Environmental Awareness

This Course Includes
  • End of course certification
  • CPD Certified
This Course Includes
  • End of course certification
  • CPD Certified

Course Description

This course is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of environmental issues in relation to the workplace.

Subjects such as climate change, energy efficiency and recycling are all covered in detail.

Human activity can cause serious and sometimes irreversible damage to the condition of the natural environment. It can also directly affect your health. An extended exposure to pollution fumes, for example, is likely to make you very ill.

However, we are able to limit our impact on the environment. To do so, you need to understand the consequences of your behaviours and know how to manage these risks.

This course will inform you as to why you need to be aware of environmental risks. It describes the issues that can be caused by irresponsible working practices and the environmental legislation that must be followed.

COURSE AIMS
By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand the environmental issues that we are facing and the causes behind them. This includes the problems caused by pollution and the measures we can take to reduce our negative impact.
  • Have an awareness of environmental laws and directives.
  • Know why minimising energy usage is important and the benefits of working in an energy efficient way.
  • Understand how businesses can negatively impact the environment and learn ways to manage these risks.
  • Learn the steps you can take to save energy and water.
  • Understand how to reduce waste and the correct way to recycle.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
The topics covered in this section are:

  • Why is environmental awareness and energy efficiency important?
  • Your responsibilities
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Environmental legislation
  • Environmental tax
  • Enforcement of the law
  • Benefits of environmental awareness and energy efficiency

Modules

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS E-LEARNING
Course Content:

  • Introduction to Environmental Awareness and Your Responsibilities
  • Why is environmental awareness and energy efficiency important?
  • Your responsibilities
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Environmental legislation
  • Environmental tax
  • Enforcement of the law
  • Benefits of environmental awareness and energy efficiency
  • Environmental Awareness Introductory quiz

RISKS TO THE ENVIRONMENT

  • Climate Change
  • Greenhouse Gases
  • Air pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Case study - Deepwater Horizon oil spill
  • Waste materials
  • Sustainability

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

  • Environmental management
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Case Study: The University of Brighton

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Management
  • Culture Change
  • Heating
  • Building Management Systems and Corporate Responsibility
  • Marks and Spencer Case Study

REDUCING WASTE AND GOING GREEN

  • Going Green
  • Reducing Waste
  • Reducing Pollution

RAISING AWARENESS

  • Raising Awareness
  • Strategies
  • Awareness Weeks
  • Posters and Stickers
  • Presentations
  • Emails, Newsletters and Meetings
  • Tips for Making Campaigns Effective
  • Environmental Awareness Final Test

FAQ’s

Q: What is E-Learning?
A: E-Learning is a course that is completed online

Q: Do I get a certificate for completing this course?
A: Yes and the certificiate is valid for 1 year upon completing the course.

Q: How do I get my certificate?
A: Once the course has been completed, you have the option to download the certificate directly.

Q: Is this a certified course?
A: Yes. Check out the Course Accreditation tab on the course for information.

Course Accreditation

Course Accreditation
Key Details
  • Duration
    4 hours
  • LEARNING TYPE
    E-Learning
  • CERTIFIED BY
    CPD & PERSES Ltd
Cost
£24.00
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