The ClimateSense Training & Professional Development Program is designed to provide a series of short climate-related training opportunities for local adaptation practitioners. Courses will allow practitioners to develop valuable skills in an interactive learning environment.
Training opportunities will be available for both beginner and advanced practitioners.
Anticipated practitioners include engineers, architects, land-use planners, healthcare providers, emergency management officials, conservationists/naturalists, watershed groups, builders, property developers, and academia.
Please note: ClimateSense Reduced Pricing is available to Prince Edward Island residents only.
(three sponsorships available for full-time students)
Approximately 5 hours
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. The LEED Green Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.
Registration provides access to:
400 Realistic practice exam questions Updated to LEED V4
Class recordings and anytime assistance from our LEED AP+ Staff
Comprehensive study guide designed to prepare you for exam success
In-class instruction covering LEED overview and detailed exam preparation including tips to registering
1. Introduction to LEED
2. Location and transportation
3. Sustainable sites
4. Water efficiency
5. Energy and atmosphere
6. Materials and resources
7. Indoor environmental quality
8. Innovation in design and regional priority
9. Exam registration and preparation
Free of cost
Approximately 5 hours
Interested participants will include non-governmental organization leaders, civil servants, planners, developers, real estate professionals, home inspectors, insurance representatives, home construction, renovation and restoration professionals and retail store employees.
This introductory level course will help participants to have informed discussions with PEI tenants and property owners about how to identify their flooding and erosion risks and how to access user-friendly assessment tools, how-to videos, websites and fact sheets to help them take action to protect their homes. Roughly half of the course content and resources are nationally applicable, making the course valuable to practitioners across the country. The balance of the content features PEI-focused case studies and local resources that are available to help islanders help themselves. Graduates receive a certificate of completion and a comprehensive list of resource links to share.
Working Together to Build a Climate Resilient Future
Responsibilities for Managing Risks
Introduction to Flood Insurance
Flooding and Erosion Impact on Homes
Lot-Level Actions to Reduce the Most Common Home Flood Risks
Managing Home Flood Risks in High Risk Zones
Managing Erosion Risks to Homes
Helping Residents to Protect their Homes
Introduction to Geographic Information System Mapping (GIS)
Dates, Times, & Fees Available Soon
This two-day workshop will provide participants with the fundamental knowledge and technical skills to integrate spatial concepts, techniques, and technologies to enhance existing work. The workshop will be delivered in a classroom setting consisting of lecture material, discussion, and hands-on software exercises. Climate change related data sets will form the basis for the hands on learning components.