Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6


Week 1

Subject: Vocational Aptitude

Topic: Professionalism

Duration: 40 mins

References: Effective vocational Aptitude Guide for primary schools book 6

Objectives: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

  1. Define professionalism
  2. Know various trains about a true professional


Professional simply means the conduct or qualities by which a professional carries out his/her duties. It deals with the way of presenting your work to your customers/clients as well.

The following are important traits about a true professional

  1. Good character
  2. Positive attitude
  3. Excellent performance
  4. High competence
  5. Good conduct

A professional must have a good character, right attitude towards work, excellent knowledge about his job, and high level of competence and be able to conduct him/herself at work. These are various professional bodies responsible for the regulation and conduct of various professions in the country.

List of professional bo

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Professional Bodies

1) Accounting

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria



Council of Registered Engineers in Nigeria



Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria



Chartered Institute of Marketing Nigeria


Importance of professionalism in a work place

  1. Encourage improvement
  2. Promote respect
  3. Help in accountability
  4. Enhance quality of work done
  5. Attract better income


Step 1: Teacher revises previous topic with pupils

Step 2: Teacher introduce and explain new topic to pupils

Step 3: Pupils are allowed to ask questions

Step 4: Teacher writes note on the board for pupils.


  1. Define professionalism
  2. List five traits of a true professional
  3. What is the full meaning of these abbreviations

Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.

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