Pan African Institute for Entrepreneurship & Community Development (ECDI) is an independent membership based, professional training institution approved by the Federal Ministry of Education, incorporated by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) RC 1154329 and legally guaranteed by the Federal Ministry of Justice to professionalize entrepreneurial development, community development, management and innovative practices. In fulfillment of its mandate, the Institute welcomes application from qualified business entities in Nigeria to become Accredited Skilled Partners. Skilled Partners are business entitites, organizations and experienced individuals in the following sectors:
This programme gives you an opportunity to reinforce your business especially when your business carry out apprenticeship program, apart from your apprentices and/or the ones the Institute may forward to your organization getting necessary and needed skills from you, the Institute will also award a Diploma Certificate to those apprentices after successful completion of their programs. Occasionally, the Institute will perform assessment and/or training programs for the students under your tutelage.
The aim of this programme is to raise and empower as many apprentices out there to come out of their low-level lifestyle and take advantage of the opportunities the world and their environment presents. Through this programme, we are providing an opportunity for all apprentices to further their academic education (if need be) and contribute to national development and growth.
The programme will also mobilize support and enhance the businesses of entrepreneurs and business owners in order to contribute their quota to community development, national growth and improve productivity among others.
Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing and BarbingConstruction & Building Services
Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, Plastering, Tiling, Aluminum InstallationHousing & Environmental Services
Energy, Cleaning & Environmental Services, Housing & Waste ManagementCreative
Fashion Design, Music Technology, Sound Engineering, Interior Design, DecorationEngineering
Welding, Mechanics, Fabrication, InstallationHospitality, Catering & Tourism
Hotels, Confectionery, Travel Agency, Tourist GuideIT & Telecommunication
IT & TelecommunicationHousing & Environmental Services
Energy, Cleaning & Environmental Services, Housing & Waste ManagementAgriculture
Farming, Poultry Production, AquacultureE-Commerce, Internet Publishing & Broadcasting
Film & Movie ProductionSatellite
Installation, Maintenance, TrainingLand Based Services
Animal management, HorticultureLogistics
Taxi and Private Hire Drivers, Forklift Truck Operations, Driving Goods VehiclesPublishing
Graphic Communications, AUTOCAD, Inventor, Production, MaintenanceMultimedia and Photography
Photo Imaging, Sound Recording, Sound Engineering, Studio FacilitiesRetail and Warehousing
Mail services, Warehousing & StorageSport and Recreation
Sport and active leisure, exercise, fitness, spectator safety, coaching
1. Must be suitable organization ready to deliver high quality entrepreneurship training and education
2. Registered or Un-registered business entity can apply (small business, individuals inclusive)
3. Have a two-year or more experience in your field prior to the application deadline
4. Applicant organization or individual must have conducive environment to train apprentices.
5. Be prepared to provide a mentoring plan for each student within 21days of the commencement of their apprenticeship.
6. Please note that there will be additional requirements that apply for specific qualifications.
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