Certificate in Environmental Sustainability

Certificate in Environmental Sustainability

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Certificate in Environmental Sustainability VEN013

Students who study this course benefit from the unique blend of disciplines that will provide them with the skills necessary to work in the field of environmental sustainability.    This course provides a foundation in environmental ecology and conservation as well as an understanding of sustainability in relation to water, agriculture, development and energy. 

Environmental Sustainability has become a major concern in recent decades, now being a guiding principle for government, business, industry and individuals all over the world.   The term 'Ecologically Sustainable Development' has been coined to represent the concept of making use of our environment in a way that allows us to meet our needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.  Sustainability experts are thus likely to be in high demand over coming decades as resources become increasingly scarce and the need to manage the effects of environmental degradation increases.

Core Modules:    These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate in Environmental Sustainability.

  •      Alternative Energy VSS102
  •      Introduction To Ecology BEN101
  •      Permaculture Systems BHT201
  •      Water Conservation And Management BEN302

Elective Modules:
    In addition to the core modules, students study any 2 of the following 5 modules.

  •      Carpentry BSS100
  •      Mud Brick Construction ASS103
  •      Healthy Buildings I (Building Construction & Health) BSS200
  •      Sustainable Agriculture BAG215
  •      Healthy Buildings II (Building Environment & Health) BSS300

Note that each module in the Certificate in Environmental Sustainability is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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