Superior Energy Performance (SEP) Lead Auditor

Course Description

This course will prepare you to become a Superior Energy Performance (SEP) Lead Auditor.  You will compare ISO 17021 with MSE 50028 and identify the additional SEP requirements that exist within MSE 50028.  In addition, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the SEP Certification Protocol and understand the process for how an organization can become certified.  This 6-hour, self-paced course will be delivered online through a series of videos and real-world activities involving a case study.  The knowledge checks will measure your grasp of the material, and will serve as proof of successful completion. Students will have 3 weeks to complete this course.


Course ID: ENER 3104P
Course Format: Online

Important Course Information

This is a self-paced online course.  You may register anytime before the published registration deadline and will have access to the course through the published "Access Ends" date.

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14148 Jul 10, 2014 Jul 31, 2014 Online $295
14149 Oct 30, 2014 Nov 20, 2014 Online $295
15518 Jun 6, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Online $495
15519 Oct 29, 2015 Nov 19, 2015 Online $495
15804 Nov 19, 2015 Nov 4, 2016 Online $495

Special Discounts

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Groups: If 2 or more people from your organization are registering for this course, you can recieve 10% off.  Use coupon code MULTI.



  • CPEnMS certification

Who Should Attend

ISO 50001 Energy Auditors who are Certified Practitioners for Energy Management Systems (CP EnMS)

How You Will Benefit

  • Prepare to take the IEnMP Superior Energy Performance Exam.
  • Become equipped to help companies achieve Superior Energy Performance certification.
  • Identify and apply the additional SEP requirements for a SEP Stage 1, Stage 2 Surveillance and Recertification Audits per MSE 50028 and the normative documents referenced in MSE 50028.
  • Explain the role of the SEP administrator, and define the objectives of SEP Stage 1, Stage 2-Surveillance and Recertification Audits
  • Summarize what information gathered during an audit must be communicated through the Verification Body to the SEP Administrator.
  • Define and evaluate the components of SEP Stage 1, Stage 2-Surveillance and Recertification Audits.
  • Differentiate between SEnPI and EnPI, and link EnPI management to SEnPI.
  • Confirm energy performance actions and trends.
  • Explain the consequences if SEP recertification requirements are not met.
  • Differentiate ISO 50001 conformance with the energy performance requirements of SEP, and demonstrate the key components that need to be considered in constructing a valid baseline for the SEnPI.


  • Superior Energy Performance (SEP)
  • ISO 50001
  • ISO 17021 and MSE 50028
  • Auditing
  • Energy Management Systems
  • Energy Consumption, Energy Use, Energy Performance Improvement

Additional Resources

The SEP Lead Auditor exam is administered by the Institute for Energy Management Professionals (IEnMP). Registration, scheduling and payment for that exam must be handled through IEnMP directly. In order to take the SEP LA exam, you must register with IEnMP at least two weeks prior to the date you wish to take the exam. Please contact the operations manager ( for further information.

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Carol Aton

Technology Requirements

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