For those wanting a broader skill set including both GHG accounting and formal GHG auditing, validation, and verification in keeping with international standards and programs.
This certificate is for those interested in a rigorous and professional background that leads to a skill set in the estimation of GHG emissions and removals, norms and standards for GHG reporting, as well as the skills to conduct and/or use the GHG validations and verifications (i.e., auditing, review, and inspection).
Each course is available online and can be taken at your convenience. Be aware that the entire diploma program is equivalent in study time to approximately 22 full days of intensive training and demands dedication and study to successfully complete.
No special technical skills are necessary, although some prior understanding of climate change is beneficial. Upon completion you will be prepared to actively engage in greenhouse gas management, markets, and auditing.
The tuition for the Diploma in GHG Measurement, Reporting and Verification is US$2,950. This includes access to the Course Library, 401 GHG Verification for Inventories and Projects and 7 proficiency exams. The program represents a savings of 20% if the courses were enrolled in separately.