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GreenSmart® Professional

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Course overview

HIA GreenSmart® training provides you with a practical understanding of green building and design, environmental awareness and skills for more sustainable residential design and construction.

Designed to help HIA members and non-members get their green credentials and access opportunities, HIA GreenSmart is Australia's first sustainable building and design program tailored specifically for home building.

HIA GreenSmart® Professional training course is delivered Australia-wide, providing you or your staff with recognised environmental building skills for more sustainable residential design and construction. The HIA GreenSmart® program aims to encourage a mainstream application of the benefits of environmentally responsible housing.

HIA members who complete this 14 hour training will gain recognition as an HIA GreenSmart® Professional.

Once qualified, you will be provided with the HIA GreenSmart® Professional logo, information and material to promote your HIA GreenSmart® professional principles in the marketplace. As HIA GreenSmart® Professionals, HIA members can submit projects to our HIA GreenSmart® Awards.

  • Global and local context of sustainable development
  • Thermal performance
  • Passive solar design and natural ventilation
  • Design and operational issues for water and energy efficiency
  • Selection of water and energy-efficient ecologically friendly appliances
  • Lighting
  • Principles of sustainable building
  • Environmental design
  • Marketing sustainable housing to clients

If you register for a virtual course, you will need to ensure you have access to an electronic device with video and audio capabilities to dial into the virtual session.

CPD points

This workshop has been approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points as below: 

  • NSW – 14pts
  • TAS – 12pts

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* Prices include GST. The course fee does not include required resources (if applicable)

Who would do this training?

The course is suitable for builders and designers, however anyone with a passion to increase their knowledge in the area of sustainable housing will benefit from undertaking this course and network with other participants.

Group Training: Professional Development


 

HIA can provide tailored Professional Development (PD) sessions for your team that are dedicated to the topics that affect your business.

Get in touch to arrange an industry expert-led group session at a time and date that suits you.

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Why study with HIA?

Nationally Recognised Training
Online, virtual & in-person options
Earn CPD points
Government-subsidised courses
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Highly qualified trainers
Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business."