Aptech offers Nigerians scholarships worth N135m
In a quest to unlocking the potential of Nigerian students in Information Technology (IT) education in the country, Aptech Certified Computer Professional (ACCP), has offered ‘Mission I.T. Scholarship’ worth N135 million to Nigerians across Lagos and six other cities in the country
The Deputy Vice President, International Business, Aptech Training Institute, Kallol Mukherjee, described Mission I.T. Scholarship initiative an initiative taken by the firm to encourage students in Nigeria to take up a career in the booming IT sector.
According to Mukherjee, test for the students were based on numerical ability, analytical ability, reasoning and verbal ability.
He disclosed that N135 million worth of scholarships has been awarded to students based on their score on courses like Aptech Certified Computer Professional, Aptech Certified Network Specialist and Information Security and Ethical Hacking and all short term and professional courses.
He stressed that the initiative would help them secure the best of opportunities in the IT field, stressing that financial assistance is always a boon for students who deserve but unable to finance their education.
He noted that students could take up career starter, career rofessional and career builder programs. According to him, courses under career starter are designed for beginners who wish to understand the fundamentals of IT, which includes courses such as MS Office, Advanced MS Excel, C Programming, and HTML 5, designing websites in Dreamweaver Cs5.
He suggested that for those who are already a part of the industry, but
planned to add to their current professional knowledge and be a step ahead in their careers. The courses include Web and Enterprise application development with Open Source Technologies, Asp.net, Red Hat Linux System administration, MS SQL Server, App development on Android & IOS and lots more.
“Also, we have career builder courses which includes Aptech Certified Computer Professional (ACCP), Aptech Certified Network Specialist (ACNS) and Information Security & Ethical Hacking (ISEH)”, he stated.
These programs, according him, not only give comprehensive understanding but also make individuals job-ready, as all courses are designed by certified faculty and provide in-depth understanding of concepts right from the basics to the complex topics.
According to him, having 30 years of expertise in the training business, Aptech has carved a niche for itself in the I.T. business. Aptech’s courses are updated as per the latest trends and technologies, which are crucial for the student to secure next-generation jobs.
On completion of the Aptech Certified Computer Professional (ACCP)
program, the student gets admitted to the final year of BSc (Hons) through the unique credit transfer facility. This, he said gives the student a chance to study at any of the campuses of Middlesex University in London, Dubai, Mauritius or Malta.
There are various job opportunities available for students after pursuing courses. Some of the job profiles are programmers, web developers, system analysts, database analysts, architects and administrators, project managers, technical writers and document specialists, software architects, solution builders & consultants. There are a lot more opportunities open for students pursuing a career in I.T.
“Aptech is developing a lot of IT professionals in Nigeria through the learning programs that offer opportunities for better job placements. We have 30 years of experience in the global I.T. training business, with 14 operational centers in Nigeria. Also, we are global company with global standards. At Aptech, we try to give quality I.T. education in terms of updated and certified faculty. This helps create job-ready individuals who can be easily absorbed in the market thus fueling the nation’s growth,” he added.