• Clean Energy Online Training That Fits Your Schedule

    Clean Energy
    Online Training

    IREC’s immersive learning experiences teach with real-world challenges you’ll see on the job. Interactive videos help code officials and first responders operate safely and support clean energy growth.

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  • Allied Professions

    Allied Professions

    As the industry grows to meet transformational clean energy goals, professionals in a wide range of fields need new skills to interact confidently with emerging technologies.

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  • Local Initiatives

    Local Initiatives

    IREC's Local Initiatives program informs, guides, incentivizes, and supports local governments, communities, and individuals to take actions that increase the deployment of clean energy and implementation of energy efficiency.

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  • Workforce Development

    Workforce Development

    IREC leads efforts to develop the diverse, highly skilled clean energy workforce of the future.

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  • State Regulatory Reform

    Regulatory Reform

    IREC's Regulatory program facilitates the adoption of policies and regulatory reforms that allow more Americans to benefit from renewable, clean energy, including low- to moderate-income consumers and disadvantaged communities.

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  • Vision Summit

    Vision Summit

    Turning ideas into action to develop and integrate policies, practices and workforce training essential for all Americans to benefit from clean energy.

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Up Front | The IREC Blog

April 21, 2021
The Value of Credentialing for Workforce Training Programs

Defining a qualified worker looks very different today from just 20 years ago for many employment sectors in the United States, including clean energy. The primacy of a traditional four-year college degree for a number of job roles is changing,

Anna Sullivan

Anna Sullivan

As Director of Credentialing, Anna Sullivan provides guidance, technical resources and capacity-building services to applicants and credential holders throughout the process of applying for, obtaining, and maintaining the IREC credential.


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