• Technical Skills Competition
  • Conference
  • Exhibition
  • Networking

Create Skills Fest is Africa’s largest Skills Competition, Exhibition, and Job Fair focused on prompting and highlighting opportunities in technical and vocational Skills trades.

Over the past 4 years, iCreate Africa has partnered with Vocational  Institutions, Government, and  Industries to promote skills by changing the negative societal perception using the Skills Fest as a modernized medium to uplift the profile and recognition of Skills Professionals and encourage young people to build a passion for trade professions in other to reduce unemployment and close the skills gap.

Since 2017 iCreate skills fest has been hosted across 4 states and has pioneered dramatic change in the trades industry, this includes. 

  1. Creating direct employment for over 10,000 Skilled Professionals 
  2. Empower 2575 with financial capital, tools, and equipment 
  3. Supported over 1000 local trade businesses across 4 states 
  4. Trained over 5000 youths across 4 states 
  5. Inspired over 300,000 youth to acquire skills

The 5th edition of the iCreate skills Fest will focus on the implementation of a sustainable structure that will address the challenges affecting the Skills workforce in the construction industry, this includes competence in service delivery, inadequate access to training, informal employment structure, irregular wage/compensation and the absence of financing for artisans.

Event
Objective :

  1.  Bridge the gap between government, industries, and institutions to respond to labor market needs and craft a sustainable future for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector in Nigeria
  2. Implement technological systems that facilitate easy access to the Non-academic segment of the labor market.
  3. Upskill artisans with soft skills, digital skills, and updated workplace techniques
  4. Create a system that promotes decent wages for artisans in the construction industry 
  5. Boost the self-esteem and confidence of artisans, to find pleasure and dignity in their chosen career.