What does the name ITF stand for?
Industrial Training Fund

Why is ITF called the Fund?
This is the name stipulated by the Decree No. 47 of 1971 that established it.

Why is the headquarter of the ITF in Jos and not in Lagos, Port Harcourt or Kano where there is concentration of industries in Nigeria?
This is to make the presence of the Federal Government felt in Plateau State in an attempt to spread development all over the federation of Nigeria.

What is the work of the ITF?
Capacity building for industries and commerce in the Nigerian economy through manpower training.

Is ITF a money lending organization?
No, not at all.

How does the ITF Grants and Reimbursement scheme work?
The scheme provides that not less than 15% of the total work force in an organization must be trained annually before it is qualified for full reimbursement grant. Any organization that trains its workers with evidences such as course fee receipts, certificates of attendance and receipts of levy paid to the ITF could be entitled to reimbursement.

How can a levy contributing organization benefit from ITF's services?
  • Access to advisory and management consulting services of the ITF
  • Access to the ITF training facilities and training centres throughout the nation
  • Access to the ITF resource persons to implement their training programmes