The Solar Energy Training Scheme (SETS) is designed for unemployed graduates of tertiary institutions who must have completed the mandatory one-year national service preferably with Engineering or Science background. Participants undergo one (1) week training on solar energy procurement, installation and maintenance activities and practical attachment of two (2) months on-the-job training in private companies. At the end, the participants may opt for paid employment or become self-employed by accessing a loan package.
Objectives of SETS
- To curb the growing rate of unemployment among graduates in the country
- To develop skilled service personnel in solar energy procurement, installation and maintenance
- To provide an alternative source of renewable energy via sunshine
- To reduce infrastructural deficit by providing power for small businesses, homes, street lightning etc.