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Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce

Get a Practical Introduction to Environmental Sustainability

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Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce is an introductory course which helps your team get to grips with the basics, giving a fundamental awareness of environment and sustainability issues.

This concentrated, introductory one-day course provides delegates with a practical introduction to environmental sustainability, ensuring they are equipped with the knowledge, understanding and motivation to create measurable sustainability impact within their organization.

Who should attend?

This course is perfect for those working in any job role across all sectors, to ensure that environmental sustainability is embedded into all job roles of a company.

The aim of this course is to:

  • Rapidly upskill your workforce to increase performance, efficiency and impact.
  • Reassure leadership that you have the skills to deliver practical change through streamlined efficiencies.
  • Position your business to win additional tenders through more aligned compliance and dedication to sustainability.

Benefits for learners:

  • Progress your career with an official certificate that demonstrates you have the basic knowledge of the agenda and working practices in environmental sustainability.
  • Feel confident that this is the perfect first step to increasing your environmental knowledge as no prior knowledge is required.
  • Improve environmental performance and compliance in your organization with the knowledge learned in this course.
  • Interact and engage with practical activities and workshops throughout the day, which make for an interesting day of learning.

Benefits for employers:

  • See immediate long-term business benefits by upskilling your employees to improve environmental performance and compliance, making the business more resilient.
  • Learn how to use ISO 14001 to engage stakeholders and embed environmental management into your business processes.
  • Increase your profit with cost savings in waste, recycling and consumption through a skilled workforce.
  • Tailor the course to suit your company's needs.
  • Avoid or reduce prosecutions and litigation because of higher levels of compliance.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability to enhance your brand, become more competitive and attract the best employees.

What will you learn?

By the end of this course, delegates will have knowledge and understanding of:

  • The main environmental and economic risks and opportunities
  • Compliance obligations and business drivers for change
  • The main potential impacts on environment and sustainability
  • How to improve environmental performance

What is included?

  • Learner manuals and handouts
  • Examination

This course is IEMA Certified and certificates are provided by IEMA to learners who successfully complete the course.


What do you need to prepare?

No previous knowledge or experience is needed.

Course length

1 day

Course delivery

Classroom / Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) / In-House

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