This programme is designed to upskill those working specifically in the field of green procurement in the built environment, applying efficient Green Procurement criteria and standards in order to better engage with green and energy challenges in construction works and consequently limit environmental impact, in a safe and sustainable manner.
This improved knowledge will allow professionals, staff members, employees, experts, and key players involved in procurement to apply their existing skills, so that relevant green procurement techniques, methods, and standards can be achieved.
Level 6 award in relevant field (Construction, Engineering, Project Management) or equivalent
Applicants who do not meet these requirements but who are aged 23 and over will be considered for entry on the basis of an assessment and, if appropriate, also an interview.
Equivalence demonstrated by an appropriate qualification and significant relevant experience in the construction industry.
Fundamentals of Green Procurement In Construction (5 credits)
• Green Procurement and Drivers
• Legal Aspects of Green Procurement
• Needs Assessment and Market Engagement
• Awarding Criteria
Green Procurement Digital Tools (5 credits)
• EU Levels
• Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
• Introduction to Life Cycle Costing (LCC)
• Introduction to BIM and other Digital tools
• Monitoring Energy and Carbon Performance
Delivery over 30 weeks:
Blended format – online lectures and practical in person workshops