A 2-day training course that provides broad overview of what can be done in a shopping centre, or any other commercial building, to maintain sustainable operations. It is aimed at facilities managers, maintenance personnel and building managers who need to implement, manage and sustain building facilities in a sustainable manner by better use of water and energy resources, dealing with waste, mitigating carbon emissions and environmental compliance.

Candidates will understand what is required to holistically manage operations, evaluate where they are in their own current performance, and plan the next steps to be taken to achieve sustainability objectives. The integrated savings opportunities and environmental benefits will be clearly explained.

  • Sustainable operations in shopping centres and commercial buildings and the overall benefits


  • Energy, water, waste, carbon, environment, cleaning, landscape and irrigation

Definition, benefits, what is means for shopping centres and commercial buildings, how it can be implemented, example of implementation, protocols, methodologies regulations and standards available and tools that can assist implementation in the areas of:

  • Energy management
  • Water management
  • Waste management
  • Carbon emissions management
  • Environmental compliance
  • Cleaning, landscape and irrigation


  • The next steps for facilities managers and owners of shopping centres and commercial buildings


  • Understand the requirements of operating a facility, shopping centre, commercial building etc for long-term sustainability, reduced energy use and energy efficiently
  • Be able to implement a plan and structure to get started or to check if current projects, aims and objectives are in line with what needs to be done
  • Implement changes in your organisations immediately once you finished the course
  • Facilities managers
  • Building owners and building managers
  • Electricians that work in buildings
  • Maintenance technical staff
  • Engineers and technicians with electrical, water, energy and mechanical backgrounds
  • Property developers and managers
  • Basic mathematics
  • Good command of the English language
  • Ability to use a calculator

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

2.4 credits for AEE Certification renewal requirements


Attendance Certificate

Attendance Certificates will be issued to all delegates that attend the full duration of the training course (85% or higher attendance required)

Cost: R 6,700.00 (excluding VAT)


Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)

6 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits for ECSA requirements. 5 CPD for attending the course, 1 CPD when the examination is passed.ECSA-logo_150x132

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

7.2 credits for Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) demonstration to re-certify on another AEE certification program.


International certification with the AEE

International AEE certification may be applied for as a CEM® on attaining a 70% pass-mark for the examination.


Terms and conditions

1. First paid first served policy applies for booking security.

2. Booking security requires the following to be received within six (6) working days prior to the commencement of our service delivery:

a. Full payment with proof of payment supplied.

b. A purchase order to the value of the full amount of the invoice for pre-approved clients.

c. For AEE examinations full AEE Certification Application with accompanying documentation.

3. Fees include:

a. Training courses: course fee, training manual, trainer costs, accreditation fees, venue and catering during training, attendance certificate, AEE chapter membership fee for one year.

b. AEE Examinations: exam fee, exam marking, accreditation fees, examiner costs, certification application and review, venue and snack during exam, exam passes and successful certification applications receive AEE membership for one year for pass candidates, AEE Certificate, AEE online listing.

4. It will be the responsibility of the course participants to book their own accommodation, breakfast and dinner.

5. Policy on international candidates:

5.1 Invoices exclude withholding and country-specific taxes. Should these be leveraged by your government, we reserve the right to invoice the responsible entity/person to recoup the costs.

5.2 ZAR VAT is payable for candidates attending training in South African borders, this may be claimed on departure from South Africa using the tax invoice.

5.3 Visa letters will only be issued to candidates that have paid in full for the training course.

6. Cancellation policy:

6.1 Cancellations received within six (6) working days prior to the first day of training will carry a 25% cancellation fee.

6.2 Cancellations received seven (7) working days or more prior to the first day of training will receive a full refund.

6.3 Examination sittings cancelled or moved more than six (6) working days prior to the exam date will carry a R300 excl reschedule fee.

6.4 We reserve the right to cancel a course should it not be financially viable.

7. Policy on accounts not in good standing:
The candidate in attendance at the course ultimately remains responsible to ensure full payment is received whether self-funded, through a sponsor, or their own company. In the event that a candidate, or the candidate’s organisation is not in good standing with the company we reserve the right to withhold:

Certificates of Attendance
Course Attendance Registers
Issuing of ECSA CPD credits
Examination Results
AEE Certification Application and/or Renewal Submissions
AEE Certification Certificate
Listing on the AEE website

8. Right of Admission Reserved.