CIET Announces Training Rebates and New Course Dates in Support of the Growing Energy Advisor (EA) Industry

With the goal of preparing more individuals to become Energy Advisors capable of delivering services under the NRCan EnerGuide Rating System, CIET is happy to announce both the availability of a new rebate for training as well as several new training dates. As Mathieu Côte, CIET’s Executive Director recently stated, “we have always aimed to position our educational offerings in supporting individuals progressing in or joining a new career as well as energy efficiency programs from utilities and all levels of governments. We are thus very pleased to be supporting the goals of aspiring EAs through enhanced access to residential energy advisor training in the coming months to ensure Canadians from all regions can benefit from this program.”


With this goal in mind, our upcoming Energy Advisor prep courses will offer a 50% rebate on the regular price of training. For the Foundation Level course, the rebate will reduce the price from $795 to $395, and for the EA course the rebate will drop the course price from $1,195 to $595.


To meet your EA training needs, we are also adding training dates in both English and French to our calendar:


In English:



In French:



You can access CIET’s full course calendar here.


If you are not familiar with our EA training, here is what you can expect:


Prep Course for the NRCan Foundation Level Exam

During this 2-day course, participants prepare for the Foundation Level exam by learning to complete hands-on geometric and arithmetical calculations and unit conversions, how to interpret and understand house plans, and looking at the whole building envelope from fenestration to mechanical systems to renewable energy systems.


Prep Course for the NRCan ERS v15 Energy Advisor Exam

During this 4-day training, participants will be provided with a detailed understanding of the processes and steps required to do the work of a registered EA. More specifically, participants gain in-depth knowledge of the information to be collected on existing or new homes, acquire working knowledge of HOT2000, master the EnerGuide Rating System, and understand how to create customized energy efficiency roadmaps for homeowners.


Please note that that the number of rebates and spots in the upcoming courses will be limited, and that participants in the EA level course who wish to be eligible for the rebate will need to show that they have obtained a successful passing grade of the NRCan Foundation Level Exam.


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COVID-19 Information for CIET Winter-Spring 2021 Training Calendar – CIET Goes Virtual!

Last Updated: January 6, 2021


CIET Goes Virtual!

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!


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The CIET Team
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