CEP training courses

CEP works with EECA to improve energy and carbon management knowledge and standards in New Zealand.

Carbon and Energy Professionals New Zealand (CEP)

Delivering specialist practitioner energy management training and professional development, CEP works with organisations across a range of technologies and disciplines to target areas where significant improvements in energy efficiency and carbon reduction can be made.

The webinar series "Using less, paying less" was recently produced by CEP in association with Gen Less and is freely available on EECA's Youtube channel.

CEP Conference 2021

Theme: Regenerating New Zealand

Dates: 26 & 27 May 2021

Location & Venue: Christchurch Town Hall

The theme for this years conference was selected deliberately for its different nuances, so whether you’re active in the areas of renewable generation, business development, energy efficiency, decarbonisation, sustainability or economic growth, the CEPNZ 2021 conference offers you an outstanding opportunity to build new or re-kindle previous business relationships with fellow delegates.

Training: Commercial Building Energy Specialist - HVAC & Controls
Date: 23-25 March 2021 (Tue-Thur) Start 9am Finish 5pm
Duration: 21 hours
Trainer: Rob Bishop

This 3 day course provides training in best-practice energy management and efficiency for engineers and technicians involved in the design, construction and maintenance of commercial buildings.

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Training: Preparing a Carbon Inventory Online
Date: 14 & 15 April 2021 (Wed & Thur) Start 9am Finish 2pm
Duration: 9 hours (2 x 4.5 hour online sessions)
Trainer: Stewart McKenzie (Toitū Envirocare)
Fees: CEP Member $1050+gst or Non-members $1,170+gst

This course is designed for carbon and sustainability professionals to gain the skills, tools and know-how in developing and improving the process of preparing sound GHG inventories.

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Training: Carbon Auditor (Auditing GHG Inventories)
Date: 21 & 22 April 2021 (Wed & Thur) Start 9am Finish 5pm
Duration: 14 hours
Trainer: Sonia Groes-Petrie (Toitū Envirocare)
Fees: CEP Member $1,600+GST or Non-member $1,780+GST
This 2-day course covers the requirements of ISO 14064-3:2019 for auditing organisational inventories, and prepares participants to perform the complete audit process. Please note: This course has the pre-requisite of the CEP ‘Preparing a Carbon Inventory course’, or equivalent.
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Training and Accreditation Programme:  Carbon and Energy Professionals
Date: 4-7 May 2021 (Tue Fri) Day 1 9:30am-5:30pm | Days 2 & 3 9:00am-5:15pm | Day 4 9:00am-4:30pm
Location: Karstens, Level 4, 205 Queen Street, Auckland
Trainer: Rob Bishop, Jake Roos, Kevin McGrath & Robert Tromop
Fees: CEP Member $4,690+GST or Non-member $5,130+GST (Includes Training Programme and accreditation assessment)

This course is suitable for people with diverse managerial expertise and experiences needing to acquire a better understanding of carbon management and energy productivity tools and technologies, as well as those with technical backgrounds who need to broaden their skills. It covers essential knowledge and provides a path to certification as a Carbon and Energy Professional for consultants wishing to become a partner in the EECA "Energy Management Advisor" programme.

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Online Training:  Energy Management for Facilities Managers
Date: 11-14 May 2021 (Tue-Fri) Start 9.00am Finish 12.30pm daily
Duration: 14 hours (4 x 3.5 hour online sessions)
Trainer: Rob Bishop
Fees: CEP Member $995+GST or Non-members $1,250+GST

This course is designed for property owners, commercial or office building facilities, property, maintenance managers and energy managers the Energy Management for Facilities Managers training would give you a good understand of the energy savings opportunities available and the strategies to implement them.

Learn how to manage your property’s energy use and gain a better understanding of the ways to manage and mitigate unnecessary energy use.

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Pacific Islands webinar series

In a continued effort to support climate change mitigation and adaptation in the Pacific Islands region, the European Union and the New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade jointly brought to you a series of webinars bringing financiers, private sector players and public authorities together to discuss investment opportunities in renewable energy, energy efficiency and smart mobility.

The webinars were hosted by the Carbon and Energy Professionals (CEP), a New Zealand-based association of energy efficiency and carbon reduction professionals, and the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE), a regional centre of excellence to promote sustainable energy investments, markets, industrial development and innovation in Pacific Island Countries, supported by GET.invest in partnership with ElectriFI, the Regional Pacific NDC Hub, SPC, GGGI and GIZ.