Community Based Non-Formal Education and Training – NTPC remains committed towards empowering sustainable livelihood in rural and maritime communities through its Non-Formal Education Department. One method the department delivers on this is via the Sustainable Livelihood Project (SLP).
The purpose of SLP training is:
At its inception, there were only four courses provided for SLP training: Wooden House Construction, Basic Cookery & Patisseries, Small Engine Repair and Domestic Electrical Installation. The training expanded its base in 2012 following the growing demand from communities, and consequently the courses offered grew to 16.
SLP offers a two-week face to face basic training with students required to participate in both theory and practical components. The training is open to all with a minimum age of 15 years. All SLP courses are fee and fully-funded by the government. To date a total of 28,204 individuals have been issued Certificate in Participation in the various SLP courses.