Sustainable Business Practice Courses

Sustainable business practice is increasingly relevant as organisations are required to respond to UK Government initiatives around carbon management, environmentally friendly working practices and a move to a 'Greener Economy'.

Your questions

... if you're taking these qualifications

What sorts of things do they cover?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the level of specialist knowledge and skills you need in areas such as:

  • Resource management
  • Waste management
  • Resource efficiency.

How will I learn and be assessed?

You will learn in the classroom on a short course, and complete assignments for assessment.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You want to develop environmentally friendly working practices within your role.

Level 3
You have some relevant knowledge of and skills in this area and wish to develop them in order to take on a more responsible or strategic role.

Level 4
You are working at supervisory or management level and need to bring your knowledge and skills in line with your role.

Level 5
You are responsible for business sustainability strategy within your organisation.

How long do they take?

Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. There are between 12 and 60 guided learning hours for this qualification.

Level 5 Award in Developing a Strategy that Aims to Achieve Sustainability

Level 4 Awards in Managing Resource Efficiency

Level 3 Awards in Controlling Resource Efficiency

Level 2 Awards in Resource Efficiency

What are the qualifications about?

These awards will enable you to develop and demonstrate the appropriate knowledge and skills needed to make your workplace more environmentally friendly.

They will enable businesses to train staff at varying levels within their organisation, from those working on the shop-floor or as technicians, to senior management, to those wishing to develop and deliver a sustainability strategy for their organisation.

Who are they for?

These qualifications are ideal for those working in any industry wishing to develop environmentally friendly working practices, relating to waste, energy, transport and water issues.

Why choose City & Guilds?

A City & Guilds qualification is proof that you have the right skills to do your job well - which is why so many employers look for people who have one. You can be confident your qualification is well respected within your industry.

City & Guilds qualifications are engaging and rewarding, and can lead to a whole range of fulfilling careers - including many of the UK's happiest professions.

Fast facts

Qual. number: 7530
Type: QCF
Level: 2, 3, 4 and 5
Size: Award
Purpose: Continuing professional development
Credits: 2-10
GLH: 12-60
Duration: Short courses
Fundable? Yes. See theLearning Aims Database
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