“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, use IREC’s online system, IREC Direct (available 6/30) to file your application form.

Already an IREC credential holder? Starting June 30, 2015, you will have access to a new tool to manage your IREC credentials. IREC Direct (powered by Salesforce) will offer more intuitive and reliable functionality for you to track and maintain your IREC credentials. You’ll hear from us on June 30 with login information and instructions.



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. Complete your application in IREC Direct beginning 6/30/15

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