Understanding Environmental Sustainability Online Course

Understanding Environmental Sustainability Online Course

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This course will provide an overview of the principles of sustainable development, communities and energy management.

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Important Information:

This is a 12-week (approx. 120 hours) Online Self-Study qualification course. It can be started anytime and accessed (via a portal) at times/days to suit you. This is not a single event.

When you are ready to start register for the next available date and we will send you the application forms to complete.

Once this is done, we will contact you to organise a short induction via zoom/teams.

This online self-study course allows you to study at your own pace at a time and day that is convenient for you, gaining a level 2 qualification.

Course Information:

This follows-on from the Level 2 Climate Change & Environmental Awareness course, and looks in more depth at the issues facing our world and how we can all play our part to achieve a greener lifestyle.

Since 1990, the world has lost 178 million hectares of forest. As an estimated 45% of carbon on land is stored in trees and soil, this loss has a serious effect on the Earth’s atmosphere. It is more important than ever that everyone has a greater understanding of how they can take sustainable steps to protect the planet.

This course will provide an overview of the principles of sustainable development, communities and energy management, and the social responsibility of businesses in relation to sustainability. Learners will also look at the principles of waste management and sustainable transport and applying sustainability in their own setting through zero waste.

Course Content:

  • Principles of Sustainable Development, Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Energy Management
  • Social Responsibility of Businesses
  • Waste Management
  • Sustainable Transport
  • Sustainability Applied in Own Setting

How Will I Learn:

All learning will be online (self-study) and can be completed at a time that suits without the need to attend college. Dedicated tutors will provide written feedback on the assessments and ongoing remote support where required.

The course includes online learning materials in the form of interactive resources and flipbooks, a personalised login to access the online learning portal will be given on enrolment.

Each learner will be given a virtual online induction, candidates will be provided with learning and assessment materials that have been developed to support individuals to meet the qualification requirements.

You can only apply for one course at a time however upon completion you can enrol on a further 2 courses per academic year. It can take up to 12 weeks to complete a course

Once you have completed the application paperwork, we will contact you with dates for the induction, this will be online and give you chance to ask any questions.

These course are free, subject to eligibility criteria:

  • Learners must be aged 19+ on the 31/08/2021
  • Lived in the EEA/ UK for 3 years
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