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11130NAT

Certificate IV in Environmentally Sustainable Management

Entry Requirements: Year 10 of High School (or equivalent), English proficiency at IELTS 5.5 with no section less than 5.0 or equivalent (Upper Intermediate level), Have access to a laptop or tablet for study, Student Age: over 18 years

CRICOS Course Code 115384A

start date

4 Intakes per year

View Intake Dates 2024

Term 1: 15 January, 19 February
Term 2: 15 April, 20 May
Term 3: 15 July, 19 August
Term 4 14 October, 18 November

4 Intakes per year

View Intake Dates 2025

Term 1: 13 January, 17 February
Term 2: 14 April, 19 May
Term 3: 14 July, 18 August
Term 4 13 October, 17 November

course length

6 terms
75 weeks with breaks

course hours

14 hrs live lessons
6 hrs self study per week

timetable

2 days per week, face-to-face

start date

4 Intakes per year

View Intake Dates 2024

Term 1: 15 January, 19 February
Term 2: 15 April, 20 May
Term 3: 15 July, 19 August
Term 4 14 October, 18 November

4 Intakes per year

View Intake Dates 2025

Term 1: 13 January, 17 February
Term 2: 14 April, 19 May
Term 3: 14 July, 18 August
Term 4 13 October, 17 November

course length

6 terms
75 weeks with breaks

course hours

14 hrs live lessons
6 hrs self study per week

timetable

2 days per week, face-to-face

What is this course about?

Our 11130NAT Certificate IV in Environmentally Sustainable Management course is designed to provide a range of skills and knowledge in sustainability and environmental management, applicable to a wide diversity of workplaces and industries aiming to improve their sustainability policies, plans and practices.

This course will assist those wanting to complete a qualification for professional development, career advancement or upskilling in the context of environmental sustainability.

How is the course delivered?

Every week students will have lectures, tutorials, and assessment sessions with one of our expert business trainers.

In lectures, the trainers will present lessons including explaining and demonstrating specific skills, effective processes and procedures, exploring business theory, and giving lots of real-world examples.

In tutorials, trainers will provide further examples and explanations of the content of lectures and give students lots of opportunity to practice and ask questions.

In assessment sessions, trainers will help students understand the assessment tasks, provide targeted coaching, and assess students as they work through the practical tasks required for each unit, including role plays and other simulated workplace scenarios.

How will you benefit from this course?

Graduates of this program will have developed the skills to monitor and address environmental issues across a number of industry sectors. Graduates learn how to measure, monitor and reduce carbon emissions as well as implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices. The course is very practical and skills focused.

Because of our focus on sustainability within this course, students will come away with confidence that they can effectively contribute to managing an organisation’s sustainability efforts, including environmental sustainability, social sustainability, and personal sustainability.

The extensive practice with other students, the coaching from our expert trainers, and the practical study approach will build each student’s confidence in themselves and their readiness for success in a business environment.

When can you start?

You can commence study at any of our 8 intakes each year. Future intake dates are listed below.

2024
Term 3: 15 July, 19 August
Term 4 14 October, 18 November

2025
Term 1: 13 January, 17 February
Term 2: 14 April, 19 May
Term 3: 14 July, 18 August
Term 4 13 October, 17 November

How is the course delivered?

Like all the courses at UEC Business, this course is delivered through timetabled lessons in a classroom at our campus in the centre of Sydney. The lessons are very interactive – you will talk and learn with your classmates and the trainer in every lesson.

For most of the courses delivered at UEC Business, when you enrol you will have the option to attend during the daytime or in the evening.

What learning materials are used in this course?

Like all the courses at UEC Business, this course is based on a wide range of materials that have been designed by UEC Business using published course materials, materials designed and developed by the UEC Business academic team, and materials developed from publicly available information on real-world organisations.

All students are provided with a range of these materials via our online learning platform.

What will you need for this course

You will need your own laptop with software for typical business and study needs. This could include Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or the Google suite of software which is available for free online.

What is the assessment?

Students will complete various assessment tasks throughout this course. The majority of these will be based on simulated workplace situations that ensure students are ready and able to use their skills and knowledge in the real world.

In each unit of the course, students must demonstrate their competence in all of the range of specific skills and show they have the knowledge underlying this skill. Students will be assessed on each requirement of each unit and must demonstrate the level of competence required to pass each unit. There is no final assessment or test for the course – all assessments are connected to the units of the course.

Note: This is a level four qualification in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). This means that students must be assessed according to the requirements of the AQF and the requirements of the government endorsed training package that are set out at the training.gov.au website.

What if I have Prior Learning?

UEC Business has a policy that ensures that whenever it is relevant to the course, students are given credit for previous studies (Credit Transfer) and recognition of prior learning (RPL). Please contact us to discuss your prior studies and learning and we will assess it and confirm any changes to your enrolment schedule at UEC Business.

Students who have studied towards a 11130NAT Certificate IV in Environmentally Sustainable Management or similar qualification with another college must notify UEC Business before they commence so we can make any required changes to the enrolment schedule or timetable. Students should not study units they have already completed.

Is there a certificate?

Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with the qualification 11130NAT Certificate IV in Environmentally Sustainable Management.

Students who complete any part of this course (a minimum of one unit of competency) will be issued with a Statement of Attainment that details the units of competency successfully completed.

What can I study after this course?

Students who complete the 11130NAT Certificate IV in Environmentally Sustainable Management will be able to continue developing their business acumen by enrolling in the BSB50120 Diploma of Business.

UEC Business qualifications are also recognised by many other Australian education institutions as meeting the entry requirements for higher level qualifications or gaining advanced standing. This includes Bachelor and Masters degree programs at Australian universities.

Please contact us for further details.

What are the Units of Competence?

Students who enroll in the 11130NAT Certificate IV in Environmentally Sustainable Management must complete each of the units below to graduate with the qualification. Students may complete the units in a different order to that set out below depending on when they commence the program.

NAT11130001 Identify and implement an environmental management system

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret requirements of an organisational environmental management system (EMS) and effectively implement it. It includes the ability to access and interpret a system, implement and monitor the system and review the process.

NAT11130002 Develop a strategy to minimise emissions

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to minimise carbon emissions by effectively measuring, analysing and reducing resource use, as well as exploring opportunities for renewables. It includes ability to measure and determine a carbon footprint, develop a carbon emissions reduction strategy for an organisation and/or building and implement and monitor it.

NAT11130003 Review and implement sustainability rating tools

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively use rating tools to obtain a sustainability certification. It includes ability to research sustainability rating tools, gather evidence, analyse data using rating tools, and report on implementation results.

NAT11130004 Assess, manage and minimise waste

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform a waste assessment, identify waste streams and develop waste management strategies aiming to minimise waste. It requires ability to identify the life cycle of materials, conduct a waste assessment, research a waste management plan and implement and evaluate the plan.

NAT1113005 Design and implement an energy efficiency plan

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 practices in a small business or work area within a larger organisation. It requires ability to determine suitable ways to measure energy use, determine methods to improve energy efficiency and develop and implement an energy efficiency plan.

BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws

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.

BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and implement improvements to the environmental sustainability of work practices and monitor their effectiveness.

BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify business risks and to apply established risk management processes to a defined area of operations that are within the responsibilities and obligations of the work role.

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