Energy Industry Fundamentals 2.0

Frequently Asked Questions


When will learners have access to the new curriculum?

What is required for learners to access the new curriculum?

  • Review the summary document for learners.
  • Registration through the new EIF 2.0 Database (must be 13 years old or over).
  • Registration can be completed as an individual or as a student as part of a group/class.

After a learner completes the curriculum content of the course, what are the next steps?

  • Take the 100 question end of course assessment.
  • If the learner scores a 70% or higher, a personalized certificate of completion can be downloaded.
  • Add EIF 2.0 to resume when applying for energy positions.


When will instructors have access to the new curriculum and instructor resources?

What is required for instructors to access the new curriculum?

  • Register through the new EIF 2.0 Database to become Group Leader (aka Instructor).
  • Even if you were previously an Approved Course Provider, new registration is required to access the new database.
  • If you are an educator, submit teaching credentials to verify status (state teaching certificate or equivalent). If you are an energy partner, submit verification of position and employer.
  • Complete the Train the Trainer program that is linked in the Instructor Resources section.
  • Within 365 days, an instructor should also earn the EIF 2.0 Certificate to remain certified.

How will instructors learn more about EIF 2.0?

  • Visit the Get Into Energy website, specifically the EIF 2.0 page.

What Learning Management System (LMS) will be used to access EIF 2.0?

  • LearnDash

What is included in the instructor guide for EIF 2.0?

  • PowerPoints to supplement lessons
  • Guided notes for students
  • Activities for each lesson & associated equipment to order
  • Pacing guide
  • Articulation agreement template
  • Stackable credential recommendations

Will EIF 2.0 still meet state education requirements if the original version was approved?

  • Although the content is modernized, the overall concept and high-level framework will remain consistent; therefore, most likely will be easily adopted.
  • CEWD will provide a revised framework, list of core competencies covered, as well as stackable credential recommendations for secondary and post-secondary options.

What will the credential be called?

  • Energy Industry Fundamentals 2.0; however, 2.0 only designates the edition so optional to include, depends on what is approved on the individual state curriculum list.

Can current instructors from Approved Course Provider locations still access the original EIF?

  • Yes, but not encouraged since the content of the curriculum is outdated.
  • Instructors must be a current Approved Course Provider (ACP) – prior to May 31, 2023 – and request access to the library of the Energy Educators Community Exchange Group through EEI to view instructor resources and student modules.
  • In order to share original curriculum with students, instructors will need to download the modules and either share electronically or print material manually (no longer available through Get Into Energy website).
  • Effective June 1, 2023, the end of course assessment for the original curriculum is no longer available; therefore, certificate cannot be earned by students.



How will energy companies learn more about EIF 2.0?

  • Visit the Get Into Energy website, specifically the EIF 2.0 page.

How can energy companies get involved with EIF 2.0?

  • Partner with schools
  • Adopt EIF 2.0 as an Industry Recognized Certificate
  • Add to Application for Jobs
  • Recognize as foundation to other Stackable Credentials
  • Embed in Incumbent Workforce Training
  • Support creation of an Energy Career Cluster
  • Promote locally by sharing social media announcements

If you have any further questions, please contact Kristie Kelley, Director, Workforce Development by clicking here