The Federal Government of Nigeria is calling on individuals and training providers across Nigeria to apply to the first phase of the 3MTT application 2023.
The 3MTT application 2023 by the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation & Digital Economy will generate a pipeline of technical talent in line with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s vision of creating 2 million digital jobs by 2025.
About 3MTT Application Program
The 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) program, a critical part of the Renewed Hope agenda, is aimed at building Nigeria’s technical talent backbone to power our digital economy and position Nigeria as a net talent exporter. The first phase of the program, executed in collaboration with NITDA, will involve multiple stakeholders including fellows, training providers, partners, and placement organizations.
What Phases will the program encompass?
The first phase of the program will be executed as a fellowship model in collaboration with NITDA. We will select individuals with an interest in specific skills and fund the cost of their training with training providers accepted into the program.
In line with the Ministry’s 1%-10%-100% implementation approach, this first phase will aim to train and place 30,000 technical talents, representing 1% of our overall target. It will be executed based on the framework co-created with key stakeholders across government agencies, training providers, educational institutions, development agencies, and the private sector.
List of Skills available in 3MTT Application
The first phase will focus on these twelve (12) technical skills:
- Software Development
- UI/UX Design
- Data Analysis & Visualisation
- Quality Assurance
- Product Management
- Data Science
- AI / Machine Learning
- Game Development
- Cloud Computing
- Dev Ops
Who can apply for the 3MTT Application 2023
There are two categories of people that can apply for the program, they are listed below:
1. For Fellows: You will receive training in specific technical skills that will empower you to be competitive in the local and global technical talent marketplace. Apply here https://fellow.3mtt.training
2. For Training Providers: Organisations looking to join our pool of training providers to train 30,000 fellows across Nigeria as we design an optimal approach to training and placing technical talents. Apply here https://provider.3mtt.training
How to Apply for 3MTT Program 2023
- Visit the Fellowship or Training Providers link above
- Fill in your Bio Data
- Complete the Contact Information Section
- Background Skills & Employment status
- Choose your desired Training Program Choices
- Confirm and submit your application
The 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) program is a pivotal initiative aimed at building Nigeria’s technical talent base to support its digital economy and global competitiveness. The first phase, in collaboration with NITDA, targets training and placing 30,000 technical talents across twelve key skills. This program emphasizes a collaborative approach and invites individuals and training providers to join this transformative journey, aligning with President Tinubu’s vision of creating 2 million digital jobs by 2025. It holds great promise for Nigeria’s digital future and economic growth.
FAQs for Fellows
Are these the only skills that will be covered in the program?
No, these twelve (12) skills have been identified for the first phase. As the program expands, we will include more skills.
How long will the training programs in this phase run?
The average length of the courses being offered in this phase will be three (3) months.
Is physical attendance mandatory for the training sessions
The training is hybrid, meaning that it combines online and in-person components. While the majority of the training can be done remotely, there are aspects that will require in-person training.
Will I be required to write an entry assessment?
Yes, there will be an entry assessment to determine the skill benchmark for each applicant. This will also be used in selecting the most applicable course for fellows.
Is there a commitment fee required for selection?
No, there is no fee at all for this phase of the program.
Will there be financial support for transport, meals, and other services in addition to the training?
The only financial support for this phase of the program will be the cost of training. Participants will be responsible for transportation, meals, and other costs.
FAQs for Training Providers
Can Individual Trainers apply for this program?
No, training providers have to be duly registered organisations.
Can organizations without a physical facility apply to become training providers?
Yes, organizations that do not own a physical facility can apply for consideration. However, they will be required to have access to a physical facility where required.
Can a training provider implement in more than one state?
Yes, training providers can implement in more than one location but they must prove capacity to implement effectively across multiple locations.
Will the government solely be responsible for sourcing training fellows?
The fellowship program is open to everyone. We encourage training to also share the fellowship within their communities and networks.
Is there a fee to be selected as a training provider?
No, there is no fee required to be selected as a training provider.
Is there a deadline for registration?
No, training provider applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you do not get into this first phase, you may be selected for future phases.