The Schedule of (SPVI, SPVIS & MGD) Training Year 2021

(Phase 1)

S/NTraining PackageStarting DateDate of CompletionDuration
1Mini Grid Design (MGD)4th October, 20215th November, 202125 working days
2Solar photovoltaic Installation Supervision (SPVIS)25th October,26th November, 202125 working days
3Solar photovoltaic Installation (SPVI)8th November, 202126th November, 202115 working days
1SOLAR PHOTO VOLTAIC INSTALLATION (SPVI)
Registration fees (per participant):N 150,000
Duration:                                                    3 weeks
2SOLAR PHOTO VOLTAIC INSTALLATION AND SUPERVISION (SPVIS)
Registration fees (per participant): N 200,000
Duration:                    6 weeks
3MINI GRID DESIGN (MGD)
Registration fees (per participant):       N 200,000
Duration:6 weeks

(Note: all payments should be made into the following account, and ensure you print out the payment receipt and come along with it to the Centre for Registration, UMYU IGR Account:  2008746355, First Bank).

OBJECTIVES:

The SPVI & SPVIS courses were designed to meet the competency level required by the industry and employers in the Nigeria energy market, which include ability to undertake the following:

  • Plan installation work;
  • Assist/install PV systems (off-grid);
  • Assist/perform maintenance and troubleshooting tasks;
  • Maintain records required for monitoring PV system;
  • Observe health and safety regulations; and
  • Manage and maintain relationships with customers.

 The MGD course has been designed to meet the technical and managerial requirement for designing and managing mini-grid system in the Nigerian residential and industrial sector. Thus, the participants are expected to attain the required competency in their ability to among other things:

  • Plan and design successfully mini-grid for both residential and industrial;
  • Perform economic analysis for profitability of mini-grid system;
  • Supervise construction and commission of mini-grid power systems; and
  • Provide related advisory services on solar photovoltaic and hydropower.

COURSE BENEFITS:

  • SPVI & SPVIS: the benefits to be derived by participants who attend SPVI & SPVIS courses in the short and the long terms, would be the ability to be self-employed, especially with the growing number of on-going Solar PV Installations in the Country under the existing Independent Power Plant (IPP) Project Initiative of the Federal Government.
  • MGD:  the prospective graduates of MGD course would be well-placed to serve as Consultants, Contractors or Investors in the mini-grid market, which is fast evolving in the Country. The course will also be of immense benefits to regulatory Officers in the Electricity Regulatory business as well as Engineers who wish to undertake technical evaluation and marketing of electricity supply products.
  • The participants will be provided with the following:
  • Feeding (Breakfast and Lunch)
  • Training Manual
  • Writing Materials
  • PPE Kits: (Safety helmet, safety goggle, safety boots, electrician hand gloves and lab coat)
  • Certificate of Participation (to be given by ISSCeRER[UMYU])
  • Certificate of Competency (to be endorsed by Nigerian Energy Support Programme [NESP] in collaboration with Nigerian Power Sector Programme [NPSP], German Cooperation, Power Africa and USAID).

ELIGIBILITY:

The courses are open to Engineers or registrable practitioners with a minimum of HND or B.Sc, B.Eng. in Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering. In special cases, graduates of Physics and other relevant science background may be considered if proven to possess the requisite engineering experience to undertake such course.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested participants should apply through UMYU Website at www.umyu.edu.ng and visit ISSCeRER page directly or via quick links, where you will be prompted to download and complete the application form. Upon completing the form, ensure that you scan and forward it to cerer@umyu.edu.ng. Notice of acceptance of candidates will be communicated to the participants via their email address within 24 hours after receiving the application.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

Download MINI GRID DESIGN (MGD) Application Form

Download SOLAR PHOTO VOLTAIC INSTALLATION (SPVI) Application Form

Download SOLAR PHOTO VOLTAIC INSTALLATION AND SUPERVISION (SPVIS) Application Form

Download Training Flier

Download Training Scheduled

 Make payments for the course(s) you registered for into UMYU IGR Account:  2008746355, First Bank and ensure you scan and forward the payment teller and your CV to cerer@umyu.edu.ng. You should also come along with the teller to the Center for registration.

Note that participants are responsible for their accommodation. However, interested participants can make arrangement for a self contained accommodation at the University Postgraduate Hostel or the University Guest House.

For more information or for inquiries please contact: Email Addresscerer@umyu.edu.ng

Phone numbers– 08035930069, 08036306030, 08137557013.