Level 2 Award in Environmental Sustainability

Level 2 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification raises awareness of sustainability issues and helps learners make sustainable choices. Other topics include the ecological footprint, the problems caused by non-sustainable lifestyles and how individuals impact on the environment.

This qualification is generally aimed at adult learners seeking to broaden their understanding of relevant issues or, for instance, as part of an induction/professional programme or wider course of study.

The qualification assumes no prior knowledge and learners will come from a diverse range of education and employment backgrounds.

What does it cover?

Level 2 Award in Environmental Sustainability qualification introduces the learner to several seemingly diverse principles including the three strands of sustainable development, excess consumption and the ‘three planet’ lifestyle. Other topics include the ecological footprint, the problems caused by non- sustainable lifestyles and how individuals impact on the environment.

The course covers natural resources, their importance and related sustainability, how goods and services are created, the impact of waste, and the local and global benefits of sustainable communities.

The result is a holistic view of environmental sustainability. Successful course completion will earn a candidate two credits.