TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page i
Table of content vi
1.0 Introduction 1
1.1 About SIWES 1
1.2 Brief history of SIWES 2
1.3 Aim and objectives of SIWES 3
1.4 Role of student during SIWES 3
1.5 Objectives of the report 4
1.6 The logbook 4
2.0 Organization Chart 6
2.1 Brief history of the establishment 5
3.0 Introduction to computer 7
3.1 Introduction to ms-word 10
2.2 introduction to ms-excel 12
4.0 knowledge gained during the SIWES exercise 18
5.0 Conclusion 19
5.1 Recommendation 20
This chapter gives a brief history of SIWES, its aims and objectives, as well as a short narrative on my application and posting. It also introduces intelligent solution providers (ISP) of Computer, where I had my SIWES training.
1.1 ABOUT STUDENTS INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE SCHEME
The student work experience scheme (SIWES) is a worldwide program practiced in countries like Japan, Australia, USA, Europe, and in African countries too. It is popularly known as co-operative education and referred to as sandwich in Europe. It is a six (6) months students industrial work experience scheme (SIWES) taken in the third year of the degree program, where the students go to various establishments related to their course of study.
The program was initially introduced in Nigeria by the Industrial Training Fund (I.T.F.) which was established under Decree 47 of 1972 by the Supreme Military Council, headed by General Yakubu Gowon. The Decree was billed to take effect from 31st March, 1974 and had as its core objective, the gradual reduction of the percentage of foreign participation in most of Nigeria’s economic activities, accompanied by a systematic cooperation of locally oriented skilled manpower into the vast economic sector.
One of the key functions of the ITF is to work as cooperative body with industry and commerce where students in institutions of higher learning can undertake mid-career work experience attachment in industries which are compatible with student’s area of study. The students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) is a skill Training program designed to expose and prepare students for the Industrial work situation which they are likely to meet after graduation. Participation in SIWES has become a necessary pre-condition for the award of diploma and degree certificate in specific disciplines in most institutions of higher learning in the country in accordance with the education policy of government.
The word SIWES (Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme) was introduce by the federal government in the year 1973 to develop the technological, physical and social skill of our nation, through this, adequate and intelligent student are provide the department involved the actual challenge various discipline before they can be awarded as am National Diploma (ND) graduate.
1.3 AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF SIWES
- Provide an avenue for students in institutions of higher learning to acquire industrial skills and experience in their approved course of study and also by interacting with people with more experience in the field under consideration.
- Prepare students for the industrial work situation which they are likely to meet after graduation.
- Expose students to work methods and techniques in handling equipment and machinery that are mostly not available in their various institutions.
- Provide students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge in real world situation thereby reducing the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical work.
- Enlist and strengthen employers’ involvement in the entire educational process and prepare students for employment in Industry and Commerce.
1.4 ROLES OF STUDENT
- Attend SIWES orientation programme before going on attachment.
- Comply with the establishment’s rule and regulation.
- Arrange living accommodation during the period of attachment.
- Record all training activity done and other assignment in the log book.
- Complete SPEI from ITF, FORM 8 and get it endorsed by the employer for submission to the ITF.
1.5 OBJECTIVES OF THE REPORT
The objectives of the SIWES report are;
- To make through explanation of the work done during my four month industrial training.
- To fulfill the requirement for national diploma in computer science.
- To contribute to the body of knowledge and to enhance the understanding of the writer about a similar or same job.
1.6 THE LOGBOOK
The logbook issued to student on attachment by the institution was used to record all daily activities that took place during the period of attachment, and it was checked and endorse by the industry based/institution based supervisors and ITF during supervision.
2.0 ORGANIZATIONS CHART OF JOAG COMPUTER COLLEGE, ONDO STATE
2.1 BRIEF HISTORY OF BLISS INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Joag computer college, was private organization, established in the year 2005. It owned and manage by Mr. AGADA JOHN
It is a non-governmental organization in kano state. They operate ICT situated at km4, ondo road, akure, ondo state.
Science academic for training and skill acquisitions in nearly every aspect of IT of some of which include engineering section. Repairs and maintenance, programming and, computer graphic e.t.c.
This company is head by the director and administrative manager next to him followed by the engineers, system analyst and the instructors.