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List of Technical Schools in Nigeria

This article contains a list of Technical schools in Nigeria across all the states.

Technical schools in Nigeria play vital roles such as; training technicians for industry, and also impacting vital technical skills to the youths.

Furthermore, they also aim to help youths towards the goal of self-employment and job creation and in the struggle towards technological advancement and acquisition.

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Technical schools are also known as technical colleges or institutes that offer an educational program that prepares students for a specific skill, trade, or career.

Through Technical colleges, youths acquire such skills as skilled technicians: bricklayers, carpenters, painters, and auto mechanics; laboratory and pharmacy technicians, electrical/electronic technicians and skilled vocational nurses, etc.

According to the Federal Ministry of education; “Technical Education is defined as that aspect of education which leads to the acquisition of practical and applied skills as well as basic scientific knowledge”.

According to Excellence and Education Network; The curriculum of Technical education provides opportunities for the mastery of skills and knowledge in selected occupations as well as for the development of personality for useful living.

They include the following

(a) Provide general education.

(b) Provide training in selected occupations.

(c) Help trainees to develop the requisite skills and abilities necessary for securing and retaining a job.

(d) Help in creating employment and self-employment.

If you are looking forward to studying in any of these technical schools in Nigeria; below is a comprehensive list of the best technical schools you should consider.

List of Technical Schools (Colleges) in Nigeria

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Altogether, there are 132 Technical Colleges in Nigeria they consist of; 19 Federal Technical Colleges, 110 State technical Colleges, and 3 private Technical Colleges.

Federal Technical Schools

1. FSTC Ohanso Ohanso, Abia State
2. FSTC Uyo Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
3. FSTC Otukpo Otukpo, Benue State
4. FSTC Lassa Lassa, Borno State
5. FSTC Kafanchan Kafanchan, Kaduna State
6. FSTC Zuru Zuru, Kebbi State
7. FSTC Yaba Yaba, Lagos State
8. FSTC Kuta Kuta, Niger State
9. FSTC Ijebu Mushin Ijebu Mushin, Ogun State
10. FSTC Ilesha Ilesha, Osun State
11. FSTC Jalingo Jalingo, Taraba State
12. FSTC Orozo Orozo, Abuja
13. FSTC Tungbo Tungbo, Bayelsa State
14. FSTC Ikare Akoko Ikare Akoko, Ondo State
15. FSTC Uromi Uromi, Edo State
16. FSTC Michika Michika, Adamawa State
17. FSTC Usi Usi, Ekiti State
18. FSTC Awka Awka, Anambra State
19. FSTC Ahoada Ahoada, Rivers State.

State Technical Schools

Below is a list of all state Technical colleges/schools in Nigeria

Abia

1. Aba Boys Technical College Aba, Abia State
2. Abia Girls Technical College Ania, Ohafia, Abia State.

Adamawa

3. Government Technical College Yola, Adamawa State
4. Government Technical College Mubi. Adamawa State.
5. Government Technical College Numan, Adamawa State.

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Akwa Ibom

6. Government Technical College Ikot Akata, Akwa Ibom State
7. Union Technical College Ikpa, Eket, Akwa Ibom State
8. Government Technical College Abak, Akwa Ibom State
9. Government Technical College Ikot Ada idem, Akwa Ibom State

Anambra

10. Government Technical College Onitsha, Anambra State
11. Government Technical College Nsukka, Anambra State

Bauchi

12. Government Technical College Gumau, Bauchi State
13. Government Technical College Gadau, Bauchi State

Bayelsa

14. Government Technical College Ekowe, Bayelsa State

Benue

15. Government Technical College Makurdi, Benue State

Borno

16. Government Technical College Damboa, Borno State
17. Government Technical College Bama, Borno State

Cross River

18. Government Technical College Ogoja, Cross River State
19. St. Patrick’s Technical College Ugep, Cross River State
20. Community Technical College Ikot Effanga Mkpa, Cross River State
21. Bendi Technical College Bendi, Cross River State

Ebonyi

22. Government Technical College Abakiliki, Ebonyi State
23. Government Technical College Afikpo, Ebonyi State

Edo

24. Government Technical College Afuze, Edo State
25. Government Technical College Benin City, Edo State
26. Government Technical College Igarra, Edo State.

Enugu

27. Government Technical College Enugu, Enugu State

Ekiti

28. Government Technical College Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
29. Government Technical College Ikole, Ekiti State
30. Government Technical College Ijero-Ekiti, Ekiti State
31. Government Technical College Otun-Ekiti, Ekiti State

Delta

32. Government Technical College Issele Uku, Delta State
33. Government Technical College Otogor, Ugheli, Delta State
34. Government Technical College Ozoro, Delta State
35. Government Technical College Agbor, Delta State
36. Government Technical College Sapele, Delta State
37. Utagbe-Ogbe Technical College Kwale, Delta State

Gombe

38. Government Technical College Kumo, Gombe State

Imo

39. Ahiara Technical College Ahiazu, Imo State
40. Okporo Technical College Orlu, Imo State
41. Osu Technical College Okohia Mbano, Imo State
42. Government Technical College Owerri, Imo State

Kaduna

43. Government Technical College Malali, Kaduna State
44. Government Technical College Soba, Kaduna State.
45 Government Technical College Kajuru, Kaduna State.
46 Government Technical College Zaria, Kaduna State.
47 Government Technical College Makarfi, Kaduna State.

Katsina

48. Government Technical College Mai Adua, Katsina State
49. Government Technical College Charanchi, Katsina State
50. Government Technical College Ingawa, Katsina State
51. Government Technical College Funtua, Katsina State
52. Government Technical College Mashi, Katsina State.

Kano

53. Government Technical College Kano, Kano State.
54. Government Technical College Wudil, Kano State.
55. Government Technical College Bagauda, Kano State.
56. Government Technical College Ungogo, Kano State.

Kebi

57. Government Technical College Zuru, Kebbi State
58. Government Technical College Burza, Kebbi State.

Kogi

59. Government Technical College Mopa, Kogi State
60. Government Technical College Oboroke, Kogi State
61. Government Technical College Ankpa, Kogi State.
62. Government Technical College Odu, Kogi State.
63. Government Technical College Idah, Kogi State.

Kwara

64. Government Technical College Esie Iludun, Kwara State.
65. Government Technical College Ilorin, Kwara State.
66. Government Technical College Patigi, Kwara State.
67. Government Technical College Erin Ile, Kwara State.
68. Amodu Osungbolu Technical College Amodu Kwara State

Lagos

69. Government Technical College Ado Soba, Lagos State
70. Government Technical College Ikorodu, Lagos State
71. Government Technical College Ikotun, Lagos State.
72. Government Technical College Mushin, Lagos State.
73. Industrial Manpower Development Center Ekpe, Lagos State.

Nasarawa

74. Government Technical College Asakio, Nasarawa State.

Niger

75. Government Technical College Minna, Niger State
76. Government Technical College Iyagi, Niger State.
77. Government Technical College New Bussa, Niger State.
78. Government Technical College Kontagora, Niger State.
79. Government Technical College Suleja, Niger State.
80. Government Technical College Okitipupa, Ondo State.

Ogun

81. Government Technical College Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State
82. Government Technical College Ijebu ode, Ogun State.
83. Government Technical College Igbesa, Ogun State.
84. Government Technical College Ajegunle, Ogun State.
85. Government Technical College Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State.
86. Government Technical College Ilra Remo, Ogun State.
87. Government Technical College Ayetoto, Ogun State.

Ondo

88. Government Technical College Owo, Ondo State.
89. Government Technical College Iwaro Oka, Ondo State.

Osun

90 Government Technical College Ile-Ife, Osun State.
91. Government Technical College Oshogbo, Osun State.
92. Government Technical College Ilesha, Osun State.

Oyo

93. Government Technical College Oyo, Oyo State
94. Government Technical College Ogbomosho, Oyo State.
95. Government Technical College Igbo-Ora, Oyo State.
96 Government Technical College Saki, Oyo State.
97. Government Technical College Ibadan, Oyo State.
98. Prospect Continuing Education Center Ibadan, Oyo State.

Plateau

99. Government Technical College Bukuru, Plateau State.

Rivers

100. Government Technical College Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
101 Government Technical College Ahoada, Rivers State
102. Government Technical College Tombia, Rivers State.

Sokoto

103. Government Technical College Farfaru, Sokoto State.
104. Government Technical College Runjin Sambo, Sokoto State
105. Government Technical College Binji, Sokoto State

Yobe

106. Government Technical College Geidam, Yobe State

Taraba

107. Government Technical College Gembu, Taraba State.
108. Government Technical College Bali, Taraba State.
109. Government Technical College Takun, Taraba State.

Zamfara

110. Government Technical College Kaura Namoda, Zamfara State.

FCT

111 FCT Institute of Technical and Vocational Training Utako, Abuja.

Private Technical Schools (Colleges)

1. Don Bosco Training Center Onitsha, Anambra State
2. Folk Technical College Ikwo, Ebonyi State.
3. Don Bosco Training Institute Ondo, Ondo State.

Courses offered by Technical Schools & Colleges in Nigeria

The Major courses offered by Technical schools in Nigeria include;

  • Automechanic
  • Bricklaying
  • Electrician
  • Plumbing

Course Duration

Curses at Technical courses are basically three (3) years for both classroom learning and IT. Students on completing the study programs are sent out for Industrial Training depending on the particular study.

At the end of each study program, students are expected to write the following examinations

At the end of the program candidates can apply and write the:

  • City and Guilds of London Institute examinations (and obtain their certificates)
  • Federal Craft Certificate
  • Ministry of Labour Trade Tests
  • National Business and Technical Exams (NABTECH)

After sitting for these exams, students can proceed into tertiary institutions by sitting for JAMB.

Note!!: Technical Colleges don’t write WAEC and NECO

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Conclusion: List of Technical Schools in Nigeria

In conclusion, Technical colleges in Nigeria provide a skill acquisition program of study to enable students to acquire mastery of different areas of specialty at their disposal.

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