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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.  Studying these units will give you a much broader understanding of what we face and how to drive change at work/home.



This ONLINE course is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their understanding and awareness of Environmental Sustainability. 


Although the course is online and studied in your own time at home, you will have the support of an online Tutor throughout the duration of the course who will help with any questions you may have about the course materials. 


Please note, this is an ongoing qualification with no set start dates.   Students start their course when they have completed the enrolment process and attended a short Zoom InductionThe sooner we can process your forms the sooner you start your course.


Entry requirements

Learners must meet the following eligibility criteria to access this course:


Age: Learners must have been at least 19 years of age by 1 August 2021 (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: Learners must have lived within the EU for at least the last 3 years
Learners will be required to complete an electronic enrolment form.
Learners must undertake a maths and English skills checker. (initial online course only)
Learners will be required to attend an online induction session via zoom.(initial online course only)
Apprenticeships: Please contact us regarding the funding rules for apprentices


On successful completion of the course you'll receive a TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability.


What you'll learn (core modules)

The course is broken down into 7 Units;


  • Unit 1: Principles of sustainable development
  • Unit 2: Principles of sustainable communities
  • Unit 3: Principles of sustainable energy management
  • Unit 4: Social responsibility of businesses in relation to sustainability
  • Unit 5: Principles of waste management
  • Unit 6: Principles of sustainable transport
  • Unit 7: Sustainability applied in own setting

How will I be assessed?

You will work through the course online and submit your completed units to your tutor.  When you have successfully completed all your units, you will receive your certificate.

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

All learning is completed online at a time that suits you without the need to attend college. 

At the start of the course you will be allocated a designated tutor who will support you throughout your qualification.

Where will this course take me?

Once you have completed your 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 select the link below to view all our other online courses:


Level 2 - Online Courses

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

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Please apply online then you'll be sent the Enrolment Forms when your application has been received.

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