Everything you need to know about NVTI certificate



NVTI courses are on high demand on the current job market both in Ghana and many other countries across the world. The course provides for online job training and equips the learners with what is most required in the job sector hence sharpening their competitive edge. There are many of these NVTI courses being offered at certificate and diploma level in NVTI schools in Ghana. NVTI courses can be of importance to those wishing to start off their career, further their studies or enhance their current jobs. They can be categorized into formal and informal, the difference between the two being substantiated further in the article. 

Empac - Emperors Academy is an accredited NVTI school accredited for ICT Level one to Level Three courses and Electronics proficiency one. Below is the NVTI accreditation certificate of Empac – Emperors Academy.

NVTI courses offer a learner a chance to train in a given job or career according to his or her choice and qualifications. The courses are also offered to people working in various fields to improve their skills in their area of specialization. That said, there are numerous of these courses out there but it’s worth noting that some are more common and preferred than the others. At the end of this article one will be fully informed to make a substantial choice of the best NVTI course to enroll in. 

The National Vocational Training Institute in Ghana was established in 1967. Thanks to a National man power board. The board, requested the United Nation Development Program special Funds (UNDPSF) to help in the establishment of a National Vocational Training Institute. The efforts came after a comprehensive study of the country’s manpower needs and the available facilities skill training was made. The National Manpower board constituted; the government, employers and workers. They then arrived at a plan of effectively utilizing the country’s available human resource in accordance with the socio economic development of the West African country. This article therefore aims at elaborating more on NVTI Ghana courses. 

At the end of the training program, students are awarded with NVTI certificates on merit. The certificate acts as an avenue to assist them be spotted in the flooded job market. The certificates are issued depending on the area trained. For example, if you were enrolled in the NVTI health care schools in Ghana, then at the end of your NVTI course an NVTI health care certificate will be awarded to you. The certificate will offer an advantage in your area of expertise as you look for a job


NVTI Ghana courses The National Vocational Training program in Ghana has numerous courses, just to mention one; NVTI nursing courses. The courses are run in accordance with the NVTI Ghana syllabus. The NVTI syllabus vary from vocation to vocation. With these high numbers of courses, what is the objection of the program to the country? 


Let’s look at the objectives for the programs.

  •  The program is meant to establish apprenticeship, internship training, and programs for training for engineering and office workers as well as provide training for instructors and officers for teaching. 
  • The NVTI course in Ghana also present guidance and career growth in vocational industry.
  •  The program improves the standards of training, and bring growth in trade testing and policies and programs of certification. 
  • It also comes in to start a regular study of the requirements of manpower of the country at the level of skilled workers.


Entry requirements for NVTI Ghana courses.

 NVTI that is mandated to register all public and private sectors in the country, ensures that all the activities going on in this institutes are of the required standards. Among these is the set requirements of entry into the institutions. Students wishing to commence studies in NVTI centers have to possess the following requirements. 

The minimum qualification requirement

  • Be a holder of middle school leaving certificate.
  • Have undergone a sponsored apprentices with elementary education background.
  • Have evidence of attending a JHS.
  • Have BECE certificate with passes in General Studies, English and Mathematics. 
  • Have gone through Secondary education or SHS Education for at least two years

Those who have the above four qualifications are eligible to write level one exams before Level two, three and four.

  • Have SHS certificate with passes in General Studies, English and Mathematics. SHS certificate holders are eligible for level two and three certificates.


How to register for NVTI course.

 Students undergo about 3 steps to be registered.These are: 

1.     First they must obtain registration forms available at each training center. 

At Empac – Emperors Academy, students can fill the short application form in the link below and the institution will contact them immediately for admission.


2. After admission training kicks off in January. 


After the completion of the NVTI course and upon receiving a NVTI certificate, one can proceed to the courses named below; 

1. HND courses – Higher National Diploma

2. University level for pursuing degree courses 

3. Institute for Polytechnics or Technical Universities.

Certificate one can be used to apply for recruitment into public services in Ghana and abroad such as Police, Military, Immigration, Fire service, Customs etc.

Level two, three and four can be used to apply for further studies in the universities.


NVTI schools in Ghana.

There are very many institutes managed by the national Vocational Training Institute. They fall under both the private and public sector.

Empac - Emperors Academy is a private accredited NVTI school accredited for ICT and Electronics.



The National Vocational Training Institute conducts examinations and tests in many areas in their NVTI accredited schools in Ghana.

Empac - Emperors Academy is accredited for ICT Level one, two and three and Electronics proficiency one.


Information Communication and Technology course

 The examination is administered to personal computer users who need to be certified for their knowledge in Information Communication and Technology and also those who want to pursue a career in Information Technology. The examinations are graded as below;

 Level I (Certificate) 

Level II (Higher Certificate) 

Level III (Diploma Certificate) 

Level IV (Advance Diploma Certificate) 

In the above test offered, each candidate will receive his record of performance given the grade of performance for the examinations taken. These are: 


  • Distinction 
  • Credit 
  • Pass 
  • Referred/Failure 

Certificates would be issued to candidates who will have a minimum of a pass in all the components. However, there will be another change for those who fail or are referred to re-sit for a different exam come the next examination period. 


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