The Industrial Liaison and Placement Unit
The Industrial Liaison and Placement Unit coordinates the Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) and mobilization of prospective graduates for the National Youth Service Corps programme. Both schemes are coordinate in collaboration with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the Directorate of National Youth Corps, respectively.
The Federal Government Policy on technical education makes it mandatory for students of Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology pursuing courses in applied science, engineering and environmental studies to undergo skill training programme in industries for a period before obtaining their diplomas. In pursuance of this policy, the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro attaches the ND I students in the specified disciplines to both the private and public establishments for a period of three to four months, as an integral part of their academic programmes. This programme will:
SIWES is open to all the 100-level students of Schools of Applied Science, Engineering and Environmental Studies.