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Climate Change and Environmental Awareness

Course ID: 175278

Course Year: 23/24

Course Details

  • This course is suitable for adults aged 19 and over.
  • You’ll be able to study at a time to suit you, in the comfort of your own home.
  • The course is free of charge to adults who meet eligibility criteria.
  • The course is delivered using an online platform, supported throughout by a member of our experienced team.
  • Ideal for students looking to improve their knowledge and understanding of this topic.
  • You’ll be supported, no matter what your learning style or needs. We have an amazing team of staff to help you achieve your best.

What to expect from the course

Merely planting trees is insufficient, considering that greenhouse gas levels have reached a peak not seen in 4.5 million years. If you possess a genuine desire to forge a more sustainable future for the upcoming generations and effectuate positive transformation, this course will enlighten you on the fundamental principles of climate change. Armed with this knowledge, you will be empowered to drive constructive change and cultivate an eco-friendlier lifestyle, both at work and in your personal sphere.

The qualification also encompasses the benefits of renewable energy and methods to decrease energy usage and carbon footprints, contributing to a more sustainable world.

This course is divided into three comprehensive units, each covering essential topics related to environmental studies:
1. Understanding climate change, sustainability, and environmental protection: In this unit, you will delve into the intricate mechanisms of climate change, explore sustainable practices, and gain insights into environmental protection strategies.
2. Understanding industry and the environment: This unit will provide you with a deep understanding of the relationship between industry and the environment. You will examine the impact of various industries on ecosystems, learn about sustainable business practices, and explore ways to minimize environmental footprints.
3. Understanding resource efficiency and waste management: This unit focuses on resource management, efficiency, and waste reduction. You will discover innovative approaches to maximize resource utilization, learn about effective waste management strategies, and explore ways to promote a circular economy.

By engaging with these units, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of environmental issues and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to a sustainable future.


On successful completion of the learning you will receive a Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability.

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

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Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

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 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this course you will need at least a Level 1 in English, good IT skills and a passion to learn.

If you would like further information please drop us an email at and one of the team will get back to you.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over.
If you are unemployed or earning less than £33,958.60 a year? You may qualify to join this course for free.
To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for23/24 is 811.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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