The Wharton Institute of Technology and Science (WITS) in Australia was founded to provide mature men and women an opportunity to not only undertake further academic and professional studies, but also to gain recognition for all prior learning that could be documented and demonstrated to have taken place within and beyond the traditional academic classroom based instruction. Consequently, the traditional and non-traditional programs offered by WITS provide an opportunity for occupational experience, specialised training and independent reading to be assessed and recognized for credit purposes in meeting typical coursework qualification requirements.
The Institute of Certified Carbon Analysts and Auditors (ICCAA) has as its principal objective the advancement, promotion, measurement, regulation and provision of assurance certification of carbon credits for the effective implementation of carbon management systems (that may include emissions trading systems). It is aimed at encouraging participation in carbon markets by its members to improve environmental sustainability and provide solutions to reducing the greenhouse effect and resultant climate change. The certification programs of the ICCAA are designed to train and educate ‘Certified Carbon Analysts and Auditors'