Environmental Awareness Online Course

Environmental Awareness Online Course

2-3 Hours2-3 Hours
Interactive Interactive
Cost effectiveCost effective

We all have a responsibility to work in a sustainable way to minimise our impact on the environment. As climate change hits the headlines, it’s important to know how small changes can make a big difference to the world we live in.

This 2 hour practical and informative online Environmental Awareness online course has been created by business professionals to help other businesses meet their environmental objectives, through workplace initiatives, staff training and raising awareness.

There’s no time limit to complete the online course, so you can learn at your own pace and start putting processes in place straight away. Accredited and assured by CPD and RoSPA Qualifications.


This online environmental awarness course takes around two hours to complete. By that time, you’ll understand:

  • What causes climate change and how we got here
  • The environmental issues we face today
  • Pollution – the problems it causes and how we can reduce emissions
  • Environmental laws and regulations
  • Why reducing energy consumption is key
  • What impact business has on the environment
  • How businesses can drive change
  • The impact of saving water and energy
  • Safe waste management


Working online, this information-packed course covers the following subjects:

  • Why is environmental awareness important?
  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • Environmental legislation and environmental tax
  • Energy efficiency
  • Your responsibility to the environment
  • Environmental risks: climate change, air pollution, water pollution, greenhouse gases and waste
  • Sustainability
  • Environmental management – why is it important?
  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • How to set achievable environmental targets
  • Raising awareness and training staff
  • Energy efficiency – responsibilities, management and best practice
  • Encouraging behavioural change
  • Building management systems – lighting, air conditioning and insulation
  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Getting everyone on board – awareness presentations, emails, posters etc.
  • Advice on going green, reducing waste and cutting pollution
  • Tips on how to save water


At the end of this online course, you’ll take a multiple-choice test of 15 questions. It’s marked automatically, and you’ll need 80% to pass. If you don’t pas first time, you’re welcome to re-take the test as many times as you need to at no extra cost.

You’ll receive a CPD-certified digital certificate straight away.

As well as conforming to CPD guidelines, this course is certified by the widely recognised Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Qualifications Assurance System.

Who is this Course for?

Environmental awareness is relevant to all workers – whether you’re an employee, manager, director or small business owner. Every business has a duty under UK law to reduce its impact on the environment, so the more people within an organisation that understand the environmental objectives, the easier they will be to achieve.

As this is an entry level course, no prior knowledge is required. A refresher course is recommended on an annual basis.

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