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If registering for the Masters Programme with the Sustainability Institute (see section 8), application could be made for credit of this certificate course towards this qualification.

  • Certificate in Ecological Design for

Community Building

Institution / Organisation

The Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

NQF level Accreditation

7 A level 7 Certificate issued by the Institute

Entry requirements

A 3-year tertiary qualification and / or relevant work experience

Intended audience

Engineers, surveyors,

architects, building

urban planners, quantity scientists, builders, DIY

practitioners, industrial designers, development workers and academics.

community

Overview

The course offers participants exposure to range of emerging techniques for designing

implementing

sustainable

communities.

Some

the and key

themes explored ecological design,

include: evolving conceptions of implications of global trends and

patterns

for

ecological

design,

main

international

standards,

ecological

urban

design,

sanitation

and

solid

waste

management,

sustainable

engineering

for energy alternatives, sustainable food supplies for local communities, towns analysing and selecting building materials.

and and

water cities,

Duration Contact

5 days

(021) 881 3196 / info@sustainabilityinstitute.net / www. sustainabilityinstitute.net

C.A.P.E. Cape Action Plan for the Environment

Funding options

A limited application.

number of bursaries are available on

Other

If registering for the Masters Programme with the Sustainability Institute (see section 8), application could be made for credit of this certificate course towards this qualification.

  • Certificate in Complexity Theory and

Systems Thinking

Institution / Organisation

The Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

NQF level Accreditation

7 A level 7 Certificate issued by the Institute

Entry requirements

A 3-year tertiary qualification and / or relevant work experience

Intended audience

Anyone working in private, public or non-profit organisations.

Overview

The

course

offers

participants

an

introduction

to

evolving perspectives around the link between natural and social systems in the context of sustainability debates. Central themes include: a history of systems thinking, complexity, post structuralism and rethinking of science, organising principles of life forms, complexity and post modernism, relationships between natural and human systems, applications within management and social sciences and complexity

and

sustainability.

Duration Contact

5 days

(021) 881 3196 / info@sustainabilityinstitute.net / www. sustainabilityinstitute.net

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