The Certificate IV in Environmental Sciences and the Diploma of Sustainable Operations

Environmental Sciences & Sustainable Operations

Do you want to study a course that can make a significant impact on the future of businesses? Studying sustainable development will provide students the skills needed to measure current sustainability performance. It will also allow students to establish processes for improved sustainability performance within organisations.

Environmental science is the science that explores environmental evolution law in the global scope, reveals the relationship between human activities and natural ecology, and explores the effects of environmental changes on human survival, and researches the technical measures and management measures for the comprehensive prevention and control of regional environmental pollution.

Sustainable Operations Management focusses the on sustainability of supply chains. It aims for solutions that make supply chains more sustainable, while maintaining efficiency. Operations form the base of every organization, whether in manufacturing, service, or non-profit industries.

The Certificate IV in Environmental Sciences and the Diploma of Sustainable Operations provide students technical skills related to engineering, chemical, environmental and other technical analyses that may be needed for improving sustainability.

What will you learn?

  • How to develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability and implementing social sustainability in work practices.
  • How to measure and report carbon footprint
  • How to conduct a sustainability water, energy and emissions audits
  • How to facilitate and implement holistic culture improvements in an organisation
  • Developing strategies for more sustainable use of resources and improving sustainability through readily implementable change
  • The competencies required to work in a technical, supervisory or operational role in sustainability within an organisation and/or its value chain


Must have graduated year 10 in home country

Must have a minimum of IELTS 5.5

Potential Career Pathways:

  • Environmental Project Manager
  • Sustainable Events Coordinator
  • Researcher
  • Sustainable Operations Consultant
  • Sustainability Business Analyst
  • Environment Programs Manager

Higher Education Opportunities:

  • Bachelor of Sustainable Tourism
  • Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Sustainability
  • Bachelor Of Business and Commerce (Sustainable Business)
Course Details

Price (per year)

$5 000 - $10 000


12-24 months


Byron Bay, Gold Coast


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If you have applied for the Temporary Graduate Visa you may also be eligible to apply for the Job Ready Program. The Job Ready Program is run through TRA and allows graduates in certain disciplines to have their skills assessed for skilled migration purposes. It is a way for people with no experience to have their skills assessed. Once the student receives a positive skills assessment they may be eligible to apply for permanent work visas such as State Sponsored and General Skilled Migration Visas.

Note: It is never recommended to engage in studies for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia. Speak to us and we can find a course that matches your long-term career goals.

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