Implementation of ECAP12 (Training Program) as Part of Energy Conservation Support Project
Under the instruction and financial support of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) for the international energy usage rationalization measures program (the EE&C capacity building program), the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ) implemented the following activities by inviting 12 persons in charge of policies from nine ASEAN member states to Japan for training during the five days between October 2 and October 6, 2017.
(1) Lectures giving an outline of energy management for persons in charge of policies.
(2) Start of discussions towards developing an ASEAN trainer certification system. (Small group activities)
(3) Confirmation of progress and review of the four-year road map formulated in the previous fiscal year to formulate the qualified energy manager capacity building plans and energy conservation guidelines.
As part of the new Scheme 2 activities,ECCJ invited persons in charge of policy from nine ASEAN member states to Japan. The following trainingwas provided for the purpose of enhancing the capacity building of qualified energy managersin addition to promoting the capacity building project to contribute to the establishment and improvement of the qualified energy manager certification systems in the 10 ASEAN member states.
(1) Lectures were given by experts regarding energy conservation policies, approaches for preparing energy conservation legal systems, energy conservation methods, qualified energy manager certification systems, and practical training methods.
(2)By conducting small group activities, discussions were started regardingthe establishment ofan ASEAN trainer certification system. With the purpose of building an independent ASEAN system following the completion of this project, participants were divided into two groups to hold discussions. As the results of the first small group activities, suggestions were made including (i)the establishment of a working group, (ii)elimination of differences between member states, (iii)development of funding by the ACE, and (iv) reporting in the EE&C-SSN.
(3) In addition to confirming the progress of the four-year road map formulated in the previous fiscal year, the activities of the trainers who were certified in the previous fiscal year were reported and their activities as trainers in the four member states was confirmed.