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About the course

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 fully online Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness will teach you all about the principles of climate change so you can 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.


Entry requirements

You must meet the following eligibility criteria in order to access this course:

 

Age: You must have been at least 19 years of age by 1 August (if you are aged 19-23 years you must already hold a full level 2 qualification i.e. 5 x GCSE's grade A*-C / 4-9)

Nationality: You must have lived within the EU for at least the last 3 years.

Level:  You must undertake a maths and English skills checker to ensure the course is the right level for you.

Apprenticeships: Please contact us regarding the funding rules for apprentices

 

All students will be required to attend an initial online induction session via zoom.  At the start of the course you will be allocated a designated tutor who will support you through your qualification.

 

All leaners will be required to complete an electronic enrolment form and an initial screening for maths and English (online)

Qualifications

NCFE/CACHE Level 2 qualification

What you'll learn (core modules)

Course Content

  • Unit 01 - Understand climate change, sustainability and environmental protection:
    In this unit, learners will develop an understanding of climate change, sustainability and environmental protection

 

  • Unit 02 -  Understand industry and the environment:
    This unit allows learners to develop an understanding of the roles that business and industry play in protecting the environment

 

  • Unit 03 -  Understand resource efficiency and waste management
    This unit will help learners develop an understanding of how to reduce environmental impact by more efficient use of resources.

How will I be assessed?

This qualification is assessed via an internally assessed portfolio of evidence which is submitted to your tutor using the online portal.

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

All learning is completed online at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.  From March 2020 until further notice these inductions will be held online via Zoom. Full details will be provided once you have you completed the enrolment process.

Where will this course take me?

Once you have completed your flexible learning course with us, you may feel that you would like to progress with your studies or develop skills in another area and take up another course. Please see our website for more details

How much will it cost?

The course is fully funded and there are no associated costs with completing this course*

However if you start and not complete this course there will be a charge of £125

 

*The course is fully funded subject to the individual being over 19 and having lived in an EEA country for the last 3 years

Days & times

Please contact us for dates and further information


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