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Integrating climate risk management: participate in an Australian first learning experience

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Don't miss this chance to participate in the 1st accredited Certificate IV providing training in climate risk management in Australia! 

Certificate IV Environmental Management and Sustainability: Integrating climate risk management and unlocking opportunities presented by a changing climate.

Working on climate risk management at a local or state government level requires a broad range of managerial, coordination and planning skills. 

Based on consultation with industry stakeholders this Certificate IV in Environmental Management and Sustainability has been contextualised for individuals who are engaged in asset management, risk management, land use planning, policy development, strategic planning and sustainability management and require knowledge and skills to deal with current and emerging climate risks. 

Developed by Fabian Sack from Sustainably, and facilitator of the long running 'Learning to Adapt' courses, successful completion of this qualification will broaden your skills and knowledge to assist your organisation address climate risks and opportunities. 



The course starts 20, 21, 22 November 2019.

Course delivery

The course is comprised of 12 days’ mandatory attendance to cover course content, presentations and in-class assessments. Course delivery will be over a period of approximately 6 months, typically in 4 x 3-day blocks.

UNIT 1 RECOGNISE: Understand the risks a changing climate presents to communities, businesses and the natural environment, and the economic opportunities for new sustainable industries.

UNIT 2 EQUIP: The best available science and riskanalysis tools to support adaptation decisions. 

UNIT 3 INTEGRATE: Integrate climate adaptation and mitigation considerations into policies and processes.

Note: All assessment is undertaken in class.


Who should participate?

This course is perfect for whole of organisation local government staff including senior policy officers, managers and directors, project officers from operational, planning and delivery.

Also invited to take up this opportunity are state government staff involved in regional policy and operations and allied professionals in the fields of planning, engineering and design.


If you would like more understanding about the course development and contents please contact Dorean Erhart, LGAQ Lead - Climate change and the Great Barrier Reef, Program Manager – Queensland Climate Resilient Councils on 1300 542 700.

To make enquiries about course delivery or registration please contact Peak Services Training on (07) 3000 2148.


Local Government Association of Queensland
LG House, 25 Evelyn Street, Newstead Qld 4006

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