£20.00 = 1yr access & certificate
Understand how to reduce the impact on the environment from commercial activities.
Duration Approx. | 45 minutes
Climate change has ‘already had observable impacts on Earth’ NASA.
Positive environmental policies often bring commercial and social benefits. Conversely, if business damages the environment it could be breaking the law and incur significant fines.
Environmental Awareness Training Aims
Raise awareness of current environmental issues, discuss their sources and effects and encourage us all to make a difference at home and in the workplace.
What you will learn
| Understand the key environmental impacts
| Understand the contributing factors
| Understand commercial EU/UK legislation and punishments
| How to put effective policies in place to reduce the environmental impact from your commercial activities
Section 1 | Sustainability
- Sustainable Development
- Environmental Incidents
- Sustainability Facts
Section 2 | Environmental Issues
- Climate Change
- Greenhouse Gas Effect
- Global Temperatures
- Depletion of Resources
- Renewable Energy
Section 3 | Industry Impact
- Environmental Law
- Environmental Legislation
- Polluter Pays
- Environmental Management System
- Environmental Audit
- Responsible Processes
Section 4 | Personal Measures
- Taking Action
- 3R Hierarchy
- How to Reduce Water Consumption
| Successful completion requires an achievement of 80% or more in the final short 20 question assessment. On successful completion your verifiable certificate will be automatically emailed.
| The assessment may be retaken unlimited times within the 12 month license period.
| You can purchase a posted version of your certificate separately.
Anyone within an organisation who has responsibility for environmental policy.
Everyone who works waste collection, recycling, utilities or heavy industries that at subject to environmental regulations.
All businesses who seek to align their staff to new environmental policies.
Why do you need an environmental policy?
Creating clean industries that maintain our environment is becoming ever more pressing as industrialisation spreads.
Scientific evidence and human experience is shifting public opinion towards enhanced environmental policies from governments and businesses.
On the 12th December 2015 195 nations signed the Paris Agreement with the goal of keeping keeping global warming below 2 degrees celsius. Each nation must make plans to mitigate global warming. For example the UK and France have already said they will ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 as part of the agreement.
By providing a knowledge foundation this online Environmental Awareness course can help SMEs and large business alike move in the right direction too.
What does Environmental Awareness training include?
| Accelerated Learning | 50 Minutes
| RoSPA Approved.
| Explains and aligns to EU/UK legislation
| Can help ensure staff understand environmental legislation and the importance of adhering to high standards
| Provides a knowledge foundation for the responsible person within SMEs to effectively create an environmental policy
| The energy we use to create deploy this course is offset
| Instant self-print certificate or posted option available
Info@echo-3.co.uk | Tel: 0131 661 8253
What is Sustainable Development?
Sustainability has become a basic principle of good economic, social and environmental development practices.
Sustainable development is defined in many ways but is usually defined as ‘meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’.
In environmental terms, sustainable development means meeting the needs of the present by using natural resources at a rate at which they can be replenished naturally. On a micro level, we as individuals should also play our part in supporting sustainable practices.