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Certificate in Environmental Sustainability

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Wildlife Conservation & Zoology
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   6 months (4:30pm - 8:00pm)
Course Code   12040-NQY-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Cornwall College Newquay
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £1417.00

This course could be FREE*! The Government is funding adults, who have no A-levels or Level 3 qualification, to return to study a level 3 qualification to help them retrain or up-skill. If you would like to know if you are eligible please call us on 0330 123 2523.

We are changing the world. Despite our great progression as a global society we have also generated serious environmental issues. As a planet we are now tasked with decoupling development and environmental depletion before we meet our limits; this course is focused on generating an approach to problem solving and environmental management that will allow you to steer your life, your career and the world in a direction that we can be proud to hand over to our childeren. At the end of this course, you’ll be looking at having achieved up to 28 UCAS points to help you study a university degree and you’ll have developed a skillset that every industry sector needs in the near future. Delivery one evening a week will be online with occasional opportunity for campus visits, supported by tutorial sessions within the working week.

*Subject to eligibility following Government criteria and guidance.

  What You Will Learn

In this 30 credit 6 month course, you will work to achieve two world changing modules.

First off, we will deliver a module that helps you to understand the principles of sustainability; this involves developing a working knowledge of environmental resource management and how to ensure tomorrow’s world is more plentiful than today’s. We will also look at how societal goals and economic models can impact our ability to achieve sustainable development goals. And then most importantly we will give you the skills and resources needed for driving this change as a sustainability professional.

Alongside this module you will be developing and performing on your own extended research project in the environment and sustainability sector. This is an opportunity to develop all the individual investigative skills of a scientist and to access our extensive phonebook at Cornwall college connecting you to organisations involved in changing the world. Anything and everything from carbon capture and storage techniques, sustainable transport systems, flood mitigation, sewage treatment and much, much more could be researched here.

  Entry Requirements

1. a BTEC Level 2 qualification in Applied Science, Countryside and Environment or a related vocational area 2. a standard of literacy and numeracy supported by a general education equivalent to four GCSEs at grade A*-C 3. other related Level 2 qualifi cations 4. related work experience. More mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include experience of paid and/or unpaid employment.

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# Sustainability # environmentalscience # science # climatechange

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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