Environmental Awareness and Employability Skills (Level 1)

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Course overview

This free, part-time course is ideal if you want to learn more about the tangible ways you can actively improve the natural environment around you while also increasing your numeracy skills with the embedded math activities.

While studying this course, you will learn how to create an insect conservation centre using sustainably sourced and costed materials. More than 2,000 different bug species live in a typical garden, and many of these carry out crucial tasks, including pest control and flower pollination.

As you create the ideal habitat to encourage the vital work of insects, you will also gain an understanding of how local and wider outdoor surroundings can help or hinder bugs. Learn how environmental issues effect differs depending on the distance travelled in the environment. You will design, cost, execute, adjust the planned time, and evaluate the project, learning how to use sustainable materials and equipment along the way.

Please note that whilst tuition is free for this course, there is a small fee of £30 for materials.

This course is delivered as part of the London Multiply programme.

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You will learn

  • The meaning of environmental awareness
  • How insects in our environment influence our natural environment
  • The issues that affect the environment, the difference distance makes
  • The ability to recognise ways to improve the environment
  • How to plan the time required, create, execute and evaluate a project
  • How to source and cost sustainable materials
  • How to use and review the correct materials and equipment for creating an insect conservation centre

Level 1 Award in Employability Skills – City and Guilds
Reference: 60136297

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress to another one of our wildlife and environmental conservation courses.

Nathan’s story

Nathan studied the Level 3 Diploma in Countryside Management at Capel Manor College. Nathan’s story