Solar Fundamentals & Competency Assessment


Competency Development


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Genesis program

This is your first step in your journey to becoming a Solar Engineer and working for top solar companies. After going through this program you will learn the fundamentals of solar PV, career prospects in the industry and the competencies you need to excel in the industy.

How it works

There are multiple stages in the Genesis program. Only those that have successfully gone through the first two stages of the Genesis program qualify for the online foundational Solar course.



Online Foundational
Solar Course


The Online foundational solar course is a three week long online solar PV course. After completing the program and meeting all the criteria you will be eligible for the next stage of the Energy Talent journey, the Matrix program.


It is an online course. You will be sent an access link to the online platform.
Applications for new cohorts open once a month. Please, check the website for open application by the third week of every month.
The time required will be sent to you as part of your onboarding process.
If you satisfy all requirements for the Online Foundational Course, you will be sent a competency assessment which will be the basis for the training you will receive in the Matrix program.
Yes, you can take the course on your tablet or mobile device but we strongly advise you take the course on a laptop to ensure you receive the optimal learning experience.
You don’t have to pay anything for this course. You have been selected to take this course as a potential Energy Talent fellow. Or have been selected as a scholarship recipient by one of our corporate sponsors. However, to ensure that only individuals that are truly inspired to build a solar career join our program, you are required to pay N5,000 as a show of commitment.
You need access to the internet, an email account and a device that can connect to the internet.
No, this Genesis program introduces you to the fundamentals of Solar Engineering and assesses your competency level against an industry validated competency framework.