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UNIPORT CCE Diploma/Certificate Program Admission Form 2014/2015

UNIPORT CCE Diploma/Certificate Program Admission Form 2014/2015.

We wish to inform interested candidates that application for admission into Diploma & Professional Certificate Programmes of the Center for Continuing Education, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) is open for the 2014/2015 academic year.

Duration of Programme
The Diploma in Law Programme is a continuing education programme and will run for two academic sessions; each session divided into two semesters. Students having no more than five courses to repeat or clear at the end of the second year will be allowed a maximum of one additional academic session to do so, bringing the maximum duration for the programme to three academic sessions (6 semesters).
Entry Requirements
Ordinary Level Credit passes in at least four subjects, including English Language, in the WASSC/SSCE/NECO/GCE obtained at not more than two sittings.
The Diploma program runs for 2 academic years on a full- time basis, or for a maximum of 5 years on a part-time basis. During this period, the candidates acquire Relevant, Innovative, Industry-Specific Technical knowledge, Skills, Attitudes and Experiences, based on a minimum of 70% Practical Learning Content  in the following areas:
Drama and Theatre Arts
Film/Radio and Television Production
Dance/ Choreography
Creative Writing
Fine Arts
Fashion and Clothing Technology
(i.)Candidate must possess at least five Credit passes in SSCE/GCE/NECO at not more than two sittings.
(ii.) Credit passes in English Language and Literature in English.
DURATION: Two academic years of two semesters a year.
These are proficiency programs designed for candidates with first degree who may want to specialize in an aspect of the Arts. They are highly intensive and practical oriented, carried out in a workshop form.
Directing, Still Photography,Script-Writing, Acting, Drawing and Painting, Song writing, Set DesignEditing, Writing for Children, Lighting Design, Choreography,Mystery Writing ,Costume, Make up and Fashion, Cinematography, Writing for the Web, Production Management, Presentation, Proof reading, Event Management.
  1. Possession of any of the followings: BA/BSc /BEd/HND in related area
  2. A Port Folio showing practical Experience in the field
  3. Evidence of Demonstrable Talent
These are intensive one year certificate programs. The courses are designed to help candidates remedy their creative and language handicaps. At the end of the program, participants are encouraged to write GCE/WAEC/NECO/JAMB in subject studied, after which successful candidates can registering for the two year diploma programs, provided they meet the entry requirements.
(i)  Communication in English: This includes
      Elements of Effective Writing
      Literature in English
      Proposal Writing
      Understanding Human Communication
      The Creative Spirit: A Multidisciplinary View
(ii)   Entrepreneurship
        How to Start and Manage a Business
        How to write Business Plans
(iii) Man and His World
       Introduction to History
       Understanding Culture
       Introduction to Psychology
(iv)     Computer Skill
Candidates must have at least 3 credits in any of the followings:  WAEC/GCE/NECO /OND. DURATION: ONE YEAR
  • Bead Making
  • Millinery (Hat/Head gear making)
  • Flower Design/Decoration
  • Fashion Design
  • Make-up Art
  • Tailoring & Sewing
  • Arts and Crafts for Home Decoration
  • A participant must be 18 and above to be eligible for consideration.
  • Must provide at least Certificate/Testimonial/Transcript from previous Educational Institutions.
Short courses are mounted from time to time and they last between 5 to 21 days.
The Institute is very flexible. It allows a student of any background, qualification and skill to take up any course at any level after completing the requisite remedial courses.
We also provide one-to-one tutoring, mentoring, proofreading and indexing services.
Each student is awarded a Certificate of Attendance at the end of each Program.
Available Training Options
1.Agripreneurship and Agribusiness Management
2.Agritrade and Farm Produce Marketing
3.Social Capital and Networking for Agricultural Development
4.Feed Formulation and Composition
5.Profitable Poultry Production and Management
6.Smallholder Goat Farming for Urban Markets
7.Fish Handling and Processing Technology
8.Principles of Pond Fertilization and Maintenance
9.Small and Medium Size Fish Farming for Livelihood
10. Farm Tractor Operation and Maintenance
11. Improved Weed Management for Sustainable Crop Production
12. Integrated Crop Pests and Diseases Management
13. Bee Keeping and Apiary Management
14. Planning a Small-scale Plant Nursery
15. Snail Farming for Export
16. Post-Harvest Technology and Food Storage
17. Processing and Packaging Farm Produce
18. Strategies for Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emission with Changing Climate
A)  Professional Diploma Programmes (Options)
These are targeted agricultural trainings suitable for candidates with relevant or related practical experience and wishing to become more efficient on their current or future jobs.
1.   Agricultural Communication Skills, Conflict Management and Resolution
2.   Co-operative Management
3.   Agricultural Laws and Policies for Agribusiness
4.   Farm Animal Husbandry
5.   Principles of Animal Health, Diseases and Hygiene
6.   Mini-Livestock Production for Landless Farmers
7.   Fish Handling and Processing Technology
8.   Principles of Pond Fertilization and Maintenance
9.   Small and Medium Size Fish Farming for Livelihood
10. Farm Mechanization and Agricultural Safety
11. Principles and Practices of Farm Irrigation
12. Mushroom Production and Management
13. Agricultural Farm Produce Management
14. Forestry and Environmental Management
15. Plantation Establishment and Maintenance
16. Urban tree Management Practice and Landscaping
17. Organic Farming for Sustainable Agriculture
18. Responsive Agriculture and Climate Change
B)  Certificate Courses (Options)
1.   Agricultural Economics and Food Marketing
2.   Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
3.   Animal Production and Management
4.   Fish Farming and Fisheries Technology
5.   Food and Cash Crop Production
6.   Soil Resource Management
7.   Forest Resource Management
8.   Ecotourism and Wildlife Management
9.   Food Processing and Post-Harvest Technology
Admission Requirements
a) Short Courses
1.   Possess relevant or related practical experience.
b) Professional Diploma Programmes
1.   Possess relevant or related practical experience.
2.   Possession of Higher National Diploma (HND) or First Degree in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry are added advantages.
c) Certificate Courses
1.   Possess relevant or related practical experience.
2    Possess the requisite O’Levels credit passes in three subjects, which must include:
(i)  English Language (compulsory)
(ii) Chemistry (compulsory)
(iii) Biology or Agriculture (and not both),
(iv) Mathematics or Physics (and not both), and
(v) Any other subject (Economics, Geography, Further Mathematics, or Commerce).
Duration of Programmes
(i) Short Courses: Shall last between 10 and 21 days.
(ii) Professional Diploma Programmes: Shall last 12 Calendar months
(iii)Certificate Courses: Shall last 12 Calendar months.
NOTE: ONLY ‘O’ LEVEL IN WAEC (SSCE/GCE), NABTEB AND NECO Certificates are acceptable for registration.
•TC II is not acceptable
•The sets of names stated by candidates in their Application Forms must be consistent with the names on their credentials. Inconsistency in names may lead to disqualification.
•Candidates with O/Level Examination Results from 2009 backwards must present their Original Certificates and not Statement of Results or Result Slips.
All candidates who have applied for admission into the various Programmes of the College will be required to undergo a Computer – Based Test (CBT), at a date to be announced later.
1.  Application for the various Programmes is on-line. Log on to and click on “Register” to sign up and print payment slip.
2. Proceed to any of the designated banks to make payment of (N10, 000.00) only including Bank charges and obtain an eTranzact receipt.
3. Login back to your account and verify your payment using the Confirmation order number on the eTranzact receipt, fill in the necessary information, upload your passport photograph and print your photo card for the exam.
* The names on candidates O’Level certificate(s) must be the same as what is filled on-line.
* Change of name is not allowed once a candidate is admitted.
*Candidates must ensure that they have the requisite qualifications for the intended course.
* Candidates should report to the Examinations and Records Unit, CCE, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, with photocopies of their credentials for collection of Brochure.
•Uniport – Choba Micro-Finance Bank
•United Bank for Africa (UBA)
•First Bank PLC
•Fidelity Bank PLC
Materials required for the Screening Exercise:
Candidates must come along with the Photo Card printed on-line and payment receipt to the Venue of the CBT.
For further information contact:
Phone: 08146701346 or 08133985579 (between 9.00 a.m. and 3 p.m. on week days only).
For Technical support contact: [email protected]
The sale of Forms will close on Friday, 30th May 2014.

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  1. I have O,level certificate but my maths is D7 and I registered for 2014 waec but all withheld,All the schools that took waec in nigeria is withheld,i don’t know what to do,plz I need your advise,pls help admission has suferred me a lot and I need too do this this certificate programm in uniport