IBSA Manufacturing is pleased to support the Sustainability Industry Reference Committee (IRC) to undertake the Sustainability 2017 Project.


The Sustainability 2017 Project will involve the development of the following for the Sustainability Training Package (MSS):

6 new units of competency for carbon auditing

  • Create and calculate carbon usage units
  • Absorb or convert carbon units into other forms of matter
  • Use carbon auditing metrics
  • Undertake a carbon audit within a business environment
  • Undertake an energy management audit
  • Produce recommendations to reduce energy use/offset carbon production

1 new skill set to address specialist skill needs of workers in the carbon audit sector

The project will also undertake the following review and development work:

6 qualifications

  • MSS40116 Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations
  • MSS40216 Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS50116 Diploma of Sustainable Operations
  • MSS50216 Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS80116 Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations
  • MSS80216 Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management

134 units of competency to be reviewed

In addition, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) requires that IBSA Manufacturing:

This project is due for submission to the Department of Education and Training by the 15 June 2018 for the consideration and approval of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee.

Methodology and Timelines

This project follows the Training Package Development and Endorsement Process Policy and uses a methodology as described in the IBSA Manufacturing Training Package Development Methodology.

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Project Feedback and Consultation Process

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