Evaluation of the Energy Efficiency Training Program

Year 3 Annual Report

This report documents findings from the third and final year of the longitudinal evaluation of the Energy Efficiency Training Program (EETP), commissioned by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH). The final year of the evaluation was undertaken by Urbis between July 2012 and June 2013.

Date
1 August 2013
Publisher
Urbis
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
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The Energy Efficiency Training Program (EETP) was a $20 million component of the NSW Government’s Energy Efficiency Strategy, which is funded by the Climate Change Fund. The Program was implemented over four years and commenced in July 2009. The EETP was jointly managed and implemented by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and the NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC).

The Program aimed to develop and prepare a workforce with the capacity (skills and knowledge) to facilitate and deliver energy efficiency in NSW.

Evaluation scope and purpose

Overall, the longitudinal evaluation of the Energy Efficiency Training Program has:

  • provided evidence for decision-making in relation to the direction of the Program, its strengths and areas for improvement
  • built the future capacity of participants in delivering the Program objectives, in evaluation processes and in policy development
  • gauged the impact the Program is having across priority sectors, tradespeople, technicians and professionals assessed its contribution to energy conservation and efficiency in NSW.