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EMIT - Energy Manager in Training

 
  THE ENERGY MANAGER IN TRAINING (EMIT™)
 
 

The Energy Manager In Training (EMIT) designation is for the many talented energy professionals out there, that can demonstrate technical strengths by passing the Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) test but do not have the necessary credentials.

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Objectives

  • To raise the professional standards of those engaged in energy management
  • To improve the practice of energy management by encouraging energy managers in a continuing program of professional development
  • To identify persons with acceptable knowledge of the principles and practices of energy management related disciplines and laws governing and affecting energy managers through completing an examination and fulfilling prescribed standards of performance and conduct
  • To award special recognition to those energy managers who have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical fitness for energy management

 

 
 
 

EMIT Department
770-447-5083 x. 318 or
helen@aeecenter.org

  • For General Information on EMIT Process

Please leave your name (spell difficult names), phone number, e-mail address and outline what you need.  A staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.

(Please allow 48 Hours for a Response)


For Seminar Registration & Questions about CEM Training Seminars:

Valerie Oviatt
770-925-9633 or Valerie@aeecenter.org

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Recommended Texts for CEM Exam Preparation:

Energy Management Handbook


Guide to Energy Management


Solutions Manual for Guide to Energy Management


Handbook of Energy Engineering

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Eligibility
The prerequisites to qualify for the certification process have been designed to take into account the possible diversity of education and practical experience an individual may have. However each EMIT candidate must meet one of the following criteria:

 

Education   Experience

4-year degree in engineering or architecture
OR Professional Engineer or Registered Architect

AND Less than 3 years of experience in energy engineering or energy management
4-year degree in technology, environmental science, physics, or earth science AND Less than 4 years of experience in energy engineering or energy management
4-year degree in business (or a related field) AND Less than 5 years of experience in energy engineering or energy management
2-year energy management associate's degree AND Less than 6 years of experience in energy engineering or energy management
2-year technical associate's degree AND A minimum of 2 years of experience in energy engineering or energy management
NONE AND 4 years or more of experience in energy engineering or energy management


EMIT Maintenance
Candidates who are interested should complete a short EMIT application form and take one of the required scheduled seminar dates listed below, followed by the CEM exam.

Upon successfully passing the test, the EMIT board will review and approve the candidate's file.  Then the candidate will be mailed a certificate showing that they are an EMIT. This certificate will show the EMIT is good for six years. After the candidate fulfills the required energy management experience, it' the candidate's responsibility to then submit the CEM application and all supporting documents.  After all CEM application items are received, the CEM board will review and approve the candidate's file and issue the CEM certification.  No further exam is required. If the candidate does not meet requirements in that time, the EMIT designation will be dropped.

Exam Requirement
All candidates taking the CEM exam in the United States (only) will take the revised format CEM Certification Exam. The new format exam contains the same number of questions as previous versions, 130, and the exam duration will remain 4 hours. The new exam will not include optional sections, as in the past; rather, the exam will include questions from all 17 sections of the CEM Body of Knowledge. This differs from the international version of the CEM exam, which will still contain optional sections. You must bring a hand calculator to the exam since the CEM test does not allow computers, tablets or cell phones to be used for calculations on the test.

An intensive jobs task analysis was performed for the CEM and a weighted percentage of topics was developed for the CEM Body of Knowledge. Although a specific number of exam questions for each topic will not be provided, as it may change, the number of questions on the exam will align with the content percentages listed in the following CEM Body of Knowledge.

 

Enrichment Training for Seminar Preparation

Optional Self Study Seminar Workbooks

The CEM preparatory training seminars assumes basic problem-solving skills, including quick and accurate use of a hand calculator, ability to use basic algebra, and ability to set up problem solution expressions and calculations from a written problem statement. Those needing a refresher program in these skills may wish to participate in one of the following self-study seminars or downloadable courses. These courses are not required, nor do they fulfill the seminar training requirement for the CEM designation.
Many of the CEM reviews may also be downloaded instead of the self paced workbook.  Please click here.
 

Approved Training Providers

The following are approved training providers for the Certified Energy Manager body of knowledge:

AEE Energy Seminars provides a wide variety of training seminars. Those seminars listed below fulfill the training requirements for the CEM certification:
Comprehensive 5-day Training Program for Energy Managers
Fast Track CEM Preparatory Course for Energy Managers
CEM Training Course for Government Involved Energy Professionals
Online - Fast Track CEM Preparatory Course for Energy Managers

The University of California at Davis Extension program is an online certificate program conducted over six-courses (17 credit units). This seminar fulfills the training requirements for the CEM certification

Universidad del Turabo

The University of Turabo provides two live, on-site, training options: a 50-hour training program or a 100-hour training program conducted through the university in conjunction with Puerto Rico Energy Center (PREC) and the Abreu Technical Corporation. Both seminars fulfill the training requirements for the CEM certification.

The Western New England College School of Engineering offers the live, on-site, training course ME 445, which meets for a total of 45 hours over a 15-week period. This seminar fulfills the training requirements for the CEM certification.

 

Fees
Fees for the EMIT certification process are as follows:

  • Certification Application and Examination:
    • $400

The application fee must be paid at the time the EMIT application is submitted. This fee covers both the application process and the examination. It does not include the cost of the required preparatory seminar programs offered in advance of each exam. Also note that this fee is in addition to the cost of any seminar program. 

 

How to Apply for EMIT Certification
CEM examinations are scheduled in conjunction with the CEM required preparatory seminar programs. Please choose which application below applies to you for either the Scheduled Testing Site or the Remote Testing Center.  You must bring a hand calculator to the exam since the CEM test does not allow computers, tablets or cell phones to be used for calculations on the test.

Please note the following:

  • Registering for a preparatory live or online seminar does not automatically register you to take the CEM exam.You must submit your certification application separately (see information above).

 

For Additional Information About EMIT Certification...

If you have any questions about EMIT certification, please contact:

Helen Johnson, EMIT Certification Director
Association of Energy Engineers
(770) 447-5083, ext. 318
email: Helen@aeecenter.org

 

 

 

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