These training modules will provide instruction on how to use the Built Environment Sustainability Scorecard and how it applies within the Victorian Planning system. 

CASBE member council officers have access to all BESS training at no cost, as a benefit of being a CASBE member. Create your Moodle account via this site and contact us at to be added to the CASBE cohort. You can then self-enrol in any of the CASBE Member & BESS training courses.

BESS Fundamentals

This course provides an overview of the Built Environment Sustainability Scorecard, including basic functionality and data entry.

Manager: Nycole Wood

BESS Class 1 (dwellings)

This course covers single residential and townhouse developments. It includes a case study featuring a four-townhouse development application.

Manager: Shannon Best

BESS Advanced

This course builds on BESS Fundamentals and Class 1, with a focus on more complex concepts. It focuses on apartment buildings, non-residential and mixed use developments. 

Manager: Nycole Wood