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Green Card - Office

2 sessions available ranging from $59.95 to $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 Office (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 workplace 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
Australia's response (including legislation)
How Australia compares with the rest of the world
The international response
What will happen in Australia over varying temperature changes...

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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 Office (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 workplace 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
Australia's response (including legislation)
How Australia compares with the rest of the world
The international response
What will happen in Australia over varying temperature changes
The Garnaut Review Vulnerabilities
Regions Join the Debate

-Module 2: Energy Efficiency Course includes:
Tackling Energy Renewable Energy
7 steps of an energy monitoring program
Reporting back to staff NABERS energy rating scheme for offices
Practical Actions: Heating and Cooling
Green purchasing
Excercise 1: Office walkthrough and action plan
Lighting IT Equipment

-Module 3: Office Sustainability Course includes:
Green Purchasing
Waste reduction principles Office Fly Through
Office Green Purchasing
Cost Compare and Actions Office Fly Through
Warehouse and Factory Transportation
Organisational and Green Travel Leading Change
Company buy in Transportation
Case Study Leading Change
Communication Case Study

-Module 4: Carbon Footprinting Course includes:
Ecological footprints
Tracking emissions over time
Carbon footprints
Typical sources and Case Study
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol
Recording Data Setting boundaries
Organisational and Operational
Sample carbon footprint calculation (Step by step)

-A broad understanding of environmental issues in Australia and a set of skills to enable you to facilitate change in your workplace 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: $59.95

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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