Diploma of Sustainability


This qualification has been designed to be delivered in conjunction with another Diploma and participants who successfully complete individual units of the course will receive a Statement of Attainment for the relevant units completed.

In partnership with the National Centre for Sustainability, the WA Horticultural and Environmental Science Skills Centre is working towards unified goals in all areas of education for sustainability.

The Centre runs its training and developmental programs in accordance with the UN World Commission on Environment and Development\’s sustainable development philosophy – meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future.

The Centre is the largest primary industry trainer in WA. It is the only WA TAFE college to run all streams of the national Amenity Horticulture Training Package at all of its levels and for all parts of Western Australia. The Training Package contains training in many aspects of sustainable natural resource use and the conservative use of agricultural chemicals (pesticides as well as fertilisers).

The course structure developed for this qualification combines the fundamental principles and emerging developments in
sustainability with industry-specific practices. Current and Past Diploma students are eligible for entry into this course and study as a dual-qualification