Skills are the ability to do a job or task very well. So, since white collar job is difficult to get in Nigeria, it is necessary to acquire skills as a graduate. In this post, I will show you top 10 skills to learn in Nigeria as a Corps member.
If you are a corps member, make sure that you acquire one or more of these skills before your passing out parade.
For those who have completed their NYSC, you can still learn these skills if you really want to survive the Nigerian harsh economy. Job hunting could be an uphill task for fresh graduates, reason you should learn skills.
Don’t just learn skills but learn one which will sustain you even without a job.
As for me, I learnt web designing and digital marketing, and they have been sustaining me since I completed my service year.
Skills will either give you advantages over fellow job seekers or place you in a better position in life. You can learn more than one skills.
Top skills to learn in Nigeria as a Corps member
Below is the list of skills you should learn in Nigeria as a Corps member;
1. Fashion Designing
This is one of the most popular selling skill in Nigeria. The fashion industry work everyday without season of dryness.
There are ceremony such as wedding, burial, birthday, Christmas, etc. So, people always sow to celebrate on that day.
2. Hair dressing and barbing
People always have haircut or plait hair so as to look good. Therefore, having this skill will always fetch you money.
People always take pictures to keep memory of events such as ceremonies, matriculation, wedding, birthday, etc. Photographers attend all of these events either invited or not. This make photographic skill a hot cake in Nigeria.
4. Web design
This is a very lucrative business in Nigeria. There are many businesses that need website to showcase their services/products. With this skill, you will be a hot cake in Nigeria.
5. Graphic Design
The service of graphic designers are needed on a daily basis by novelist, writers, bloggers, companies etc. All the adverts banners you see on the internet are the work of graphic designers.
This is a good opportunity to sharpen your culinary skills. This involves learning how to bake cake, chin-chin, meat-pie, fish-roll, and so on.
This is a wonderful skill that sell in Nigeria like crazy. As a writer, you can create a blog and be open to opportunity of making money.
You can also write for different websites as a freelancer. I know many organizations that need good writers for serious business. Contact me (08109043177) if you can write very well.
8. Phone repairs
Do you know how many people that own phones in Nigeria? If you learn this skill, you will be sure of making money repairing those phones.
9. Shoe making
As long as people wear shoes, this skill will remain a hot cake in Nigeria.
Many job opportunities will pass you by if you don’t know how to drive. Please, acquire this skill, it is very important.
Use the comment section below to tell us which skills you think are the best in Nigeria.