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Energy Efficiency Advisor (EEA) training

Training, accreditation & benefits

Energy saving is a global concern, whether an SME or multi-million pound business.

To meet the need, ECA in collaboration with Schneider Energy University, now offers a free ECA Energy Efficiency Advisor (EEA) accreditation to Members.


Dialogue and research in relation to how to save energy are ever increasing in order to make sure your business meets with both evolving governmental requirements and also to crucially improve cost efficiency.

Why become an ECA Energy Efficiency Advisor?

As an employee of an ECA Member company, the training is FREE.

Individual professional recognition is achieved from the ECA, the UK's oldest and largest trade association for the electro-technical sector.

The EEA training syllabus has been put together by industry experts from both the ECA and Schneider Electric to ensure that it is specifically relevant to the work of electro-technical contractors.

Those that complete the training will be best placed to assist their clients in reducing both their energy usage and carbon emissions, thus making a significant impact on that clients’ carbon footprint and also to their cost overheads.

Your company will be able to promote that an ECA approved Energy Efficiency Advisor (EEA) is on board - thus maximising business opportunities and profit.

What you will learn?

Individuals can select a number of modules that are most relevant to their specific area of work or interest. This includes, but is not restricted to the following:

- Work in a safe, effective and professional manner
- Carry out a basic energy audit of commercial and domestic premises including:

Air conditioning;


All electrical systems, including machinery;

Building monitoring systems;

Use variety of surveying and monitoring techniques;

Prepare an energy report for clients on energy savings that can be made.

...all backed by the ECA accreditation.

You will also gain the permission to use the ECA Energy Efficiency Advisor logo in your personal email signature, business cards, letterheads etc.

How is the training delivered?

1. Home study and online work

2. Energy survey

3. Half day follow up workshop

How do I enrol?

The course is open for ECA Member Businesses employees only.

To find out the course dates and how to register, click here.



Energy Saving and Carbon Reduction Checklist

(PDF, 265 kB)

This checklist is intended to help you, the client, to discuss the scope for further energy saving measures with your ECA contractor*. The emphasis is on measures that can be applied in existing commercial or public premises, including those which may require extension or major refurbishment.


ECA Energy Efficiency Advisor (EEA) Leaflet

(PDF, 969 kB)

Free accreditation for ECA Member businesses employees.


EEA application form

(WORD, 273 kB)Download