Diploma of Sustainable Operations - MSS50118

Envirotech Education

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03094J

This qualification specifies the competencies required to work in a technical, supervisory or operational role in sustainability in an organisation.This qualification provides the skills and knowledge needed to measure current sustainability performance and to establish processes for improved sustainability performance within organisations.This qualification has no formal entry requirement due to the wide variety of sustainability applications in industry. However, most enterprises will expect technical skills relevant to their operations or equivalent vocational experience and for this reason the qualification is unlikely to be suitable for direct entry from school.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Use planning software systems in operations
  • Review competitive systems and practices
  • Use structured problem-solving tools
  • Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Monitor a levelled pull system of operations
  • Implement improvement systems in an organisation
  • Develop strategic sustainability plans
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Develop sustainable energy practices
  • Inform and educate organisation and community representatives on sustainability issues
  • Improve sustainability through readily implementable change
  • Manage project procurement
  • Undertake proactive maintenance analyses
  • Establish/review metrics for social sustainability
  • Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations
  • Assist with assessing site environmental indicators
  • Develop a communications strategy to support operations
  • Analyse cost implications of maintenance strategy
  • Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • Conduct a sustainable water use audit
  • Implement and monitor reengineering for sustainability
  • Develop a documentation control strategy for an organisation
  • Use SCADA systems in operations
  • Manage workplace learning
  • Design sustainable product or process
  • Develop competitive systems and practices for an organisation
  • Develop regulated sustainability reports
  • Assess the environmental risk and impact of a project activity or process
  • Review procedures to minimise environmental impact of process
  • Implement sustainability plans
  • Use DMAIC techniques
  • Implement social sustainability in work practices
  • Develop required sustainability reports
  • Undertake value analysis of product or process costs in terms of customer requirements
  • Manage environmental management system
  • Develop business plans in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
  • Develop quick changeover procedures
  • Apply cost factors to work practices
  • Measure and report carbon footprint of a product or product class
  • Conduct a sustainability energy audit
  • Manage people relationships
  • Facilitate the development of a new product
  • Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
  • Develop a Just in Time system
  • Undertake root cause analysis
  • Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a site
  • Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team
  • Conduct an emissions audit
  • Undertake project work
  • Develop a proactive maintenance strategy
  • Mistake proof an operational process
  • Develop a business case for sustainability improvements
  • Manage project risk
  • Determine and establish information collection requirements and processes
  • Determine and improve process capability
  • Manage a value stream
  • Report to Global Reporting Initiative guidelines
  • Facilitate an energy audit
  • Apply statistics to operational processes
  • Develop the application of enterprise control systems in an organisation
  • Analyse and map a value stream
  • Develop response to sustainability related regulation
  • Conduct a sustainability related transport audit
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability
  • Facilitate holistic culture improvement in an organisation
  • Manage 5S system in an organisation

Standard entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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