Foundation for Youth Development (FYD)  provide skills acquisition training for over 300 Nigerian youths under a partnership arrangement with foremost auto mechanics/diagnostics institutions, Automedics Limited and Bola Ige Mechatronics Institute. The programme involved the training of youths on auto-mechatronics and diesel engine maintenance. The memoranda of understanding (MOU) towards the realization of the training programme was in Abuja and Lagos. The FYD and the partners agreed to jointly partner in the training of youths in all aspects of auto mechanic repairs and maintenance such as auto-diagnosis, auto-electrical, air conditioning and key programming.

The partnership also includes the mentoring of trained youths and also helping them to set up world class mechanic workshops and job placement for those who graduate in diesel mechanics.