The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) was Established in 1971 in Accordance with Constitution Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria. Industrial Training Fund has operated consistently within the context of its enabling laws Decree 47 of 1971as Amended in the 2011 ITF ACT. The objective for which the Fund was established has been pursued vigorously and efficaciously. In the four decades of its existence, the ITF has not only raised training consciousness in the economy, but has also helped in generating a corps of skilled indigenous manpower which has been manning and managing various sectors of the national economy.
Over the years, pursuant to its statutory responsibility, the ITF has expanded its structures, developed training programmes, reviewed its strategies, operations and services in order to meet the expanding, and changing demands for skilled manpower in the economy. Beginning as a Parastatal “B” in 1971, headed by a Director, the ITF became a Parastatal “A” in 1981, with a Director-General as the Chief Executive under the aegis of the Ministry of Industry. The Fund has a 13 member Governing Council and operates with 10 Departments and 4 Units at the Headquarters, 33 Area Offices, 3 Skills Training Centres, and a Centre for Industrial Training Excellence.
Key Functions Of ITF/SIWES Programs
- Industry Training Need Identification
- Development & Implementation of Training Intervention address gaps identified during the Identification of Training Needs.
- Industry Based Research Activities.
- In-depth Diagnostic Studies of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.
- Productivity and Efficiency Improvement Training (PEIT).
- Safety Training Industry
Advisory Services And Quality Control
One of the main thrusts of the Fund is to set and regulate standards in companies’ training activities in the following areas:
- Approving their training plans and programmes.
- Monitoring in-company training implementation
- Grants and reimbursement services.
- Monitoring and evaluation of Company apprentice training.
- Monitoring of Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)
- Process Consulting
Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Offices In Nigeria
Industrial Training Fund, Along
Miango Rd., Jos Plateau
|ITF Headquarters’ Departments|
|2||Admin and Human Resource Managementemail@example.com|
|3||Finance & Accounts (F&A)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|4||Information and Comm. Technologyemail@example.com|
|5||Research and Curriculum Developmentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|6||Technical and Vocational Skills Trainingemail@example.com|
|8||Revenue Inspectorate and Compliancefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|10||Business Training Developmentemail@example.com|
|14||Legal and Council Affairfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|15||Servicom and Anti-Corruptionemail@example.com|
Other ITF Offices In Nigeria
|Area Office||Contact Address|
|Aba||Onyike Street, Off Omoba Road, Ogbor Hill|
|Abeokuta||ITF Close, Opposite Governor’s Office Okemosan,|
|Abuja||No. 6 Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Way, Maitama, Opp. PHCN Hq.|
|Akure||Olu Alabi Road, Off Ilesha Garage,|
|Apapa||Industrial Training Fund, 19A, Ashanti Road (By Calcutta Crescent) Apapa|
|Awka||NO. 3 OKOYE UKWU CLOSE, OFF OKPUNO ROAD, AWKA|
|Bauchi||ITF BAUCHI AREA OFFICE MURTALA MOHAMMED WAY, OFF CENTRAL BANK ROUND-ABOUT, FED. LOWCOST HOUSING ESTA|
|Benin||INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND, BENIN AREA OFFICE, NO. 180, EKENWAN ROAD,|
|Calabar||INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND, BLOCK G, NORTHERN IND. LAYOUT, MURTALA MOHAMMED HIGHWAY, OPP. SPC JUNCTION|
|Enugu||Kilometer 12/13, Enugu – Abakaliki Express Highway, Emene Industrial Layout, Enugu|
|Gusau||Fourth Floor Gidan Mailittafai House, Opposite Kasuwar Kanawa Along Zaria Road .|
|Ibadan||Queen Elizabeth Road Near PHCN Office Agodi Total Garden|
|Ikeja||28 Olorunfunmi Street Oregun,(Behind Phillips Factory)|
|Ilorin||Asa Dam Road, Fate Road,Ilorin|
|Isolo||NO. 43, OSOLO WAY EKWU AWOLOWO HOUSE, AJAO ESTATE, ISOLO, LAGOS|
|Jos||No. 1 Kufang, Miango Road,Opposite Maranatha Bible Church, Kufang|
|Kaduna||Mogadishu New Layout, Behind NUT- END Well Scheme Office Complex,Kaduna|
|Kano||Plot 120/124, Kawaji Layout, Off Hadejia Road,.|
|Katsina||Dutsen-ma Road, Opposite Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Katsina|
|Lagos Island||9th Floor, Elephant House 214, Broad Street, Lagos Island , Lagos.|
|Lekki||5 Remi Olowude way, 2nd roundabout, Marwa Bus-stop, Lekki Phase 1|
|Lokoja||Near Kogi State Secretariat, Lokoja.|
|Maiduguri||FIRST FLOOR FED. SEC. COMPLEX, MAIDUGURI|
|Makurdi||INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND, MAKURDI AREA OFFICE Behind PHCN Office, New Otukpo Road|
|Minna||INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND, FIRST FLOOR, AHMADU BELLO HOUSE SHIRORO ROAD, TUNGA MINNA, NIGER STATE|
|Portharcourt||INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND FUND, PLOT 101, TRANS AMADI INDUSTRIAL LAYOUT, RIVOC ROAD, PORTHARCOURT|
|Sokoto||INDUSTRIAL TRG. FUND SOKOTO AREA OFFICE No. 6 Goronyo Road,Off Ali Akilu Road,Mabera Layout,Sokoto|
|Uyo||No.6, Esuene Street, Off Abak Road by Federal Housing.|
|Victoria Island||270, Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, 2nd Floor Water Front Plaza , Victoria Island, Lagos State.|
|Warri||NO. 163 UDU ROAD, , OPP. UBIEBOR FILLING STATION,CLOSE TO OVWIAN GRAMMER SCHOOL WARRI, DELTA STATE|
|Yenagoa- Bonny||ISAAC BORROW EXPRESSWAY, ETEGWE OPP. TIMIKON FILLING STATION,YENAGOA|
|Yola||No.3 Taura Street, Off Galadima Aminu Way,Behind ABTI Ventures|