Lifecycles provides life cycle assessment (LCA) and SimaPro training in several formats to suit your needs.

If you can't see what you are looking for here, please get in touch as we are happy to discuss your requirements with you individually.  ​​

Online LCA ninja training
August/September 2020
Introduction to LCA using SimaPro



This course has been designed for people both new to LCA and people wanting to further their knowledge in LCA models. To accommodate individuals not able to travel to Melbourne, we have redesigned the course into 8 compulsory and easy-to-digest sessions online, spread across four days.


The course will cover the fundamentals of LCA and standardised procedures, and provide an overview of how LCA is undertaken in a practical sense. 


Session Times 

Monday 24th August:

Session 1: 10h30 - 12h00

Session 2: 13h00 - 14h30

Wednesday 26th August:

Session 3: 10h30 - 12h00

Session 4: 13h00 - 14h30

Monday 31st August:

Session 5: 10h30 - 12h00

Session 6: 13h00 - 14h30

Wednesday 2nd September:

Session 7: 10h30 - 12h00

Session 8: 13h00 - 14h30



Professionals: $1,800 ex. GST

Students: $900 ex. GST


Inquiries and Registration

Please email



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Online LCA refresher training
September 2020
Refresher to LCA 



Our new and compact online “LCA Refresher course” is targeted at current and lapsed LCA professionals wanting to keep abreast of the latest developments in the LCA practice and methodology.

The world of LCA is moving fast these days and it is hard to keep up with the latest happenings relating to European standards, new impact methods and consequential LCA modelling.

We will be using a mix of interactive tools and exercises and we will have some surprise guest appearances for specific topics.

To accommodate individuals not able to travel to Melbourne, we have designed the course into 4 easy-to-digest sessions online, spread across four days.

Session Times 

Monday 21st September:

Session 1: 10h30 - 12h00

Wednesday 23rd September:

Session 2: 10h30 - 12h00

Monday 28th September:

Session 3: 10h30 - 12h00

Wednesday 30th September:

Session 4: 10h30 - 12h00


Professionals: $1,000 ex. GST

Students: $500 ex. GST

Inquiries and Registration

Please email



Tailored Training


We welcome requests for personalised online training as well as in-house training. These personalised options are for those looking for help troubleshooting their SimaPro Models, ensuring best practice and refreshing SimaPro training. They would also suit organisations looking to train a number of staff with a tailor-made version of the online training.


Please email or call us on
+61 (0)3 9417 1190 to discuss your requirements.

Course Resources

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Some of our many testimonials...

“The course really improved my understanding of the capability as well as limitations of the SimaPro tool.  It was great to have such an experienced LCA practitioner present on both LCA and how this field is evolving as well as the SimaPro tool.”

Michael Arens, NCOS Carbon Neutral Program Certification Manager, Low Carbon Australia

“Online training by Life Cycle Strategies is an excellent way to learn how to use SimaPro for Life Cycle Assessment work. Tim Grant provides expert guidance, helping course participants to navigate SimaPro with ease, and to set up a working LCA model.”

Sue Tan, Student

“Tim Grant is one of Australia’s leading LCA practitioners. His course on LCA helped me understand LCA at all levels. Great introduction to LCA and Simapro.”

Tim Edwards, Sustainability Manager for the Building Products Innovation Council