Every certification program offered by AEE is defined by strict standards to ensure the program maintains its industry-wide recognition and credibility.



Discover the relevant experience and educational credentials needed to achieve certification.



While training is not required, here is an example of a training program.



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Confirm your competencies by passing our globally developed certification exams.

Work Experience & Education Requirements

Applicants must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

4-year engineering degree with one of the following: Professional Engineering license AEE Certified Energy Manager certification, USDOE Industrial Assessment Center certification, or EUREM Certificate AND 3 years of combined energy management and/or ISO MS experience*
4-year degree in energy management, engineering, architecture, science or math AND 4 years combined energy management and/or ISO MS experience*
4-year degree AND 5 years combined energy management and/or ISO MS experience*
Other AND 6 years combined energy management and/or ISO MS experience*

The academic credential must be from an accredited college or university.

*If only ISO management systems experience is claimed (with no Energy Management experience), the MS experience must include a minimum of providing technical assistance to one facility resulting in implementation of ISO 50001 or participating as a team lead in one ISO 50001 internal audit.

50001 CP EnMS In Training

Candidates who don’t currently meet the eligibility requirements can apply to be a 50001 CP EnMS In Training.  Candidates that apply and pass Core 1 of the certification exam will be awarded the 50001 CP EnMS in-Training designation which would be valid for 6 years. To upgrade, candidates would pay for and pass Core 2 of the certification exam and submit an updated application, which will include the required education/experience.

Complete your Application

Submit your education, experience, and training program information, pay applicable fees, and schedule an exam.

United States & International

Certification Application and Examination Fees:

  • $500 (includes Core1 and Core2 exams)

Application and examination fees are nonrefundable.

Retest Fees:

  • $250 per exam

Certification Renewal:

  • $300 every three years

50001 CPEnMS Application 

Body of Knowledge

An intensive jobs task analysis was performed for the 50001 Cp EnMS and a weighted percentage of topics was developed for the 50001 CP EnMS Body of Knowledge. The number of questions on the exams will align with the content percentages listed in the 50001 CP EnMS Body of Knowledge.

Resources & Study Guides

Use the available resources to prepare you for the training program and certification exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Check our FAQs to see a list of commonly asked questions and answers on certification, testing, renewals etc.

Your Certification Exam

All certification candidates must pass the associated exam to demonstrate their technical knowledge, proficiency, and abilities relevant to the certification program’s Body of Knowledge. You may schedule your exam as part of an In-Person Training program or schedule a remote proctored exam.

Additional Information about 50001 CPEnMS Certification or File a Complaint
If you have any questions about 50001 CP EnMS certification or would like to file a complaint against an individual 50001 CP EnMS or the 50001 CP EnMS Program*, please contact AEE’s Certification Director:
Francine Seskin
(770) 447-5083, ext. 223
[email protected]
*The complainants identity and subject of complaint will remain confidential