HiiT Plc has offered Nigerian students online training scholarships valued at N20 million in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leading ICT training services provider, HiiT PLC says that the scholarship offer targeting students of Nigerian tertiary institutions to complement Federal Government’s COVID-19 Economic Palliatives.
Mr. Kayode Shobajo, Chief Executive Officer, HiiT Plc, all that is required of interested students to apply for the scholarship complete the Scholarship Application Form on www.hiit.ng/scholarship.
Our instructors are highly skilled and well-equipped to deliver lectures from their homes or anywhere they are comfortable. So, government lockdowns do not disturb our classes. Furthermore, our students can also gain access to the recorded classes at their own time from anywhere in the world.Mr. Kayode Shobajo, Chief Executive Officer, HiiT Plc
The courses on offer include Digital Marketing, Web Design, Digital Literacy, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Python programming and more, but “they should however note that this opportunity is on a first come, first-served basis.”
What does HiiT Plc Online Training offer?
Unlike most other online training platforms, HiiT Online Training offers Instructor-led training coupled with other training methods including live interactive classes, videos, slides, whiteboards and simulation labs to impact IT skills that are in huge demands by employers, Shobajo says.
“The teaching time and students’ interaction time mix are optimized to ensure the best online learning outcome for our cultural environment,” he says. “Our instructors are highly skilled and well-equipped to deliver lectures from their homes or anywhere they are comfortable. So, government lockdowns do not disturb our classes. Furthermore, our students can also gain access to the recorded classes at their own time from anywhere in the world.”
The HiiT CEO says Digital Marketing enables students gain comprehensive understanding of all major digital marketing channels used today and create, launch, and analyze campaigns across a multitude of platforms, including Facebook Ads, Google Ads, Google Analytics, and more.
“Digital Marketing has become an integral part of marketing budgets and will soon overtake all other traditional channels of Marketing,” he says. “With the demand for digital marketers outweighing the supply, professionals skilled in digital strategy, consumer behaviour, content distribution, and social media are in high demand. This course aims to bridge that gap and create industry-ready Digital Marketers.”
On Web Design, Shobajo says with more communication and commerce being conducted online than ever before, the web provides incredible opportunities for Web Designers. At the end of the course, graduates of web design will play a central role in building dynamic websites and applications that deliver content in a variety of formats for multiple devices for organisations. The course is designed to equip participants with the technical knowledge and skills to create well-designed websites in terms of aesthetics, using today’s modern web design tools.
Python is a powerful general-purpose programming language. They use it in Web Development, Data Science, creating software prototypes, and so on. It has simple, easy-to-use syntax. Students will learn the basics of Python, then move on to gain skills on how to develop Web applications using the Django framework.
The course also covers the basics of creating basic applications using the MVC (model-view-controller) design pattern, and more advanced topics such as Administration, Session Management, and Authentication.
Shobajo says that “HiiT has graduated over 50,000 students at its existing Training Centres located in Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Ibadan over the past 24 years, and therefore has a pedigree as a Training Service Provider, inclusion of Online Training will simply be an extension of our known brand virtue of service par excellence. And do not forget that we are also a profession IT company duly registered with Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).”
HIIT’s mission is to provide quality and affordable access to Online Training/Education in such a manner that will be superior to other means using the criteria of Learning Outcomes and Return on Investment (ROI), Shobajo says.