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Course - Environmental Awareness - Distance

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  • Objectives
    At the end of the course you will be able to: · Understand legal and moral responsibilities towards environmental management · Describe different ways to implement environmental policies · Monitor energy use and apply methods to reduces it · Understand the impact of different waste disposal methods · Describe water sources · Apply policies to reduce water consumption · Understand the impact of transport on the Environment · Describe potential pollutants · Understand and apply methods to reduce the risk of pollutants
  • Course description
    Student Profile

    This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of environmental policies and their application.  No prior knowledge is required.

    Study Method

    The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration.

    The course is accredited at level 2 by OCNW, a leading awarding body recognised by the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.

    Course Outline

    The course is divided up into six units, as follows:

    Unit 1

    ·         Introduction to the Principles of Environmental Awareness

    ·         Environmental Awareness and Management Strategy

    ·         Legal and Moral Responsibilities

    ·         Implementation

    Unit 2 Managing Energy Use

    ·         Different Types of Energy

    ·         Environmental Costs

    ·         Managing Energy Use

    Unit 3 Managing Waste Disposal

    ·         Different Types of Waste

    ·         Waste Disposal

    ·         Reducing the Environmental Impact of Waste

    Unit 4 Managing Water Use

    ·         Water Sources and Usage

    ·         Levels of Water Usage

    ·         Reducing and Managing Water Usage

    Unit 5 Managing the Use of Transport

    ·         Environmental Impact

    ·         Use of Transport

    ·         Reducing the Environmental Impact of Transport

    Unit 6 Reducing the Risk of Pollution


    ·         Pollution

    ·         Potential Pollutants

    ·         Preventing Pollution

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