Environmental Awareness Training Online Course

Duration 2 hours

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved
Environmental Awareness
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For teams
  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£26 +VAT

include vat

Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

Climate change is considered to be one of the greatest challenges of our time. This Environmental Awareness training course is designed to help workers of all disciplines to understand their responsibility to work in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way.

Having processes in place and encouraging employees to be environmentally aware can be effective ways of managing our environmental impact. By the end of the training, learners understand the importance of environmental awareness and how they can support their workplace’s initiatives regardless of their position as a general employee or manager.

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Legally accurate in line with any guidance changes that have resulted from Brexit legislation - including any revisions to deadlines

Developed by business professionals

Accredited by CPD and assured by RoSPA Qualifications

What you'll learn

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Understand the environmental issues that we face and the causes behind them, as well as the problems caused by pollution and how they can be prevented.
  • Understand environmental laws and directives.
  • Know why minimising energy usage is important and the benefits of doing so.
  • Understand how businesses affect the environment and learn ways businesses can improve to have a more positive impact.
  • Learn how to save energy and water.
  • Understand the correct, safe waste management procedures.

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Module 1: Your Responsibilities

Why environmental awareness and energy efficiency are important, your responsibilities, the Environmental Protection Act 1990, environmental legislation, environmental tax, enforcement of the law, and the benefits of environmental awareness and energy efficiency.

Module 2: Risks to the Environment

Climate change, greenhouse gases, air pollution, water pollution, waste materials and sustainability.

Module 3: Environmental Management

Why environmental management is important, Environmental Management Systems (EMS), setting environmental targets, and training staff in environmental awareness.

Module 4: Energy Efficiency

The common barriers to energy efficiency, who is responsible for energy efficiency, energy management methods, basic behavioural changes, lighting, air conditioning, building insulation, building management systems, and corporate social responsibility.

Module 5: Raising Awareness

Strategies for raising awareness, running an awareness week, putting up posters and stickers, hosting presentations, emails, newsletters and meetings, and tips for making campaigns effective.

Module 6: Reducing Waste and Going Green

Tips for going green, how to reduce waste, how to reduce pollution, and how to save water.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

This is an introductory level course on the topic of environmental awareness. It is suitable for workers of all levels, including employees, managers, supervisors and employers, and no previous knowledge is required. Working more sustainably is the responsibility of every workplace and ensuring staff have a sufficient understanding of the subject will help businesses to achieve their environmental objectives.

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Neil Murray

Health and Safety Consultant

Neil Murray is a vastly experienced and highly qualified health and safety professional who has held roles such as Senior Health and Safety Executive inspector,  and Principal Inspector for Channel Tunnel construction. He has also held senior roles in an international infrastructure business, a major UK water utility company and a major construction group and provided management consultancy to numerous companies across a wide range of industries. 

Neil has a wide expertise in many sectors, including construction, civil engineering, manufacturing engineering, water and waste utilities, education, heritage sites, public safety, rail construction and operation, transport, marine, waste management, engineering design and industrial and facilities management services. 

Neil is a QSA auditor for RoSPA and also an author of published guidance on health and safety in the construction of the Channel Tunnel, work at height, major project management, and online training courses.

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