Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme 2023/2024

We would like to inform you that the Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme 2023 has begun, the Lagos State Empowerment Trust Fund is currently accepting applications for its skill acquisition program in Lagos for the year 2023. 

This program aims to empower the youth in Lagos State by equipping them with various industrial skills.

In collaboration with the United States African Development Program (USADP), the Lagos State Employment Training Program has designed this initiative to train and empower 3000 individuals in Lagos State. 

The Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme offers a 4-12 week vocational training course, focusing on fields such as construction, arts, and technology.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your skills and participate in the yearly Lagos State entrepreneurship program. Join us in building a brighter future for the youth of Lagos State.


Lagos Launches Programs for Youth Empowerment to Combat Unemployment

Lagos Launches Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme to Tackle Unemployment In a bid to combat unemployment, the Lagos State government has introduced a youth empowerment program targeting final-year college students and those in their penultimate classes.

This initiative aims to benefit 8,000 aspiring entrepreneurs. Currently, 8,000 penultimate and final year students from various higher education institutions across the state are participating in the state government-sponsored program called Jobs Initiative Lagos (JIL). 

The Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme focuses on imparting entrepreneurial and employability skills.

The JIL program established by the Governor, seeks to enhance the skills of students in their penultimate and final year, equipping them with the necessary competencies to not only secure employment but also thrive in the global market. 

By doing so, their services will remain relevant and contribute to national economic growth in the 21st-century digital economy.

Additionally, an inclusive entrepreneurship program has been developed to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge on starting and managing a profitable business. 

They will gain a solid understanding of business development strategies and risk factors, enabling them to thrive in highly competitive global markets.

Duration of the Empowerment Programme in Lagos State 

The Lagos State Youth Entrepreneurship and Vocational Training Program for 2023 will have a duration of 4 to 12 weeks.

Eligibility Criteria for the Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme 

To enhance your chances of a successful application, please review the following requirements:

  1. Residency: Applicants must be residents of Lagos State.
  2. Education: Minimum educational qualification for Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination (JSSCE).
  3. LASRRA ID: Applicants must possess a Lagos State Resident Registration Agency ID (LASRRA ID).
  4. Age: Candidates should be between the ages of 18 and 35.

Courses available in the Lagos State Free Vocational Training Program

If you are a resident of Lagos State, you have the opportunity to enrol in the following courses and acquire diverse industrial skills:


  1. Electricals
  2. Site supervision
  3. Interior design
  4. 2D/3D design
  5. Refrigerator and Air conditioning

Creative sector

  1. Fashion design
  2. Hairdressing
  3. Interior dressing

Digital skills

  1. Virtualization
  2. Cloud computing
  3. Software engineering
  4. Cybersecurity

Steps to Successfully Apply for the Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme 2023 

To ensure a successful application for the Lagos State Skill Acquisition Programme, kindly follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of the Lagos State Empowerment Trust Fund at
  2. Select your preferred course sector from the available options.
  3. Complete the application form by providing all the necessary information.
  4. Upload all required documentation as specified in the application guidelines.
  5. Review your application to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  6. Submit your application through the designated online portal.

That’s all you need to know about the Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme. If you have any further inquiries, please feel free to visit this website frequently.

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