Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria
Accreditation Status : Yes

The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) was established by the Advertising Practitioners Act No. 55 of 1988, as amended by Act No. 93 of 1992 and Act No. 116 of 1993 (now Advertising Practitioners Registration Act Cap A7 of 2004). The adoption of a broad national mass communication policy by the National Council of Ministers in January 1988 was a milestone in the establishment of APCON. The various discussions that followed the adoption of the national mass communication policy articulated the relevance and the leadership role of advertising to the nation's social, political and economic development as well as the need for official recognition and regulation of the practice.

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Faculty: Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria
Department: APCON
Qualification: Professional Diploma in Advertising (PD)

Study Pace: Self Paced    Duration: Within 2 Years
Degree Type: Professional Certification    Study Type: Self Study

Method of Application

  • Application for registration as a student must be made on the prescribed form which can be obtained at the premises of the organization. The form requires an undertaking on the part of the applicant to abide by the rules laid down by the Council from time to time.
  • Every applicant will be required to produce satisfactory evidence of age, name, character and eligibility together with certified photocopies of educational certificates and four certified passport size photographs.



Where the professional certification programme requires the transcripts from the candidate’s previous institutions/ universities, the transcripts can be ordered from any school in Nigeria and sent to the certifying institution via the Electronic Transcript Exchange of Nigeria (ETX-NG) -




Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria Certification Programme(s) Entry Requirement(s):

Professional Diploma

  •  Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree/Higher National Diploma from an accredited institution
04-Apr-2019 - *Can certification be granted within a year? *Can I get list of approved training centers in Lagos state? Thank you
Hello Remilekun, The course duration is within 2 years because it is at a self study pace. Here is the address, phone number of the Lagos office, contact them to get the list of the available training centers: APCON House, National Theatre Annex, Iganmu, Lagos. P.O. Box 50638, Ikoyi, Lagos. Tel: 0803 956 2705. Email: Thanks
on 04-Apr-2019
14-Apr-2019 - How do I start
Hello Akinsete, Please follow this link to start your application now: Thanks
on 15-Apr-2019
23-Apr-2019 - I need more info
Hello Benedict, Please follow this link to get more information: Thanks
on 24-Apr-2019
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