UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (HRDC) IN COLLABORATION WI

Date posted : Fri 23 Sep 2016

           Boost your career through FRENCH Language                                                                                                             
                                                                           UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
                                                    HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (HRDC)
                                                                    
                     IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION
                                                                                  ANNOUNCES
       ADMISSION INTO DIPLOMA IN FRENCH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY 
(2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION)

PROGRAMME PROSPECTS
French is a major language of international communication spoken all over the five continents by over 220 million people. The ability to speak French in addition to English is an advantage for finding a career opportunity in many multi-national companies and foreign organizations like ECOWAS, UN, EU, UNESCO, NATO, IOC, RED CROSS etc. since it serves as their working language. Tourism advantage and opportunity to further education in francophone countries abounds as French also serves as a good base for learning other languages like Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian.
 
FOR WHOM
i.                    Current and prospective employees of multi-national and foreign organisations, government parastatals and
       civil service who need some level of knowledge of foreign language in their operations.
ii.                  Military and Paramilitary personnel of the Nigeria Army, Navy, Air Force, Customs, Immigration, Police etc.
iii.                 Tourism and Hospitality professionals.
iv.                Those with huge motivation and interest to learn French.
v.                  Prospective travelers to francophone countries for business and educational purposes.
 
 
DURATION:  One academic session, that is, two semesters only. Note: The programme runs on Saturdays from 9.00am to 6.00pm.      
 
COURSE FEES:  Tuition fee is N60, 000.00. Cost of course materials & field trip is N20, 000.
 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSCandidates are required to have any of the following:
i.                    O’level certificate with not less than three credit passes in three subjects at WASSCE level or its equivalent at not more than two sittings with or without French Language.
(Candidates need not have done French at SSCE level though knowledge in it is an added advantage).
ii.                  Mature candidates of 30 years and above with lower qualification and interest to learn French.
 
 
APPLICATION FEE AND METHOD OF APPLICATION:
i.                     Applicants are expected to visit the HRDC portal http//:hrdc.unilag.edu.ng to fill the pre-application form.  (Content of the pre-application form include Surname, First Name, Middle name, E-mail address and Mobile number).Upon successful completion of the pre-application form, the applicant will be issued a “Payment Reference Number” which should be printed out.
ii.                   Applicants should take their print out containing the payment reference number to any of the designated banks (Ecobank, Access Bank, First Bank and Wema Bank) on the University campus to make payment. (Application Fee is N7,500)
iii.                  After payment, applicants should return to the payment portal, click the application form link, login with the payment Reference Number and the Surname (in lower case and strictly as provided in the pre-application form) as password to access the application form.
 
N.B: Kindly note the following:
i.              Only application payments that the bank has confirmed receipt will have access to the application form. Applicants who experience challenges may return to the bank where payment was made to request that their payment be posted.  (Notification of payment receipt shall be sent to applicants who have paid).
ii.            The password will be as provided in the Surname field in lower case; errors in filling of surname must therefore be reflected in the password used.
iii If payment is not made five (5) days after obtaining Payment Reference Number (voucher); the pre-application          would be DECLINED.  Applicants will then be expected to refill the pre-application form to obtain a new Payment Reference Number (voucher).
 
After completion of application form, printed copies should be submitted at the HRDC Secretariatnot later than twelve weeks from the date of the publication with the following documents:
·         Original printout and a photocopy of application form
·         Two (2) photocopies of Birth Certificate
·         Two (2) photocopies of Reference Number printout
·         Original and a photocopy of N7,500.00 teller
·         Two (2) photocopies of credentials
 
ADMISSION LETTERS:  Admission letters for shortlisted candidates are to be printed online.  Please note that letters of Admission will not be posted to individual candidates
                        
                                   FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT
 
Deputy Registrar,                                                                             Programme Coordinator
Human Resources Development Centre                                            Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education
University of Lagos,  Akoka, Lagos                          or                       Faculty of Education, UNILAG.
Tel:  08058330206, 08032110264, 08077310103                                  Tel: 08066104531
 
                                                    
                                                          Dr. (Mrs.) Taiwo, F. Ipaye, FNIM
                                                      Registrar and Secretary to the Council.
 
 
                                                                                                                                          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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