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SKILL UP ABIA IN VIDEO

Category : SUPA

Skill Up Abia is a youth employment project to equip unemployed young persons with market ready skills of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and Renewable (Solar) Energy.

Video Link: https://youtu.be/lOzVyCCCEbE

Through Skill Up Abia hundreds of thousands of jobs will be created in Nigeria.

Skill Up Abia is a Project of Clintonel Innovation Centre – CICAba (cic.clintonel.biz) supported by Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta – PIND


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Funding Workshop

Category : SUPA

To ensure funding does not inhibit #SkillUpAbia graduating trainees, Clintonel Innovation Centre (CIC) organised a 2-day funding workshop, anchored by Tochukwu Emelone who has won several national and international awards.
Watch out for these stars, Proudly Made in Aba!
 
Skill Up Abia is supported by PIND.

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2nd Product Design Challenge

Category : SUPA

In their second project defence, the CAM trainees created designs of the following products:
*Book Shelve
*Drink dispenser
*Stationery rack
*Workshop organiser
*Reading stand

Very soon, Nigeria will begin to produce the goods she consumes, creating abundance of jobs for our youth.

#SkillUpAbia is a Project of Clintonel Innovation Centre – CIC Aba supported by Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta – PIND


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Solar Panel Installation Class @ Skill Up Abia

Category : SUPA

Trainees at Skill Up Abia had a first-hand experience installing solar panels on different types of roofs.


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Solar Panel Installation Class (Field experience)

Category : SUPA

Inadequate power supply is a very serious problem in Nigeria inhibiting industrial and economic growth. Through Skill Up Abia, Clintonel Innovation Centre – CIC Aba is training an army of young people to solve this problem harnessing renewable (solar) energy.

At a field work, trainees installed 1500Watts of solar energy in an office complex.

Skill Up Abia is supported by Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta – PIND.


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TED Talk: Why We Need Makerspaces in Nigeria

Category : In the News

Tochukwu Chukwueke is an inventor. The quest for a place to test his designs and utilize his creative ability led Tochukwu to set up the first indigenous makerspace in the most unlikely of places in Nigeria – Aba, South East Nigeria. Having built Nigeria’s first indigenous makerspace, he shared his journey whilst making the case that makerspaces are critical infrastructure for Nigeria.

Find out why he is convinced about this from the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPO1wui6Fc8&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2g8AnJQhHzslJCExMoEiQJAyCiO75APk8x_y_AqTmSD9IiiEOEGki24BI

This talk was given at TEDxOguiRoad, a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.


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Governor with 3D Map of Abia State

Category : In the News

We presented a 3D Printed Desktop Map of Abia State to the executive governor of Abia State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu at the inauguration of Proudly Made in Aba Hackathon Incubation at IgHub.

CLINTONEL Technology is poised to change the narrative of Technology in Aba and Nigeria.


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TED Talk: How to Build Technology Ecosystem

Category : In the News

A technology ecosystem is vital in our quest for industrial revolution. Watch how to build an ecosystem that foster and encourages hardware technological growth by Tochukwu Chukwueke.

Click on this link to watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYBNaeDY5DI

This talk was given at TEDxAbayi, a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.


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Product Design Challenge, CAD Class

Category : SUPA

Students undergoing training for Computer Aided Design (CAD) participated in their first product design challenge.

The challenge was to design a functional product that was original and innovative, using local materials. It should also be produced easily at CIC and will not cost more than 2000 naira.

Eight teams participated in the defence and designed the following products:
1. Curtain Hanger
2. Cup Rack
3. Office Organizer
4. Film Rack
5. Makeup Box
6. Shoe Rack
7. Portable Touch
8. Smart Phone Desk Stand


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Skill acquisition, CAD, CAM, Solar energy

Apply for Skill Up Abia

Category : SUPA

Application is open for Skill Up Abia (SUPA), a project of Clintonel Innovation Centre (CIC) Aba to train and support unemployed/underemployed young people in Abia State.

Training Cost:
Skill Up Abia training is FREE

Training Courses:
Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing (CADM)
Solar Panel Installation and Maintenance

Employment Opportunity:
Selected participants will be supported to secure internship/employment opportunities or startup new businesses.

Duration:
February 2019 – April 2019

Training Location:
7 Factory road Aba, Abia State.

Equal Opportunity:
50% of the slots are reserved for female applicants.

Application Process:
Fill this application form online or through this link: https://goo.gl/forms/XIQNUL1YAatPiTfd2
Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview.

Application Deadline:
28th January 2019

*Refund Policy:*
Selected participants will undertake to refund the cost of training (N60,000) if they don’t complete the 3 months training.
Apply only if you are sure you will complete the training.

Send enquiries to:
Phone: 081 390 08074 email: cic@clintonel.biz

Skill Up Abia is supported by PIND.