Journal of  Agricultural Sciences

Vol. 2 (
4), pp.

August 2012

 ISSN: 2276-7770 



An Appraisal of the Student Industrial Work Experience
Scheme (Siwes) in Federal College of Agriculture Akure


Alice Mofesola


Library Departments, Federal College of Agriculture, Akure.
Ondo State. Nigeria


mofeakk @ yahoo. com


This paper focused on the
relevancy of Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)
to the National Diploma (ND) course of Federal College of
Agriculture Akure. Fifty –five (55) student SIWES reports
from year 2002- 2005 were examined and analyzed, oral
interview was used to gather data from the students and
SIWES coordinator/supervisor. Data gathered were
qualitatively analyzed. It is evident from the result that
student placement for industrial training (IT) were relevant
to their course of study and that SIWES is very relevant to
the National Diploma program because it compliments students
training through exposure to practical aspect of their
courses. It is therefore recommended that Recommendations
were made based on problems identified.

Keywords: Students, Industrial Training, Diploma course.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

× Chat on Whatsapp?