Sustainability Principles (Green Living)

Due to Coronavirus outbreak, all face to face training for this course has been transitioned to online virtual classroom sessions until further notice. For more information, please contact Master Builders Victoria on 03 9411 4555

This accredited short course is delivered and assessed by Master Builders Association of Victoria (RTO no 3935).

For detailed course and fee information click on the Course Information Sheet.

Designed For

Sustainability Principles (Green Living) is for builders, site managers, foremen, construction managers and other practitioners involved in overseeing or managing building and construction projects in the residential or small scale commercial sectors.

Master Builders Entry Requirements

Due to the accelerated nature of this course, it is recommended that students have at least three (3) years experience in the building and construction industry.

Course Overview

This nationally accredited short course provides builders with the knowledge, information and tools to build sustainability options into their construction projects. Examining options beyond the mandatory requirements outlined in the National Construction Codes or local government regulation, the short course covers practical topics such as site preparation and energy efficient building practices.

Mode of Delivery

This course is delivered through a blended model. This includes attending both face-to-face classes and assessments are submitted through an online portal.

Learning Outcomes

  • Offer a range of sustainable solutions to their clients
  • Build to 6 Star requirements and beyond, taking into account housing affordability
  • Evaluate how design, orientation, and structural insulation can impact the thermal performance of a building

Note: Students who are deemed competent in this cluster and become Registered Building Practitioners and Master Builders members may have the opportunity to gain Green Living Accreditation. For further information about this please contact the Training Department on (03) 9411 4555. 

Successful students who only undertake this cluster will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Master Builders Association of Victoria.

Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures