The Energy Training Foundation (EnTF)

Sole AEE approved training partner for the Southern African region

The Energy Training Foundation (EnTF) has been training and certifying Energy Professionals to internationally recognised qualifications since 2002. EnTF is the sole approved training partner for the Southern African region for the US-based Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) – the available programs in the region are: Certified Energy Manager (CEM®), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA™), Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP®), Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP®) and Certified Water Efficiency Professional (CWEP®). EnTF is EWSETA accredited, and runs locally developed training in energy efficiency and renewable energy with all courses carrying CPD credits.

Our Courses

Since 2002 the Energy Training Foundation (ENTF) has established a reputation for offering the highest standard of internationally approved and accredited educational programmes, presented by knowledgeable and experienced lecturers, to ensure credible skills development in the energy management and engineering fields in Southern Africa.

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Certified Energy Auditor

Energy auditing for professionals performing auditing services at industrial plants and buildings

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Certified Energy Manager

Comprehensive learning and problem solving training covering the technical, economic and regulatory aspects of effective energy management

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Renewable Energy Professional

Sustainable solutions in the renewable and alternative energy sector on the various forms of low-carbon energy sources, and environmental impacts of alternative energy

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Fundamentals to Energy Management Training (FEMT)

The Fundamentals to Energy Management Training (FEMT) provides the basics to be able to understand holistic energy management that encompasses electrical, mechanical and thermal system.

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Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP)

Measure and verify energy savings in compliance with international and local standards, legislation and regulations.

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Measurement and verification standard training (MVST)

MVST-sa course is an entry level course for persons who are interested in entering the energy measurement and verification (M&V) market in South Africa, whilst earning optional EWSETA credits. It also serves as a base towards the international qualifications programme CMVP®.

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Photovoltaic Technologies (PVTech)

The PVTech course will provide candidates an understanding and tools to design grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) systems within the South African solar resource, technical and legislative contexts.

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  • EnTF is the sole approved training partner of the US-based Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for the Southern African region – The AEE is a growing professional association with a strong membership base of over 17,500 professionals in 105 countries where AEE qualifications are recognised. Learn More
  • The EnTF training courses and qualification programs all carry CPD credits for ECSA
  • EnTF is a EWSETA accredited training provider and presents energy training modules aligned to SAQA unit standards with the accompanying practical work required for the Portfolio of Evidence submission


  • “I am very happy and grateful up on attaining this result [CEA]. This is a challenging and inspiring exam. It has strengthened me professionally.”

    Jacob Etunganan, Uganda
  • “FEMT gave me lots of theoretical knowledge concerning issues related to electricity.”

    Gideon Nasima, Electricity Control Board
  • “FEMT taught me how to check if old designs meet new criteria to save energy.”

    Dieter Page, SJM Flex SA
  • “After FEMT I am better able to understand the situations our clients find themselves in and to address problem areas.”

    Donovan Botha, AEnS
  • “CMVP training gave me the ability to participate in M&V projects and the knowledge learnt will be used to influence the curriculum.”

    Deon Kallis, CPUT

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