College of Science, Technology, and Environment

CERTIFICATE III IN RESILIENCE (CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND DISASTER RISK REDUCTION)

DESCRIPTION

This qualification in Resilience provides learners to use the formal vocational education sector to facilitate building national and regional capacity to: raise the level of awareness of Resilience (CCA & DRR), and develop technical skills and knowledge to accurately monitor and assess impacts of climate change and natural hazards; identify solutions to reduce these risks; and plan, manage and implement resilience building projects to reduce damage and losses caused by climate change and natural hazards. Students will select a field of study in which to focus their studies from either Agriculture, Coastal Management, Energy and Infrastructure, Fisheries, Forestry, Health, Water Resources or Tourism. The qualification also contributes to developing a Pacific Community whose people are educated, healthy and manage their resources in a sustainable way.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Climate Change Officer
  • Community Liaison
  • Project Officer
  • National Disaster Management Advisor
  • Climate Change Planning & Development Officer
LENGTH OF PROGRAMME
Full Time 1 Semester
Part-Time 1 Year
ELIGIBILITY/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  To be admitted to this programme, a person:

  • Pass in Senate recognised year 12 with English and a minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience; or
  • Met the mature student admission requirement; or
  • Completion of Certificate II in Resilience: or
  • Any special case where the above requirements are not met can be approved by the Director or nominee on case by case basis
COURSE INFORMATION

This programme has a total of four (4) courses.

Course Code Course Title Semester Delivery Mode Campus Fees (FJD)
CER31 Work Safety in the workplace Cohort Basis Blended Selected Campuses $335
CER32 Community Risk Assessment   Cohort Basis Blended Selected Campuses $335
CER33 Risk Reduction Cohort Basis Blended Selected Campuses $335
CER34 Project Management in Resilience Cohort Basis Blended Selected Campuses $335

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