Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) VDMA Technical Training Programme (2023)

This is to inform the general public that the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme is opened for all The procedure to apply is available for all you may meet up with the requirements and criteria for application.

It is important to note that scholarships are available at Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme. Do well to note the procedure below.


How to Apply for Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme Courses


The course programme focuses on the disciplines below:

  1. Short Courses Mechanical Programme
  2. Short Courses Electrical Programme
  3. Full Trade Vocational Training


Mechanical Programme

It consists of:

  • Seven short courses for advanced training which last between 2 and 4 weeks.
  • A 30-months professional, dual full trade vocational training course.

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme Learning Facilities


  1. The training takes place at Dangote Academy, the Dangote Training Centre in Obajana where the partners have built up additional training facilities for the Nigerian-German training project.
  2. This state of the art centre is equipped with modern classrooms, computer and technical drawing rooms as well as with electrical, automation, instrumentation and mechanical workshops.
    There are also accommodations for the students, a cafeteria and an administrative wing.
  3. Modern leisure facilities are in planning and will round off a pleasant stay on the Dangote Academy Campus.


Admission Criteria for Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme

Admission age bracket: 16–22 years

Educational background: 5 credits in O’ Level Sciences

Possession of one of the following certificates: WAEC (SSCE), NABTEB(NTC), NECO (SSCE)
Applicant must be a graduate of a Technical College.

Benefits of Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme


  1. Combines Nigerian requirements with German expertise and technology know-how
    Includes theoretical as well as practical modules at companies
    Instructions by Nigerian educators and trainers trained and qualified in collaboration with German companies
  2. High-standard facilities with modern equipment, learning tools and appropriate accommodation for the trainees
  3. Benefit from NWS’ long-standing experiences in industry-ready vocational training
  4. Access to a lively network of Nigerian and German companies.
    The focus areas of the trainings are mechanics, electronics and mechatronics.
  5. Companies or individuals active in these areas are invited to use the new training centre for the qualification of their employees.

The trainings are open to the following groups:

  1. School leavers and trainees seeking qualification in the occupational fields of mechanics, electronics and mechatronics
  2. Technical specialists from companies in the manufacturing industry, who seek further training as part of their professional activity
  3. Instructors who seek empowerment to conduct advanced training and courses.

How to Apply for Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) – VDMA Technical Training Programme


  1. Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:
  2. Candidates can only submit a single application.
    Only electronic applications will be considered.
  3. Kindly ensure that email addresses and phone numbers are active and valid.
  4. Admission is subject to passing an aptitude test and oral interview.
  5. Trainees are not Dangote employees and the training is not a pre-employment programme.
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  6. Application is FREE!
    All enquiries relating to the
  7. Technical Training Programme should be sent to:

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