The Solar Energy Graduate Trainee Program (SEGTP) was inaugurated in November 2015 by the Community Research and Development Centre (CREDC) in partnership with Edo State chapter of the National Youth Service Corp under the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) scheme.
The Solar Energy Graduate Trainee Program (SEGTP) is a platform on which CREDC fully implements the SAED scheme as it relate to Power and Energy thematic area of the scheme. The training is broken into two; On-Camp Training (OCT) where corps members are trained for two (2) weeks during their three weeks compulsory orientation camp program. They are introduce to solar PV technology installation and maintenance.
The second phase is; Post-Camp Training (PCT). After the orientation camp, corps members who were trained under the power and energy thematic area will now enroll fully for a one year post camp program were they are exposed to practical field experience of solar pv applications including household solar systems, community solar projects, solar borehole, maintenance, etc.