Energy Training Foundation


Energy Training courses South africa

The Energy Training Foundation (EnTF) has been training and certifying energy professionals in the Southern African region since 2002. The EnTF is the approved training partner for the Southern African region of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in the USA, and the affiliated training provider of the Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE), the local Chapter of the AEE. The AEE is a growing professional association with a strong membership base of over 16,000 professionals in 90 countries where AEE qualifications are recognised.

Our courses are approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for engineering practitioners requiring registration renewal as Professional Engineers (Pr Eng), Professional Engineering Technologists (Pr Tech Eng), Professional Certificated Engineers (Pr Cert Eng) and Professional Engineering Technicians (Pr Techni Eng) with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). From 2 to 5 CPD credits per course can be earned through the training services offered by the EnTF.

Tailor-made training courses are available to fill specific training needs within the energy industry, in addition to the standard popular courses listed. Our training courses equip you to remain well-informed in order to embrace the opportunities and challenges of the energy industry. By qualifying through our AEE Certified training programme you will distinguish yourself as an energy expert in the industry, thereby demonstrating a high level of experience, competence and specialised knowledge.

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Certified Energy Manager (CEM®): Define a holistic energy management strategy and implement effective solutions to all challenges to the complete spectrum of energy management requirements. Attain international professional status in the energy engineering industry that recognises ethical fitness and competence in the industry.
Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP™): Master the principles and practices of renewable energy, solar energy, wind energy, bio-mass, waste conversion, ocean thermal energy, installation and approval processes ideal for those that are involved in the specification and application of these technologies, and the assessment of projects.
Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP®): Measure and verify energy savings in compliance with international and local standards, legislation and regulations. Use protocols, methodologies and tools to quantify and manage the performance risks and benefits associated with end-use energy efficiency, renewable energy and water efficiency.
Fundamentals for Energy Management Training (FEMT): Learn the basics of electrical, mechanical, thermo systems and energy management fundamentals and how to manage these efficiently, an ideal course to invigorate technical knowledge. Training is aimed at preparing delegates for the comprehensive CEM® and CMVP™ courses.
Certified Energy Auditor (CEA™): The program offers a comprehensive learning forum for those who want to be able to provide energy auditing services in industrial plants and buildings. CEA™ training is followed by a voluntary examination which could lead to international Certification with the US-based Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). A preparatory course for CEA™, the fundamentals to Energy Management Training (FEMT), is also available.
Energy Management Systems Implementation (EMSI): Gain the knowledge and understanding of implementing an energy management system, in accordance with ISO50001:2011 and EN16001:2009, using case studies and practical examples.
Customised energy training: ETF has 12 years’ experience in developing highly acclaimed training courses and are able to meet a range of energy training requirements. Energy training can be adapted to cater for the various skills levels, from non-technical training, basic energy training to post-graduate training. Industry-specific energy training can be provided for a cross-section of organisations from commercial building applications, to industrial processes in the chemical, mining, metallurgical, automotive, logistics, renewables, etc industries. Training courses can be presented at the client’s premises.


  • Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE)

  • Southern African region of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in the USA

  • Council of Measurement and Verification Professionals of South Africa (CMVPSA)


General enquiries
Tel.: +27 (0) 41 367 1041

Physical address: 6 Clarke Street, Potchefstroom, North West Province, South Africa
Postal address: PO Box 1465, Potchefstroom, North West, 2520, South Africa

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