DIGITAL PETROLEUM TRAINING INSTITUTE (DiPTI)
Digital Petroleum Training Institute or DiPTI is a novel technological hub and co-working space in the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) where PTI students and fresh graduates from PTI, the staff and the institute business men and women connect, engage, develop applications, build new digital devices and invent new things. It will also provide the forum where all the courses (entrepreneurial, skills or academic) available in PTI are digitized for e-platform applications and delivery.
It will offer consulting, software, hardware, networking certifications and accreditation services and carry out applied research in collaboration with companies and organizations, aimed at finding solutions to IT-related business problems.
In today’s Global economy, where knowledge and innovation are keys to competitive success, we are delighted to say that with digital innovation, PTI is uniquely placed to provide necessary services and impetus on ICT to a growing population and to conform to international competitiveness and standards.
DiPTI will provide an exciting environment that will attract students and a broad spectrum of other residents of the nation and the continent with an interest in digital technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Various activities and programmes will be run with the aim of developing skills, encouraging innovation and promoting the development of new enterprises. All of the PTI’s existing skills development initiatives will also be run in the DiPTI.
Facilities will also be established, including world-class infrastructure, specialized computer laboratories, a software engineering library and lecture and meeting rooms.
DiPTI will be supported by the government's Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), local and international oil and gas companies, private companies, industrialists, Media Corporations, ICT Companies and Vendors, among other investors, philanthropists.
DESCRIPTION OF DiPTI
This is an example of what DiPTI would look like, while DiPTI collaborates with the Jo'burg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) in South Africa.
The Jo'burg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) is a three way partnership between government, academia and industry. Based at Wits University, the JCSE is multifaceted with various programmes and facilities positioning it as a focal point of a software development industry for South Africa and the rest of the continent.
DIZ Zone, Johannesburg
The following are the functions but not limited to the DiPTI project:
IT Consultancy Services
IT Training Centre /Certifications (Regular & Corporate training)
Prometric & VUE Testing Centre
Digital Research Centre
Certification of Technician and Technologist
Creation and Certification of Chief Information Technology Officer
Development of a virtual library that provides information and answers urgent questions that meets real economic benefits, impact and social and gender inclusion.
Students Experimental Training
Intellectual and Technology Transfer
Staff Training for Certificate in Telecommunication Policy, Regulation and management (TPRM).
Who should attend
Technicians, Technologists, Researchers, Academics, Decision makers, Professional etc. Other participants include individuals working in government policy departments, national and regional regulatory authorities, regulatory departments of ICT sector operators, lawyers, consultants, journalists, union officials and NGOs involved in the sector.
1. Complex/Administrative building (Structure) which include e-classrooms, CBT centre, Teleconference centre, digital council chamber etc.
Digital Lecture Theatre
2. Hardware (Computers and peripheral equipments)
Call Manager Express
Printers and Scanners
3. Software and licensing services
Database Management Software
Developments tools and programming languages software
Licensing services for the right to use computer software
Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM)
Other application software packages etc
5. Electrical Appliances (e.g. airconditions)
6. Independent Power Generation (thermal/gas)
7. Laboratory equipments
8. Electro medical equipments
9. Innovation Hub
10. Canteen and Refreshment spots
11. Mass media unit (DiPTI journals, digital journalism, news press etc)
CORE PROGRAMME ACTIVITIES:
Training and equipping our target groups/participants with necessary and basic skills in Information Communication Technology applications through aiding them to understand trends behind the information society today.
Research and Education for Development
Professional Services and Practical applications
Skills development programmes and work force initiatives
Better academic acceleration programmes through the engagement of our academic community in the state, National and International.
The DiPTI will provide a dynamic environment for genius generation, global focus on knowledge economy driving competition and enhancement of partnership development.
Telecom/Internet Service Providers
Local and International Oil & Gas Companies(upstream, mid and downstream) in Nigeria.
Chemical, Energy and Mining related companies
PTI Alumni, Staff and Students
Corporate bodies that support education, training or building projects.