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Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce

BACKGROUND

The Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce course is perfect for those working in any job role across all sectors, to ensure that environmental sustainability is embedded into all job roles of a company.

The course covers the main environmental risks 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.

This certified continuing professional development (CPD) course is delivered by the Head of Sustainability. 

COURSE DURATION

7 Guided Learning Hours/1 Day (The e-learning version of this course is delivered over two 3.5 Hours sessions)

 WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is ideally suited for those working in any job role across all sectors and has no formal entry requirements. It is bench-marked against the Level 2 RQF descriptors.

MATERIALS AND CERTIFICATION

A full range of training materials are available for this course.

This qualification comes with structured learner workbooks, a trainer manual and an online assessment produced by IEMA.

 This course is an IEMA Certified course and certificates are provided by IEMA to learners who have successfully completed the course (inclusive of QMUL’s logo). 

ASSESSMENT

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 and candidates are sent a link upon registration to the assessment.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. The Learner will have knowledge and understanding of the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities
  2. The Learner will have knowledge and understanding of compliance obligations and business drivers for change
  3. The Learner will have knowledge and understanding of the main potential impacts on the environment and sustainability
  4. The Learner will have knowledge and understanding of how to improve environmental performance

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.