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Green Digital Skills Certificate Program

Are you curious about building a greener, digital career?

The INCO Academy Green Digital Skills Certificate program will empower you with the necessary knowledge and practices to act with sustainability and green design in mind.

By the end, you’ll have the in-demand skills to help future-proof your digital career for a greener future.

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18-25 hours (to be completed within 5 weeks)


- 100% online, self-paced

- Live cohort community sessions 


English, Français, Polski, Español,

Ελληνικά, Bahasa Indonesia, Português

Coming Soon: عربي, ภาษาไทย, Tiếng Việt, 한국어, 中文(简)


Applications for the current GDS Program Year have now closed.

If you would like to be notified when the next GDS application cycle reopens, please complete this interest form.

What our graduates say

"I plan to change my career path to become a web developer. The tools and information in this course are very helpful. I'm confident I now have the green skills to stand out in the job market."

Helen - Australia​​

“I now take accountability to the work I do and know how to evaluate its impact on the environment and sustainability. Green Digital Skills are essential for employees in the future.”

Trang - Vietnam


What will you learn?

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Orientation - live virtual session

  • Course overview

  • Access your Green Digital Skills community & resources

  • Meet your support team at INCO Academy

Core Modules (Required)

Module 1: Foundations of Sustainability in Tech

  • Why does climate change matter in the digital age?

  • What environmental and social impact does digital technology have?

  • How can I reduce my digital, environmental footprint?

Explore the intricate relationship between digital technology and climate change. Discover practical strategies to reduce the environmental impact of the digital ecosystem.

Module 2: Green Design Principles & Practices

  • Why should digital design be responsible?

  • How can I measure the eco-design of a digital?

  • How can I design a digital product to be more responsible?

Learn the art of responsible digital design. Understand how your design choices can influence environmental impact and gain expertise in assessing and enhancing the eco-design of digital products.


Module 3: Your Journey to Green & Greening Careers

  • Why are green skills important for career development?

  • What green tech-related career pathways are possible?

  • What soft skills do I need to increase my employability in green or greening jobs?

Explore green career opportunities and increase your soft skills towards employability. Understand the importance of integrating green skills to contribute to a more sustainable future.

Elective Modules (Choose one)

Carbon Accounting and AI

  • What tools and methodologies can I use to estimate my company’s carbon emissions?

  • How can AI be used to account, forecast and reduce carbon emissions

  • What AI-driven solutions for sustainability exist in my industry for my career path?


Green Digital Marketing

  • What is a Green Digital Strategy?

  • What is the role of digital marketing in business and social landscapes?

  • What is an individual's ethical responsibility in a marketing role?

  • How can I identify "greenwashing"? What are the laws around sustainability communication?


Green Digital Design

  • Why should design be responsible?

  • How can I approach responsible design?

  • How can I promote interest in responsible design?

  • How can I assess the eco-design of digital products & services?


Green Digital Infrastructure

  • What is the environmental impact of digital infrastructure?

  • How can I measure the impact of digital infrastructure?

  • What are the best environmental practices for green/greener digital infrastructure?

Capstone Project


Apply your Green Digital Skills knowledge to build an environmental blueprint to improve a product, service, or process of your choice to be more sustainable.


How is INCO Academy 

Gain in-depth knowledge.

Build portfolio-worthy projects and solve real industry problems while you learn. You'll be able to show recruiters your well-rounded skills to advance your career.


Build a pragmatic, sustainable roadmap.

Explore different roles to help build your path to a sustainable, digital career. You’ll learn the right thing at the right time, all in one place, tailored to you and your future career.


Get job ready.

INCO Academy programs will teach you not only the necessary languages and technologies, but how to think like an industry expert, too.

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