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In addition to offering scheduled training at the ASHRAE Global Training Center for Building Excellence in Dubai, training can also be scheduled for onsite presentation by ASHRAE chapters and companies in the Middle East, Africa, Turkey, and Indian Subcontinent.


For a quote Contact Ayah Said, ASHRAE GTC Manager

** Discounted rates for ASHRAE Chapters in developing economies are available.

What do we offer?

Bring ASHRAE Global Training Center (GTC) training to your company, ASHRAE Chapter or local event.

ASHRAE GTC provides high quality, region focused training and is presented by ASHRAE members who are industry practitioners. Hosting training locally, allows the courses to be a lot more focused on the specific subjects and skills that are relevant to your business and country practices.

For a list of all GTC available topics, click here.

Organizations that Hosted Global Training Center Trainings

Few would disagree that having well-trained professionals is important to an organization's success. These organizations used the Global Training Center to effectively train professionals to meet the changing market and regulatory demands.



ASHRAE Lebanese Chapter / The Munib & Angela Masri Institute of Energy & Natural Resources / American University of Beirut Beirut, Lebanon
ASHRAE Pakistan Chapter / Pakistan HVAC&R Society Karachi, Pakistan
The Big 5 / HVAC&R Expo Dubai, UAE
Frigair Expo Johannesburg, South Africa
Saudi Council of Engineering Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Taqeef Dubai, UAE
Kuwait Society of Engineers Kuwait City, Kuwait
Green Building Council South Africa / ASHRAE South Africa Chapter Cape Town, South Africa
ASHRAE Nigeria Chapter Lagos, Nigeria

Continuing Education Credits

ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) courses are accepted for continuing education credits by individual states, the American Institute of Architects, the Green Building Certification Institute, and other credentialing organizations. Please check with a specific state or organization for more information about its continuing education requirements.

Upon course completion, each registered participant will receive a certificate showing the earned Professional Development Hours and Learning Units.

Pre-Training & Post Training Assessment (Optional for Corporate Training)

Companies can determine their training needs by using the new ASHRAE pre-training assessment. The assessment helps companies to determine who within the organization requires training. The post-training assessment is administered at the conclusion of the onsite training. It determines which areas the engineers may need additional training. The pre-training and post-training assessment is a free tool to ASHRAE’s onsite training program.

Scheduling Requirements

The host can be an ASHRAE chapter, a company or local event organizer.  The geographic area served by the ASHRAE Training Center Dubai is any country in the Middle East, including Turkey, Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent. 

Inquiries for scheduling of courses in other geographies should be directed to ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) by emailing

The following are requirements for Hosting ASHRAE GTC Training:

  • The host organization will be responsible for identification of a suitable venue for training and for all expenses (room rental, meals and refreshments, audio visual, etc.) associated with the venue.  ASHRAE approval of venue is required before training can be scheduled.
  • For online courses, ASHRAE will be responsible for hosting the training on their webinar platform.
      • If the host chooses to use a platform of their choice, that will be subject to ASHRAE approval.
  • The host organization will be responsible for the printing and distribution of attendee training materials.  ASHRAE will provide original materials to the host organization and will license the host organization to distribute a number of copies equal to the number of paid registrants reported to ASHRAE.
    • This process can be handled electronically by ASHRAE to aid in reducing cost for the host.
  • ASHRAE is responsible for the selection of the instructor and corresponding instructor fees including travel and honorarium and for development of course materials. 


  • The host will be responsible for promotion of its training and for maintaining an accurate list of registrants.
    • ASHRAE will assist chapters in promoting the course(s) to ASHRAE members.
    • ASHRAE can assist the chapter in taking registrations based on the preference of the chapter. The Chapter has the choice to take registration fees in the country’s currency.
  • One week before the training begins, the host will report the number of registrants, names and email addresses of registrants to ASHRAE.
  • Following each training, the Host will report the final list of names and email addresses of registrants to ASHRAE.
  • Following each training, ASHRAE will provide certificates of course completion with the corresponding number of Professional Development Hours to the Host. The host is responsible to print and distribute the certificates to each attendee. The number of registrants who will receive certificates must match the number of registrants reported by the host organization for payment. 
    • ASHRAE can arrange to electronically send the certificates to each registrant after the training to assist in reducing costs.