Sustainability Principles (Green Living)

This course is currently in transition and the course title and units of competency may change. Further information will be published on our website, provided at course enrolment or, for current students, communicated during your studies. To speak to a member of the team about these changes, please contact Master Builders Victoria on 03 9411 4555

This course is delivered and assessed by Master Builders Association of Victoria (RTO no 3935). On successful completion of all requirements of this course, including assessment and attendance, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Master Builders Association of Victoria (RTO no 3935).

For detailed course information including course structure, units of competency, learning outcomes, entry requirements, fee options and more, read our Course Information Sheet.

Course Overview

This course is suitable for you if you are a qualified tradesperson, registered builder, site manager, construction manager or other building professional involved in overseeing or managing building and construction projects in the residential or small scale commercial sectors.

By attending this course you will be provided 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, practical topics such as site preparation and energy efficient building practices are covered. Students will be able to:

  • 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

Green Living Accreditation

Upon successfully completing this course registered builders, who are also Master Builders Victoria members, have the opportunity to apply to become a Green Living Accredited Builder. Green Living Builders can market their services as businesses that are skilled in the design, construction and maintenance of high quality structures that adopt industry best practice for sustainability in the built environment. Find out more about Green Living Accreditation here.

Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures