Outcomes and Pathways
What this course offers and how you will benefit
This expert-led Level 8 NZQA accredited (15 credits) micro-credential covers a range of proven approaches to sustainability, underpinned by scientifically-informed and indigenous values. You’ll deep-dive into what sustainability means for people, the environment and the economy.
Your learning takes place online offering you flexibility around your busy schedule. Delivered part-time over eight weeks this short course is achievable while working full-time. You don’t have to be an eco-warrior or have studied previous sustainability courses to make the most of the new learnings.
Key themes include the current and future state of sustainability, ongoing global challenges, non-linear and systems thinking, social and environmental justice, economic inclusiveness, community and collaboration, culturally sustainable action, indigenous values and perspectives, climate change, and leadership for change.
On completion of this 8 week programme you’ll have knowledge, tools and capability to begin to make practical changes in your context that will ultimately lead to a thriving and sustainable future for all.
Gain a versatile toolkit with a range of proven approaches to sustainability practices and how to lead initiatives to create positive change
Introduction to applying different strategies to address sustainability challenges
Capability to identify current skills and knowledge gaps and how to develop the knowledge and insight needed specific to your project goals
The ability to action high impact, meaningful and ongoing positive change in your role, sector or community
Where this could take you
Develop and apply your sustainability knowledge to create real, meaningful change
Follow your passion
Make positive impact through change - apply your learning and implement the sustainability-focused initiative you have developed within your household, community or workplace.
Boost your career
Upgrade your professional skills to include a deeper understanding of how to mitigate emerging threats and how to support greater sustainability in the workplace and community.
How this Micro-credential works
Incorporate sustainability into your world
Apply and Enrol
If you are ready to enrol, complete the online application form. We will be in touch to provide you with everything you need to know to get started on your micro-credential journey.
During the first few weeks, explore content to think critically about authentic leadership for more sustainable futures and evaluate a case study of your choice.
Strategising for Change
Building on your learning, extend your understanding of systems thinking and impact measurement and develop a brief for a sustainability project that you are passionate about.
KEY INFORMATION AND FAQS
What you need to know
Okay, so what’s next
Make an enquiry
We understand the decision to embark on a course requires some consideration. If you have any questions, we’re here to help answer them.
Book a chat
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Book a call at a time that suits you and Shruti will be able to answer your questions, give you more information and, if you’re ready, help you apply.
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We will guide you through the application process and make sure you have everything you need to get started.