Whether you are a recent arrival to Canada, a new professional just entering the job market, a student completing your studies, or looking to further your career in energy efficiency, CIET has developed a course that provides pragmatic knowledge and skills that you can demonstrate and apply to an employer from the outset. The program can also be seen as a steppingstone toward the Certified Energy Manager (CEM) designation – which is normally taken only after at least three years of experience in the field.
Participants in this course will:
CIET Virtual Real-Time Classroom training
This training will be offered virtually through GoToTraining. Upon enrollment, you will receive the login and participant materials you will need to connect seamlessly and enjoy a great training experience.
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There will be an optional but appreciated 45-min informal networking session at the end of the first day so you can get to know your fellow participants better; it starts after the Q&A at around 5:15 pm CDT.
Over three days, the EMP 101 course is designed to take both generalists and specialists on an energy efficiency (EE) journey. We start by building foundational understanding, followed by a virtual tour of technical & system details. Next, we visit some key application areas, finishing with an exploration of how engaging people and organizations can lead to sustainable EE.
Day 1: Foundation – Understanding Energy
Day 2: Systems – Principles & Opportunities
Day 3: Application
Stephen Dixon is a freelance energy consultant. As Principal of TdS Dixon Inc., of St. Jacobs, Ontario, he brings a practical, hands-on approach to the challenge of developing the energy management capacities of a broad range of institutional, commercial and industrial organizations. Stephen has accumulated more than 35 years of energy management experience, including more than 800 energy assessments and the facilitation of over 1,700 energy management workshops. Stephen holds an M.A.Sc. in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a B.Sc. in Physics from UPEI.
Stephen’s extensive experience with RETScreen began with his significant contributions to the design and development of RETScreen’s energy efficiency models in RETScreen v4. Subsequently, Stephen’s popular Monitoring Targeting & Reporting Tool featuring simple regression and CUUSM functions inspired and informed the development of the RETScreen Plus Performance Analysis tools. Finally, Stephen provided technical support to the development of RETScreen’s newest version RETScreen Expert. Stephen has successfully delivered over 25 RETScreen training sessions and incorporated RETScreen training into more than 100 energy management training workshops.
Ari joined Prism’s Energy Team in 2013. His work encompasses conducting energy audits and performing analyses, as well as identifying and implementing savings opportunities. He is involved with the CleanBC Program that focuses on reducing GHG emissions with electrification and FortisBC thermal audits which focus on reducing natural gas consumption.
He has experience with building mechanical systems, optimizing building automation systems, and performing building control upgrades that result in energy savings. Ari has prepared and presented many online training sessions for energy industry representatives including energy managers, energy specialists, facility managers and building operators. Ari will be an instructor for a retro-commissioning course at the British Columbia Institute of Technology starting March 2020.
Mr. Cappon is a Senior Manager with more than 10 years experience with both medium and large-sized organizations and corporations. He has a strong track record in establishing stakeholder relations, educational management, adult education programming and implementation, new business development and strategic planning and has proven success in working with high-value programs and budgets. He also has experience in program implementation, operational management, policy development, and trend monitoring.
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COVID-19 Information for CIET Winter-Spring 2021 Training Calendar – CIET Goes Virtual!
Last Updated: January 6, 2021
With more than 90 virtual real-time courses offered since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis under our belt, and based on feedback received from more than 800 participants, CIET is happy to inform that all public training sessions offered in the winter-spring of 2021 will still be delivered through virtual real-time classrooms.
This will allow everyone to continue accessing CIET training in a safe manner, which protects both our participants and our trainers, regardless of what happens with the pandemic. You can register for these virtual courses in confidence, knowing that they will provide the same quality of training that you expect from CIET. These real-time training sessions will be available to all participants across Canada, and abroad.
You can find more information about CIET’s virtual training approach:
Through all these measures, CIET hopes to provide as much flexibility as possible to training participants while respecting its commitments to other participants, trainers and partners, as well as public health recommendations.
We thank you very much for your trust and collaboration and look forward to welcoming you in our virtual classrooms!
The CIET Team