Energy Management 101

The Energy Management 101 (EM101) course is designed to refresh knowledge about and proficiency in all the concepts and principles necessary to be successful as an Energy Efficiency professional. It serves as an entry requirement to all the expert lever training courses offered by the NCPC-SA.

Highlights of the course include:

  • Explore the basic principles of energy.
  • Expound on the fundamentals of electrical energy.
  • Analysing electrical bills.
  • Examining electrically driven systems.
  • Understanding thermal systems.
  • Executing energy performance measurement.
  • Awareness and a basic understanding of the relevant legislative and regulatory considerations.

Target Audience:

Environmental Science and Engineering under- and post-graduate students and consultants, environmental auditors and managers, plant operations and SHEQ managers, academia.

Entry Criteria:

An interest in energy management and preferably practical energy consulting experience.

The EM101 can be completed before or after the End User training.  Successful completion of a test will be required before a candidate can apply for Expert Level training.

Candidates that successfully completed any expert level training within the previous two years may be considered for exemption from this course as an entry requirement to our expert level courses as well as candidates with a three-year Engineering qualification, together with four years of relevant recent experience.

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Energy Management 101

CPD Accreditation

All NCPC-SA courses are accredited by ECSA and CPD letters will be issued to candidates that attend all sessions of a particular course. Attendance will be monitored via the video function of the on-line training platform.


Candidates will have an option to write a test at the end of the training. The test is not compulsory, however, NCPC-SA certificates of competence will only be issued to candidates who pass the test with a minimum score of 70%.

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