“IREC’s process was detailed and comprehensive, and the right lens for us to examine every aspect of our training center operations and program. It provided exactly the tools we were hoping for when we started the process.”

Association for Energy Affordability

You offer high-quality training – it’s time you were recognized. The three steps on the right hand side of this page will help you prepare your application for IREC accreditation or certification, and the IREC Credentialing staff is always here to help. The IREC Standard details the requirements to be met. The Candidate Handbook provides details about every step of the application and assessment process. You can download a self-assessment tool to help you identify what needs to be done before you apply for the credential. Once you have gathered your materials, apply online using the Credentialing Management System (CMS). Be sure to review the latest CMS Reference Guide.

The IREC Credentialing Management System is your portal for entering and tracking information related to your credential. Log on to access online application forms.

View our helpful tips video to get started using the CMS today.  This IREC quick-tips video will give you an overview of the main features of IREC’s online Credentialing Management System (CMS).



IREC awards credentials without regard to an applicant’s membership or non-membership in any organization, association, or group.



Are You Ready to Apply?Self-Assessment for Training Organizations

Self-Assessment for Trainers


Start your Letter of Intent 60 days before completing your application. Download online system Reference Guide

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