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Course Overview

What is Sustainability? Why is it important to our future?  This introductory course on Sustainability is intended to build a solid foundation for understanding the basics of Sustainability, the UN Sustainability Development Goals, global warming and the Paris Agreement, and why it is important for all of us to work together to meet each country’s Nationally Determined Contributions.

Who Should Attend

Business owners, SME senior management, line managers and operators who are new to the topic of sustainability and would like to develop a foundational understanding.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the meaning of sustainability and sustainable development
  • Understand what is global warming, climate change and biodiversity loss and what impact these will have on the economy and habitat
  • Understand the basic legal and international frameworks underpinning sustainable development – the UN SDGs, UN EP, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement and COP26
  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be carbon neutral, net zero and net zero climate
  • Introduction to Singapore’s Green Plan and why this helps to meet the country’s NDCs





Participants who meet at least 75% of the required course attendance and attempt the assessment will be awarded the Certificate of Performance.

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

Not available


2 days

16 hours

9.00am – 6.00pm

Synchronous e-Learning

Register Interest

Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming responses.


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Submission of course application is not a confirmation of the seat or course commencement. We will inform applicant(s) of their course registration status 3 weeks before the scheduled course commencement date.

Course Fees

Fees Type Course Fees
(w GST) 
Singapore Citizens
Full Course Fee / Repeat Students S$1,016.50
Aged 40 and above / SME-sponsored S$114.95
Aged below 40 S$304.95
Non-Singapore Citizens
Full Course Fee / Repeat Students S$1,026.00
Singapore Permanent Residents / Long-Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holder S$307.80
SME-sponsored (Singapore Permanent Residents) S$117.80

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757


  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.