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Certified Carbon Auditing Professional Training Program


*Please note, for all certification preparation training programs, an additional fee is due when submitting your certification application to take the exam.

About this Program

The Certified Carbon Auditing Professional (CAP®) Training Program is designed to provide recognition for professionals who have distinguished themselves as leaders in the growing field of carbon reduction.

This CAP® course is designed to provide comprehensive training in the critical areas of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, carbon reduction and associated reporting.

The focused, fast-paced program is presented over 2 days and is intended both to expand your knowledge in the carbon management field and to serve as a preparatory vehicle for the exam which is required to achieve the AEE’s CAP® certification. The examination is taken on the 3rd day and is voluntary.

Concepts that will be presented include carbon auditing; emissions reporting and verification; emissions conversions; renewable energy sources and green power; energy efficiency technologies; fleet management; emissions trading; recycling and water; financing and marketing to maximize project success, and much more.

Early Registration Recommended:

  • Registration for In-Person Attendance ends 7 days before the event start date.
  • Some courses are dependent on attendee minimums to proceed. See Location and Schedule tab for details.

In-Person Classroom Experience 

Travel to the training location and join your cohorts in a state of the art learning center. You benefit from being away from the office, daily interruptions, and direct face-to-face interaction with your fellow attendees and instructors.

In-person* seats are limited to follow social distancing guidelines. Early registration is highly recommended to reserve an in-person seat.

Maintaining a Safe Environment

The health and well-being of our attendees and instructors is our top priority. In-person attendees can be assured AEE and the training facility adhere to the CDC's recommendations for social distancing and safety measures. 

In-Person Training Materials 

All registration and course materials will be given to attendees at sign-in on day 1 at the seminar location. Workbooks will not be pre-shipped to in-person attendees.

*Subject to change due to local gathering requirements.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction, executive briefing & high-level strategies
  • Introduction to carbon emissions management (why you may need to report GHGs)
  • Carbon footprint measurement & monitoring (practical methods to report GHGs)
  • Practical application
  • Practical strategies & tactics to reduce your carbon footprint and environmental impact
  • Discussion of class exercise
  • Carbon credits, GHG trading and new revenue tactics
  • Financing / selling / approving your program


This program is held over 2 Days.

For in-person attendees the exam is held the day after the training program has concluded.

Educational Credits

You earn 1.6 CEU | 16 PDH | 3.2 AEE Credits for completing this program.

Certification Program

The Certified Carbon Auditing Professional® (CAP®) exam is administered the day after this program. Please review the requirements for certification here. A separate certification and application fee applies.

Attendees can select one of two options to apply for the certification and sit the CAP® exam.

  1. To take the exam in conjunction with this training program. The exam is administered on the day after the training program.
  2. Alternatively, the attendee can choose to schedule and take the exam online through remote proctoring.


    The program is of greatest value to those undertaking or assessing carbon reduction projects. Obtaining AEE’s CAP® certification provides international credibility among energy management, sustainable and clean energy communities. Attendees of this program have included existing energy professionals, energy engineers, energy managers, executives, financial executives, facilities managers, and energy consultants.

    Location & Schedule


    March 27 - 29, 2023 | Long Beach, CA | AEE West 2023

    Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
    300 East Ocean Boulevard
    Long Beach, CA 90802

    *Training room location and additional information will be provided at the Registration Table during Sign-in on Day 1.


    Day 1 | 8:00 am – 8:30 am | Sign-In

                 8:30 am - 5:00 pm | Training

    Day 2 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Training

    Day 3 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am | Exam Registration(In-Person Only)

                 9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Exam (In-Person Only)

    *Remote exams are scheduled on an individual basis. See Certification Program tab for additional instructions.

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        Important Notes

        Please Note:

        • Review the Transfer & Cancellation Policy. By Registering for this Training Program you agree to these terms.
        • Early registration is recommended as seats for AEE Training Programs are limited. Registration will close when an event reaches capacity.
        • Questions? Visit the FAQ Page for additional information about AEE Training Programs.
        • This program is designed for US attendees only. Contact your local training provider for programs available in your region.