IEA Training

World-class energy training programmes offered by the IEA

The IEA offers interactive training across a range of topics. It features a variety of formats from group training to individual work placements (secondments). Training is offered both at the IEA headquarters, in Paris, and in participing countries. In either case, the aim is to establish ongoing working relationships with participating countries for continual capacity building, as well as two-way information exchange.


Training themes and modules


Currently the  following themes, representing areas of the IEA’s core expertise, are available  as training modules. These span all main energy aspects – analysismarketspolicy and technology.

Individual modules vary in length and structure. Find out more about each topic below.

Energy Efficiency Policy Design
Energy Indicators Energy Technology Roadmaps
Energy System & Scenario Modeling Carbon Capture and Storage
Energy Commodity Markets Energy Technology Policy and Collaboration
Emergency Reponse Energy Technology Modeling
Carbon Policy and Markets Renewable Energy

Energy Efficiency Training Weeks


The IEA Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies (E4) Training Week is a five-day training event dedicated to sharing experience with planning, implementing and evaluating energy efficiency policies in emerging economies.

Launched in 2015, these events have now brought together over 1,000 next generation energy efficiency professionals from more than 90 countries, primarily from government institutions and their supporting organisations in emerging economies.

Learn more about E4 training weeks