Our Mandate


  • Create a Skills Development Plan with the objective of training to internationally recognized certification
  • Articulate acceptable levels and standards in the processing, facilitation, provision and delivery of training

  • Issue guidelines for proper implementation of classroom and on-the- job training based on HCD initiative

  • Determine criteria for the selection of training providers in the industry

  • Issue training guidelines for interns on SIWES and National Youth Service in collaboration with Government

  • Become accredited or encourage member-companies to become accredited by international certifying institutions – e.g. City & Guilds, OPITO, PMI etc

  • Provide guidance on certification requirements for disciplines and competencies that are being trained

  • Facilitate the establishment of Centers of Excellence in strategic locations.

  • Stimulate employment and create training and attachment opportunities for Nigerians

  • Review of MOAs which must be signed with OGTAN member Training Organization for utilization of training budgets in every project or contract

  • Budget to be used also in training large number of young Nigerians to help them acquire skill

  • Evaluation and monitoring of training to achieve desired results