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Training Programme

To provide basic knowledge about the carbon footprint of construction products and the Scheme, as well as to offer professional training on CFP quantification, ZCB is organising a series of training programmes under the Scheme. The training programmes consist of awareness courses and auditor courses.

Awareness Course

This course attempts to provide essential information about the concept of the carbon footprint, the rationale behind the CIC Carbon Labelling Scheme, and its relevance to your organisation and products. All industry practitioners are welcome to join. It serves as a pre-requisite for enrollment in the auditor training programme.  Download Application Form and Flyer

Aim Provide fundamental knowledge of the CFP and the labelling scheme
Course structure
  • Importance of CFP assessment
  • Concept of CFP and life cycle assessment
  • Overview of the Carbon Labelling Scheme
  • General requirements and principles of CFP assessment
Fee HK$ 500 (General) ; HK$ 400 (ZCB Partners / Sponsors ; HKIE Members; HKGBC Members)
Course Date 4 December 2014
Course Time 10:00am - 01:00pm
Examination None
Prerequisite None
  • Open to public
  • CPD Points – 3 hours

Auditor Course

Auditor Course aims to provide detailed guidance on how to use the Assessment Guides and quantification tool to calculate the CFP of a specific cement, steel product and now also ready-mixed concrete. Participants will have hands-on practice on CFP quantification and reporting. Trainees who pass the examination and hold certificate(s) of "ISO 14001 Certified Auditor" / "Certified PAS 2050 Verifier" or at least 1-year experience in CFP auditing are eligible to register as a Certified Carbon Auditor (CCA) under ZCB.  Download Application Form and Flyer

Aim Offer professional training to accredit carbon auditors for CFP quantification and reporting for Ready-mixed Concrete
Who would attend Material suppliers, BEAM Pro, Potential carbon auditors, Potential GHG verification bodies
Course structure
  • System boundary and sources of GHG emissions
  • CFP quantification and reporting
  • Use of carbon footprint audit protocols
  • Carbon reduction strategies
Fee HK$ 3,000 (General) ; HK$ 2,400 (ZCB Partners / Sponsors ; HKIE Members; HKGBC Members)
Course Date 5 December 2014
Course Time 10:00am - 05:00pm


1. A closed book exam is held at the end of the course. A certificate of completion will be issued to participants upon passing the examination.
2. Participants may re-take the exam ONCE only with no additional charge. An administration fee of HK$500 will be charged for additional attempts.

Prerequisites Completed Awareness Training
  • CPD Points - 6 hours
  • Certified Carbon Auditor is eligible for carbon auditing and reporting for specific product categories.
  • Valid for 3 years.

For more enquiries, please contact Dr. Margaret Kam at Tel. +852 2100 9831 or by email at

Last Updated: 2018-07-23 10:27:05