Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability

Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification introduces the essential concepts of sustainability and teaches employees ways in which they can reduce their individual environmental impact.

The qualification teaches candidates about the three strands of sustainable development, how goods and services are created, and the local and global benefits of sustainable communities.

This free-standing qualification assumes no prior knowledge and learners will come from diverse employment and education backgrounds.

What does it cover?

Level 1 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification raises awareness around key environmental issues, explores the benefits of sustainable communities and encourages learners to reflect on their individual responsibilities. It teaches key terms, legal responsibilities and the reasons why a basic awareness of environmental sustainability is important.

The student will also learn about the problems caused by excess consumption, how goods and services are created, the impact of waste, energy and transport usage, and how impact could be reduced.