Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)
Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) is a skill training Programme to expose and prepare students of Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Technology, Colleges of Agriculture and Colleges of Education for the Industrial Work situation they are likely to meet after graduation. The Scheme also affords students the opportunity of familiarizing and exposing themselves to the needed experience in handling equipment and machinery that are usually not available in their Institutions
Code of Conduct for Participants
The expected conducts of participating students in SIWES are:
The industrial attachment is for a period of four months i.e. sixteen (16) weeks for the regular NCE programme during the long vacation, at the end of second semester of the first year. For sandwich NCE programme, it is split into two, first in year two for a period of two months Second in year four for a period of another two months respectively.
At the end of every SIWES exercise, the Student’s logbooks are collated and sent to their respective College Supervisors for assessment scoring and grading of the students.
The SIWES Scheme is a two (2) unit course and all the participating students are expected to pass the course at passing grade level of the College scoring and grading point for SIWES before the students can graduate from the College.