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Section 3(52) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) defines a recognized postsecondary credential as “a credential consisting of an industry-recognized certificate or certification, a certificate of completion of an apprenticeship, a license recognized by the state involved or federal government, or an associate or baccalaureate degree.” Credentials recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy as Energy Skilled must bestow to individuals upon completion a certification, a certificate, a degree, or licensure.  Learn more about the characteristics, definitions and parameters of postsecondary credentials in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Training and Employment Notice (TEN) No. 25-19, “Understanding Postsecondary Credentials in the Public Workforce System.”

 

 

Energy Skilled Recognized Certifications:

Energy Skilled Recognized Programs:

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ENERGY SKILLED REGOGNITION GUIDANCE:

Featured below are the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) jobs that Energy Skilled recognition is being offered for along with related open-source content that any program is able to use, and the materials associated with recognition.

Job Scope Related BSE Content Prerequisite Knowledge Recognition Requirements

Heat Pump Installation

Introduction to Heat Pumps

Cold Climate Heat Pump Sizing 

Smart Diagnostic Tools

Thermostats for Heat Pumps and Dual-Fuel Heat Pumps

Preventative Maintenance

Heat pump specialty

Key Concept Knowledge Areas

 

Heat Pump Comfort Advising

Introduction to Heat Pumps

Cold Climate Heat Pump Sizing

Thermostats for Heat Pumps and Dual-Fuel Heat Pumps

Business Development

Preventative Maintenance

Heat pump specialty

Key Concept Knowledge Areas

 

If your organization provides training and/or credentials related to either of the job scope above, you can find instructions on how to submit training programs and certifications to become recognized at the Energy Skilled Recognition website.

If you have questions or inquiries in regard to Energy Skilled Recognition, contact Pacific Northwest National Laboratory by emailing energy.skilled@pnnl.gov.