The department has been existing for more than three decades, and fully equipped with workshops and laboratory for the purpose of carrying out the practicals that would make the students self reliance after their program. The workshops and laboratory in the department are; 1. Carpentry workshop 2. Plumbing workshop 3. Painting and decoration 4. Brick/Block Laying workshop and 5. Science Laboratory i.e Concreting and Structural Laboratory. The program offer by the department is ND and HND with not less than 30 staff including the Academic and Non-Academic staff comprising the lecturers, instructors, technologies/technicians and workshop/laboratory attendance. Open the completion of the programme after two years, the students can be gainfully self employed by either becoming a Tiller, Plumber, Painter, Carpenter, and Brick/Mason etc. or may further the education and become Building Production Manager, Facilities Manager and Maintenance Manager etc.
The Federal Polytechnic Bida
Department Contact Info
National Diploma (ND)
North Central, Nigeria
KM 1.5, Doko Road, Bida
Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.
Why Study Here?
It was choose for the purpose of self reliance
National Diploma Requirement (ND)
Candidates applying for admission to study Building Technology at ND level is required to have a minimum of five credit in O’level with Mathematics, English and Physics as compulsory in addition to any other two science subject and a cut off mark agree by JAMB and the institutions for the entering.
Higher National Diploma Requirement (HND)
Candidates applying to study Building Technology at HND level is required to have a minimum entering requirements of lower credit with credit in Mathematics, English and Physics as compulsory in addition to any other two science subject in O’level.
Bldr. Dr. JIBRIN Ibrahim Mohammed
Head of Department
Bldr. Dr. JIBRIN Ibrahim Mohammed attended the following institutions with dates: Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, between 2019-2021; University of Jos in 2006 –2011; Federal University of Technology, Minna 2001–2002 and 1990 –1997 respectively; Federal School of Arts and Science, Suleja 1988-1989; Government College, Kutigi 1982-1988; and Ungwa-Wangwa Primary School, Dabban between 1977 -1982. Open the completion of the programme he therefore, obtained the following Qualifications: Doctor of Philosophy(PhD) in Construction Management in 2021; Master of Science(MSc) in Construction Management in 2011; Post Graduate Diploma(PGD) in Environmental Management, 2002; Bachelor of Technology(BTech) Building, 1997; West Africa School Certificate (GCEO/ Level) 1989; West Africa School Certificate (GCEO/ Level) 1988; and First School Leaving Certificate(FLC) in 1982. Dr. Jibrin has worked in many places with a lot of experiences, among is Konduga Local Government -Borno State (NYSC) Aug.1998-Jul.1999; E.O.II.Suleiman Barau Technical College Suleja Dec.1999-May 2000; E. O. II. Federal Technical College, Shiroro Niger State May 2000-July 2004; after which he now joined the service of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida as a Lecturer III in July 2004 to June 2009; Lecturer II. July 2009 to June 2012; Lecturer I. July 2012 –Dec. 2014; Senior Lecturer. Jan. 2015 –Dec. 2017; Principal Lecturer. Jan. 2018 –Dec. 2020; and Chief Lecturer. Jan. 2021 To Date; Senior Lecturer FUT Affiliation Programme March 2019 -To Date. Dr. Jibrin has held various positions in the Polytechnic and outside the Polytechnic amongst which are Head of Department since 2022-To Date; External Examiner, Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru 2021 -202; NBTE Accreditation Committee (The Ibadan Polytechnic) 202; NBTE Accreditation Committee (Niger State Polytechnic -Zungeru) 202; Departmental Project Coordinator FUT Affiliation 2021-2020; Departmental University Affiliation Coordinator 2016 –2018; Departmental Workshop Manager 2015 –2020; Departmental SIWES Coordinator 2014/2015; The Federal Polytechnic-RC & PC Member 2011-2016; Departmental Examination Officer 2008-2010; HND Project Coordinator 2007-2008; SES Member RC&PC 2006-2010; and ND Course Coordinator 2005-2006.