Key Documents

Candidate Guidance Documents

The following are key documents that you will need to apply for and maintain the IREC credential.

Candidate Handbook & Guidance Docs

IREC Candidate Handbook

The Candidate Handbook is provided as a reference to the candidate as they prepare for and undergo the IREC assessment process and maintain their credential.


IREC Credentialing Code of Ethics

Ethics Representations and Agreement


IREC Basic Guidelines for Training Curriculum

The Basic Guidelines provide an overview of what a curriculum is and what elements constitute a good curriculum. It is written to be a resource for candidates who are submitting curriculum as part of an application to meet requirements defined in the IREC Standard.


Job Task Analysis Guidance Document Provides guidance for conformity with IREC’s accreditation standards; in particular, to assist applicant organizations in developing and/or selecting a job task analysis (JTA) from which to form the basis of their curriculum or syllabus.


All About Assessments: Guidance for Applicants for the IREC Credential

This document is intended to give training providers guidance for their assessment of students, and help them meet relevant requirements of IREC Standard 01023:2013 for the accreditation of clean energy technology training.


Standards

In our role as an ANSI-accredited standards developer, IREC develops and maintains the standards upon which our credentialing programs are based.

IREC Standard 01023:2019

General Requirements for the Accreditation of Clean Energy Technology Training.


IREC Standard 01024:2013

General Requirements for the Certification of Clean Energy Technology Instructors and Master Trainers.


ANSI/IREC Standard 14732-2014

General Requirements for the Accreditation of Clean Energy Certificate Programs is an American National Standard which describes best practices for certificate programs in the clean energy fields. It outlines requirements for issuing a market-valued certificate by examining linkage to industry and correlation between curriculum and a current, valid Job Task Analysis.


Application Forms

You will file your application for an IREC credential online in IREC Direct. The documents below are for reference only.

Application for IREC Training Provider Accreditation

This application walks a candidate through the process of developing the documentation required to apply for IREC Training Provider Accreditation.


Application for IREC Instructor and Master Trainer Certification

This application walks a candidate through the  process of developing the documentation required to apply for IREC Instructor and Master Trainer Certification.


Application for IREC  Certificate Program Accreditation

This application walks a candidate through the process of developing the documentation required to apply for IREC Certificate Program Accreditation.

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