Academic Leadership: The Online Journal


In Nigeria, technical colleges produce craftsmen for various sectors of the economy and are regarded as the principal vocational institutions. It offers various mechanical trades among is Motor Vehicle Mechanics (MVM). The program of Motor Vehicle Mechanics trade in Nigeria technical colleges is designed to produce competent auto-mechanics craftsmen for Nigeria technological and industrial development. According to National Board for Technical Education (NBTE, 2001), auto-mechanics craftsmen are expected to test, diagnose, service and completely repair any fault on the motor vehicle to the manufacturer’s specification. For this to be achieved, a National curriculum is adopted in all technical colleges accredited by the NBTE.