Physical Planning and Development is one of the 5 start-up departments in the commission and presently one of the Departments of the Commission. The department was established to assist the Executive Secretary on all matters relating to Physical Planning and developments of the commission and colleges of Education nationwide. It is the mandate of the department to ensure that physical developments and maintenance of same in those colleges and NCCE are carried out in a most coordinated and cost-effective manner. This, PPD carries out by advising on workable campus master plan for colleges, advice on budgets, vetting of project drawings and bills of quantities and monitoring of projects implementation to ensure compliance with set standards of designs, costing and physical implementation on sites.
Functions of the department include:
Estate and Facilities
Planning /Land survey Directorate
Quantity Surveying Division
This Division ensures that all NCCE project deliveries are carried out in a most cost effective and cost efficient manner. This includes new projects maintenance activities e.t.c.
This Division oversees the process and product of planning, designing and construction of building projects in National commission for colleges of Education and all Federal, State and Private colleges of Education.
This Division ensures that all Electrical and Mechanical works, specifications, designs and detailing concerning all projects are met according to international standard both at National Commission for colleges of Education and all Federal, State and Private colleges of Education in Nigeria, including buildings, electrical and electronic gadgets, refrigerators, air conditioning and furniture.
Estate and Facilities Division
This takes responsibility for ensuring that buildings and services meets the need of the people, including estate lawn and clearing drainage channels, Generators are functioning properly to carry out routine as well as breakdown maintenance work. In Summary, the general wellbeing of the NCCE buildings and facilities is the major work of this unit, such as the securities, parking, cleaning and the surrounding environment are in suitable condition.
Planning /Land Survey Division
This Division ensures the national commission for colleges of education, Federal college of Education, state and private colleges of education policy matters regarding master plan and land use are effectively maintained, to meet needs of the users socially, economically and environmentally for a sustainable future making recommendations and advising on environmental impact assessment report.