IREC ISPQ Credentialing: A Guarantee of High-Quality Training
July 01, 2011
The expansion of goals at the federal, state, and local levels to provide residential weatherization and energy efficiency services, combined with the influx of funds from government and utility programs, has resulted in a proliferation of training options for the energy efficiency workforce. There are thousands of training opportunities for workers who want to enter the field of energy efficiency and weatherization. This training is being offered by a variety of sources, including individuals who have worked in the field, community colleges, private training organizations, and nonprofits. The length of time it takes to be trained can vary from days to weeks to months, and the promised results range from introductory knowledge to full certification. (See “Warning: Certificate and Certification Are Not the Same!”) To a student who is looking for training, this maze of options can be overwhelming.
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