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Sustainability for Practitioners: Carbon Management and Strategies in Driving Net Zero

Topic:Others, Sustainability and Green Skills

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    30 Jul 2024 to 31 Jul 2024
    27 Aug 2024 to 28 Aug 2024
    29 Aug 2024 to 30 Aug 2024
    23 Sep 2024 to 24 Sep 2024
    26 Sep 2024 to 27 Sep 2024
  • Registration Period:

    29 May 2024 to 05 Jul 2024
    28 Jun 2024 to 30 Jul 2024
    30 Jun 2024 to 25 Jul 2024
    25 Jul 2024 to 26 Aug 2024
    28 Jul 2024 to 29 Aug 2024
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  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
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Course Introduction:

The course comprises of 2-days to introduce climate strategy fundamentals and the global and local regulatory landscapes of climate action and carbon management. Real case studies will be shared pertaining to companies implementing strategies they have outlined in transition plans or roadmaps. Common pain points or challenges when organisations implement an ambitious decarbonisation agenda to drive net zero.

Course Objective

The programme is to equip the participants with the fundamentals of climate strategies as well as regulatory and industry landscape in order to develop organisation's climate strategies. In addition the participants will be learn how to apply business sustainability strategies, materiality assessment, management and reporting of carbon footprints and technological interventions to drive net zero. This is to enable the participants to develop a relevant and accurate Green House Gas (GHG) inventory by identifying relevant and material scope 1, 2, and 3 emission sources along business value chain and set emission reduction and net-zero targets using tools and standards developed by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi).

Course Outline

Course Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to: 

  1. Apply business sustainability strategies and technological interventions to drive net zero.                                                                  
  2. Perform materiality assessment and sustainability reporting of carbon footprints.  

Topics to be covered

  1. Introducing business strategy fundamentals as well as global and local regulatory landscapes of climate action and carbon management
  2. Developing organisation’s climate strategies based on the carbon mitigation hierarchy 
  3. Methodologies of carbon reporting/accounting/management by defining organisational boundary, scoping of carbon emissions using a standardised framework and collection of data. 

Minimum Requirements

Nitec/Higher Nitec and above

Certification / Accreditation

  • Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

  • Certificate of Completion (electronic Certificate will be issued)

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Carbon Specialist / Energy Manager / Sustainability Engineer/Office

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 9% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $756.00 $22.68 $106.68
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $588.00 $22.68 $274.68
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $588.00 $22.68 $274.68
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2 $756.00 $22.68 $106.68
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $75.60 $915.60

As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  

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