There are five core units in the MSS50116 Diploma of Sustainable Operations.
This qualification is designed for Managers, Engineering Officers and Technical Officers with full or part time responsibility for sustainability strategy, auditing and improvements in an enterprise. Read more about this qualification and who it is for…
Together these core units provide a basis for these personnel to apply technical skills and a strategic approach to the range of sustainability issues within their responsibility. They cover the skills for measuring, calculating and monitoring sustainability metrics across a big picture view of the organisation and drilling down into specifics. They also cover the skills for developing strategies and the business case for improvements.
MSS015001 Measure and report carbon footprint
This unit focuses on calculating the carbon footprint, which in this context means CO2 equivalent tonnes embodied in the product and then recommending how to reduce it. [Read more…]
MSS015002 Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources
The focus of this unit is on the consumption of resources. It looks at the amount used, the amount wasted and how to reduce waste. [Read more…]
MSS015007 Develop a business case for sustainability improvements
This unit focuses on identifying and communicating the benefits and costs of proposed sustainability improvements so that they can be implemented. [Read more…]
MSS015008 Develop strategic sustainability plans
This unit focuses on a strategic approach to selecting which sustainability improvement projects should be implemented. [Read more…]
MSS015009 Implement sustainability plans
This unit takes a project management approach to implementing the selected sustainability projects. [Read more…]