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Environmental Sustainability (Level 3 Certificate)

Pearson BTEC
Construction & Built Environment

Course Overview

Environmental sustainability and related environmentally based sectors are growing rapidly within the UK. The government has introduced relevant legislation and international agreements and protocols with an emphasis on reducing global warming, climate change, low carbon economy and the need for conservation. A need has been identified to educate and train learners for employment within environmental sustainability sector-based organisations or individuals within a wide range of other related organisations. Topics such as climate change, conservation, environmental monitoring and energy management are fundamental to the development of environmental awareness, and there is a drive within the sector to see an increase in the practical skills and techniques that support environmental understanding. This qualification gives learners opportunities to focus on the development of personal, learning and thinking skills, functional skills, and wider skills in an environmental and/or sustainability-related context.
  • Start Date
    14 Sept 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    30 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Applications/Enrolment now Closed for this year

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate Environmental Sustainability Ref D257
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 14/09/2023
    (Thu: 9.00AM - 4.00PM)
    Full £288.00
    Concession £115.00
    Examination £117.20

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

If you are an individual based in NI that needs to upskill

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

UK:Level 2 Diploma in Construction, OR 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) to include English and MathsRoI:4 OLCs (Grade 05 or above) to include Maths and English; OR Leaving Cert Applied – MeritFor more mature learners who have not been in education recently, a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include experience of paid and/or unpaid employment may be accepted. Please contact for confirmation.

Additional Information

This Certificate is a one-year, part-time course designed to give learners a basic grounding in understanding and knowledge of the environmental sustainability sector, particularly focusing on energy management, sustainable construction, and the principles of sustainable development. This qualification will provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in the field of environmental sustainability. Environmental sustainability is a critical issue for our planet. With increasing concerns about climate change, resource depletion and environmental degradation, there is a growing demand for professionals who can help address these issues. This qualification can provide you with the knowledge and skills to become an agent of change and make a positive contribution to the environment.


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