NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

Earth’s climate is changing faster than it has at any point in the history of modern civilisation, primarily as a result of human activities. Global climate change can impact our health, agriculture, water supply, and ecosystems. This accredited level 2 programme will give you an understanding of climate change, sustainability, and environmental protection. You will also explore the relationships between industry and the environment, understand resource efficiency and waste management. This programme can be completed fully funded via distance learning.

1 Aged 19+ at the beginning Live in the EU for Available fully of the programme
2 Live in the EU for 3 years
3 Available fully funded

1 Further your personal and professional development
2 Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend a college
3 Understand how to reduce waste and save energy
4 Act as a driver of positive change within the workplace and at home

This qualification is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the principles of climate change and environmental awareness. It will ensure learners understand the nature of climate change and the role they can play in helping to reduce carbon emissions. Through achieving the qualification, learners will gain the knowledge and understanding to act as drivers of positive change within the workplace and at home. This qualification should take around 160 hours to complete.

1 Understand climate change, sustainability and environmental protection - In this unit, learners will be able to outline ways in which society depends on the environment, describe key challenges facing the environment, explain the causes of global warming, describe the importance of sustainable development, and explain the roles of government, individuals and organisations.
2 Understand industry and the environment - In this unit, learners will be able to create a business case for environmental protection, and learn about the sources of environmental legislation. They will be able to identify tools or frameworks that organisations can use to protect the environment and learn pollution control measures.
3 Understand resource efficiency and waste management - In this unit, learners will understand the impact of resource consumption and waste disposal on the environment, highlight how organisations may reduce consumption and waste, and learn how an organisation can benefit from renewable energy and reduce their carbon footprint.

The qualification is internally assessed and externally quality assured by NCFE. Each learner will create an online portfolio of knowledge by answering assessment questions using our virtual learning platform.