The Human Resources Development Centre, University of Lagos in collaboration with the Nigerian Institute of Shipping (NIS) announcesProfessional Advanced Diploma in Shipping, Ports’ Administration and Management programme for 2012/2013 session.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the part-time Professional Advanced Diploma course in SHIPPING, PORTS’ ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT Programmes.

For all practitioners in the Maritime Industry including Managers, Supervisors, Freight/Forwarding Agents, Ship Agent/Brokers, Military, Customs & Excise Personnel and all others.

For new entrants who desire to make a career in the Maritime Industry.


Holders of WASC/SSCE/GCE or equivalent qualification with at lease five (5) O’ level Credits or
Holders of OND/HND/B.Sc/M.Sc. in any discipline or
Matured candidates of 30years of age and above with lower qualifications but with at least five years of working experience.

Tuition fee is Sixty Thousand Naira (60,000.00) per session. Course Materials fee is Ten thousand Naira(10,000.00). Inaddition, Registration fee will be borne by students on resumption.

DURATION: Four Consecutive Semesters (Two (2) Sessions)
TIME: Saturdays only (9.00 am – 5.00 pm)
VENUE: RM B407 (Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts)
DATE OF RESUMPTION: November 3 rd , 2012



1. Visit the Human Resources Development Center website @ , Click on the “Application form”.

1. Click the pre-application form link;provide the required information and click submit to obtaina Payment Reference Number (Voucher).

You are expected to print out the Payment ReferenceNumber (voucher) and take to the bank.
2. Make payment at any branch of the designated banks stated below:
WEMA BANK PLC , ECO BANK PLC, ACCESS BANK PLC, FIRST BANK PLC at the University of Lagos Branches only.

Applicants are expected to take the printed payment Reference Number (voucher) to the bank for payment ofN5,000.00 which is the cost of Application Form.

After payment, return to the Human Resources Development Centre Portal ( Click the Application link, then Application Form Link, log in with Payment Reference Number as username and provide surname in lowercase as password.

Click the Edit Application form link to fill the Application form and upload digital passport (jpegformat) which should not be more than 15kb in size and must be in white background.

The acceptable dimension is: width- 235 pixels or 35mm, height- 314 pixels or 40mm (Failure to comply with specified image format may lead to disqualification).

Click “SUBMIT FORM” button after filling the form completely; else click the “DECLINE” button.

After submission, applicants are required to print the completed Application Form for submission at the Human Resources Development Centre Secretariat.

Submit the printed form along with two (2) sets of your Credentials.

Kindly note that if payment is not made five (5) days after obtaining Payment Reference Number (voucher), the pre-application access would be DECLINED.

Applicants will then be expected to refill the pre-application form to obtain a NewPayment Reference Number ( voucher)


Completed Application forms should be printed and submitted at the Human Resources Development Centre (HRDC) on or before October 12 th , 2012.

ADMISSION LETTERS for short-listed candidates are to be collected at the Human Resources Development Centre (HRDC) Secretariat from 22 nd of October, 2012.

Admission letters will not be posted to individual candidates. However, the admission lists will be available on HRDC Portal

For further information, please contact:
Director Programme Coordinator
Human Resources Development Centre. Department of Geography (Room B407)
(By the University Main Auditorium) Arts Block,
University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos. University of Lagos
Tel: 018102815, 018102816, 018102818Tel: 0807-7309-300

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