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Level 2: Energy Management Professional Course

EInstLevel 2: Energy Management Professional

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This Energy Institute accredited Energy Management Professional course is a follow-up to Level 1: Energy Management Essentials. Its purpose is to continue the foundational education provided by the Essentials course to provide participants with the knowledge, training and skills to become successful energy managers.

This course offers 200 hours of learning, and covers the technical theory of energy use alongside a deep understanding of the commercial and managerial aspects that come with energy management. This course builds upon the outcomes of the Level 1 course, and offers the same ultimate goals for you and your business:
  1. To save energy
  2. To reduce operational costs and carbon emissions
  3. To ensure compliance with energy and sustainability legislation
  4. To meet environmental goals set by the business or organisation

This Energy Management Professional course is available to businesses, organisations and individuals through the Rio Engage platform. This course is available any time, and does not require the participant to take part in any workshops, although a 50-hour work-based project will be required to complete this course.

This course is also modular in nature, and alongside 5 mandatory modules, you must pick at least 2 modules from List A, and 8 modules from List B. These modules are as follows.

Please get in touch with our team today to purchase this course.


Level 2: Energy Management Professional Course Overview

Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of this course, you will:
  • Understand the role of energy manager
  • Have a deep understanding of heat transfer
  • Understand fuels and combustion
  • Understand and participate in financing, procurement and risk assessment
  • Be able to implement projects
  • Have a deep understanding of your chosen modules from Lists A and B


You will be continuously assessed throughout this course, and will be required to complete a 50-hour work-based project, solving a real energy management problem within your workplace.

Course length

This course is 200 hours long.

Is this an online or on-site course?

This course is available through the Rio Engage platform only.


Course modules:

Mandatory Core Modules

List A (Pick 2)

List B (Pick 8)

The role of an energy manager

Heating and ventilation

Building physics and thermal comfort

Heat transfer

Air conditioning and refrigeration

On-site electricity generation

Fuels and combustion


Building management systems (BMS)

Finance, procurement, and risk assessment

Motors and drives

The UK energy industry and energy costs

Project implementation


UK electricity grids


Measurement and verification


Data testing and analysis


Energy and the environment


Energy management systems and standards: ISO 50001


Compressed air


Steam and process heating


Energy management and transport


Carbon management plans


Energy and water efficiency

What qualification will I receive from this course?

Upon completion of this course, you will achieve the Energy Institute Level 2: Energy Management Professional qualification, which will put you in a great position to move on to the final stage, Level 3: Advanced Energy Manager.

Who should take the Energy Management Professional course?

This course is ideal for anyone looking to take on further energy manager training to help them make even more informed decisions on energy management within their workplace, and to aid in employability if they wish to move into or advance further in the energy management field.

The online nature of this course makes it ideal for the already busy professional, as they can take the course at their own pace.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

This course focuses heavily on advanced energy management topics, and is ideal for anyone who already has at least 2 years in an energy management or similar role, such as energy engineering, sustainability, energy consultancy, facilities management, building services, procurement, or has successfully completed the Level 1: Energy Management Essentials course. 

A GCSE in English, and AS or A level in Maths or Science, or equivalent, would be beneficial in completing this course. Microsoft Excel experience would also be highly beneficial.


Can this course be given to a group in the workplace?

This energy manager training is designed to be given to individuals inside and outside the workplace, and cannot be presented to a workplace through Rio Learn. If you wish to purchase this course in bulk for a group of people though, please contact a member of our team to arrange a discount.

What do I need to access and complete this course?

To access and complete this course, all you will need is your Rio Engage login details. From there, everything you need is available within the platform, and our course supervisors will be on hand to aid with your project.

Are there any further course materials I or my team need?

All course materials for this Energy Management Essentials course are within the Rio Engage platform.

Can I track the progress of my teams taking part in the course online?

If you wish to track the progress of your teams, simply reach out to our customer support team today. We can organise an administrator account specifically for you, which allows you to view the progress made by your team.

What are the benefits of having a workforce trained in this course?

Workforces trained in this course will be able to apply their new knowledge and skills in energy management to your business or organisation, helping you to understand and adhere to legislation, improve energy management practices, and offer advice across your locations.

What are the benefits of training in the workplace vs training online?

Training online is the preferred method for Rio Learn, as it allows participants ultimate control over their own learning, and access to course materials after the course has been completed. Participants will also have access to a study tutor as well, who can provide support throughout the course.

Can I get a discount if I buy in bulk?

Yes! Please get in touch if you would like to buy in bulk, and we will arrange a discount for you.

Can I buy this course for individual use?

This course is available for individual use, and is ideal for anyone looking to move into the energy management field.

When can I access this course?

You can access this course as soon as you receive your Rio Engage login, which will be emailed to you once the course has been purchased. You will be able to access this course at any time, alongside any other Rio Learn courses you own.


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Rio’s customer support team are on hand to help you get set up for your course, and our course supervisors are available to provide aid if there are parts of the course that you need support with.

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If you’d like to expand your learning even further, why not take a look at our other Rio Learn courses? We offer a number of subject areas, from energy management and ESG, to environmental management, healthcare waste, and more. A number of our courses are also approved by professional bodies like IEMA, The Energy Institute, and the Royal College of Nursing, so you will be receiving exceptional levels of education.

Rio is also at the forefront of ESG software. The Rio ESG platform utilises AI-driven software to help businesses and organisations measure, track and report on their ESG efforts. It houses a number of frameworks for you to work with, and provides space for each part of ESG so you can keep a top-level view, or take a granular approach.

Explore our other energy management courses today.