General Construction

Certificate IV in Home Sustainability Assessment



Where this course may lead

Are you interested in sustainable living practices and the environment?

On successful completion of this qualification, you may find employment as a home sustainability assessor, where you conduct assessments and provide advice on how to improve the efficiency of heating and cooling, energy use, water use, and waste generation and management in homes.

Home sustainability assessors may provide the following services to householders, tenants, property managers, and others with an interest in residential property.

  • Assessment of, and advice on how to improve:
    - household energy and water use
    - household waste generation and management
    - the thermal performance of existing residences.
  • Estimations of the cost of home sustainability measures.
  • Promotion of home sustainability practices by residents. 


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


The level of competency you develop from your training will be assessed using the following methods:

  • Observation in simulated environment (e.g. at TAFE), assignment / activity, Practical assessment.

Your teachers will provide you with more information on specific requirements at the start of each unit and they will assist with any support you may need.

Outcomes and accreditations

All participants who successfully complete this course will gain an AQF qualification.


The units you study for this qualification may vary according to industry and workplace requirements. Please contact the department for a full list of units available to you.

This qualification may have prerequisites, co-requisite or bridging units from lower or higher level qualifications. For further clarification contact the department.

Where applicants can show evidence of prior qualification or experience in a related field, there may be an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for previous study, knowledge, and/or skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to this qualification. Please contact the department for further information about Skills Recognition.

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Fees and charges

Please contact us for information about the fees that apply to you. Fees vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Further information about course fees is available from our website at, or refer to our Fees, Charges and Refunds brochure.

How to apply

Please apply direct to Customer Service at Wodonga TAFE.

For more information

Customer Service
1300 MY TAFE (1300 69 8233)
02 6055 6707
87 McKoy Street
West Wodonga Vic 3690
PO Box 963
Wodonga Vic 3689