Date posted : Mon 16 Jul 2018

                                                                      UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
                                             HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (HDRC)
The Human Resources Development Centre (HRDC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Diploma in Social Development and Administration Programme in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos.  The Programme is to commence in 2016/2017 academic session.

DURATION: The duration of the programme is two (2) academic sessions.

LECTURE VENUE: Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos.

For consideration for admission into the programme, candidates are required to have any of the following academic qualifications:
(a)     At least credit passes in five subjects including ENGLISH LANGUAGE & MATHEMATICS G.C.E O/L at not more than one sitting.
(b)     Grade II Teachers’ Certificate with five subjects including English Language at Merit level.
(c)     The following categories of applicants are eligible for consideration, and will be given preference in the following order:

(i)     Certificate in Social Work and /or Community Development from any approved institution recognized by the Senate.
(ii)    Untrained serving Social Work and /or Community Development  Workers who have  requisite academic qualifications
(iii)   Mature candidates (30 years and over) with experience and qualification in other professions such as Nursing, Youth Leadership, Prison Service, Police Force, and Armed Forces etc.  who may not have all requisite academic qualifications, but whose organizations stand to benefit from the programme,
(d)     Candidates who wish to proceed to B.Sc Social Work at the completion of the programme must have at least candidates must have credit passes in five (5) G.C.E O/L  subjects or its equivalent at not more than one sitting, which must  include ENGLISH LANGUAGE and MATHEMATICS and any other three  subjects..

i.       Applicants are expected to visit the HRDC portal http// 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 HRDC application fee collecting banks (Ecobank, Access Bank, First Bank and Wema Bank) on the University campus to make payment. (Application Fee 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 and strictly as provided in the pre-application form) as password to access the application form.

 Kindly note the following:
i.       Only application payments that the bank has confirmed receipt of 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.
After completion of application form, printed copies should be submitted at the HRDC Secretariat with the following documents:
·         Original printout and a photocopy                                   -Two (2) photocopies of Birth Certificate
·         Two (2) photocopies of Reference Number printout         -Two (2) photocopies of N7,500.00 teller
·         Two (2) photocopies of credentials

Tuition and Course Materials Fees: Tuition for the programme is  N80, 000.00 (Eighty Thousand Naira). Admitted students are required to pay N10, 000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) for Course Materials payable upon registration.
Closing Date:Application closes twelve weeks from the date of this publication. Date and time for the examination
 Will be publicized at the Department of Sociology and Human Resources Development Centre Secretariat University
 of Lagos Main Campus.
                                                         For further enquiries, please contact:

The Director,                                                                or         The Coordinator
Human Resources Development Centre                                    Diploma in Social Development and Administration
University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos                                            Department of Sociology,
University of Lagos                                                                  University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria.           
Tel: 08058330206.                                                                    Tel: 5454891-5(Ext2825, 1340, 1324

                                                   Dr. (Mrs.). Taiwo. F.  Ipaye, FNIM
                                                 Registrar and Secretary to Council

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