EMANZ training courses

EMANZ, the Energy Management Association of New Zealand, works with EECA to improve energy management knowledge and standards in New Zealand.

EMANZ delivers specialist practitioner energy management training and professional development, and works with organisations across a range of technologies and disciplines to target areas where significant improvements in energy efficiency can be made.

EMANZ courses are reviewed and updated based on current industry best practice, and delivered by EMANZ trainers who are industry specialists in the particular training field.


EMANZ delivers the following training and professional development courses:

Commercial Building Energy Specialist Training Course

When:   11 - 12 September 2017 (Lighting & 13 - 15 September 2017 (HVAC & Controls)
Where:  Auckland
Trainer:  Noel Mason (Lighting) & Ivan Fraser & Erin Roughton (HVAC & Controls)

This full five day Commercial Building Energy Specialist (CBES) course comprises of two days CBES Lighting course and three days CBES HVAC and Controls course.

This course has been created for engineers and technicians who work in improving energy efficiency in commercial buildings from the design stage on.  It covers the latest technology and techniques and is set at Advanced Trade to Degree level, equivalent to Levels 5-7 on the NZQA Framework.

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Energy Procurement for Business Course

When:   27 October 2017
Where:  Auckland, Jet Park Airport Hotel & Conference Centren
Trainer:  Paul Chapman (Energy Link)

Brought to you by EMANZ and Energy Link this one day course is designed for business professionals responsible for purchasing energy (eg. gas or electricity) worth more than $100,000 a year.

This Energy Procurement for Business course will:

  • Give you an overview of how the electricity market works, and who the key players are
  • Give you an understanding of local retailer and network (transmission and distribution) charging structures
  • Outline the key commercial risks and opportunities for businesses to consider when procuring electricity and gas
  • Energy Efficient Fit Out and Tenant Comfort

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Gather and interpret consumption, capacity and power factor information
  • Understand the best ways to package supply requirements for the market
  • Know how to choose between differently structured retailer offers
  • Understand common pitfalls in contracts with supply contracts
  • Ensure switching takes place as expected

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Energy Manager Professional Training & Accreditation Programme

When:   31 October - 3 November 2017 (40 hours pre-course work)
Where:  Wellington, Mercure Abel Tasman Hotel
Trainers:  Robert Tromop, Norman Smith, Rob Bishop, Kevin McGrath & Jake Roos

This programme equips participants from diverse management and technical roles with the skills and knowledge to develop and lead energy and carbon management programmes and sustainability initiatives.

The course will cover:

  • Management - Leadership General/Finance
  • Managing Energy Tools and Processes
  • Managing Energy Products, Technologies and Productivity

This is an advanced professional development programme at the level of a post-graduate diploma which will enable people with a wide range of qualifications and work-based experience to gain additional, specialised skills to undertake important new responsibilities.  The curriculum and outcomes are aligned with ISO Standard 50001:2011 - Energy Management System, which is based on the the systems model of continual improvement.

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