FAQs

Questions:

I want to enroll for a course.

Answer:

Kindly visit our offices or call at the following mobile numbers:

Maryland, Lagos – 0701 119 1574, 0704 621 6854, 0702 612 0118, 0702 608 2974
Surulere, Lagos – 0701 119 1866, 01-342 6057, 01-291 6566
Abuja, Wuse – II – 0708 210 3291, 0808 325 4623

Alternatively you can e-mail us on maryland@meridian-nigeria.com or surulere@meridian-nigeria.com or abuja@meridian-nigeria.com with your query. However most of the course details are available in the Courses section on our website.

 

I want to enroll for a course.

Answer:

Kindly deposit your fees in any branch of Zenith Bank as per details below:
Account Name : Meridian Technologies Ltd
Account No. : 1010801559 –  for Maryland Centre enrollment
Account No. : 1010413541 –  for Surulere Centre enrollment

For Abuja Centre, please visit the Centre.

Visit the respective Centre with the deposit slip and 2 passport photographs to complete your enrollment formalities

 

Do I need to be computer literate to enroll for a course?

Answer:

No. All our courses start with an elementary module on desktop and operating system and are suitable for first timers. However, you require an aptitude to learn IT to be successful in your IT career.

 

How training at an authorized training center will benefit me?

Answer:

Authorized training centers provide you with official curriculum, authorized training resources and student kits, and timely curriculum updates. The trainers are trained and certified by our partner vendors. State of the art training infrastructure, which meets the curriculum specifications of the partner vendors, is provided for training.

 

Do you offer authorized Java training from Oracle?

Answer:

We are an authorized Oracle Workforce Development Program Partner in Nigeria. To be eligible for an OCP certificate from Oracle, you need to complete the Hands On Course Completion Form. Oracle training provided at our centers enables you to fulfill this essential requirement.

 

Do you offer authorized Java training from Oracle?

Answer:

Yes. We offer courses on Java Programmer, Web Component Developer, JavaServer Faces Developer, Java Web Services Developer, Java Persistence API Developer and Enterprise JavaBeans Developer. No other institution in Nigeria* provides such extensive training in Java.

 

Do you provide training on Microsoft Server 2016?

Answer:

Yes. The training is provided on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 leading to MCSE in Windows Server 2016.

 

Do you accept Microsoft Software Assurance Training Vouchers?

Answer:

Yes, we accept Microsoft SATV’s.

 

Do you provide training on Open Source Technologies?

Answer:

Yes. We provide training on Linux operating system, Apache Web Server, MySQL database, Perl programming and PHP, the web application development tool.

 

Which course enables me to get an admission in the final year of a degree program in a university in UK or other countries?

Answer:

The ACCP, ACNS and ADIE Career Courses from Aptech Computer Education, and AMSP course from Arena Multimedia qualify you to study for two years at our centers in Nigeria and transfer your credits towards an honors degree from leading universities in the U.K. and other countries. You gain admission in the final year of the B.Sc. (Hons) degree program. There is a choice of four* different degree options available currently.

 

I want to register for an exam.

Answer:

Kindly visit our offices or call the following numbers:

Maryland Center: 0701 119 1574

Surulere Center: 0701 119 1866

Abuja Center: 0708 210 3291

Alternatively you can mail us on test@meridian-nigeria.com or surulere@meridian-nigeria.com or abuja@meridian-nigeria.com with your query. Alternatively, you may click on the “Testing” tab on our website and follow the instructions to register on-line.

 

Where do I write my international certification exams?

Answer:

We have authorized Prometric Testing centers in-house at Lagos and Abuja.

 

Will my qualification be recognized outside Nigeria?

Answer:

Yes. If you take the relevant international certification exam after your course, you have the same qualification as any other professional in USA/Europe.

 

Do I get a certificate?

Answer:

Yes. You get Performance Statements and Certificates for Career Courses and Certificate of Participation for all other courses.

 

Do you help in selecting the right course for me?

Answer:

Yes. We have trained Career Advisers at our centers who will counsel and guide you in selecting the right course. The Career Adviser remains your trusted friend throughout the duration of your course and provide support from the time you enroll till the time you graduate.

 

Which course offers the best job in the shortest possible time?

Answer:

You need to study intensively and extensively to master the IT technologies. Do you become a Doctor or an Engineer in a few months’ time? Obviously not. We offer IT training which helps you build a successful IT career. That is the reason we advise you to meet out Career Advisers, who will put you on the path to a successful IT Career matching your passion. We do not promise any short cuts to an IT career.

 

I want to start my own app business. Do you offer courses which will help me?

Answer:

Yes. We offer courses on App development on Android, Java and Windows. In addition, These courses are a part of our career courses so that you can obtain an International B.Sc. degree along with learning App development. We also offer customized training on the iOS platform.

 

With so many institutions claiming they are the best, how do I choose which one is best for my IT Career?

Answer:

The process is simple if you follow the below given steps:

1. Authorizations: Is the institution an authorized partner of the leading IT vendors? Please ask for partnership evidence from the vendors’ website

2. Books and Materials: Will your books and other materials come directly from the IT vendor? Or you will be given some learning material developed locally. All leading IT vendors offer Ekits which come directly to your mail box.

3. On-line Community and Support: Does the institution provide online resources and helps you collaborate with your peers and IT experts outside Nigeria? Please ask for evidence.

4.Instructors: Are the instructors certified in the technologies they train on? Some institutions offer internal certifications also in addition to international vendor certification. How much training experience do the instructors have? Please ask for evidence of Trainers skills.

5. Experience and Legacy: Please check for how many years the institution has provided IT training? What are their alumni doing? Are the students having a successful career in IT? Please ask for evidence.

6. University Alliance: Does the institution have an alliance with International Universities where you can transfer your credits and complete a degree program, say like a B.Sc. (Hons) in IT subjects? Does the institution offer you a proven and clear path for acquiring a degree from an International University? Please ask for evidence.

 

Can I use Aptech as reference when applying for jobs in Nigeria or overseas? Do you also provide transcripts for Universities abroad?

Answer:

Yes, we have a process of providing reference letters to your prospective employers and providing transcripts to Universities overseas where you seek admission.

 

*As on 01-Oct-16

 

 

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