[A.S.T.B.I] organises practical training internships for third and fourth year students in the building profession. These include: Architecture, Building, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineeering, Surveying & Geo-informatics, Mechanincal & Electrical Engineering. Fresh graduates from any of these disciplines are also eligible to enroll.
With Head office in the capital city of Enugu State, Nigeria, and liason centers across the nation; The goal is to provide the student with practical knowledge of construction proceedure and enterpreneural opportunities within the regular internship period that is provided by his university. Accommodation is provided for the trainee interns. On arrival, They are trained in [CAD] and [Construction Mgt.] for a period of One (1) Month before they are assigned to partner Architecture firms where they [must] spend the first three months of their internship at a construction site. Usually such firms remunerate them fairly and endorse their training log-books. They are required to complete the remaining part of their stay at [A.S.T.B.I] where they are taught other theoretical and practical programs leading to the award of a training-completion certificate.
Training is adminstered in two ways; [full-time practicals] and [online] support for distant students. Practical courses are adminstered by practiscing professionals and educated artisans who expose students to intensive hands-on excercises. Study programs usually last for a period between six (6) - twelve (12) months. Acceptance is strictly on 'merit' basis.The school is headed by the dean of studies who presides over other instructors.
“Arriving Nigeria for my six months internship was highly anticipated. I was however glad to find sstbe as they simplified my search for a placement, it got even better when I learnt I could earn at my new office. Now I have enough money for my return flight..Thanks to ASTBI"
“First of all hats off to you guys for your effort and nice, learning environment. Good work ASTBI. We are expecting the new campus opening in Enugu soon. Great effort and awesome I.T experience with seamless transition to and from my assigned firm, wont lose the contact!”
“At first arrival, I knew I would be learning a lot, just moving around in Abuja was an experience. I learnt how to calculate actual estimates of proposed projects, and give quotation based on facts and not estimates. I also like the simple and neat accommodation... Regards.”