iCreate holds event to mark World Youth Skills Day
Ahead of Africa’s biggest vocational skill event – iCreate Skills Fest 2018, iCreate Africa organized a pre-event celebration to commemorate the World Youth Skills Day 2018. The event was held on July 15th at the River Plate Park Wuse II Abuja and attracted over 5,000 youths including food vendors and fashion designers.
The event was focused on celebrating & acknowledging young skilled professionals while giving them a platform to showcase their skills.
This event was a preview of the main event which is set to happen in October, where more skills will be displayed through the skill competition and exhibition across various fields. From; Brick Laying, plumbing, carpentry, Tilling to , hair dressing, garment making, Robitics, web and graphic design and app development, 3D animation and So much more.
The iCreate Skill Fest is poised to catalyze the advancement of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in Africa, by creating an environment that encourages and enables skill acquisition and skill excellence.
A first of its kind initiative In Africa, the vision for iCreate Africa is to rebrand technical and vocational skills in a manner that is considerably more appealing and attractive to young people. We want to create success stories in the various skill sectors to inspire the future skilled workforce.
The iCreate Skills Fest is open and free to the public and only youths aged 18-30 are eligible to enter the skills competition. The exhibition is open to; small and medium enterprises (SMEs), multinationals, and indigenous companies who desire to showcase the quality and diversity of their products.
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