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Government Technical College Epe

Lagos State Government Technical College Odomola (formerly, Lagos State Industrial Manpower Development Centre during inception) was established on 22nd October 1984. The Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry made the move for its establishment and it got the State Government approval. The College is situated at Odomola in Eredo Local Council Development Area of the State to cater to the development of middle-level manpower. It is worthy of note that the modern Blocklaying and Concreting Workshop in the school premises was constructed by the College students with the supervision of Julius Berger, a renowned international construction company.

At the time of inception, there were 200 students with two occupational trades – the Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice and Electrical Installation Works and Maintenance. At the moment, the occupational trade in the College has risen from 2 to 15. Presently, the student’s population is 686 while the staff strength is 71. Since inception, our college has been instrumental to the provision of skilled labour for various industries and has provided manpower for technical services within and outside the state.  7 of our staff who are graduates of the college and are now instructors and administrators in the school, passing down skill and ethics to the current generation of students.

INTERESTING STATISTICS

  • Trade areas (courses) 15
  • Staff strength -60
  • Student population – 860

OUR MISSION

‘’The College is aimed to train all desired and able hands the required skills for individual needs, entrepreneur requirement and academic advancement.’’

OUR VISION
”Promote Utilitarian Education for National Development.”

Construction Trades

  • Block Laying and Concreting.
  • Carpentry and Joinery/Furniture Craft.
  • Electrical Installation Craft.
  • Metal Fabrication and Welding.
  • Plumbing and Pipefitting.
  • Painting and Decorating.

 Engineering Trades

  • Mechanical Engineering Craft.
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanics.
  • Computer Craft.
  • Radio Television and Electronics.
  • Agric Mechanic and Implement.

 Miscellaneous Trades

  • Fashion designing
  • Leather and Footwear.
  • Catering and Hotel Management.

OUR CERTIFICATES

The trades are effectively used to develop human capacities on full-time and part-time bases.

Full-time programmes are run for regular students male and female for three academic sessions and at the end, they are awarded the following certificates:

  • National Business and Technical Education Board (NABTEB) certificate.
  • Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Trade Test III, II and I.
  • Federal Craft Training Certificate (FCTC).

ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS OF THE SCHOOL

  • Partnership Appreciation: Tradesman Empowerment Programme 2019, By OPL Academy.

1st Position Science Exhibition, April 2017. By Lagos State Government Education District III

PART-TIME SKILL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

The college has been lending a hand of assistance to different individuals and state Government to develop and up-skill human capacities. These services span from one week (1week), eight weeks (8 weeks) and three months (3 months) as required by the sponsors.

BENEFICIARIES ARE:

  • Life Changer: ran one week program for Youth Skill Development in dressmaking.
  • Wale Raji Youth empowerment (Wale Raji YES).
  • Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board/Lagos State Ministry of Wealth creation Training and Up-skill of Artisans in Lagos State.
  • Industrial Training Fund (ITF)- Youth Skill Competency Training Skill (3 months yearly).
  • N-Power Build (3 months) Youth Skilled Competency Programme.
  • LASTVEB Modern Apprenticeship Training Programme (MATP)

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

In order to reactivate the existing clubs and societies also to involve the newly admitted students, the college inaugurated its clubs and societies on 22 Oct 2019. These clubs & societies are Red Cross, Road Safety Corps, quiz and debating society, Boys Scout & Hi-corps. The college Instructors have the responsibility of coordinating the activities of the clubs & societies weekly.

Students have performed greatly in these extracurricular activities. For instance, the college came 1st in the Lagos at 50 Science Exhibition organised by Education District III, Ikoyi in April 2017 and also came 1st in the maiden edition of the College’s 35th founders day Quiz competition with other four Technical College’s in the state.

Sporting activities: students are assigned into different sports houses; Red, Yellow, Green & Blue. They compete among themselves in Football, Athletes, Long/High jump, and some other track events.

PARENT FORUM: The Principal Mr Olayiwola, I. Olufemi saw the need for parents’ involvement in the college so as to have a meaningful contribution to the life of the college and the student. Hence, Parents Forum was inaugurated on 3/07/2013. The first president of the Parent’s Forum – Mr Bamgbose, saw the need for the College to have a Hall and the forum embarked on the moulding of blocks for the project. In 2015, the foundation stone of the college hall was laid by the immediate past Executive Secretary Mrs.Omolara Erogbogbo, under the chairmanship of Alhaji Weekend, the new Parents Forum President.

Pastor Gideon Balogun the 3rd Parents Forum Chairman continued with the construction of the hall, which is presently at roofing level. All these were achieved with several contributions, launching and donations from parents and personalities within the community. Apart from the building of the college hall, the forum has been supportive and contributes substantially to all the college events as related to the growth and welfare of the students.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

On the completion of the necessary module in Tech III and award of certificates, the following opportunities await our graduated Tech III:

  • Secure employment with an organisation.
  • Become an employer of labour/entrepreneur setting up own business/workshop.
  • Secure admission to the higher institution: Colleges of Education, Polytechnic, university for further studies.

LOCAL PARTNERS

The following organisations have partnered with us to provide employment for our students

  • Tyrbats Nigeria Ltd, Ikorodu.
  • Royal Durum Investment Ltd. Epe
  • OPL Academy, City Hall, Lagos

-Vice-Principal Administration
Mr. Adebayo Abayomi Badmus
DESIGNATION: Director of Education
QUALIFICATION: B.SC. (ELECTRONICS) 1991, DIPLOMA COMP. SC 1993, PGD EDU. MGT. 2006

-Vice-Principal Academics
Mr. Olufowobi Adekunle Lateef
DESIGNATION: Director of Education
QUALIFICATION: B.SC 2001

Vice-Principal Industry
Mr. Alademerin,  Olasile Adepariola 
DESIGNATION: Deputy Director of Education
QUALIFICATION: HND 92, PGDE 2001, M. ED 2012

-Acting Vice-Principal Special Duties
Mr. Oke Benjamin Oludele
DESIGNATION: Assistant Director of Education
QUALIFICATION: BSC. TECH EDU 2006, NCE TECH. 1991

-Principal
Mr. Adebayo Abayomi Badmus
DESIGNATION: Director of Education
QUALIFICATION: BSC  (electronics), Diploma (Computer), PGD (Education)

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