Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability in the Workplace
The free fully online distance learning course Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability 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.
There is also the opportunity for the individual to look at the principles of sustainability in their own setting.
The following units are covered in the free distance learning Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability course:
Unit 1: Principles of sustainable communities
Unit 2: Principles of sustainable development
Unit 3: Principles of sustainable energy management
Unit 4: Principles of sustainable transport
Unit 5: Principles of waste management
Unit 6: Social responsibility of businesses in relation to sustainability
Unit 7: Sustainability applied in own setting – This is an optional unit and will not be certificated.
Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent.
If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.
We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.
If you are unsure of your level of literacy, please let us know.
The free distance learning Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability course is assessed in the following way:
Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions, which will be submitted to a qualified script marker to assess. These responses will be typed using our fully online EQUAL platform. Candidates are issued with online materials to assist with assessments.
You will be required to submit 6 assessments each taking 2 weeks to complete.
The optional 7th unit is auto marked.
Upon completion, you will receive an electronic certificate, which will be sent to you via email. A paper certificate can be issued upon request.
This distance learning Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.
Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.
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