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Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness

Course Code: 60800-01

Aim of the course:

This qualification aims to:

  • focus on the study of environmental awareness and carbon footprint reduction associated with a wide range of workplaces and linked to the lifestyles of individuals
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge that is relevant, and can be applied, across a variety of sectors.

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.

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

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in-depth overview.