Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP)
STEP encompasses the training of youths in different skills/trade and helping them to establish their own enterprises for self-employment and to become employers of labour. Alumni of the programme will be branded and promoted as STEPreneurs.
Under STEP, unemployed youths will undergo a 3-phase training plan comprising life skills and orientation course, vocational skills training and business/entrepreneurship training.
STEP covers the following skills areas including:
Computer Hardware Repairs; Catering and Confectionary; Electrical Installation and Repairs; Barbing; Bead-Making; Decoration and Event Management; Hair-dressing/Make-Over; Fashion Design/Tailoring; Tiling; Painting; Block Moulding; Plaster of Paris (POP); Vulcanizing; Welding and Fabrication; Furniture-Making/Upholstery; Electronics Repairs; Plumbing; Carpentry; and Cosmetology.
The skill areas will be modified or expanded to respond to the needs/preferences of participants.
The Office of the Chief Job Creation Officer was created as a special purpose vehicle for the actualisation of job and wealth creation under the S.M.A.R.T agenda. The job and wealth creation scheme has been tagged OkowaPlus.
It is hereby announced for the information of the general public particularly Youths of Delta State Origin, that the Office of the State Chief Job Creation Officer, has opened a register of unemployed graduates in the State. Click to Register! Ok Got It!