training schedule to hold from 6th of Dec. 2021
Secure your entry Tag, know your skill vocational training center and attend the two weeks hands-on practical vocational training
Excellent class engagement and assessment qualifies beneficiaries to be selected for the Zonal Bootcamp
Selected Beneficiaries form a team to represent different State at the Zonal bootcamp, to participate in the Grand finale/skill exhibition/pitching competition to win startup equipment prize

Who can participate?

  • PARTICIPANTS/BENEFICIARIES: Everyone that want to learn a skill
  • IMPLEMENTING PARTNER/TRAINERS: Skilled Vocational Professionals
  • MAIN PARTNER: Social, Youth Led, Developmental and Not for Profit Organizations
  • VOLUNTEERS/SUPPORTS: Other Skilled Individuals as volunteers or supports the projects such as Photographers, Graphic Designers, Social Media influencers, Aggregators, Media house, Bloggers, Mentor, Consultant, Guest Speakers and others
  • SPONSORS: Civic/Developmental Organizations, Private/Public Incorporations, Ministry/Government agencies, NGO and others.
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Our Focus

SkillupWeek Ng is an annual program that runs nationwide, framed within the broad content of ensuring collaborative effort from stakeholders to empower the next generation with sustainable vocational skills.
Trainees thereafter enrolls with trainers to undergo a period of internship/mentorship, get certified before securing funds, grants and startup kits to launch their innovative, business that will solve a specific problem within immediate community and nation.

Listed below includes the 10 skills categories and 30 different skills selections;

Implementing partners



Past 2019 Edition PAST 2020 Edition 2021 Flyers
Participants registers online, gets personalised avatars, share your avatars and other flyers on all social media pages to qualify for FREE TUITION.
Participants send screenshot of avatar and flyers shared on social media to WhatsApp (+2348084727641) and get notified when their ADMISSION & ACCEPTANCE LETTER are ready for pick at the state coordinating office
Submit your Acceptance letter and make a payment of NGN2,800 (Note: This fee is needed to acquire practicals materials and training kits for your personal use during the training) before you can complete the registration
Pick up training packs (Entry Badge, Softskill manure (pdf), training kits access card)
(OPTIONAL): Customized SkillUpWeek Ng. T.Shirt cost NGN3000 PAY HERE, Face cap cost NGN1500 PAY HERE and get yours along your training packs.