Admission Into Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies Programmes begins

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admissions to the professional and proficiency Certificate Programmes offered by Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies (COCES), Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.

The programmes are aimed at imparting entrepreneurial education and practical skills training and life-long skills in people who desire them and the certificate programmes are expected to run for varying durations as follows:

  • Certificate Programme

The programme hopes to inculcate entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour among course participants by exposing them to classroom lectures and practice-oriented sessions. After classroom work, the course participant will be transferred to the business/skills incubation unit of COCES for actualisation of specific business plan and later graduates into the world as a practising entrepreneur.

These practical skills training are available:-

  1. a) Information Communication Technology
  2. b) Knitting and Beading
  3. c) Wirework/Beading
  4. d) Confectionery/Cookery
  5. Millinery (Hat making)
  6. Fashion Designing
  7. Shoe and Bag making
  8. Textile/Monogramming
  9. Graphic/Photography
  10. Bee Keeping & Honey Production
  11. Auto Mechanics
  12. Paint Production
  13. Household Chemicals Production
  14. Cosmetology
  15. Fishery & Aquatic Management
  16. Woodwork Technology
  17. Snail Rearing
  18. Poultry
  19. Electrical Work
  20. Electronics/Computer
  21. Welding & Fabrication

Entry Qualification

At least five O’level passes including English Language and Mathematics

Certificate Programme runs for a minimum of six months and a maximum of one year.

Purchase of Application Forms

The cost of the application form is Eight Thousand Naira (N8,000.00) only using the remita UNIZIK Professional & Proficiency Certificate Programme Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies. Candidates are requested to come to Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies (COCES) for the forms after payment.


The programme is expected to commence on 25th July, 2016.

  • Skill Acquisition Programme

Candidates should come to the Centre to learn the skills listed above.

There is no entry requirement for learning any of the practical skills listed above.


Three months (3 months).

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