Government and the private sector can develop skills through infrastructure projects. Appropriate infrastructure projects and contracting arrangements can be used to provide learners with excellent opportunities to be mentored by highly experienced professionals and artisans within the building and construction … Continue reading What is the Developing Skills Through Infrastructure Contracts Standard?
About this course This course is about using the Water Use Model to model water consumption in buildings to improve water efficiency and sustainability performance. The Water Use Model (WUM) enables the water consumption of buildings to be modelled. Technical … Continue reading WUM01 Water Use Modelling
The Built Environment Sustainability Tool enables the development of sophisticated and responsive plans and strategies to support improved local sustainability. These plans respond to and address gaps and aspects of current poor performance in the neighbourhood while supporting and improving … Continue reading How do you develop plans and strategies for more sustainable neighbourhoods?
Neighbourhoods appear to be complex and difficult to assess in terms of sustainability performance. A review of green precinct assessment tools for urban areas revealed that these tend to focus on environmental issues and did not take into social and … Continue reading How do you achieve more sustainable neighbourhoods?
About this course This course is about using the Built Environment Sustainability to assess and improve the sustainability performance of neighbourhoods. The Built Environment Sustainability Tool supports an integrated and responsive approach to achieving sustainable neighbourhoods. The tool is based … Continue reading BES01 Built Environment Sustainability Tool
About this course This course is on how online meetings can be effective. It shows how you can plan, manage and follow up on online meetings to ensure that they achieve their objectives. We use meetings to share information and … Continue reading EOM01 Effective Online Meetings
Most of us have experienced meetings that work well. We are all in the same room, the organiser is well prepared, there is a clear agenda and meeting follows this and achieves its objectives. The benefits of these meetings are … Continue reading Effective Online Meetings
The World Health Organisation and Centre for Communicable Disease have developed good guidelines on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what to do to avoid spreading it. As Lockdowns end, it is important to draw on these to prepare and manage workplaces for … Continue reading How do I manage my workplace – during COVID-19?
About this course This course is about using the Sustainable Building Assessment Tool to assess and improve the sustainability performance of residential buildings, such as houses and apartments, and their immediate neighbourhoods. The Sustainable Building Assessment Tool supports an integrated … Continue reading SBA01 Sustainable Building Assessment Tool (SBAT)
Many schools do not have effective school finance systems. This means that Schools Management Teams (SMTs) do not have accurate up-to-date financial information and are therefore not able to manage finances effectively. It also means that School Governing Bodies (SGBs) … Continue reading Five principles of effective school finance systems