The following are key documents that you will need to apply for and maintain the IREC credential.
IREC Credentialing Code of Ethics
IREC Basic Guidelines for Training Curriculum The Basic Guidelines provide an overview of what a curriculum is and what elements constitute a good curriculum. It is written to be a resource for candidates who are submitting curriculum as part of an application to meet requirements defined in the IREC Standard.
Job Task Analysis Guidance Document Provides guidance for conformity with IREC Standard 14732:2013, General Requirements for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Certificate Programs and IREC Standard 01023:2013, General Requirements for the Accreditation of Clean Energy Technology Training; in particular, to assist applicant organizations in developing and/or selecting a job task analysis (JTA) from which to form the basis of their curriculum or syllabus.
IREC Standard 01024:2013 General Requirements for the Certification of Clean Energy Technology Instructors and Master Trainers.
Application for IREC Instructor and Master Trainer Certification This application walks a candidate through the process of developing the documentation required to apply for IREC Instructor and Master Trainer Certification. Current credential holders should review the IREC Certified Instructor and Master Trainer Annual Report Form.
Application for IREC Emeritus Status The IREC Credentialing Program offers Emeritus status for IREC Certified Master Trainers or Instructors who are no longer actively teaching.
Continuing Education Provider Accreditation: The IREC Credentialing Program is no longer accepting applications for IREC Continuing Education Provider Accreditation. You may still review the IREC Continuing Education Annual Report Form. Accredited Continuing Education Providers must continue to demonstrate conformance to IREC Standard 01022:2011.
Energy Efficiency Job Task Analyses Energy Auditor, a residential energy efficiency professional who evaluates the energy efficiency, health, and safety of a home, and conducts field measurements to identify areas for savings. The Energy Auditor produces this information as a report and makes recommendations to the customer. Retrofit Installer Technician, a residential energy efficiency professional who installs energy efficiency upgrades in single-family homes, and small multi-family housing (2-4 units). This document is intended to include all of the tasks a Retrofit Installer Technician may perform, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do these tasks. Crew Leader, a residential energy efficiency professional who is responsible for supervising the retrofitting activities specified in the scope of work. Quality Control Inspector, a residential energy efficiency professional who ensures the completion, appropriateness, and quality of energy upgrade work by conducting a methodological audit/inspection of the building, performing safety and diagnostic tests, and observing the work. Multifamily Quality Control Inspector describes the JTA development process, provides a summary of the JTA validation study and an analysis of the study data, and contains a content outline and “developing a curriculum” (DACUM) chart for multifamily quality control inspectors. Multifamily Building Operator describes the JTA development process, provides a summary of the JTA validation study and an analysis of the study data, and contains a content outline and “developing a curriculum” (DACUM) chart for multifamily building operators. Multifamily Energy Auditor describes the JTA development process, provides a summary of the JTA validation study and an analysis of the study data, and contains a content outline and “developing a curriculum” DACUM chart for multifamily energy auditors. Multifamily Retrofit Project Manager describes the JTA development process, provides a summary of the JTA validation study and an analysis of the study data, and contains a content outline and “developing a curriculum” (DACUM) chart for multifamily retrofit project managers.
Renewable Energy Job Task Analyses NABCEP PV Installation Professional, for individuals who perform responsible decision making roles with respect to the design, installation and commissioning of Photovoltaic (PV) systems. NABCEP Solar Heating Installer, for individuals who install solar water and pool heating systems on buildings. NABCEP PV Technical Sales, a solar electric professional with demonstrated expertise in the siting, design, analysis and performance of PV systems who gathers site specific information, analyzes customer needs and energy usage to advise and provide customers with the most appropriate solution. NABCEP Small Wind for practitioners who perform wind site assessments, and who specify, install and maintain wind energy systems and equipment. RISE Certified Solar Roofing Professional outlines essential knowledge, skills and abilities to coordinate and supervise the installation of a roof-mounted PV system that complies with applicable codes, standards and regulatory requirements, and meets the customer’s needs.