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Wednesday 24 May 2023

Call for Applications: Digital Skills Nigeria (21st Century Digital Skills Training for 100,000 Lagosians)

By Afeez Saheed

Digital Skills Nigeria (DSN) is a multi-year, multi-stakeholder private-public-non-profit partnership designed by Microsoft for the purpose of building the capacity of key government MDAs to offer sustainable, scalable reskilling and employment services aligned to the local labor markets. The program focuses on providing access to digital skills training (from digital literacy to advanced training) for young people in Nigeria between the ages of 16-35 years. DSN is implemented as a collaboration between Microsoft, The Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy, Tech4Dev, and private and public sector stakeholders.
The purpose of this training is to equip Lagosians with digital literacy skills that are essential to succeed in the technological era. The training is provided at zero cost and comes with a complimentary Microsoft Advanced Certifications voucher for the beneficiaries.


Institutional Strengthening: Build institutional capacity for federal MDAs to deliver on skilling and employability by increasing the technology competence of the civil service.

Youth Employability Upskilling: Create a more employable youth population, reducing unemployment and underemployment across the country.
The Digital Skills Nigeria Basic Digital Literacy: provides you with the opportunity to get an endorsed certificate for your Basic Digital Literacy competence.

Learning Mode: Self-paced
Required Learning Duration: 40 hours (Minimum)
Work with computers
Access information online
Communication Online
Participate Safely and Responsibly Online
Create Digital Content
Collaborate and Manage Content Digitally
Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Word.
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Excel.
Digital Skills Nigeria Advanced Certification: provides training and Industry recognized certification in the following specializations :

Security Administrator (MS-500)
Azure Data Scientist (DP-100)
Azure Security Engineer (AZ-500)
Azure Administrator (AZ-104)
Azure DevOps Engineer (AZ-400)
Power BI Data Analyst (PL-300)

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