Sustainability, Pollution and Waste Management – C8144

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Course Overview

Sustainability, Pollution and Waste Management, Understanding Organisational Requirements.

This one day course is suitable for those who want to understanding the basic concept of sustainability and what it means on both a local and global scale. Furthermore, the programme looks at the sources of pollution and waste, and requirements to monitor, control and legislate.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

Concepts Covered

1. What is sustainability? Basic concept and application.
2. Environmental Management Audit Scheme (EMAS) and associated ISO140001 guidelines.
3. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Application for products and services.
4. Embodied Energy. Materials and transformation of energy.
5. Waste hierarchy, control and recycling of materials and associated activities.
6. Legislation, guidance and compliance.
7. Water Conservation and pollution.

Entry Requirements


How you will be assessed

Short online informal assessment and awarded CPD certification

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (16-18): £0.00

Tuition Fees (19+): £0.00


If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

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Course and Career progression

1. Students looking for a more specific career within the sustainability and Environmental sector.
2. Those who have taken on sustainable and environmental responsibilities within their own organisation.
3. Those who would like to better understand requirements for their own organisation, Managers, Leaders or other positions of employment.
4. Individuals who have specific interest in the sustainable and environmental subjects.
5. Opportunity to study further within sector or relevant industries at HE level.

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