This course enables students to assess the health hazards in their home from cosmetics, cleaning products, building materials and combustion gases to particulates (dust, asbestos) and microbes (fungi, dustmite). The advantages and disadvantages of various conventional and alternative building materials will be described with an emphasis on their embodied energy, impact on human health and the environment. Learn about the various water contaminants from microbes, chlorine, fluoride, pesticides, petrochemicals, and heavy metals. Various types of water filtration systems will be described with an emphasis on their benefits and limitations. The course will focus on ways to reduce and/or avoid ones exposure to these hazards. This course is available via correspondence.
Applicants can download the application form available at http://www.aces.edu.au/Enrolment_form.pdf or they can obtain the application by mail, e-mail, fax or they can enrol through phone. Applicants wishing to study on campus must attach a $100 non refundable deposit along with the application form.
The Australian College of Environmental Studies was established in 1999 and proud to offer the most amazing and innovative courses available anywhere in the world. Additionally, they are the first college in Australia to offer government accredited training in Feng Shui and Building Biology. They offer over 22 ground breaking subjects covering everything from mobile phone use, toxic mould, water quality, renewable energy, astrology and dowsing (just to name a few). Study with us anytime anywhere.