Level 1: Certificate in Energy Management Essentials



Non-Member: £1825.00 (excl. VAT)
Member: £1460.00 (excl. VAT)

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An introductory qualification providing a comprehensive, practical overview of the fundamentals of energy management.

This 60 hour online course provides participants with all the essential knowledge and skills they need to save energy, reduce operational costs and carbon emissions, comply with legislation and meet their organisation's environmental goals.

This course can be started at any time and can be worked through at the participant’s own pace. Participants are each assigned an expert tutor who will be available to provide support via telephone or email. You will also be able to interact with others on the course through the course forum on the online learning centre.

Who should take this course:

Course overview:



On successful completion of the course, students will achieve the Energy Institute's Level 1 'Certificate in Energy Management Essentials' training qualification. They will also be well prepared to move on to the Level 2 course to gain the Energy Institute's Level 2 'Energy Management Professional' training qualification.

This course also meets the prior-knowledge requirement for attending an International register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) certified Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001) Auditor/Lead Auditor Training course.


Looking to learn more about managing carbon and energy? Check out our free online Carbon & Energy Management guide.


“It was perfect for me, offering the right length of study over a flexible period. If I came across any sections I needed more support with, I was able to speak with the tutor online and by phone.”

Dean Noden, Sales and Marketing Director, Enercom

"The online centre made communication fast and easy, and the tutors were readily contactable and extremely helpful. I would give the course a 10/10 and would recommend it to anyone interested in energy."

Joseph Hargreaves, Corporate Governance, Inteb

"I would recommend it to anyone who has the responsibility to paying the energy bills at any organisation. They could benefit from more knowledge and understanding of energy management."

"Very good course and structure - It's a great 1st step towards becoming an energy manager. I really enjoyed it and I feel I've gained a lot of useful knowledge."

"I thoroughly recommend this course to anyone starting a new role in the energy management sector."

Contact details

Training Team: webtraining@energyinst.org, 02074677178

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