Mar
13
Tue
Cape Town Water Efficiency Management @ Hotel Verde
Mar 13 – Mar 15 all-day
Cape Town Water Efficiency Management @ Hotel Verde | Cape Town | Western Cape | South Africa

This SETA accredited course is aimed at individuals who want to build a career advising businesses on how to measure and reduce their water consumption immediately, and for those who want to extend their immediate skill sets in order to be able to implement an in-house water management strategy.

The course focuses on teaching learners how to systematically assess water usage within all types of organisations and to recommend appropriate solutions (technology & behaviour).

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

  • Get competency in this field through SETA accredited training.
  • Add this valuable skill to your career growth opportunities
  • Take charge of your organisation’s water efficiency strategy
  • Develop a new service for your environmental consultancy and differentiate yourself
  • Increase the services you can use to add value to your customers
  • Differentiate yourself in the job market with this new skill
Jun
12
Tue
Cape Town Solar PV Feasibility Assessment @ Hotel Verde
Jun 12 – Jun 14 all-day
Cape Town Solar PV Feasibility Assessment @ Hotel Verde | Cape Town | Western Cape | South Africa

The rising costs of electricity supply and risks of energy security is making renewable energy attractive, particularly solar photovoltaics (PV) as an alternative, environmentally friendly and reliable energy source.

This course will show you how to conduct a feasibility study for residential and commercial solar PV solutions, including how to get initial costing and energy yields using modelling software and climate data.

The Terra Firma Solutions Renewable Energy Engineers have created this course based on their international experience and training in solar energy to give participants the knowledge to be able to give advice on project feasibility from energy yield to system costs.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

    • Get trained by a Senior Engineer from Terra Firma Solutions.
    • Understand the complex financial incentives and financing options for commercial renewable energy projects.
    • Understand residential and commercial solar PV systems and their components.
    • Learn about the current and potential future legislative frameworks.
    • Understand residential and commercial solar PV costing.
    • Learn about renewable energy resources and system modelling using sophisticated software.
    • Be able to conduct a feasibility study based on costs and energy yields of solar PV power systems.
    • Optimise system size and components based on site requirements.
    • The cost of training can be claimed under BBBEE Skills Development spend.
    • Complete the course with a case study.
Jun
25
Mon
Cape Town Sustainable and Efficient Facility Management @ Hotel Verde
Jun 25 – Jun 27 all-day

This course is aimed at Facilities Managers, Building Efficiency Champions and their team members who are keen to enhance their facilities’ environmental, social and financial performance.

Often the simplest and easiest way to implement solutions can have the most positive impact on the environment. We will share a process to systematically assess potential areas for improvement and how to develop and implement appropriate and feasible upgrades.

The course is packed with practical and easy to understand examples which can be implemented immediately.

Key focus areas in addition to energy and water efficiency are waste management, healthy work environments, sustainable procurement, project management and stakeholder management.

Participants will also learn how to conduct financial assessments of recommended solutions and will get a good understanding of how to quantify the return on investment (ROI) of each solution.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

    • Identify savings while you make your building a better place to work for everyone
    • Reduce operating costs and thereby reduce risks (waste, water & electricity costs)
    • Easy to follow process to turn your facility into an efficient, low-impact and cost effective environment
    • Filled with practical examples to easily apply the learning
    • Learn new valuable skills which address the bottom line
    • Learn ways how to enhance your facility’s and organization’s brand and customer satisfaction
    • Increase staff morale, performance & productivity
    • Complete the course with a detailed case study
    • Training cost can be claimed under BBBEE Skills Development spend
Jul
2
Mon
Cape Town Energy Efficiency Management @ Hotel Verde
Jul 2 – Jul 4 all-day
Cape Town Energy Efficiency Management @ Hotel Verde | Cape Town | Western Cape | South Africa

This Energy and Water SETA accredited course is aimed at individuals who want to understand energy efficiency and advise businesses on how to measure and reduce energy consumption immediately.

The course focuses on teaching learners how to systematically assess problematic energy areas within a small to medium business environment and to recommend appropriate solutions (technology & behaviour).

Learners will be able to conduct financial assessments of each solution recommended and will get a strong understanding of how to assess solutions that maximise the customer’s return on investment.

Areas of focus in this course include bill & tariff assessment, power factor & voltage assessment, lighting, heating, ventilation, air conditioning & cooling (HVAC), office and IT equipment, water heating and energy monitoring.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

  • Gain competency in this field through SETA accredited training
  • Gain an understanding of energy management opportunities (EMO’s)
  • Get knowledge on individual energy using devices and how they can be made more efficient
  • Advise organisations on how to measure and reduce energy consumption
  • Understand the entire process of conducting an energy efficiency assessment for a site
  • Build the skills to conduct financial assessments of energy efficiency opportunities
  • Use your skills immediately to offer services to customers
  • Find a job in the growing energy efficiency sector
Aug
14
Tue
Cape Town Carbon Footprint Analyst Course @ Hotel Verde
Aug 14 – Aug 16 all-day
Cape Town Carbon Footprint Analyst Course @ Hotel Verde | Cape Town | Western Cape | South Africa

Increasingly companies around the world are undertaking assessments of their carbon footprints. The reasons for this include the growth of carbon tax legislation, voluntary compliance (CDP, GRI, and SRI) or just the realisation that it’s good for business.

A carbon footprint can also be an excellent way to focus your team on reducing organisational costs. This course teaches learners how to conduct a carbon footprint assessment in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol and ISO 14064 with a focus on clearly explaining each step required when conducting a world class carbon footprint for an organisation. Often the most complex part of conducting a carbon footprint is data gathering and in the course we teach important tools to overcome these hurdles.

KEY AREAS INCLUDE

  • Understanding the Greenhouse Gas Protocol
  • Data gathering tools
  • Setting boundaries
  • Data assessment
  • Data quality control
  • Importance of verification and creating a report
  • How to sell the carbon footprint to your management or customer
  • In-depth case studies and practical examples

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

  • Conduct your own company’s carbon footprint and prepare for South African carbon tax in 2017/18
  • The Only IEMA Certified Carbon Course in Africa
  • Conduct an internationally accepted carbon footprint assessment
  • Certify and work internationally
  • Add a valuable skill that all companies will need
  • Add to your career growth opportunities
  • Grow your existing consultancy with new services
  • Begin a new career in carbon consulting