Level 2 Certificate in Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

Level 2 Certificate in Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

Level 2 Certificate in Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

Level 2 Certificate in Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

Level 2 Certificate in Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

Part Time

Course Overview

Sustainability is quickly becoming a high priority for many businesses. Making moves towards becoming a ‘greener’ organisation can also provide cost-saving initiatives, such as reducing waste or saving energy. 

This qualification covers the nature of climate change and the role that individuals, businesses and other organisations play in helping to reduce carbon emissions. This course gives the knowledge and understanding for individuals to act as drivers of positive change within the workplace and at home.

Course Content

Throughout this course you will complete 2 online workbooks covering the following sections.

  • Understand climate change, sustainability and environmental protection 
Learn about the environment, considering how society depends on the environment and the challenges faced by the environment. You will learn about climate change and the impact on the environment along with sustainability and sustainable development. You will also look at the role of industry in protecting the environment.

  • Understand industry and the environment 
Learn how to reduce the environmental impact of organisations and individuals looking at waste and efficiency. You will look at types of waste, recycling and how to reduce waste learn about different sources of energy and how to reduce energy consumption and the carbon footprint of an organisation.

  • Understand resource efficiency and waste management
Learn about water efficiency and how human activity impacts on water quality and availability and how water consumption can be reduced. You will also consider how an individual can reduce consumption and waste and reduce their carbon footprint.

Entry Requirement

In order to complete this Distance Learning course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria:

  • Are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
  • Will be undertaking your learning within England
  • Are aged 19 or above
  • If you are 19-23 years old's you must have already achieved a Level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • If you are 24+ there are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will find it helpful to have a good standard of English and math


  • Studying via Distance Learning means you can choose when and where you study.  
  • We recommended allowing a minimum of 3 to 4 hours per week to study this course in your own time.
  • You will be given submission dates for each unit to help you stay on track and complete within the allocated timeframe.  
  • This course is available via: 
    • Online assessments with online learning material

How to Enrol

To find out more information please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference, or to enrol now click the button below and complete an application.


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Course Outline

Course Code: MDFL120

Study Mode: Part Time


Duration: 25 Weeks

Start Date: Anytime

Day & Time: Flexible Learning

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