Main Article Content
The rate of unemployed graduates roaming the street seeking for white collar jobs, especially graduates of Vocational and Technical Education without entrepreneurial skills is of thing of concern. The paper therefore, seeks to advocate for improving entrepreneurial skills among metal work Technology Students in the technical colleges for effective work performance. The paper also explained how incorporating the concept of entrepreneurial skills such as: marking, self-motivation, time management, administrative, innovative, professional and practical skills with technological skills into teaching and learning process which are taught not only for the inculcation of the right habits, attitudes and skills, but also requires instructions on means of survival in the face of unemployment on graduation. The paper concluded by emphasizing on the creative techniques and the relevance of vocational/technical skills that will improve entrepreneurial skills for effective performance. Recommendations made among others were that: school authorities should strengthen school-industry relationship to enable students observe and connect abstract thinking with reality under constant supervision of an instructor.