Free if you meet the eligibility criteria (click here for details) and if you complete the course (click here for details of our terms and conditions)
The environment is currently facing the biggest challenge it has ever seen. Everyone has the power to make a difference and create a more sustainable future for the next generation. This course will give you and understanding about the principles of climate change as a concept to drive positive change and become ‘greener’ in the workplace and at home.
You will learn about the impact of pollution, the barriers to a sustainable future and how to challenge these barriers. The qualification also covers the advantages of renewable energy and how to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprints for a better world.
Who is the course suitable for?
The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness is designed for learners working in a range of settings within the public, private, voluntary and community sectors.
You do not need to have any formal qualifications in order to follow this course, but you will need to demonstrate commitment and motivation to work through the specially prepared distance-learning materials.
How is the course delivered?
Candidates work through the course materials for the programme at a place convenient to them, so there is no need to attend the college to gain the qualification. The learning materials contain the knowledge needed to meet the assessment requirements of the course and activities to allow candidates to practice their skills and test their learning. Assessments are based on a combination of knowledge and skills learned on the Learners should complete the course within 6 – 8 weeks.
Understand climate change, sustainability and environmental protection
Understand industry and the environment
Understand resource efficiency and waste management
Having successfully achieved this qualification, the learner may wish to progress on to further training, such as courses in Business Improvement Techniques.