BSB42315 Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability

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Course description

A Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability BSB42315 is a business qualification giving students the skills to monitor and address environmental issues across a number of industry sectors. Students learn how to measure, monitor and reduce carbon emissions as well as implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices.

The Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability BSB42315 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Business Services Training Package.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Complex Problem Solving

Identifying a problem and finding the best solution to solve it.

Deductive Reasoning

Use rules to solve problems.

Law and Government

How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

Problem Sensitivity

Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you cannot solve the problem.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Environmental Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Sustainability Officer$1,440 weekly pay
Sustainable Design Consultant$1,150 weekly pay
Environmental Consultant$1,350 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Conservation Manager$1,440 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

BSBRSK401
Identify risk and apply risk management processes

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.

BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

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

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

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

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.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the BSB42315 Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the BSB42315 Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the BSB42315 Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability:

Envirotech Education
Online / On Campus
Australian College of Business Intelligence
Online / On Campus