In addition to its solar and building R&D activities, INES has set up a Training & Evaluation Division.

It provides a wide range of initial and continuing training courses on thermal and photovoltaic solar energy and building efficiency, in regards to academics and industry.
The department also carries out monitoring of solar installations and buildings and offers its expertise to professionals of the sector.

Initial training

INES offers courses in partnership with the University of Savoie, ENSAM Chambéry and Grenoble INP, to provide its expertise on renewable energy and building.

Continuing training

Fifty 1- to 5-day courses, from elementary to advanced.
Target: project managers, architects, engineers, technicians, prime contractors, design offices etc.

• Building energy performance
• Solar thermal energy
• Solar photovoltaic energy

And made-to-measure training courses delivered at INES or companies.


INES is currently preparing e-learning courses. Soon it will be possible to follow francophone videos via an educational web platform. This interactive system will allow to meet the growing training needs on solar energy and building efficiency, particularly in emerging countries.

Teacher training

Teacher training is now a priority of INES for disseminating knowledge of quality throughout the territory.
INES provides technical training and training for technological college teachers.

For any information about our training courses, please click here.