Life Cycle Assessment Methodologies and Standards (LCA)

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Course Type
Professional Training Course
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Course Overview

Nowadays Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is one the most demanded and appreciated tool for evaluating environmental impacts of organizations and guiding them toward a more sustainable approach. LCA is used worldwide by companies for increasing customers' and stakeholders' trust on their products services and organization demonstrating transparency and corporate credibility. It plays also an important role in research and development and facilitates decision making processes.

Who should take this course

This course is suitable for professionals of all sectors interested in life cycle assessment and sustainability with or without background knowledge on LCA. In particular the contents of this course could be very beneficial for:

LCA analysts Sustainable engineers Environmental scientists Environmental engineers
Plant engineers decision-makers policy officials and business managers.



Course content

Introduction on Sustainability. Life Cycle Thinking and Process Approach. Overview of LCA methods and standards (ISO). Goal and scope definition. Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Life Cycle. Impact Assessment (LCIA). LCIA steps (Classification Characterization Normalisation and Weighting). Process routes identification. Unit Processes and System Boundary. Functional Unit determination. Impact Categories. Environmental Indicators. Social Performance Indicators. Environmental data collection. Elementary flows and product flows determination. Fate modelling. Midpoint and endpoint modelling. LCA results interpretation and reporting. LCA Critical Review. Practical training on LCA software (SimaPro GaBi OpenLCA). LCA case Studies.

About Course Provider

London Training for Excellence offer a wide range of training courses in London for organisations and individuals who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in the business world. With a great training centre in London, London TFE have everything that is needed to understand the basic needs of a business. Each course focuses on the ‘real-life’ issues a business could face and how to tackle them with ease.

London TFE have a team of enthusiastic leaders and instructors who share a passion for education and want to deliver that same passion to every individual who wish to take a business to succession. Each training courses London encourages individual to aim high and reach their full potential.