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Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness (Level 2)

Course Overview

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  • This course is FREE for most students
  • Course fees listed below are the maximum fee if paid.  Click here to find out more and if you are eligible for free or discounted courses.

Entry requirements

Eligibility criteria:

- Age 19+
- Lived in the EU for 3 years.

Course information

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

  • How you are assessed

    Qualification structure
    To be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units.
    Mandatory units
    Unit 01 Understand climate change, sustainability and environmental protection
    Unit 02 Understand industry and the environment
    Unit 03 Understand resource efficiency and waste management

    This is a knowledge and skills-based qualification with an internally assessed and externally quality
    assured portfolio of evidence.

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What Can This Course Lead To

The objectives of this qualification are to:
• become familiar with the basics of the environment and climate change
• develop an understanding of environmental protection and the action that can be taken within the
workplace to mitigate the damaging impact of industry on the environment
• explore how the lifestyle of an individual can be environmentally detrimental, while offering an insight
into ways to reduce their carbon footprint.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
• Level 3 Award in Business Management for the Environment and Land-based Sector
• Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Sustainable Resource Management
• Level 3 Diploma in Energy Management
It will be useful for learners who wish to progress within the low carbon sector.

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