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List of Professional Courses and Exams in Nigeria

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List of Professional Courses and Exams in Nigeria



Considering the present situation of Nigeria whereby there are
limited jobs or employment opportunities available to the massive population in Nigeria demands a need to take an extra step in order to fight against poverty and lack of job. Professional certification might just be what you need to provide you with that edge against the masses.

Today in Nigeria, we have first degree holders scattered around the place. What might just make the difference can be the extra certificate acquired by you.

Professional courses and exams are organized and conducted by professional bodies. Usually, permission to acquire any of these professional certificates requires that you have successfully graduated from any higher institution. To acquire these professional certificates, you are also required to enroll for the professional exam, write and pass the exam associated with the professional course, then after; you would be awarded with the professional certificate.

Benefits of Professional Certification

After I have acquired my, B. eng, and other degrees, why is there need to acquire a professional certificate?

Like I said earlier, professional certificate serves as an extra step for employment sake. Considering the present Nigeria we are in, so many people has B. sc, and even doctorate degree, yet without job. Being professionally certified makes you a valuable asset to many employees, therefore enabling you to break through the hard wall of unemployment in Nigeria.

Professional certificate helps you speed up your rate or chances of gaining promotions in any firm or organization you are rendering your service to.

Professional Bodies and their Website in Nigeria

Professional bodies are in charge of organizing, conducting or running professional courses and there exams to award qualified applicants with professional certificates.

Below is a list of professional bodies, as well as their associated websites in Nigeria.

·        Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; Website:

·        Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria; Website:

·        Business Education Exams Council: Website:

·        Centre for Law and Development: Website:

·        Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria: Website:

·        Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria: Website:

·        Nigeria Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers: Website:

·        Association of National Accountants of Nigeria: Website:

·        Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria: Website:

·        Chartered Institute of Marketing of Nigeria: Website:

·        Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria: Website:

·        West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management: Website:

·        Pharmacist Council of Nigeria: Website:

·        Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Website:

·        The Nigerian Institute of Safety Professional: Website;

·        Manufacturers Association of Nigeria: Website:

·        Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria: Website:

·        Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria: Website:

·        Institute of Directors: Website:

·        West African College of Physician: Website:

·        Strategic Management Centre: Website:

·        Science Teachers Association of Nigeria: Website:

·        Nigerian Society of Engineers: Website:

·        Nigerian Medical Association: Website:

·        Nigerian Institute of Town Planner: Website:

·        Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research: Website:

·        Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyor: Website:

·        Nigerian Institute of Management: Website:

·        Nigeria Bar Association: Website:

·        Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria: Website:

·        `Chartered Institute of Cost Management. Website:

·        Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers: Website:

·        Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria: Website:

List of Professional Exams in Nigeria

Professional exams are accompanied with professional certification. These professional exams judge your capability whether you deserve the professional certificate it s associated with.

Some of the most popular are recognized professional exams are listed below.

  • ·        Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • ·        Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician
  • ·        Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • ·        Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert
  • ·        Certified Wireless Network Administrator
  • ·        Sun Certified Programmer for the Java2 Platform
  • ·        Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
  • ·        SANS GIAC Security Essentials Certification
  • ·        CompTIA+
  • ·        CompTIA Security+
  • ·        Red Hat Certified Technician
  • ·        Certified Financial Analyst
  • ·        Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers
  • ·        Cisco Certified Design Professional
  • ·        Certified Information Security Manager
  • ·        Certified Wireless Security Professional
  • ·        Certified Wireless Network Professional
  • ·        Oracle Certified Master
  • ·        Oracle Certified Professional
  • ·        Sun Certified Java Developer
  • ·        Certified International Investment Analyst
  • ·        Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria
  • ·        Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
  • ·        Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • ·        Information Technology Infrastructure Library
  • ·        America Case Management Association
  • ·        Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria
  • ·        Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • ·        SAP Certification
  • ·        Nigeria Institute of Management
  • ·        Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrator in Nigeria
  • ·        Nigerian Institute of Public Relations
  • ·        Institute for Sales and Marketing Management
  • ·        Certified Assistant Project Management
  • ·        LPI Level 1
  • ·        Certified Information Security Auditor
  • ·        Microsoft Certified Professional
  • ·        Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • ·        Society for Human Resources Management
  • ·        Oracle Certification
  • ·        Project Management Professional
  • ·        Chartered Institute of Personnel Management

Wrapping It Up

There are many other professional courses and exams that are not listed out in this post. But that not a problem, you can make enquiry from the professional body in charge of the course you read.

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