Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD)

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD).

Prof. G. E. Jothan

Prof. Grace E. Jothan

Director Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD)

About Us

The Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD) is an arm of the National Open University of Nigeria whose Objective is to enhance human development and capacity building through mentoring and support services in:

  1. Trade and Skills Acquisition
  2. Business Management
  3. Agriculture
  4. Industrial and Corporate Initiatives
  5. Information and Communication Technology     
  6. Educational Technology
  7. Training Workshops and Seminars

The Centre seeks to deepen further the traditions of excellence of the University, by extending the frontiers to organize and implement training programmes to Government and Non Governmental Organizations aimed at meeting the emerging need for capacity building.

Helping individuals develop critical lifelong learning skills that enable them make wise and intelligent decisions in their choices of career,

The Centre offers practice-oriented learning modes within the contexts of interactions among trainees and also between trainers and trainees.  

The training options provided by the Centre are designed to equip trainees with fresh insights into more effective ways of actualizing work schedules, by providing new and adaptable skills as soon as they are available.

Mission

To be the foremost Centre of excellence in manpower development, skills acquisition and lifelong learning by providing flexible, qualitative and cost effective knowledge for societal advancement.

Vision

To be the leading human resource development and skills acquisition Centre through an all-inclusive quality assured training that inspires excellence for sustainable development.

The CHRD is made up of the following three (3) Units:

  • Manpower Development Unit (MDU)
  • Access and Skill Acquisition Unit
  • NOUN Consult and Investment Limited (NOUNCIL)

Skills

  1. Craft Training (CT)
  2. Computing & ICT Training (CICT)
  3. Artisan Training(AT)
  4. Agriculture

Craft Training Programmes

S/N

Skills

Duration

Reg. Fees

1

Fashion Design & Tailoring

3 months

40,000

6 months

60,000

2

Bead making

1 month (basic)

2 months (advance)

10,000

25,000

Wire works

1 month (basic)

2 months (advance)

15,000

30,000

3

Hair Dressing, pedicure & manicure

3 months

15,000

6 months

30,000

4

Makeup Artistry & facials

4 weeks training

35,000 (without startup kit)

70,000 (with startup kit)

2 months

60,000 (without startup kit)

100,000 (without startup kit)

5

Photography, Video Editing & Voice recording

3 months basic

35,000

3 months advance

50,000

6

Leather Works

2 months

25,000

3 months

35,000

7

Catering Services

3 months

15,000

6 months

30,000

8

Barbing

3 months

15,000

6 months

30,000

Artisan Training Programmes

S/N

SKILLS

Duration

REG. FEES

1

Bricks laying

 

 

2

Plumbing installation

 

 

3

Electrical Works

 

 

4

Carpentry & Joinery 

 

 

5

Paint making & Decorations

 

 

6

Tiling & Stone Works

 

 

7

Welding & steel fabrication 

 

 

8

Plaster of Paris (POP)

 

 

Computing and ICT Training Programmes

S/N

Programmes

Duration

REG. FEES

1

Professional diploma in Computer Studies & office Productivity Tool

3 Months

N30,000.00

2

Certificate Course in computer Hardware & Software maintenance

5 weeks

N25,000.00

3

Website Design & Development.

Stage 1.  5 Weeks,

N50,000.00

Stage 2. 8weeks

N50,000.00

4

Mobile Application Development & Management

8 months

N50,000.00

5

Social media Development, Networking & Management

6 Weeks

N20,000.00

6

Cisco

 

 

Agriculture Programmes

S/N

SKILLS

Duration

REG. FEES

1

Commercial Pasture Production

 

 

2

Value Addition to Fish

 

 

3

Poultry production (Broilers & Layers)

 

 

4

Small Scale Commercial feeds making

 

 

5

Commercial Fattening (Cow, Sheep & goat)

 

 

6

Apiculture (Honey Bee Pad)

 

 

7

Vegetable Farming

 

 

8

Nursery ( Plant)

 

 

CHRD

Collaborators

  1. Builder Association of Nigeria
  2. National Board for Technical Education (NBTE)
  3. National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB)
  4. Human Resource Development Initiatives
  5. Partakers Consulting
  6. Nigerian Youth Chamber of Commerce (NYCC)
  7. Ara Rocks Craft and Creativity Institute
  8. Center for Human Resource Development and Empowerment Initiative 
  9. Magvoile Vocational Centre and Empowerment Embassy
  10. Root Global  Services
  11. Society for Safe Motherhood (SOSAM)
  12. Human Support Empowerment &  Sensitization Foundation (HSES)
  13. Automedics Limited
  14. Bimbo Africa Acquisition and Vocation Institute
  15. Privilege Foundation, Skils Acquisition and Vocation institute
  16. Cherry Cakes and Stores
  17. Kishimi Care And Shelter Foundation
  18. House Of Yeesha
  19. Creative World
  20. Quadrev Limited
  21. Coscharis Technologies
  22. Roboc Egua Ent LTD
  23. TVET Consultants
  24. Plusfactor International Limited
  25. Living Spirit College of Technology & Innovation
  26. Dele & Parker
  27. Ani Michael Consulting Company

Hermon Fauna Communication

Type (Directorate or Unit)
Directorates
Directorate/Unit Name
CHRD, Kaduna
Director/Head
Prof. Grace E. Jothan
Email
chrd@noun.edu.ng

How to Find Us

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University Village
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Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway
Jabi, Abuja 
Nigeria

E-mail:centralinfo@noun.edu.ng

Contact us on between 8 am and 4 pm on any of the following numbers:
08079917938, 07064701747, 08180139430

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