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Green Card - Home Owner

2 sessions available starting from $60.00

Subject: Sustainability

Ages: All ages

Skill level: Beginner

Public pressure for action on climate change combined with the global financial crisis has meant the need for saving resources both at home and through business has greatly increased. The Green Card Home Owners (Australia) course is suitable for anyone wishing to obtain a broad understanding of environmental issues in Australia and a set of skills to enable them to facilitate change in their home or community. This course is also a useful starting point for an environmental career as a home assessor or sustainability officer.

-Module 1: State of the Environment Course includes:
What's happening in Australia
The greenhouse effect
How Australia compares with the rest of the world
Climate Feedback
What will happen in Australia over varying temperature changes
Australian and International...

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Public pressure for action on climate change combined with the global financial crisis has meant the need for saving resources both at home and through business has greatly increased. The Green Card Home Owners (Australia) course is suitable for anyone wishing to obtain a broad understanding of environmental issues in Australia and a set of skills to enable them to facilitate change in their home or community. This course is also a useful starting point for an environmental career as a home assessor or sustainability officer.

-Module 1: State of the Environment Course includes:
What's happening in Australia
The greenhouse effect
How Australia compares with the rest of the world
Climate Feedback
What will happen in Australia over varying temperature changes
Australian and International Responses (Legislation)
Vulnerabilities and Regions
The Garnaut Review
Join the Debate

-Module 2: Home Energy Course includes:
Energy - what's the big deal?
Smart Houses & Standby
Power
Where does our electricity come from?
Lighting & Appliances and Equipment
Renewable Energy & Green Power Heating and Cooling
Conducting an Energy
Audit Rebates and Grants

-Module 3: Household Course includes:
Water: Water audits and saving water in the home
The House: Building orientation, passive lighting
Water: Rebates and Grants
The House: Renovations, insulation
Garden: Planting and permaculture
Waste: Reduce, reuse
Garden: Projects
Pets Waste: Recycle, compost

-Module 4: Identity and Behaviour Course includes:
Identity and the green movement
Green purchasing
A new paradigm: Community initiatives, multipurpose products, local engagement
Lifecycle analysis
Green washing Transport Leading Others
The future

-You will obtain a broad understanding of environmental issues in Australia and a set of skills to enable you to facilitate change in your home or community.

-If English is your second language and you did not complete the last two years of secondary education in English you are required to provide evidence of English language competence before enrolling.

-4 x 1 hour modules and 4 online tests consisting of 20 questions each to be completed within 6 months.

-Internet access, Email a current web browser (eg. Internet Explorer Firefox Safari etc) Free Flash player (7+)

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Choose from 2 available sessions:

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

  • Online

Price: $60.00

Type

  • 1:1 / Private Lessons

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

  • Online

Price: $60.00

Type

  • 1:1 / Private Lessons



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