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* Skills Education Training Authority / ** Terra Firma Academy is a SAIEE recognised Preferred Training Provider under registration no. PTP-1005-8/2015-SAIEE


Terra Firma Academy courses are developed by the experts at Terra Firma Solutions.

Terra Firma Solutions is a leading energy engineering solution provider who deliver a start-to-end solution, beginning with strategy development, leading to project implementation, support and maintenance.

We have trained over 3000 people in over 160 companies in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.

I have really enjoyed the course. The course has helped me to become competent in calculating a carbon footprint. The course facilitator was also technical knowledgeable

Sollies Bommotse
Sollies BommotseCarbon Footprint Analyst

Brilliant. Really well presented very clear info. We are coming away from this with a written installation manual that will save us a lot of time and money on not making mistakes.

Nick Ladd
Nick Ladd

This Justin Dekker guy is really good in what he does – big thumbs up to him

Theunis Malan
Theunis MalanAruze Gaming Africa

By far the best course I have attended in a long time, everything was great. Thanks a mil for setting everything up and assisting me. Will definitely use you guys in the future.

Brendan Seaman
Brendan SeamanSales Manager, Totally Solar

The Solar PV course was awesome, I really enjoyed it. The facilitator knew his subject and was approachable. I am looking forward to applying the new skills learned.

Yolande Visagie
Yolande VisagieCAD Designer, Master Power Technologies

The Solar PV Feasibility Assessment course was fantastic, very informative and I really enjoyed the simulation. Thanks a lot.

Krushayev Moodley
Krushayev MoodleyFacultative Underwriter, Munich Re

I immensely enjoyed the Energy Management Fundamentals course. It was a great learning experience and I am really looking forward to doing more of your courses.

Itumeleng Seitisho
Itumeleng SeitishoPrivate student

The Water Efficiency Management & Energy Management Fundamentals have broadened my knowledge and given us the edge in optimising facilities and providing proper advice. I like the fact that both courses focus on fundamentals and basics and the knowledge learned can be applied in varying fields of industry.

Thuto Mosholi
Thuto MosholiBusiness Development, Tshegofentse Facilities & Engineering

The Energy Efficiency Management course was excellent in every way and has inspired me in many ways. Thank you to you and your team for giving us your time.

John Arrowsmith
John ArrowsmithCEO, Arrowsmith & Co

Thank you for the additional spread sheets. The course was very insightful. It had the right blend of theory and practical examples.

Viresh Husrath
Viresh HusrathSales Engineer, Siemens

The Energy Efficiency Management course has given me the knowledge and insight to guide and steer committees working on energy efficiency projects.

Nivann Govindasamy
Nivann GovindasamyCSI and sustainability, Neotel

An overall good course. I would recommend it to anybody keen to learn new skills in the field of water efficiency.

Bianca Latchman
Bianca LatchmanIndustrial Energy Efficiency Project, CSIR

Thank you for all your help on the water footprint training. It was truly one of the most practical and enjoyable courses I have done in years.

Zakhiya Rehman
Zakhiya RehmanGroup Sustainability Manager, MTN

Many thanks for a practical and enjoyable course! It has given me a lot of food for thought and I came away feeling fired up to strategize. The facilitator was very knowledgeable and approachable. I would recommend this course to anybody interested in the subject.

Caren Tarr
Caren TarrSustainability Administrator, Chep

I now have a better understanding of the process behind developing an environmental policy & strategy for a corporate company. The course was well worth my time & money and I look forward to putting into practice what I’ve learnt.

Louise Dowie
Louise DowieEnvironmental Scientist, WESSA

I attended the Environmental Strategy course facilitated by Dave Bonellie, who was very knowledgeable and approachable. The course brings light into the complex development of a comprehensive, realistic and feasible corporate Environmental Strategy. It offers a tool, which can be applied to any strategy development.

Mahomed Banoo
Mahomed BanooEHS Manager, Cell C

I attended the Energy Efficiency Management course through the NBI EELN programme. It was very enjoyable and of perfect duration. The facilitator knew his subject and I would definitely recommend it to others.

Shepherd Nkosi
Shepherd NkosiEnergy Manager, Transnet Port Terminals – HQ

I would just like to thank Terra Firma for a great Measurement and Verification course, this was possibly the best course that I have done.

Steve Hearder
Steve HearderProduct Development Officer, Eskom

Great course which was well presented. Group discussions were insightful and the lecturer knew her subject very well.

Lebogang Malatsi
Lebogang MalatsiEnvironmental Reporting Dept, Tiger Brands

Don’t waste time. Do the course and gain very valuable knowledge about energy efficiency.

Peter Harris
Peter HarrisEx-Head of Sustainability, AFGRI

The Carbon Footprint Analyst course was one of the best courses I have ever attended. The course was really practical and after the course you should be able to apply what was learnt. The lecturer also shared his knowledge and experience that he picked up while working in the field which added extra weight to the course material.

Karlien de Bruin
Karlien de BruinGraySwan Investments

I thoroughly enjoyed the course. The facilitator was very knowledgeable and approachable. I would recommend this course to anybody interested in the subject.

Isabella Daly
Isabella DalyEnvironmental Manager, Canon SA

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