Rater Trainer Professional Development Requirements

Effective on January 1, 2010 in order to maintain their status as a rater trainer, trainers must complete the following professional development requirements:

Rater Trainers annually shall complete a two hour RESNET roundtable on current information and complete one of the following activities:

  1. Document 12 hours of attendance at the RESNET Conference or
  2. Complete 12 hours of RESNET approved CEU's, or
  3. Instruct a minimum of ten (10) rater certification classes.

If a rater trainer pursues #2, the trainer has the following options:

  • Documented attendance at ACI or EBBA Conference
  • In 2010, attendance of the EPA "train the trainers" training for Version 3 of Energy Star
  • Documented attendance at a training or workshop that covers one or more of the following:
  1. How to rapidly build expertise
    • How to develop and execute a training plan
    • How to deliver effective presentations
    • Integrating media
  2. How to train adults for vocational instruction
    • Teaching critical thinking skills
    • Working memory management principles
    • Teaching architecture
      • Receptive
      • Directive
      • Guided Discovery
      • Exploratory
  3. Ethics of training
    • How to teach ethics & morals
      • Golden Rule
      • Relationship management
      • How to determine values
    • Why ethical failures occur
    • How to prevent ethical failures
  4. Business management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Marketing
    • Writing business plans
    • Managing people & time
    • Executing plans
    • Finance
    • Pricing for Profit
  5. Advanced building science
    • Advanced structures & systems management of:
      • Water
      • Air
      • Heat
      • Indoor air quality

Rater trainers must complete the application posted at Rater Trainer Continuing Education Application and submit it to RESNET for approval. Please attach a certificate of completion or attendance or receipt of payment