Categories Of The Programmes Of NPower In 2020 And How To Apply

In this article today, we’ll be looking at the categories of the programmes of NPower in 2020. You’ll know programme that is suitable for every applicant based on his/her course and departments he/she studied in school.

NPower believes that every body who applied for its application must benefit. Hence, it has categorized its application requirements.

That is to say, it’s your duty to apply and leave the rest for God. If you’re wondering about the category that fits the programme (course and departments) you studied in school, then this article is a must-read.

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Npower programm is the category through which a prospective applicants of Npower choose the one that fits their requirement.

You may be asking: What are the programmes for Npower 2020? Do not worry, in this article, you will know the Npower programmes and how to apply for it in2020 as a Nigerian.

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Any N-power programmes has different requirement and other disciplines. If you are a degree holder of education, then you are advised to apply for Npower teach programme

There are different programms of Npower for different applicants depending on the scope of the applicant’s requirement or eligibility.

Programmes Of Npower & Their Respective Applicant’s Requirements For 2020

Below are the categories of the available programmes of Npower that you need to know and their respective requirement. 

Eight (8) categories of Npower programmes are:

  2. Category of N-POWER TAX
  4. Category of N-POWER CREATIVE programme
  6. Category of the programme of N-POWER TEACH
  8. Category of N-POWER TECH SOFTWARE

As you may know, Npower agro deals with the graduate who has a deep knowledge of agricultural studies.

Now, we’re going to explain each of the categories of Npower programmes that were being listed above and also show you the requirements or qualifications you must have before you choose any programmes that you are eligible for.


N-Power Agro Volunteers will provide advisory services to farmers across the country.

They will disseminate the knowledge that has been aggregated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the area of extension services.

They will also gather data of Nigeria’s agriculture assets.

Click here to know more about the programme of Npower agro.


Prospective volunteer must has Bachelor’s degree, HND or OND in the following courses:

  • Nutrition
  • AgriculturalSciences
  • AgriculturalEconomics
  • Agronomy
  • AnimalScience
  • CropScience
  • Food Science & Technology or
  • Other agro related courses.

DURATION: Two (2) Years.

Participants will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment.


Ultimately, N-Power Agro members can aspire to a life-long career in agriculture and other allied fields. Possible destinations include:

  • Agriculture Extension Services Consultant
  • Seed fertilizer and other input aggregators
  • Farm managers
  • Public sector jobs in agriculture
  • Farming co-operatives management
  • Agro-entrepreneurship.

Categories Of NPower Programmes: NPower Tax (Requirements And How To Apply)


The Federal Government seeks to encourage non-compliant and partially compliant taxpayers to come clean and declare and pay their appropriate tax due to the government.

Aminimum of 3,700 N-Power volunteers will be selected to work as Community Tax Liaison Officers to work in their states of residence with the state’s tax authorities.

The N-Power community tax liaison officers will have the following key responsibilities which will include answering online inquiries, customer management, creating awareness of tax compliance.

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  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • Currently Unemployed
  • Must be a graduate (Bachelors or Higher National Diploma)
  • Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps Programme
  • Aged 18-35
  • Selection Preference Disciplines: Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Economics, Law, Finance, Psychology and other allied disciplines in the social sciences.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Essential: Good knowledge of Microsoft office tools
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Good phone etiquette
  • Excellent Analytical and Diagnostic aptitude
  • Desirable: knowledge of tax laws and administration in Nigeria.


Two (2) Years.


Ultimately, N-Power Tax volunteers can aspire to a life-long career in finance or allied fields. Possible destinations include:

  • Tax Assessor/ Collector.
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Auditor
  • Legal and Compliance Manager
  • Accountant

Category Of NPower Build Programme: Requirements And How To Apply


N-Power Build is an accelerated training and certification (Skills to Job) programme that will engage and train 75,000 young unemployed Nigerians in order to build a new crop of skilled and highly competent workforce of technicians, artisans and service professionals.

The focus industries include:

  • Building Services
  • Construction
  • Built Environment Services
  • Utilities
  • Automotive
  • Aluminium and Gas.
Click here to know more about Npower build’s programm.

DURATION: Three (3) months.


N-Power Build members can aspire to a career in construction, works and housing. Possible destinations include:

  • Building/Construction Project Management
  • Furniture Making and Design
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repairs Services
  • Building and Construction services
  • Plumbing
  • Welding


The N-Power Creative programme will train and develop 5,000 young creative talents. The strategy is to put our creative industry on the global radar as exporters of world-class services and content.

Training will last 3 months, made up of 1-month in-class and a 2-month hands-on group project, across selected Nigerian cities.

The participants will be trained and certified in one of the following courses:

  • Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Post-production
  • Script Writing e.t.c.

At the end of the training, some participants will get local and international internship opportunities while others will be linked to job and market opportunities.

In addition, all participants will receive computing devices that will ensure that they master their skills during and after the training.

Click here to know more about Npower Creative’s programm.


  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • Must be between 18-35 years old
  • Basic illustration skills will be an advantage for animation and graphic arts
  • For Script Writing, creative writing skills and analytical writing skills will be an advantage
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to undertake self-tutorship
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical

DURATION: two (2) years


  • Building/Construction Project Management
  • Animator
  • Script Writer
  • Illustrator
  • Graphics Designer
  • Sound Editor
  • Film Editor
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Game Design
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Digital Media Publishing
  • Educational/Training Content Production

NPower Health: Requirements And How To Apply For NPower Health Programme


N-Power Health Volunteers will help improve and promote preventive healthcare in their communities to vulnerable members of the society including pregnant women and children and to families and individuals.

Click here to know more about Npower health programme.


Preference will be given to holders of Bachelor’s degree, HND, OND, in health science related courses such as:

  • Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Botany
  • Midwifery
  • Psychology 
  • ETC.


  1. Community Health Extension (JCHEW & SCHEW)
  2. Nursing
  3. Midwifery
  4. Medical Laboratory Technology
  5. Pharmacy Technology
  6. Medical Records
  7. Health Education
  8. Environmental Health Technology
  9. Microbiology
  10. Biochemistry
  11. Biology
  12. Agricultural Science and other allied disciplines.


  1. JCHEW
  2. SCHEW
  4. OND
  5. HND
  6. RN
  7. RM
  8. B. Tech
  9. B. Sc


  1. Schools of Health Technology
  2. School of pharmacy
  3. Nursing Schools
  4. Midwifery Schools
  5. Polytechnics
  6. Universities

DURATION: Two (2) Years.
Participants will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment.


N-Power Teach Volunteers will help improve basic education delivery in Nigeria. N-Power Teach Volunteers will be deployed as teacher assistants in primary schools around Nigeria. 

They will not replace the current teachers, but will work as support teachers across Nigeria, assisting with teaching, school management and other functions within the schools.

Where possible, they will also assist in taking basic education to children in marginalised communities.

Doyou have any skills related to computer programming, computer graphics design, computer generated images, animation, server administration, database management, networking, etc? If yes, then N-Power needs you.

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All post-tertiary graduates from all disciplines inclusive of OND and NCE qualifications.

DURATION: two (2) Years.

Participants will undergo an initial induction training prior to deployment.

Ultimately, N-Power Teach volunteers can aspire to a life-long career in teaching or allied fields.

Possible jobs include:

  • Professional Teaching
  • Researcher, Research Associate, Senior Research Analyst
  • Education Consultant, Associate,
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Education Services Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Supervisor
  • Social services analyst
Requirements To Apply For The Category Of NPower Hardware In 2020


To empower at least 10,000 computer device technicians into the ICT Industry.

The N-Power Tech. for device technicians program will train and facilitate tooling for at least 10,000 technicians to boost the device servicing and manufacturing industry.

The output of this program will serve as a critical catalyst for the expansion of local capacity to service and produce mobile phones, tablets, computers and other relevant devices to serve the local and international market.

Participants will undergo a hands-on training experience wherein they will be exposed to practical processes and tools to assemble and repair devices of varying specifications.

At the end often program, participants will be armed with the requisite technical skills to service devices in there local communities as well as work in a device assembly plant.

The program will take 3 months of training and 1 month of assessment , graduation and setup.

Participants will be advised on opportunities to acquire tools to practise.

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  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • Must be between 18-35 years old
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to undertake self-tutorship

DURATION: three (3) months.


  • Device Technician
  • Assembly Plant Technician
  • Device maintenance
  • Trainer
  • Device network technician
NPower Software Programme: How To Apply For Software Category Of NPower


N-Power Tech for Developers.To empower 10,000 Software Developers into the ICT Industry.

The N-Power Tech for developers programme will train, tool and position 10,000 hands-on software developers for the local and international software development market.

Participants will undergo a project based model to training wherein they will be exposed to foundational software development tools as well as resources to thrive as a modern day software developer entrepreneur.

The programme will seek to establish the foundation knowledge, tools and platform upon which participants can pursue a career as software development entrepreneurs.

This training will last for eleven (11) weeks and culminate with job fairs to link participants with placement opportunities within their respective localities. 

It will also offer a continuity platform to support participants with learning and engagement opportunities on a continuous basis.

Participants will be enabled with a device to continue the practice and exploration of opportunities after training.

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Selection preferences.

  • Unemployed graduates or non graduates
  • Must be between 18-35 years old
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to undertake self-tutorship
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical

DURATION: three(3) months training.


  • App Developer
  • Game Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Systems Software Developer
  • Software Tester
  • Trainer

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