National Institute of Public Administration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA)
Dushambe Road
P.O.  Box 31990
LUSAKA

Hotline: +260 950 644999

About NIPA

The National Institute of Public Administration (nipa), is one of the leading providers of high quality professional management and business training, research and consultancy services, in zambia and the sadc region.

The National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) was originally established as a staff training college in 1963. Later under the Public Service Reform Programme through the Act of Parliament No.15 of 1998 NIPA was transformed into a semi autonomous commercial institution. With over 43 years track record in capacity building, NIPA has continued to play a leading role in consultancy, research and development of human resource for the public and private sectors locally and regionally and has established sound collaboration with international institutions.

Vision

To be one of the leading institutions in providing high quality professional management and business training, research and consultancy services in the SADC region.

Mission Statement

To provide innovative and market-driven management and business training, research and consultancy services to the public, private and other sectors for improved performance and productivity.

Goal

To deliver focused, high quality and affordable training, research and consultancy services to clients in order to enhance individual and organizational performance in the public and private sector.

The institute offers the following programmes:

 
LAW AND MANAGEMENT COURSES
  LAW COURSES DURATION FULL-TIME/PART-TIME
1 Diploma in Law 3 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
2 Certificate in Prosecutions  3 Months Full-Time/Part-Time
3 Certificate in Financial Crime Investigations 3 Months Full-Time/Part-Time
4 Certificate in International Humanitarian Law 1 Month (february) Full-Time
5 Certificate in Law 6 Months Full-Time

 

MANAGEMENT COURSES
6 Diploma in Management Studies 3 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
7 Diploma in Human Resource Management 3 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
8 Diploma in Gender Studies           3 Semesters Full-Time
9 Diploma in Public Administration 3 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
10 Diploma in Project Management 2 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
11 Diploma in Social Work 3 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
12 Diploma in Records Management 3 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
13 Diploma in Public Relations  2 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
14 Certificate in Management Studies  1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
15 Certificate in Human Resource Management 1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
16 Certificate in Records Management 1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
17 Advanced Certificate in Monitoring & Evaluation 3 Months Full-Time/Part-Time

 

BUSINESS COURSES
18 Accounting Technicians’ Diploma (ATD) Levels I, II, III 3 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
19 ZICA Accountancy Programmes(Technician, Licentiate Level) 4 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
20

ACCA – Foundation in Accountancy
Module I: Introductory Certificate in Financial And Management Accounting (Formerly CAT A)

1 Semester Full-Time
21 Module II: Intermediate Certificate in Financial And Management Accounting (Formerly CAT B) 1 Semester Full-Time
22 Intermediate Accounting Technician (Formerly CAT C) 2 Semesters Full-Time
23 ACCA Diploma in Accounting & Business 1 Semester Full-Time
24 Certificate in Accounts (CIA) 1 Semester Part-Time
25 Diploma in Business Administration Levels I, II, III 3 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
26 Certificate in Business Administration 1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
27 Entrepreneurship (ABMA UK)    
 
  • Diploma Level
1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
 
  • Advanced Diploma
1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
28 Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS UK)    
 
  • Certificate level
1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
 
  • Advanced Certificate
1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
 
  • Diploma level
1 Semester Full-Time
29 Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM, UK)    
 
  • Introductory Certificate
1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
 
  • Professional Certificate
1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
 
  • Professional Diploma
1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
30 ABMA (UK) Computer Engineering      
 
  • Certificate level
1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
 
  • Diploma Level
1 Semester Full-Time
 
  • Advanced Diploma
1 Semester Full-Time
31 Diploma in Information Systems and Programming (DISP) Levels I and II 2 Semesters Full-Time/Part-Time
32 Certificate in Information Systems & Programming (CISP) 1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
33 Institute of Management of Information Systems (IMIS) UK    
  IMIS Foundation 1 Semester Full-Time
  IMIS Diploma I 1 Semester Full-Time/Part-Time
  IMIS Diploma II 1 Semester Full-Time
  IMIS Higher Diploma III 1 Semester Full-Time
  IMIS IV 1 Semester Full-Time
      Entry Qualifications for Full and Part-Time Programmes:

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 '0' level credits, (Grades 1- 6) including English and Mathematics and a Professional certificate in related area.
  • Related work experience is an added advantage.
DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMMES
34 Diploma in Public Administration 3 Semesters  
35 Diploma in Human Resource Management 3 Semesters  

Entry Qualifications for Distance Learning Programmes: 

  • Direct entry – Grade 12 Certificate with 5 credits
  • Mature age entry – 3 ‘O’ Levels with relevant Certificate

Ten Unique Advantages of NIPA

  • Highly qualified and experienced staff
  • State-of-the art training facilities
  • Hostel facilities
  • Well-Stocked Library
  • Well-Serviced NIPA Clinic
  • Conducive Learning Environment
  • Practical Approach to training, research and consultancy
  • Centrally located and easily accessible
  • Student Cafeteria
  • Affordable Fees

Method of Application 

  • Applications Forms can be obtained from NIPA Main Campus at a fee.
  • Applicants from outside Lusaka can download the Application Form from the NIPA Website.  They will be required to pay an application fee on submission of the completed Form.
  • Application Forms must be accompanied by photo copies of relevant Certificates. 
 
For inquiries or to request application forms, fill in the form below;
 
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