NMIT is committed to providing courses and training that deliver the skills required to build a sustainable future and be at the forefront of industry trends.
Sustainability represents a real growth area in industry and NMIT can help people get skilled up in a variety of ways:
Every home will eventually be required to conform to some energy efficiency criteria. At a basic level, people will need:
- advice on what they can do as individuals.
- to be informed so as not to be ripped-off by unscrupulous installers etc.
- to know what is the best solution for their needs and financial position.
- to know how to do an energy audit of their own homes and how they can use energy more efficiently
- to know about carbon trading and cost saving.
At an advanced level, in business and enterprise, people will need skills in:
- Electronic Emissions Trading Platform (EETP)
- Australian Climate Exchange Limited (ACX)
- ACX Business Rules
Find out more about NMIT's new Green Skills Centre.
This project was funded by the Australian Government through the Teaching and Learning Capital Fund (TLCF) for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Background: Media releases - NMIT announces new $9.5 million training centre for ‘Green Collar’ workers and NMIT leads the way in renewable energy with new turbine.
Start Your Career in Sustainability
NMIT can help you start building your sustainable career with this growing list of offers:
NMIT's Business - Higher Education department has developed an innovative Accountancy degree course with a strong focus on sustainability and the environment.
NMIT's Horticulture department is focused on providing sustainable training overall but also offers these specific units
Design Drafting & Interior Fittings Courses
NMIT's Design Drafting & Interior Fittings department offers the following courses in sustainable design and construction:
All have units specifically related to energy efficient design or sustainability.
NMIT is currently registering to become a training provider for train the trainer courses in First Rate 5 which is an energy rating program needed by industry.
Computer Systems & Electrotechnology Courses
NMIT's Computer Systems & Electrotechnology department delivers courses that aim to give people the tools to save the planet.
Read about Deb Porter, a real success story from the Certificate III in Renewable Energy (ELV).
Agriculture & Animal Science Courses
The Agriculture and Animal Sciences Department is committed to teaching the best practices in conservation, land management and sustainability including in particular the following courses: