All ESIS curricula are prepared as per NACTVET regulations and standards. ESIS through qualified consultant conducts Situational Analysis followed by writing a Situational Analysis report and then conducts Consultative workshop to bring together relevant stakeholders in the industry on question together to discuss and fine-tune the curricula draft. All stakeholders’ contributions and suggestions are incorporated to develop fine tuned curricula. The three documents, i.e. The Situational Analysis report, The Consultative workshop report and the curricula are all submitted to NACTE for validation.
In 2012 as stated earlier, ESIS in collaboration with NACTE (now NACTVET) and the stakeholders in Mining industry developed its own curricula for Exploration and Mining Geology NTAL4, 5 and 6 curricula. And again in September, 2014, ESIS in collaboration with NACTE and the stakeholders in Petroleum industry, developed a curricula in Petroleum Geology from NTAL4 to 6 NTAL4, 5 and 6. All curricula are validated by NACTVET.
In 2021, after a formal curricula review according to NACTVET regulations and standards, ESIS submmited six curricula for accreditations and all were respectively accredited and in use for respective courses.
The curricula accredited by NACTVET as follows:
- Curriculum for Basic Certificate in Exploration and Mining Geology – NTAL 4 (1 year)
- Curriculum for Basic Certificate in Petroleum Geology– NTAL 4 (1 year)
- Curriculum for Technician Certificate in Exploration and Mining Geology – NTAL 5 (1 year)
- Curriculum for Technician Certificate in Petroleum Geology– NTAL 5 (1 year)
- Curriculum for Ordinary Diploma in Exploration and Mining Geology – NTAL 6 (1 year)
- Curriculum for Ordinary Diploma in Petroleum Geology– NTAL 6 ( 1 year)
Application take place between March and September every year and enrollment process take place in August and September every year. Classes Begin early October every year
Application can be done through online, downloadable application forms or by hard copies of the application forms collected from the college or its agents’ offices throughout the country.
The minimum requirements for NTAL 4 in any of our long courses is at least a “D” grade passes in 4 science subjects from O’ Level examination results certified by NECTA OR Passed NVTA 3 in Engineering aligned subjects from VETA Registered Institutions OR Possess a relevant NTAL4 from NACTE Accredited college for a 2 year diploma course