Environmental Awareness E-Learning

Environmental Awareness E-Learning

This online course aims to increase your awareness of major environmental issues and provide an introduction to environmental management systems.
It will start by defining important terms and identifying the key environmental issues the world is facing.
You’ll learn about environmental impacts, and the course will look at the issue of global climate change, including greenhouse gases, carbon, acid rain and loss of biodiversity.
There’s also information on the main environmental laws, and we’ll cover Environmental Management systems and their business benefits.
Other topics include product life-cycles, corporate and personal social responsibility, renewable and non-renewable energy and the three pillars of sustainability.
The course will also discuss how waste can be managed and reduced by consumer decisions and Waste to Energy schemes.
You’ll be taken through the waste management hierarchy, which describes prioritised actions commercial waste producers can take to manage waste.
Finally, we’ll cover water resource management and oil storage. You’ll learn how to plan for emergency hazardous substance spillages and the correct way to complete a spillage report.

Who should complete this course

  • Anyone in the workplace who wants to know more about how to help reduce their businesses environmental impact.

Course syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Laws and Legislation
  • Environmental Management
  • Life-cycle and Recycling
  • Waste Management
  • Water Resource Management and Controls

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs


  • The course consists of seven modules with questions at the end.
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately

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