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Course Guide - BSC Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability

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.

Timings

Please organise your travel to arrive at the course venue by 8.45am and register your attendance.
The course will start promptly at 9.00am and is scheduled to finish at 5.00pm.

Please note: Timings may be changed at the discretion of the course tutor.

Course content

The Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability is aimed at all employees and provides a basic awareness of environmental sustainability.

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • The three strands of sustainable development
  • Excess consumption and the problems this can cause
  • How individuals impact on the environment
  • Natural resources and their importance
  • Sustainability issues related to natural resources
  • How goods and services are created
  • The impacts of waste and how they might be reduced
  • The impacts of energy usage and how they might be reduced
  • The impacts of water usage and how they might be reduced
  • The impacts of transport usage and how they might be reduced
  • The concept of sustainable community
  • The local and global benefits of sustainable communities

Assessment information

The course concludes with a 20-question multiple-choice examination (30 minutes).
The examination will either be delivered on-screen (via PCs) or paper-based.

Candidate answers are marked by the British Safety Council.
Results and certificates are issued within two working days.
The pass mark is 13 out of 20.
Successful candidates will receive a certificate confirming the achievement of a Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability.

This is a nationally-recognised qualification accredited by Ofqual in the Qualifications and Credit Framework.

Feedback

We hope that you enjoy the course and we wish you the best of luck with the examination.  If you have any queries or feedback please feel free to speak with your course tutor or contact our customer service team at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0)20 8741 1231