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What To Expect At iCreate Skill Fest

What to expect at iCreate fest

iCreate Africa will again hold Africa’s largest technical and skills fest, iCreate skill fest.

It would hold the event from the 4th to the 6th April in Abuja.

The fest will focus on implementing a sustainable structure that would address the problem affecting the skills workforce in the industry.

This would include “competence in service delivery, inadequate access to training, informal employment structure, irregular wage/compensation and the absence of financing for artisans.”

Also, the event would compromise skill competition, exhibition, conference, and networking.

Young Africans who are job seekers and have an interest in any form of skill acquisition can attend the iCreate skill fest.

They would have access to skills like carpentry, welding, tiling, bricklaying, plumbing, painting, electrical installation and pop installation.

However, the event sets to achieve the below.

  • To boost the confidence of artisans to find confidence in their chosen careers.
  • Update the artisans with soft skills digital skills and update the workplace technique.
  • To bridge the gap between the government, industries and institutions by responding to the needs of the labour market. Also, crafting a sustainable future for the Technical and Vocational Educational Training (TVET) in Nigeria.
  • And promote a system of decent wages for artisans, especially in the construction industry.
  • Also, they aim to implement a technological system that will generate easy access to the non-academic segment of labour.

To register for the event, visit iCreateAfrica.com.

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More about iCreate skill fest

iCreate fest held for over four years since 2017 and has been hosted in 4 different states.

It has tremendously changed the cause of the trade industry.

And has highlighted and prompted people on technical and vocational skills, involving them in skills competitions, exhibitions, and job fairs.

Also, it has partnered with several industries, vocational institutions and the government to promote skills.

They used the skill fest as a modernised medium to change the negative societal perception of the industry; they also filter the problem of unemployment while closing the skill gap.

Also, they use the opportunity to uplift the profile and recognition of skilled professionals.

Here are some of their achievements over the past years.

  • Creating direct employment for over 10,000 Skilled Professionals
  • Empower 2575 with financial capital, tools, and equipment
  • Also, they supported over 1000 local trade businesses across four states
  • Trained over 5000 youths across four states
  • And inspired over 300,000 youth to acquire skills

Techuncode and Africa Tech Radio (ATR) would be in media partnership with iCreate Africa.

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