Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Training Centers
The Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project fosters the growth of a high-quality residential energy upgrade market and a skilled, credentialed workforce. As a result, home energy training centers can:
- Attract high-quality professionals interested in accredited training programs, preparing them for the Home Energy Professional Certifications.
- Define roles, responsibilities, and skills needed for energy auditors, installers/technicians, crew leaders, and quality control inspectors through job task analyses (JTAs).
- Set a baseline for training curricula and course materials through standard work specifications that define the outcomes of quality work.
- Communicate credibility to potential participants through U.S. Department of Energy support for standard work specifications, accredited training, and certification programs.