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OIC Philadelphia: Smart Energy Technical Training Program (SETT)

Program Description:

Smart Energy Technical Training Program (SETT)


An 8-week tuition-free career training program for participants to learn solar installation, electricity basics (commercial and residential), worksite safety, and job readiness. The training includes hands-on simulation lab, career readiness and industry professional instruction.

  • Training Provider: OIC Philadelphia
  •  Program Length: Eight (8) weeks
  •  Program Dates: July 15 – August 15, 2024
  •  Pre-requisites: 18 years of age or older, High School Diploma/GED, Valid Photo ID (For SETT, PA DL preferred). INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC PRE-REQUISITES: Able to climb a two-story ladder, Able to lift and carry up to 70 lbs.
  •  Training Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 3 pm
  •  Skills Learned: The curriculum is designed to help participants gain essential skills and knowledge to secure entry-level positions in the energy industry: Solar Panel Installation, Electricity Basics
  •  Industry-Recognized Credentials: OIC Certificate of Completion, endorsed by PECO and Solar States, OSHA 30, Iron Ridge Certificate of Completion, Installing Pitch Roof-Comp Shingle Course and Opportunity for the certification exam seat for the NABCEP Associate Credential.
  • College Credits Earned: n/a
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