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Low Carbon Fuel Standard Verifier Accreditation Training (Courses 1-6)


This training is required for those seeking to become CARB-Accredited Verifiers for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.

Under California Air Resources Board (CARB) oversight, third-party verification provides a systematic and documented process for evaluation of reported data against the regulatory requirements and methods for calculation.

The training includes six courses:

  • Course 1: General Verification (Accreditation Exam Required)
  • Course 2: LCFS Verification Requirements
  • Course 3: Alternative Fuel Pathway Applications and Annual Reports
  • Course 4: Quarterly Fuel Transactions Reports for Alternative Fuels
  • Course 5: Petroleum-Based Fuels
  • Course 6: Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS)


All trainees must first submit an accreditation application to CARB to participate in the LCFS Verifier Accreditation Training. Approved applicants may process their training registration payment below.

If you have not applied to the program, you may do so by following this link: https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/lcfs-verification.

Remote Training Dates and Logistics

CARB will hold one LCFS verifier accreditation training in October 2022 with self-paced on-line recorded lectures, and weekly on-line live Q&A sessions. Please note the following important dates and milestones for completing Course 1 and the associated Accreditation Exam. More information, including the schedule for on-line live Q&A sessions and suggested pacing of on-line recorded lectures can be found on the LCFS verification website.

  • Course 1 Self Study: October3, 2022 – October 4, 2022
  • Course 1 Live Q&A Session (mandatory): October 4, 2022 | 9-11 AM Pacific Standard Time
  • Course 1 Accreditation Exam: October 4, 2022 | Testing Period: 3-11:59 PM PST (180-minute limit)

Self-study and test-taking for Courses 2 through 6 may be completed at any time between October 3, 2022 – October 14, 2022 11:59 PM PST. CARB has provided a suggested schedule for self-study. Live Q&A sessions offered throughout October will be specific to the course coinciding with the suggested schedule for self study. The remote training platform will track participant progress in completing each of the required course materials.

Registration Deadlines & Fees

Registration fees are $1,750 for courses 1 through 6. Scholarships, partial payments, or payment plans are not currently available.

Registration fees are due Wednesday, September 21, 2022. After registering you will receive an email within 2-3 business days that includes a link and login details to access your online training account and course materials.


For questions related to processing your registration or accessing the online training material, you may contact: registrar@ghginstitute.org

For all other logistical or training event questions, please contact: Tess Gauthier tgauthier@theclimateregistry.org

The California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Low Carbon Fuel Standard Regulation (LCFS), which appears at sections 95480 to 95503 of title 17, California Code of Regulations, requires independent verification of data reports specified in section 95500. Verification questions may be sent to lcfsverify@arb.ca.gov.

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