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Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce

18 March 2020

Our Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce is a training course for those with staff or researcher roles at QMUL helping to ensure that environmental sustainability is embedded into the way we carry out our responsbilities.  

The course covers the main environmental risks (including climate change) and opportunities facing organisations; the importance of resource efficiency; the impacts of pollution, prevention, control and legislation; the impact of transport; and knowing how employees can support environmental sustainability.

Key Course Features

  • Practical activities throughout the workshop
  • Helps ensure all staff have basic environmental knowledge to make a positive contribution

Duration

Learning Outcomes

Assessment

7 hours

On successful completion of this course:

  • The learner will have knowledge and understanding of the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities.
  • The learner will have knowledge and understanding of compliance obligations and business drivers for change
  • The learner will have knowledge and understanding of the main potential impacts on environmental sustainability
  • The learner will have knowledge and understanding of how to improve environmental performance

Online end of multiple-choice test

The assessment for Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce consists of an online 20 question multiple-choice test and Learners must achieve 70% to pass. The test is completed through the IEMA assessment portal. 

Booking Information

 

The course scheduled for 8 April 2020 will now take place online on 11 and 12 May 2020 and 18 and 19 May 2020

Please email sustainability@qmul.ac.uk for booking and more information.