50001 EnMS PRACTITIONER IN TRAINING
ABOUT 50001 EnMS Practitioner in Training
The purpose of the 50001 EnMS Practitioner in Training credential is to provide an early-career recognition for expertise in ISO 50001 energy management systems based on evidence of successful completion of a Department of Energy (DOE) 50001 CP EnMS course with knowledge checks (online or classroom).
Qualifying as a 50001 EnMS Practitioner in Training would provide market distinction and reduce by one year the qualifying work experience required for 50001 Certified Practitioner in Energy Management Systems (CP EnMS). This is referred to as the CP EnMS work experience credit.
- Candidate applies for the 50001 EnMS Practitioner in Training and pays the required processing fee.
- Candidate requests an official academic transcript be sent to the IEnMP.
- Candidate submits recognized documentation to the IEnMP as evidence of successful completion of the 50001 CP EnMS course with knowledge checks (online or classroom) from a US Department of Energy-approved training organization.
- IEnMP issues the 50001 EnMS Practitioner in Training certificate, which is valid for 4 years, or upon attaining the 50001 CP EnMS certification, whichever is sooner.
- Candidate may take 50001 CP EnMS exam at any time once they are within 1 year of meeting the experience requirement in their eligibility pathway.
- 50001 EnMS Practitioner in Training certificate holders who have not successfully passed the CP EnMS exam within 4 years of certificate issuance will be required to re-take the 50001 CP EnMS course to maintain their 50001 EnMS Practitioner in Training certificate.
A one time application fee of $100.00 is required for processing the application.
Please reference the 50001 CP EnMS certification for the fees related to application, examination, and maintenance of this credential.
Applicants will be approved to register for the 50001 CP EnMS certification examinations upon successfully documenting fulfillment of the following requirements:
|Option||Academic Credentials||Energy Management and / or ISO MS Experience*|
|1||Professional Engineering license, AEE Certified Energy Manager certification, USDOE Industrial Assessment Center certification, or EUREM Certificate |
Four-year engineering degree.
|2||Four-year degree in energy management, engineering, architecture, science or math||3 Years|
* If only ISO management systems experience is claimed, it must include a minimum of providing technical assistance to one facility resulting in implementation of ISO 50001, or participating as a team lead in one ISO 50001 internal audit.
Academic Credentials must be obtained from an accredited college or university.
Energy Management Experience is defined as:
A minimum number of years’ energy management experience, defined as energy management or energy efficiency experience in facilities, projects or programs.
The energy management and energy efficiency experience must include, 1) identifying and/or implementing opportunities to improve the energy performance of facilities, equipment or processes, or 2) implementing energy management system(s). This experience must be a significant component of the required relevant experience. Significant component is defined as more than 50 percent of the relevant experience submitted as evidence for certification.
ISO Management Experience is defined as:
a) ISO 50001 or,
b) a nationally recognized energy management systems standard (e.g. ANSI/MSE 2000-2008 and prEN 16001:2008) or,
c) ISO 14001 with energy as a significant aspect.
This information must be submitted on the education and experience part of the application form, with enough detail provided on that form to easily verify that all of these experience requirements have been met, including details on experience identifying and/or implementing opportunities to improve the energy performance of facilities, equipment or processes or implementing an energy management system(s).
NOTE: If a candidate’s experience is primarily as a consultant or third- party provider, the requisite years of experience are demonstrated by describing the type of work performed and actual time spent. Experience claimed from individual projects shall not exceed the total time worked.