Green Building & Sustainability Info & Training Providers​

The GBCSA offers a number of online trainings, webinars and accredited programs. 

Terrafirma Academy offers accredited green career training in energy, water, solar, carbon, strategy, residential and facilities. 

Ashrae offers a number of instructor-led training courses, as well as local chapter technical trainings.  The organisation also has a number of technical resources

Green Plan offers DesignBuilder training courses  to learn best-practice use of the software from the experts. 

Become an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional (AP) – the only credential demonstrating a commitment to creating sustainable, equitable neighbourhoods that meet the EcoDistricts Certified standard. EcoDistricts also offers a foundation course and a number of online resources. 

The SAEEC has a number of Association of Energy Engineer qualifications, as well as introductory, end-user and expert level training modules. 

The NCPC offers a number of online training courses for those those wishing to develop expertise in the field of energy management, energy efficiency and cleaner energy.  

The Schneider Electric Academy provides a holistic training offer including academy trainings, CPD courses, on-request training, e-learning and a learning series. 

UCT Summer School usually offers a number of sustainability and green building related short courses. 

The WorldGBC catalyses the uptake of sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere. Transforming the building and construction sector across three strategic areas—climate action, health & wellbeing, and resources & circularity—they are a global action network comprised of around 70 Green Building Councils around the globe. 

The USGBC is committed to transforming how buildings are designed, constructed and operated through the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. 

 The International Living Future Institute aims to lead the transformation toward a civilization that is socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative. They are creators of the Living Building Challenge. 

An innovation of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, EDGE makes it easy to design and certify resource-efficient and Zero Carbon buildings. 

WELL Building Institute 

The International WELL Building Institute are creators of the WELL Building Standard (WELL), a roadmap for creating and certifying spaces that advance human health and well-being. 

BREEAM is the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for masterplanning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It recognises and reflects the value in higher performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment.

GreenED is an online education resource for professionals and students who want to learn about sustainable, climate resilient design in the built environment and green rating certifications.