Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability

We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

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Who should Attend?

Local government employees who are engaged in asset management, risk management, land use planning, policy development, strategic planning and sustainability management.

Course objectives

Identify key elements of governance in council, develop awareness of managing people performance issues, better understand budget preparation in council and develop the ability to review HR policies and procedures within council.

Provide quality and timely advice to council by enhancing their managerial, coordination and planning skills.

Course pathways

This course is intended to support candidates to gain formal recognition for the work, roles and responsibilities currently being undertaken and is an articulation into related university courses.

On successful completion of your course and all assessments, you will receive a Nationally recognised qualification outlining the course completed and the units within that course.

Course details

Course features
  • Identify key elements of governance in council
  • Recognise effective consultation processes and methods
  • Better understand budget preparation in council and compliance
  • Review HR policy and procedures within council
  • Assist in preparation and review of corporate plan
Block One - RECOGNISE
BSBSYS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBSUS403 Measure, monitor and reduce carbon emissions
BSBSUS404 Assess, implement, monitor and report on waste management
Block Two - EQUIP
BSBSUS406 Identify and apply sustainability rating tools
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
TAEDEL404 Mentor in the workplace
Block Three - INTEGRATE
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBSUS403 Measure, monitor and reduce carbon emissions
BSBSUS404 Assess, implement, monitor and report on waste management
TAEDEL404 Mentor in the workplace
Block Four - COLLABORATE
BSBSUS402 Implement an environmental management plan
TAEDEL404 Mentor in the workplace
Pre-requisites
  • Have a minimum of 12 months’ full-time employment, working within local or State Government or with an allied organisation
  • AND
  • Hold a position which requires you to undertake tasks and projects within local or State Government or an allied organisation’s operations
  • OR
  •  Acquired a completed Performance Appraisal statement within the last twelve months, confirming your competencies within local or State Government or an allied organisation.
Delivery
  • All assessment tasks are undertaken in class under the observation of a qualified assessor.
  • The learning is a combination of in-class course content delivery, group activities, discussion and assessment work.
  • Post-course access to our Facilitators and Senior Advisors is available via both phone and email for support as required.
Duration & location
  • The course is comprised of 12 days’ mandatory attendance to cover course content, presentations and in-class assessments. Course delivery will be over a period of approximately 6 months, typically in 4 x 3-day blocks.
  • Attendance dates are confirmed in writing to you prior to commencement.
  • On Day 1 of the course, you will be provided with course guidelines, reference materials, websites and assessment tips
  • To achieve the full qualification, you will need to successfully complete 8 national units of competency.
Fees
Please contact Peak for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in-house training.

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