MSS50122 – Diploma of Sustainable Operations

Diploma of Sustainable Operations

Course Code: MSS50122
CRICOS Code: 112566H
Delivery mode: On Campus
Online study is available for domestic students
Course Duration: 18 months
Location: Sydney Campus/Online
Government Subsidies: NSW Government Smart and Skilled funding is available for eligible students.



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The Diploma of Sustainable Operations is a nationally recognised qualification for students who will gain key skills in developing sustainability reports to identify outcomes for organisations.

Additionally, the qualification also provides the skills and knowledge they need to manage an organisation’s carbon footprint and improve its sustainability performance.

This course has been approved by Services Australia for Youth Allowance and Austudy Centrelink payments for eligible domestic students. 

For more details, please refer to the Services Australia website.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have supervisory performance accountabilities.

The Diploma of Sustainable Operations is perfect for those who look to make a difference and leave a positive impact on the world.  

By completing this course, graduates will be suited to roles such as: 

  • Sustainability Officer 
  • Environmental Consultant 
MSS015042Measure and report carbon footprint
MSS015043Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources
MSS015046Develop a business case for sustainability improvements
MSS015047Develop strategic sustainability plans
MSS015048Implement sustainability plans
MSS015050Conduct an emissions audit
MSS405088Plan, implement and monitor energy management
MSS014018Apply circularity design thinking to all work streams
MSS015054Lead circular economy initiatives in the supply chain
MSS015045Develop required sustainability reports
MSS015052Develop regulated sustainability reports
MSS015049Conduct a sustainable water use audit
MSMWHS200Work safely
MSS405043Implement improvement systems in an organisation
BSBSTR502Facilitate continuous improvement
MSMSUP390Use structured problem-solving tools

Every student will have an initial interview to assess their individual learning needs and their language, literacy and numeracy skills.

• Completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent
• IELTS 6.0 English language equivalence if a non-native English speaker
• Be aged over 17 for Domestic Students and over 18 for International Students.

Learners must also have access to appropriate technology to allow them to complete the qualification. This includes a computer with a reliable internet connection and browsing ability, word processing applications such as Word and Spreadsheet applications such as Excel.

We recommend Microsoft Office Suite.

This qualification has two options available:

  • 100% online study is available for domestic students.
  • Blended learning is available for domestic and international students, consisting of 33% online and 67% face-to-face learning.

We can give you the option to pay for your qualification upfront or to use a flexible monthly payment plan.

If you’re an NSW resident, you may also be eligible for Smart and Skilled; an NSW Government subsidy.

With Smart and Skilled funding, you may be able to study the Diploma of Sustainable Operations with a significant discount on ACBI’s normal course fees. See our Smart and Skilled page or email to find out more.

Got any question? Ask the ACBI Team.

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