Oct
11
Wed
Johannesburg Residential Eco Consultant @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park
Oct 11 – Oct 13 all-day
Johannesburg Residential Eco Consultant @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park | Sandton | Gauteng | South Africa

This Residential Eco Consultant course thoroughly explores the residential environment of a home and teaches the learner how to assess and identify solutions across all areas.

The course outlines recommendations for behavioural changes, correct maintenance practices and efficient retrofits to green a home. Filled with practical exercises, videos, examples and in-depth case studies, this course is ideal for those wanting to consult to the residential sector. Focus areas include energy efficiency, water efficiency, waste management, elimination of domestic contaminants and introduction to renewable energy.

This course also teaches learners how to make detailed assessments of payback periods and return on investments helping you to effectively make the best recommendations to your clients.

The course is aimed at consultants looking for a career as a Residential Eco Consultant as well as existing residential consultants looking to enhance their offerings.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

  • Be assured of sound investments in green retrofit technology
  • Learn how to save money on utility bills
  • Obtain the skills to turn any home into an efficient, low-impact, cost-effective household
  • Begin a new career in the green industry by becoming a Residential Eco Consultant
  • Learn skills that give you specialist knowledge in the Eco industry
  • Gain competitive advantage as a general residential consultant
  • Forms the basis for your green marketing strategy of your residential business
  • Generate extra income with a green career
  • Work in your neighbourhood
  • Do more than spreading awareness: make a tangible difference to the world we live in
Oct
12
Thu
Johannesburg Residential Energy Assessor @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park
Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day
Johannesburg Residential Energy Assessor @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park | Sandton | Gauteng | South Africa

This course is aimed at consultants who want to build a career advising households on how to reduce their energy consumption. The course focuses on teaching learners how to systematically assess problem areas within a residential 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 recommend solutions that maximise the customer’s return on investment. Learners will leave this course with a real skill that can be offered to customers immediately. Homeowners and guest house owners will also gain significant benefit from this course.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

  • Begin a new career in the green industry
  • Start a career that allows you to be your own boss
  • Learn skills that give you specialist knowledge in the Eco-Industry
  • Residential consultants who want to differentiate themselves and gain competitive advantage
  • Generate extra income with a green career
  • Work in your neighbourhood
  • Make a tangible difference and help preserve the environment
  • Be assured of sound investment decisions for green retrofits
  • Learn how to save money on energy bills

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Consultants wanting to become green professionals
  • Residential service providers wanting to add a competitive advantage to their services (electricians, handymen, interior designers, renovators, builders)
  • Hotel and guesthouse owners looking to be more profitable by reducing energy bills
  • Property managers looking for ways to reduce costs
  • New job seekers that want to start a green career
  • Anyone wanting to add news skills to their career and open new opportunities in the green industries
Oct
17
Tue
Johannesburg Carbon Footprint Analyst Course @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park
Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day
Johannesburg Carbon Footprint Analyst Course @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park | Sandton | Gauteng | 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
Oct
24
Tue
Johannesburg Water Efficiency Management @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park
Oct 24 – Oct 26 all-day
Johannesburg Water Efficiency Management @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park | Sandton | Gauteng | 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
Nov
6
Mon
Johannesburg Solar PV Feasibility Assessment Course @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park
Nov 6 – Nov 8 all-day
Johannesburg Solar PV Feasibility Assessment Course @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park | Sandton | Gauteng | South Africa

Learn about the important steps to make a decision on the viability of a solar PV project.

The rising costs of electricity supplied by Eskom and Local Municipalities is making renewable energy investments, particularly solar photovoltaic’s increasingly attractive investments. The engineering behind such projects is often costly and complicated leading to reluctance for initial feasibility studies.

WHY IS A SOLAR PV ASSESSMENT IMPORTANT?

By first conducting feasibility study into solar projects, much of the mystery is removed and attractive investments are often found. This course is a hands on practical course that shows how to conduct a feasibility study for these technologies, including how to get an initial cost, energy yield and financial model 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 advise on project feasibility from energy yield and system cost perspectives.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

  • Understand solar PV systems
  • Learn about the current and potential future legislative frameworks
  • Understand the complex financial incentives and financing options for renewable energy projects
  • Understand 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
  • Help your friends to green their homes
Nov
9
Thu
Johannesburg Solar PV Installation @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park
Nov 9 – Nov 10 all-day
Johannesburg Solar PV Installation @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park | Sandton | Gauteng | South Africa

The course will cover all the steps involved in an installation including the pitfalls to consider before and during the installation.

Terra Firma Solutions’ experts have developed this course based on their extensive experience in the field.

For anyone who is interested in becoming a Solar PV Installer, this comprehensive and professional course will take you through all the necessary steps, from receiving the engineering design, to the final commissioning stage.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE COURSE

  • Learn the step by step process of a Solar PV Installation.
  • Learn from experienced professionals in the industry.
  • Understand typical pitfalls of an installation and how they can be avoided.
  • Gain Solar PV installation skills that can be applied immediately in the field.
  • Understand how to maintain a safe working environment during the installation process of a Solar PV plant.
  • Gain an understanding of the typical tests to perform when commissioning a Solar PV plant.
  • Understand which tasks and documents need to be completed before handing over a functioning site.
Nov
21
Tue
Johannesburg Energy Efficiency Management @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park
Nov 21 – Nov 23 all-day
Johannesburg Energy Efficiency Management @ Building 25, Woodlands Office Park | Sandton | Gauteng | South Africa

This Energy 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.

* Please add R2,200 excl. VAT to the course fee for the optional SETA assessment and accreditation process.

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

COURSE ACCREDITATION

This course has been accredited by SA Institute of Electrical Engineers as per Engineering Council SA CPD policy, granted with 3 CPD credits under Validation No SAIEE-1106-V.

The SAIEE’s reviewer has noted this to be “a very well presented and valuable course.”