BSB42315 Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability
The BSB42315 Cert IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability is a formal, nationally recognised qualification designed and developed in response to the growing market demand.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of roles within the environmental management and sustainability sector who have a sound theoretical knowledge base in environmental management and demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that environmental management and sustainability functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area.
Who benefits from this training?
The BSB42315 Cert IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability is a highly comprehensive course and ideal for those professional looking to upskill and accelerate their career and business owners seeking to build their skillset and newcomers looking to begin a career in environmental sustainability.
Units of Competency
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices (80 hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness. It applies to individuals with responsibility for a specific area of work or who lead a work group or team and addresses the knowledge, processes and techniques necessary to implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, including the development of processes and tools.
BSBSUS402 Implement an environmental management plan (100 hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret requirements of an organisational environmental management plan and effectively implement it. It applies to individuals who are responsible for sustainability, either as their primary duty or as a part of a work role.
BSBSUS403 Measure, monitor and reduce carbon emissions (80 hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to reduce carbon emissions by effectively measuring, analysing and reducing resource use. It applies to individuals who are responsible for developing workplace plans and strategies that comply with legislative and best practice requirements.
BSBSUS404 Assess, implement, monitor and report on waste management (100 hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop waste management practices which support sustainable use of resources. It applies to individuals who are responsible for sustainability, either as their primary duty or as a part of a work role.
Pre-selected elective unit overview
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws (80 hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with establishing and maintaining workplace compliance with work health and safety (WHS) laws. It includes identifying applicable WHS laws, duties, rights and obligations, and the necessary actions to ensure WHS compliance in the workplace. It also includes assisting with providing advice about the legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties prescribed in WHS laws and those of WHS regulators. The unit applies to those working in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries
BSBSMB410 Review and implement energy efficiency in business operations (100 hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a structured review and analysis of data relating to energy use, and to plan for and implement energy efficiency in a small business or work area within a larger organisation. It applies to individuals who use analytical and problem-solving skills and take responsibility for adopting and promoting approaches to improve energy efficiency.
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes (80 hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify risks and to apply established risk management processes to a defined area of operations that are within the responsibilities and obligations of the role. It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of risk analysis or project management who contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others. In this unit, risks applicable within own work responsibilities and area of operation, may include projects being undertaken individually or by a team, or operations within a section of the organisation.
BSBSUS406 Identify and apply sustainable rating tools (100 hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively use rating tools to obtain a sustainability rating. It applies to individuals who are responsible for implementing sustainability practices, either as their primary duty or as a part of a work role.
Assessments are completed in the student’s own time and may include practical exercises and evaluative tools.
To offer maximum flexibility for individuals and organisations, the Cert IV in environmental management and sustainability is available with the following study options:
- Online Study and Support through Self-paced Online Modules
Studying online has never been easier or more convenient than through ACBI’s state-of-the-art virtual Moodle portal. Students gain access to online learning materials, recorded webinars for content and assessments, case studies, learner guides, Interactive learning videos, learning tasks, resources, relevant reading material and practice questions, all working to guiding and training the learner to successfully complete the course requirements. You can take each step of your qualification at your own pace, connect with others through online forums, and receive online learning support from ACBI’s Student Support and facilitator teams.
- Corporate Workshops
If you have several people wanting to study the Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability, ACBI can develop a program for your organisation based on your industry needs. The course structure for each delivery mode may vary slightly, so please speak with an ACBI representative.
Every student will have an initial interview to assess their individual learning needs and their language, literacy and numeracy skills.
Completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent
IELTS 5.5 English language equivalence if a non-native English speaker
Be aged over 18
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