GHG Emissions Verification Training and Guidance

This page last modified April 28, 2014

Verifier Accreditation Training

Verifier accreditation training was provided on March 10-14, 2014 in Pasadena, and April 7-11, 2014, in Sacramento. Training for new candidates is planned for 2015.  Please join our listserve to receive training updates.

Retake Exams:

If you are eligible to retake the exam but have not registered for one of the two retake options, please email to reserve a space. The retake exam will be given on:

-May 7, 2014 at the
Cal/EPA Building in Sacramento (1001 I Street, Sacramento CA) (parking map).
-May 8, 2014 at the El Monte ARB Headquarters (9528 Telstar Ave, El Monte, CA; near Los Angeles). Parking is along the street. The entrance you'll use is the main entrance to the right of the EV charging stations.

The general exam will be administered at 9:30 AM, check-in at 9:15 AM.
The sector exam will be administered at 1 PM, check-in at 12:45 PM.

If you are taking two sector exams, please plan to take one at 9:30 and the second at 1 PM. All retake exams will be 2 hours.

Exam Policy

Frequently Asked Questions regarding accreditation training

Verifier Guidance

These guidance documents and training materials are provided solely for informational purposes to assist verifiers in meeting the requirements of the MRR, effective January 1, 2013. Please read the Legal Disclaimer for Guidance Documentation as it pertains to the posted documents.

  • Technical Guidance for verifiers (coming soon)
  • Transaction Specialty for the Verification of Fuel, Natural Gas, and CO2 Supplier Transactions (coming soon)
  • Transaction Specialty for the Verification of Electric Power Entity Reports (coming soon)
  • Oil and Gas Systems Specialty for Verifiers (coming soon)

Guidance for the Reporting Section is posted here:

Questions regarding ARB accreditation and training should be sent to