Nexus | Nexus Alliance Service
We provide specialist training to energy industry and technical professionals and other indigenous entity
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Nexus Training

Nexus is the undisputed leader in industry-specific training and human capital interventions, having provided specialist training to more energy industry and technical professionals than any other indigenous entity

Fast Facts


Within the last 10 years, over 4,000 graduates have completed highly demanding technical training programs at the Nexus Academy.


In the same period, over 2,000 IOC staff have been trained on O&G Foundational Skills and other industry-specific courses.


Designed and operated Shell’s Intensive Training Program, the largest and most successful graduate training programme of its kind ever implemented in the region.


Designed and operated the Foundation Skills Training Program for NNPC, Nigeria’s National Oil Company


Responsible for operation and maintenance of the Shell Bonga FPSO Training Simulator, the only one of its kind in the country.

Key Partners

We are proud to have retained the trust and confidence of some of the world’s largest and most successful companies .
City & Guilds of London Institute

City & Guilds of London Institute

The world leader in vocational training.

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Scotland’s national accreditation and awarding body.

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Rated “UK’s Best New University” in 2011.

Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh

Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh

One of the leading petroleum engineering institutions in the world.

Major Partners

We are proud to have retained the trust and confidence of some of the world’s largest and most successful companies .

Value Proposition

Our experience and track record of success are unmatched in the local industry.
We have built a formidable suite of proprietary knowledge, tools, and pedagogic techniques uniquely suited to rapid learning in a fast-changing, highly technical, and multicultural industry. This consistently translates into measurable improvements in plant uptime, HSE performance, conflict management, and staff motivation.


Our approach is flexible and always adapted to the client, encompassing On-The-Job Training (OJT) as well as classroom exercises. The “Nexus Anywhere” concept, encompassing management of Nexus facilities nationwide as well as the client’s own training facilities, coupled with a robust and comprehensive internet platform ensures that training interventions can take place anytime and anywhere as required.

Overview of Technical Training

Training is essential to ensure that personnel have the competence to work efficiently and safely and are able to respond to changes in operating conditions and emergency situations. To provide this training, Nexus Alliance offers clients the service of its Training Engineers for any of your process technology related projects, whether plant wide or for specific items of equipment. Our key activities here include


Our key activities here include

Conducting a training needs analysis to define the appropriate training


Specification of levels of competence in accordance with nationally approved qualifications/standards as required.


Establishment, management and operation of Training Centers.


Production of associated training manuals and associated materials.


Provision of on-site and off-site instruction.


Evaluation and validation of the training given and provision of formal certification

Case Studies

Special Intensive Training Program for Technicians (SITP)

As a niche Solutions Provider, we pioneered the SITP which assisted SPDC to bridge the perceived inadequacies in the Nigerian educational system to support SHELL’s operations in Nigeria by providing a rapidly abridged solution to the issue.


The Provision of a Project Design Study, Preparation for the Training including the selection of trainees, Instructors, location.


Preparation of teaching aids and didactic aids.


Implementation of the Training Program, Evaluation of trainees, Procurement of all Training Materials for both Graduates (SITP 1) and for technicians (SITP 2).


General Organisation and Management of the SITP Project.

NNPC Foundation Skill Training Programme for Graduate Engineers & Technicians

We pioneered the NNPC foundation skills training as a necessary intervention to align the performance of the new graduates with the business objectives and succession plans of the NNPC as well as the development of the oil industry in Nigeria


Approximately 700 newly recruited graduate engineers and technicians were covered


Value chain of the oil business covered from exploration and production to how the crude products are transformed into useful refined products, how they are transported, traded and retailed and how these transactions are accurately performed


We utilized instructors and consultants (Nigerians & Expatriates) who have years of hands-on project and operations experience in on-shore and offshore facilities, design and operations.

Aveon Offshore: NCD Foundation Skills Training Programme

We are one of the few training companies qualified to provide the requisite NCD mandatory training programme on all Oil & Gas projects.


We are a fully registered member of Oil & Gas trainers Association of Nigeria and therefore qualified to implement the requisite NCD mandatory training on all Oil & Gas projects


About 14 trainees were participants at our Foundation Skills training Program which is a fully residential 4 week training.


Training curriculum covers Project management, Managing Me, Health Safety & Environment, Teamworking skills, Entrepreneuship etc.

Electrical Safety Training

Nexus Alliance was contracted by Chevron Nigeria to train thirty of its operations and maintenance employees in electrical safety.


The training included elements from the Chevron Corporate Electrical standards.


Nexus, as a fully registered member of Oil & Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN), was qualified and invited by Chevron to implement this requisite Nigerian Content Development (NCD) mandatory training.


About 30 trainees participated in the program whichcentred around NFPA 70E/Arc Flash Electrical Safety.


Chevron Nigeria Limited


Project duration:
July 2011

Brain Management Workshop for NNPC-NAPIMS

The NNPC invited Nexus Alliance to develop and deliver a Brain Management Workshop. The training was based on the emerging further understanding of the brain and how it works best.


The workshop taught practical skills and methods of leveraging brain utilization in every aspect of work and life.


Some benefits of the workshop include:


Improved mental and emotional leverage that gives the individual and corporate body a vital edge.
Improved self-understanding and the understanding of others from the insight into the working of the brain.
Better management of the creative process in teams.
Improved effectiveness of communication and inter-disciplinary interactions.


The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation


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