Diploma of Sustainability
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Deepening
- Course Location
- Course Duration
- 6 months - 2 years
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- Online; Flexible
Phone: (03) 5120 4525
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Course OverviewDo you work in a role related to achieving sustainable outcomes for a progressive organisation?
The Diploma of Sustainability program is the most effective way to improve your understanding of sustainable concepts, including a framework for planning, decision making and analysis of your companies progression towards sustainable practices.
This program is becoming the benchmark for employers and government to recruit for key roles in the ‘green economy’. The most effective way of undertaking this course is by pinning it to an existing Diploma and undertaking the four Core units, which will allow you to obtain the “Diploma of Sustainability”.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Natural Resource Manager
- Landcare Worker
- Prospective students must provide evidence of an existing Diploma or above qualification to gain access to the core unit delivery mode or undertake the complete course
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
The assessment will be undertaken using assignment work, project work, work-based projects, and the following strategies will be used to assess students:
- Discussion and debate
- Role plays
- Research projects and reports
- Scenario development
- Structured interviews with experts or groups
- Submissions to responsible authorities and media
- Workplace projects
- Practical demonstrations
- Portfolio development
- Case studies
RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) may also be available for applicants. Please contact the department or go here for more information.
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?No.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
||Apply basic concepts of sustainability to own, or local, practice
||Develop & implement a program to support behavioural change for a sustainable initiative
||Develop a business plan for sustainable business practice
||Research and apply principles of sustainable production and consumption
||Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
||Facilitate and capitalise on change and innovation
||Manage application of project integrative processes
||Ensure a safe workplace
||Establish effective workplace relationships
||Manage workplace information systems
||Develop a marketing communication plan
||Manage budgets and financial plans within the work team
||Manage environmental management systems
||Support community leadership
Other units can be selected after consultation with department staff