This interactive zoom online course will help you develop the technical knowledge and business skills critical for the effective implementation of carbon accounting within your organisation.

The course will take you through:

  • The technical aspects of carbon footprinting
  • Global warming potential and emissions scopes
  • Carbon accounting standards and guidelines
  • Practical implementation of carbon accounting systems
  • Carbon reduction measures and processes
  • Unique capital upgrade business case development tools
  • Overcoming data collection pitfalls
  • Reporting; voluntary & compliance
  • Capturing business benefits from intelligence tools

The hands-on applied approach of this course ensures that you will develop the technical knowledge and the business skills critical for the effective implementation of carbon accounting. With support and instruction from our industry experienced instructors you will be guided through the workplace strategies for effectively overcoming obstacles and challenges often faced in the workplace.

“The Carbon Accounting/Footprinting course was very informative and I would certainly recommend it to anybody within the environmental or sustainability field. I found the course very useful and applied it within a week of returning to my current role when preparing information for a client’s corporate sustainability report. ”Patrick Scragg, Environmental reporting Coordinator, Beyond Green

This course is relevant to those who:

  • Have a requirement (responsibility) to measure, monitor and report the greenhouse gas (carbon) emissions for their organisation.
  • Want to understand their corporation’s carbon climate risk.
  • Want to reduce their corporation’s energy costs.
  • Wish to understand ESG reporting requirements.
  • Are pursuing a reduction in greenhouse gas (carbon) emissions for corporate social responsibility objectives or compliance purposes.
  • Use carbon accounting software but don’t understand the why, how and so what of its use as a business intelligence tool.

Subjects include:

  • Ecological footprinting v. carbon footprinting
  • Why footprint – how did we get here?
  • Carbon accounting rules and standards
  • Emissions factors in detail
  • GHJG scopes
  • Organisational & operational boundaries
  • Base year and base year recalculation
  • Emissions Legislation & Regulations
  • NGERs & global clean energy legislation
  • National Accounts Factors
  • Measurement, Data Management & Reporting Tools
  • Energy audits
  • Carbon reduction measures including equipment upgrades and passive cooling & heating
  • Business case development for carbon reduction measures
  • Capturing and managing data in the workplace
  • Monitoring
  • Uncertainly and confidence Intervals


Students undertaking the course receive:

  • A structured program of delivery that meets strict accredited workforce training standards
  • A learner guide complete with course materials case studies, toolkits & assessment tasks
  • Classroom facilitation from industry experienced instructors
  • Free access to a commercial grade carbon accounting tool

* Successful completion of the course subject to meeting the assessment requirements of the course


More Information

$1,045 incl GST for the Online Course, and Face-to-Face course fees negotiated.

Online mode course is 4 x weekly sessions of 1.5 hours each

Face to Face Classroom mode length: 2 Days

Participants wishing to gain a Statement for this course will need to complete a series of workbooks and undertake formal assessment.

Course Pre-requisites: None

For more information, please send your request to Winton Evers at, 0400232200