Sustainable Directions

 

Sustainable Directions Pty Ltd was established in 2008 to help organisations of all sizes become more sustainable, minimise their risks and develop community partnerships. We now have a network of experienced consultants who work closely with business managers and owners. At Sustainable Directions we concentrate on three main areas: introducing sustainable practices, managing risk and developing community partnerships.

Sustainable Directions Pty Ltd is the owner and developer of the SMALL GREEN STEPS and the SMALL SAFE STEPS programs.  

 

 

 

The highly regarded Small GREEN Steps program, an online sustainability program specifically developed for the early learning sector, is now available through In Safe Hands.   The program has been developed by Sustainable Directions Pty Ltd and is designed to help childcare services embed sustainable practices and teach children an appreciation of nature.  This program is not an individual training course but is generally undertaken and managed by the Director, Enviro Officer or the Sustainability Committee. Certificates are issued in the name of the organisation on the completion of each level. There is no timeframe to complete each level and they are completed at your own pace.  There are four levels to complete - each containing 10 steps:

Small GREEN Steps - Level 1

Small GREEN Steps - Level 2

Small GREEN Steps - Level 3

Small GREEN Steps - Level 4

 

The highly regarded Small SAFE Steps program, an online safety program specifically developed for the early learning sector, is now available through In Safe Hands. The program has been developed by Sustainable Directions Pty Ltd and is designed to help childcare services meet their Work Health Safety Act and National Quality Framework safety requirements. This program is not an individual training course but is generally undertaken and managed by the Centre Director, WHS Officer or the WHS Committee. Certificates are issued in the name of the Centre on the completion of each level. There is no timeframe to complete each level and they are completed at your own pace.  There are four levels to complete - each containing 10 steps:

Small SAFE Steps - Level 1

Small SAFE Steps - Level 2

Small SAFE Steps - Level 3

Small SAFE Steps - Level 4

 

 

Sustainable Directions Pty Ltd is also the developer of the following online sustainable training courses for the childcare sector - each course is undertaken as an individual training course and can be completed at your own pace. The courses feature a wide array of downloadable information and short video links. Certificates are issued in the name of each participant on completion of a number of short quiz questions on key information.:

Sustainability for Educators

Energy Efficiency for Educators

Plastic Pollution

Supporting Children in Sustainability

 

 

This online sustainability course has been specifically developed for FAMILY DAY CARE CENTRES in Australia. Completion of this program will give Family Day Care educators the tools and information necessary to embed sustainable practices in their service, thus meeting the environmental requirements of the National Quality Framework (NQF). This course contains valuable sustainability tips and advice as well as a number of templates including an Environmental Policy, a Sustainability Action Plan and an Energy Usage worksheet.  The course is aimed at Educators who want to lead their Family Day Care Centre along the road to sustainability.

Small Green Steps for Family Day Care

 

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