For this reason in 2011 it worked with the University of the South Pacific (USP) to host the inaugural meeting, which led to the formation of the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Training Competency Standards Advisory Committee and associated technical committees. (Download ToR of the Committee). The USP acts as chair of the advisory committee and SEIAPI has taken on the role of managing the technical committees.
In order to obtain provisional certification, individuals must attend training courses which use the competency standards developed and approved by the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Training Competency Standards Advisory Committee as the basis for their curriculums.
The technical committees have developed the following 5 competency standards (task analysis)