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Certified Lighting Efficiency 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

Attend In-Person or Virtually. 21 hours of instruction.

The Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional (CLEP®) Training Program is designed to provide attendees with an understanding of industry best practices for evaluating lighting retrofit projects and upgrading to the most current lighting technologies. Over four days, our professional instructor, will guide you through advanced lighting applications, systems, and technology innovations and show you the principles and practices of greatest relevance and practical value.

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.

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.

Virtual Classroom Experience

You can participate in a fully interactive, instructor-led classroom environment from the comfort of your own home or office. An ideal solution for those with travel, time, or budget restrictions.

Virtual attendance is currently available to US Attendees only. View AEE's global training schedule here.

Virtual Training Materials 

AEE will ship CLEP Training materials directly to each virtual participant.
Participants must submit the correct shipping address on this form no later than 10  days before the event. Addresses confirmed 10 or less days before the event start  may be subject to an additional surcharge. Electronic materials will not be provided. PO boxes are not permitted for this shipment.


Virtual System & Equipment Requirements

  • Webcam (Required)
  • Microphone & Speakers/Headphones OR Headset (Required)
  • Online Broadband (non-secured) bandwidth of 3 Mbps. A wired connection is highly recommended.
  • Complete System Requirements

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to measure, verify and evaluate metrics for lighting efficiency projects, including available technologies, financial incentives and human-factor implications of a project.
  • Learn how to reduce lighting related energy consumption in a building, facility, or outdoor environment.
  • Learn how to document a project, the potential ROI, and compare savings against other energy efficiency projects.
  • Learn how to asses technologies for a given application.
  • Work through practical examples to demonstrate the topics and procedures covered.
  • Review the various areas of the Body of Knowledge associated with AEE’s Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional® (CLEP®) exam.
  • Discuss how to apply what you have learned to your business and applications.


The In-Person program is held over 3 Days with the CLEP Certification Exam being held on Day 4.

The Virtual program is held over 3 Days and the attendee schedules their own exam with ProctorU. 

*See the Certification Program Tab for more information on registering for your Certification Exams.

Educational Credits

You earn 2.1 CEU | 21 PDH | 4.2 AEE Credits for completing this program.

Certification Program

This training program prepares attendees to take the Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional® (CLEP®) exam. 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 CLEP® exam.

  1. The onsite exam in conjunction with this training program, and is administered on the last day of the training program.
  2. Virtual attendees will schedule and take the exam online through remote proctoring. Virtual exam times are scheduled on an individual basis. The exam application must be submitted in order to schedule the remote exam. AEE has 30 days to process exam applications. Early registration & exam application is recommended to ensure there will not be a delay in scheduling the remote exam.


      The program is of greatest value to those undertaking or assessing lighting energy projects or lighting retrofit projects. Obtaining AEE’s CLEP® certification provides international credibility among energy management communities. Attendees of this program have included existing energy professionals, energy auditors, energy engineers, energy managers, maintenance managers, manufacturing and facilities managers, and energy consultants.

      Location & Schedule



      December 12 - 14, 2022 | MOUNTAIN Time Zone


      Schedule - In-Person

      Day 1 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm | Training

      Day 2 | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm | Training

      Day 3 | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm | Training

      Day 4 | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm | Exam (In-Person Only)

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

      **2023 DATES COMING SOON!!!**

          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.