Institute of Petroleum Technology 2017/2018 Admission into Engineering Technician Programmes
Posted: 09/Nov/2017

As part of its contribution to local technical manpower development in Nigeria, institute of Petroleum Technology Yabatech invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians wishing to enroll as trainees in the PT YABATECH Engineering Technician Training Programme (ETTP). The programme is designed to train and develop indigenous manpower to technical competence level required for the oil and gas industry and other sectors. 

The Institute of Petroleum Technology, which is of international standard, was established by Yaba College of Technology, and its industry partners. Modeled after the various Oil and Gas Intensive Training programmes, its aim is to develop the skills of young Nigerian technicians who are ready for employment in the various sectors of the economy. It offers broad-based continuing education programmes to professionals in the industry. As a technology focused institution. IPTYABATECH offers an excellent range of laboratories, workshops, and specialized equipment for experimental work, testing prototypes, data analysis and training. 

These Technician Programmes of the Institute of Petroleum Technology, Yabatech, rest on general principles and methods of Engineering, it will run on a full-time basis, and taught over duration of 12 calendar months. Upon completion of the programme, candidates will have a basic background in Mathematical Science and Basic Engineering subjects, and can apply this knowledge within an area of specialization. Candidates will also be able to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level outside the area of specialization and in close cooperation with experts from other fields. In particular, the candidates will be qualified to participate in the development and management of new technology, methods and principles. 

Programme Overview 
• The Programme has been specially designed to offer the necessary skills, practical understanding and knowledge to enable progression to employment and further studies. 
• The Programme covers an extensive range of engineering undertakings and disciplines within the sector and forms part of our obligation to foundation education. 
• Candidates will gain comprehensive understanding of the offshore oil and gas industry especially the subsea segment. 
• Candidates will increase their understanding and practical application of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Instrumentation and Design Engineering Technology.
• The course is reviewed regularly to reflect the dynamics in the industry environment and the ever changing need of employers
• The students benefit from excellent industry links coupied with the active engagement of experts with the development of the course 

The programme is divided into 14 Engineering Technician disciplines as follows: 
Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical & Renewable Energy Engineering, Electronic & Computer, Welding & Fabrication Engineering; Marine & Offshore Engineering, Automation & Mechatronics System Engineering, Instrumentation & Controls Engineering, Process Safety & Loss Prevention Engineering, Subsea Oil & Gas Engineering, Remotely Operated Vehicles Engineering, Refining and Petrochemical Engineering, Gas Production & Processing Engineering, Petroleum Production & Operations Engineering, Software & Computing Engineering. 

The modules of each discipline are also available as Continuous Professional Development (CPD) short courses.

Those who complete this Engineering programme can take the National Institute for Certificate Technologies (NICET) exam to become certified technicians. Also, graduates of this programme are able to pursue Chartered Engineering Technical status through any of the Institutional professional accreditation bodies, Academic progression is also available: 
• Through the Institute'sAdvanced Diploma programmes. 
• Through further Engineering studies in any of the Nigerian Universities of choice. 
• Opportunity for employment exist in a wide range of industries, for examples in Offshore Industry, Oil & Gas Industry, Construction, Systems Manufacturing Industry. 
• R & D Industry, Aviation Industry and Subsea Engineering Industry.  

Candidates must possess any of the following qualifications: 

• Ordinary National Diploma or any other higher qualification. 
• National Technical Certificate (NTC) or Advanced National Certificate (ANTC) issued by the National Business and Examination Board (NABTEB); or 
• Technicians' Certificate or Ordinary Technicians Diploma (or its equivalent) issued by City and Guild of London Institute; or 
• Advanced Level Certificate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (or its equivalent) issued by IJMB, Cambridge and JUPEB. 
• Candidates willtake a computer based test and oral interview. 

A. These certificates should have been obtained in any of the above listed or related discipline of study: 
B. In addition to the above mentioned certificate, Cleve! credits (or equivalent) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any one science subject at not more than two sittings are mandatory. 

• Candidates will be taught in small class sizes. 
• This method of learning will ensure students are able to maximize their knowledge and skills through close contact with industry experts. 
• Industry based individual and group project sessions to teach how to apply Engineering problems which demonstrate a combination of technical specialist and theoretical knowledge necessary for the challenges of the industry. 
• Learning and assessment would be carried out through course work, workshop, field trips, case study assignments, presentations, practical hand skill, individual & group projects, technical reports and examinations. 


The programme is City & Guild and SQA accredited, and on successful completion, graduands will be awarded the City and Guild of Landon Institute and SQA Certificate, in addition to the Yabatech Diploma Certificate, Candidates will be presented with free students' membership of Subsea UK; Society of Underwater Technology; Energy Institute; Professional Institute; e.g. Pipeline Engineers; Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining; National Association of Corrosion Engineers; Royal Institution of Naval Architecture; Institution of Engineering and Technology; Safety and Reliability & Society; and Subsea Engineering Society. 

The Programmes are available for self-funding or Candidates may seek sponsorship from corporate bodies; Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF). Tetfund, State Governments, Local and Federal Scholarship Boards, Theophillus Danjuma Foundation, Dangote Foundation, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), NDDC, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Ministry of Niger Delta, Dangote Foundation, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Society for Underwater Technology, Oil Producing & Servicing Companies and other sponsoring agencies. 

Oil and Gas firms have been consulted in specifying the structure of the programmes and contents of the modules. The involvement of the industry will continue by lecturing on modules and by proposing and assisting with students' projects. 

The programme is supported by the following bodies: 
• Petroleum Technology Development Fund 
• Yaba College of Technology 
• Society for Underwater Technology 
• Offshore Technology Insittute, Port Harcourt 
• Oil & Gas Training Association of Nigeria 

1. Candidates who meet the entry qualifications should apply with an non-refundable Fee of Fifty Thousand Naira (N50,000) covering Application form, Processing and Examination. 

Application Procedure: 
Go to www.iptyabatech,edunq 
Or click on the "IPT REGISTRATION" on www, 

1. Click 'newApplication" to create an account. 
2. Enter your valid details such as (SURNAME, FIRST NAME, OTHERNAME, EMAIL, PHONE number and select COURSE OF STUDY. 
3. Click Proceed button. 
5. Note: To delete just createdaccount you can click on DELETE ACCOUNT to start new application, otherwise 
6. Click on PAY N9W, 
7. Follow the instruction on payment site to make payment. 
8. After successful payment kindly go back to the IPT website link and complete your application process. 
9. Click "login' 
10. Enter your APPLICATION NUMBER and your SURNAME as password  
11. Click on Application tab and fill your BIODAATA 
12, Click submit and you will be prompt to logout and login again to continue  
13. Login, Enter O'level Results and upload other Qualification(s) in the @Upload tab.
14, Clicks Submit and proceed to upload tab 
15. Upload both your passport and qualification document (PDF) only.
16. Click on preview application to check or review your suubmission before you lock abd submit
17, Click on lock and submit Application to submit your complete application form 
18. Click on proceed to print after lock and submit action 
19. Print your application data form submit applications electronically by completing online forms at
1.  A hard copy of the completed application form should be submitted in person or via courier to The Academic Director, Institute of Petroleum Technology Yabatech (IPTABATECH), ALUMNI Building, P.M.B 2011 Yaba, Lagos Nigeria on or before December 31 31, 2017
2. Aptitude Test & Oral interview scheduled for, January 10, 2018 at the institute.
Short listed candidates for admission will be isplayed on our website and communicated via SMS and email. 
3. Academic activities will commerce in January, 2018. 

For enquiries contact: 
(1) Adesanya Olatunde, Deputy Registrarilnstitute Secretary on +234(0)8076393058. 
(2) Ross Agazuma on +234(0)7017620454; +234(0)7036298865; 

1. Candidates will be accommodated in an approved 1PTYABATECH accommodation, 
2. Candidates will undertake full responsibility for the cost of accommodation for the 12 months period of studies. 
3. Tuition fee will cover the following, Course materials (soft & hard copies), field trips, and industry visitation, safety gadgets; Technical body . memberships, industry placement and job search support, internet and email services. 

Muyiwa Doherty
Ag. Registrar