The following are key documents that you will need to apply for and maintain the IREC credential.
IREC Candidate Handbook
The Candidate Handbook is provided as a reference to the candidate as they prepare for and undergo the IREC assessment process and maintain their credential.
IREC Standard 01023:2013
General Requirements for the Accreditation of Clean Energy Technology Training.
IREC Standard 01024:2013
General Requirements for the Certification of Clean Energy Technology Instructors and Master Trainers.
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; in particular, to assist certificate-awarding entities in developing and/or selecting a job task analysis (JTA) from which to form the basis of their curriculum or syllabus.
IREC Application Forms
You are required to complete your application for an IREC credential online. Click here to apply online. The documents below are for reference only.
Application for IREC Training Provider Accreditation
This application walks a candidate through the process of developing the documentation required to apply for IREC Training Provider Accreditation.
Current credential holders, click here to review the IREC Accredited Training Provider Annual Report Form.
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, click here to 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.
IREC-Accepted Job Task Analyses
The following are IREC-accepted Job Task Analyses (JTAs). A JTA is a formal, industry-accepted study, validated by a group of subject-matter experts that defines competencies in knowledge, skills, and attitudes as the basis for education/training curricula.
Energy Efficiency Job Task Analyses
Renewable Energy Job Task Analyses