Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability
This qualification introduces the essential concepts of environmental sustainability and is aimed at all employees.
Online assessments £11.95, paper-based £13.95 (prices are excluding VAT).
Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification introduces the essential concepts of sustainability and teaches employees ways in which they can reduce their individual environmental impact.
The qualification teaches candidates about the three strands of sustainable development, how goods and services are created, and the local and global benefits of sustainable communities.
This free-standing qualification assumes no prior knowledge and learners will come from diverse employment and education backgrounds.
Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
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What does it cover?
Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification raises awareness around key environmental issues, explores the benefits of sustainable communities and encourages learners to reflect on their individual responsibilities. It teaches key terms, legal responsibilities and the reasons why a basic awareness of environmental sustainability is important.
The student will also learn about the problems caused by excess consumption, how goods and services are created, the impact of waste, energy and transport usage, and how impact could be reduced.
How does it work?
Learning materials are provided to Approved Centres who subsequently delivers the training (recommended four hours, depending on the learner). Centres then request the examination – available either online or paper-based – on a date and time of their choosing. The results of online examinations are available immediately while paper-based results and certificates are issued within five working days of receipt.
Deliver this qualification – and others
We invite you to apply to become an Approved Centre and benefit from teaching the Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification as well as others from our comprehensive list. For more details about delivering our qualifications, see how to become an Approved Centre. It’s extremely straightforward and rewarding for your organisation.
Assessments for Approved Centres
Assessments are comprehensive and clearly laid out, so that candidates can easily understand the process. The assessments are broken down into 20 multiple choice questions. All our qualifications are developed to the very highest standards. Attaining the qualification will earn a candidate two credits.
If you have any questions about our Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification, please contact us on +44 (0)20 8600 5599 or email [email protected]itsafe.org.