The philosophy of the solar energy programme for National Innovation Diploma is designed to allow students to develop a thorough understanding of contemporary science as applied to modern solar energy technology. This will create highly trained man-power for the future advancement of solar energy in science and technology and all round development of the country. The expectation is to ensure excellence in the area of solar energy technology. Continuing rapid growth in the solar energy industry has resulted in strong demand for skill and highly trained professionals who specialise in renewable and sustainable energy technologies in Nigeria and the world at large. This programme will appeal to students whose interest is more engineering based.