Energy management courses

Thousands of professionals in NSW have transformed their business through energy management training programs.

Our training courses are practical, collaborative and ‘hands-on’ and they have a clear focus on energy efficiency. They help participants understand energy use and identify opportunities for energy management projects within their business.

Learn online at your own pace, study face-to-face with industry experts and get technical support to implement projects.

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What’s on offer?

  • free online learning modules
  • face-to-face workshops
  • customised in-house training
  • masterclasses, webinars
  • expertise from industry professionals
  • course workbooks, guides, tools and templates
  • one-on-one post-training support.

Free online learning modules

Understanding energy

Confused about how your electricity or gas use is measured? This online learning module will explain the basics of energy measurement and how to better manage your energy use.

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Analysing energy bills

Are your energy bills confusing? Do you know what tariff you’re on and if it’s the best one for your business? This module will help you understand your energy bills and it could save you money.

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Introduction to the Energy Savings Scheme (ESS)

Would you like to learn about financial incentives available through the ESS to help reduce the cost of energy efficiency upgrades? This module will explain how the ESS works so you can see if your project is eligible for the scheme, and how you can access the benefits.

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Energy efficiency for manufacturing

Manufacturers can improve their competitive advantage by designing and manufacturing energy-efficient products to achieve greater innovation, market share and customer loyalty. This interactive game will help you understand the potential savings that can be made by making simple changes in your manufacturing operations.

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Introduction to sustainability

The term 'sustainability' is used a lot. What does it really mean and what’s in it for your business? Watch this video to find out.

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Face-to-face workshops

Energy management basics for small business

In this practical one-hour workshop you will:

  • learn how to analyse your energy bills
  • understand how your business uses energy
  • identify energy saving opportunities, including no-cost / low-cost solutions
  • learn about funding options and resources that will help you take-action.

Course dates

Location Date and Time
Merrylands (Sydney) Date: Monday 27 May 2019
Time: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Blacktown Date: Monday 27 May 2019
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Liverpool Date: Tuesday 28 May 2019
Time: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
North Sydney Date: Tuesday 28 May 2019
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Maitland Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Cessnock Date: Thursday 30 May 2019
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Introduction to energy management

This practical, interactive course will teach you how to lower your energy use, collect and manage data and reduce costs through greater efficiency.  It consists of two online modules and a half-day face-to-face workshop.

What you’ll learn:

  • what is energy management?
  • analyse and understand energy bills and contract negotiations
  • understand the drivers for energy management and energy efficiency
  • use tools and create plans for energy management
  • identify funding opportunities and support programs.

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Advanced energy management

Gain the practical knowledge, skills and tools to make energy management integral to your company’s business. Run by an industry expert, the course consists of two half-day workshops.

What you’ll learn:

Align energy management with business priorities:

  • learn how to do a Type 1 energy audit
  • evaluate on-site generation technologies and how to make your business carbon neutral
  • streamline systems to accelerate the uptake of efficient energy practices
  • develop innovative staff engagement campaigns
  • set up systems to continually improve your organisation’s energy management.

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Building the business case for energy efficiency projects

‘Selling’ energy efficiency within your company can be a challenge. This workshop, which is taught over two half-days, will give you the basics on how to plan, develop and communicate the business case for energy efficiency projects.

What you’ll learn:

  • identify and influence the people who can make or break your proposal
  • access energy efficiency financing options
  • quantify and promote the business benefits that energy efficiency can deliver
  • manage project risks
  • sell the project as core business.

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Energy management for facilities managers

Find out how to deliver effective energy management through technical knowledge, strategic thinking, stakeholder involvement and best practice outcomes. This face-to-face course is split into two categories, energy fundamentals and business fundamentals.

Energy fundamentals:

What you’ll learn:
  • manage energy supply, consumption and facilities
  • implement energy management in your day-to-day operations
  • integrate energy management with asset management
  • driving continuous improvement.

Business fundamentals:

What you’ll learn:
  • understand the role of a Facility Manager in energy management
  • learn how to get stakeholders on board
  • learn how to get funding and support to improve energy management
  • sell the benefits of energy management.

Course date:

Sydney (UNSW CBD Campus) - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday 21 May 2019

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