Top 10 Nigeria Jobs For OLevel / SSCE Certificate Holders (No 5 Will Surprise You)
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Nigeria is a country facing a high unemployment rate, where there are many graduates but not enough jobs to serve them all. But in this struggle for a job and a better living, we have 10 Nigerian jobs that you can do with your Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
Most of these jobs are very rewarding and could get you a better one if you have a higher certificate to present for it, so ladies and gentlemen let me give you a count down from 10 – 1 jobs for Olevel Holders and they are:
10: Sales Job
This job comes in two parts, the first part is those who work in supermarkets, fast food, commercial shops, or any medium-scale job that need the assistance of a sales boy or girl, these particular people earn about #20,000 – 30,000 Monthly depending on the company’s strength.
While the second part is those who make sales for Telecom companies, beverages Companies, Local Herb Drugs, or any new product that just come into the market. They can sell or register sim cards, fruit juices, Movies, Local Drugs, Home appliances, etc, they are mostly on the street and their salary is based on the number of sales they make or the duration of the product they are selling range from #15,000 – #40,000.
9: Filling Station:
This job comes with a reward if only you are honest and good in your calculation; you have to attend to people who want to buy petrol, diesel or kerosene. Your role is to sell these products to your customer and make your returns to your manager at the end of your shift.
This job has a 24-hour space that two people use to share (Morning and Night), at the end of your shift you are going home with at least #500 from some customer’s changes. Salary in this job depends on the company’s strength which is from #15,000 – #25,000 monthly.
8: Cleaning Job:
Many people run away from this particular job but they never know that people usually get a higher job from this cleaning job if only you have a higher certificate to present for it. Your job role is to clean offices, toilets, gardens, and every other area of the building.
This job gives you the opportunity to work in Government Ministries, Agencies, Construction companies, Telecom companies, Oil and Gas industries, firms, Banks, etc. They are been supervised by their manager and their salary differs in the range of #20,000 – #40,000 Monthly.
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7: Delivery Job/ Driving:
In this job, you will be delivering letters, products, files, or any items for Shipping companies, Postal Agencies, firms, Banks, etc. Some deliveries are done by car or motorcycle and you must know every corner of the state before applying so that it will help you clear your way during traffic.
You will also be driving staff or top Oga’s to where they want to go. The salary depends on your experience and attitude #25,000 – #50,000 monthly.
6: Plumping / Electrical Job:
This is a skilled job and some companies need their services every single day. Their job is to fix any plumbing and electrical work in the building.
They service and repair some faulty ones and are always monitored by the company or the firm they work with. Salary from this job is based on experience and company strength #25,000 – #40,000 monthly.
5: Factory Job:
This job is based on shifting (Day and Night), you have the chance to work in a production company, or manufacturing company and your job role is to package goods, store or register a product, or operate some machines.
Some people who work in food factories have the opportunity to free-feeding or weekend gifts. Salary ranges from #15,000 – #30,000 monthly depending on the company’s strength.
4: Sectary Job:
This job requires you to be smart, bold, clean, outspoken, and knowledge of computer skills like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Coral Draw, etc The Bigger the company the bigger your salary so their salary range from #20,000 – #30,000 monthly, but this job is mostly found in small or medium scale company/business.
3: Construction Company:
One thing I love about construction companies is that you have a wide range of jobs to choose from, you can work in the repair department, in the field, welding/carpentry section, surveyor field. You can also be a driver for the staff or operate heavy machinery.
You also have the opportunity to learn firsthand practice from top engineers, architects, surveyors, etc. most of the time these people are expatriates from other countries to handle that job. Salary ranges from your job role #25,000 – 100,000 monthly.
2: Security Job:
This job is one of the riskiest jobs on this list; you can work in a Bank, Government Ministries, Companies, and Industries. You can also work in a Community or on private property.
Most of the time, a gun or any item for self-defense, salary depends on company strength #40,000 – #150,000 monthly.
1: Programmer / Graphic Designers
Some people will be surprised by this but YES you can get a decent job with your SSCE and a piece of programming knowledge. You can work as a website admin, front or backend programmer, web and graphic designer, software, or networking.
The truth about these jobs is that your only requirement is your programming skills and not your certificate; if you are very good at learning things very fast and you are good at coding because everybody can code then you can work in any company or organization in the world. All you need is to be good in your programming language but the salary in this job differs but you are not going home empty-handed #35,000 – #1 Million.
Opportunities for SSCE/O’Level Students
In Nigeria, a typical secondary school graduate may have to wait one to five years before being admitted to a higher education institution. The good news is that there are jobs for high school graduates that can work around your schedule while also teaching you valuable lessons in time management and management. No matter how many years have passed since you graduated from high school, you may still be eligible for these positions.
While a university degree generally qualifies workers for higher-paying jobs, there are still many full-time job positions that require only your SSCE certificate. With your SSCE/O’ Level certificate, you can apply for a wide range of jobs, not just blue-collar ones. Among these positions are:
- Factory worker
- Office Assistant
- Kitchen Assistant
- Restaurant host/hostess
- Shop Attendant
- Retail Sales
- Personal Assistant
- Factory Assistants
- Machine operators
- Packing driver