Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability reflects the role of individuals who are engaged in environmental management and sustainability in a range of workplace contexts. It covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor and address environmental issues in a variety of industry sectors. The course covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor and address environmental issues in a variety of industry sectors.
Diploma of Sustainable Operations aims to introduce students to organisations and communities willing to undertake holistic efforts to reduce environmentally harmful methods and introduce clean technologies that support ecology. The Diploma of Sustainable Operations specifies the competencies required to work in a technical, supervisory or operational role in sustainability in an organisation and/or its value chain (e.g. suppliers of goods or services, or customers). This qualification provides the skills needed to measure current sustainability performance and to establish processes for improved sustainability performance within organisations. It complements but does not duplicate qualifications supplying technical skills related to engineering, chemical, environmental and other technical analyses that may be needed for improving sustainability.
This qualification has no formal entry requirement due to the wide variety of sustainability applications in industry. However, most enterprises will expect technical skills relevant to their operations or equivalent vocational experience and for this reason, the qualification is unlikely to be suitable for direct entry from school.