Certified Power Quality Professional
AEE's Certified Power Quality Professional (CPQ) program is designed to award special recognition to power quality professionals who have demonstrated a high level of knowledge, experience, competence and ethical fitness in this emerging, highly specialized field. The knowledge required of power quality specialists covers a broad range of applications and issues, ranging in scope from the vastness of the nation's power distribution networks to the immediacy of devices sharing a wall outlet. By obtaining the CPQ credential, you will be establishing your status as a qualified expert in this growing area of specialized expertise.
- To raise the professional standards of those engaged in power quality.
- To improve the practice of power quality by encouraging professionals in a continuing education program of professional development related to power quality.
- To identify persons with acceptable knowledge of the principles and practices of power quality through completing an examination and fulfilling prescribed standards of performance and conduct.
- To award special recognition to those professionals who have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical fitness for power quality.
Applicants must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:
4-year engineering/architectural degree OR
|AND||3+ years related* experience|
|4-year unrelated degree||AND||5+ years related* experience|
|2-year associate degree||AND||5+ years related* experience|
|NONE||10+ years related* experience|
|Current status of Certified Energy Manager (CEM®)|
*Related experience in power quality, energy or building or facility management, or electrical design, engineering, or contracting.
All CPQ Professionals have attended a CPQ preparatory training seminar, provided by an approved training provider, submitted a CPQ certification application, and passed a proctored open book examination on the subject areas covered in the Body of Knowledge.
*Please note this program is Renewal Only and not open to new applicants*