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BEST PRACTICE

THE FUTURE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM

Imagine a future where the world can thrive, unthreatened by climate crisis.


Many traditional universities offer courses relevant to environmental issues, but at the Green Britain Academy, it is our sole vision to create a low carbon economy in the UK, with new jobs created for passionate, innovative pioneers aligned with our mission. Our green jobs training courses have been specifically developed to support the next generation as they seek to transform the outlook for our planet’s future.

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COURSES

Accredited qualifications towards sustainable, low carbon career pathways.


Each of our courses have been developed to empower learners with simple, tangible information that works to up skill learners to perform jobs which protect the environment and conserve natural resources. 


Browse to find your sector-specific course.

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Award in Practical Environmental and Conservation Skills (Coming Soon)

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Level 1

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180 Guided Learning Hours

This qualification provides learners with an introduction to environmental conservation and offers practical skills that can be used in the workplace and /or to improve future job prospects. Learners will have a concrete understanding of health and  safety for environmental studies, including risk assessment, safety procedures, first aid awareness...

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Award in Practical Environmental and Conservation Skills (Coming Soon)

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Entry

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60 Guided Learning Hours

Award in Practical Environmental and Conservation Skill is designed to provide an introduction to the environmental conservation sector. Learners will gain knowledge and practical skills in environmental activities relating to habitats, boundaries and providing access to conservation areas. Learners can progress on to complete a Level 2 Cert in Practical Horticulture

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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness

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Level 2

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110 Guided Learning Hours

This qualification is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the principles of climate change and environmental awareness. It will ensure learners understand the nature of climate change and the role they can play in helping to reduce carbon emissions. Through achieving the qualification, learners will gain the knowledge and understanding to act as drivers of positive change within the workplace....

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Award in Practical Environmental and Conservation Skills (Coming Soon)

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Level 2

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90 Guided Learning Hours

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with industry, providers to provide learners with an understanding of environmental conservation and develop practical skills that can be used in the workplace. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following...

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Duel Fuel Smart Meter Installer (Coming Soon)

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Level 2

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14 months

Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installation forms a   key part of the Smart Government mandate to reduce carbon emissions and improve energy management. Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installers are responsible for the safe installation, exchange, commission, decommission and ongoing maintenance of Smart metering systems and associated equipment and communication systems...

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Fenestration Installer (Coming Soon)

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Level 2

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18 months

A fenestration installer is found in both the new build and refurbishment construction sector. Fenestration is the arrangement and design of windows and other external glazed elements in a building with the exception of curtain walling. Key to this role is the appreciation and application of energy-efficient solutions and ratings....

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Community Energy Specialist (Coming Soon)

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Level 4

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24 months

“Community energy” is an all-encompassing term for people coming to together to reduce energy use and purchase, manage and generate low carbon heat and power. Community energy projects are often delivered collectively, with a focus on engagement, local leadership and strong positive local community outcomes...

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Junior Energy Managers (Coming Soon)

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Level 3

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24 months

Junior Energy Managers perform an essential role in supporting their company or organisation to meet energy and cost reduction objectives and targets within the context of wider sustainability commitments such as carbon and water management and corporate social responsibility.

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Certificate in Principles of Sustainable Resource Management (Coming Soon)

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Level 3

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85 Guided Learning Hours

Learners will develop the knowledge and skills underpinning work in a broad range of job roles within the waste and resource management industry. This qualification is perfect for existing employees or apprentices that need to understand the underlying principles of sustainable resource management to ensure services are delivered safely., efficiently and to a high standard...

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Award in Business Innovation, Sustainability and Growth

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Level 3

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110 Guided Learning Hours

This qualification is for those who wish to gain the knowledge and skills required to support the reduction in business mortality. It will support those already operating within business to increase the productivity and effectiveness of its operations and therefore increase the potential for sustainability and growth...

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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness

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Level 2

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110 Guided Learning Hours

This qualification is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the principles of climate change and environmental awareness. It will ensure learners understand the nature of climate change and the role they can play in helping to reduce carbon emissions. Through achieving the qualification, learners will gain the knowledge and understanding to act as drivers of positive change within the workplace....

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Award in Practical Environmental and Conservation Skills (Coming Soon)

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Entry

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60 Guided Learning Hours

Award in Practical Environmental and Conservation Skill is designed to provide an introduction to the environmental conservation sector. Learners will gain knowledge and practical skills in environmental activities relating to habitats, boundaries and providing access to conservation areas. Learners can progress on to complete a Level 2 Cert in Practical Horticulture

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Award in Practical Environmental and Conservation Skills (Coming Soon)

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Level 1

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180 Guided Learning Hours

This qualification provides learners with an introduction to environmental conservation and offers practical skills that can be used in the workplace and /or to improve future job prospects. Learners will have a concrete understanding of health and  safety for environmental studies, including risk assessment, safety procedures, first aid awareness...

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Award in Practical Environmental and Conservation Skills (Coming Soon)

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Level 2

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90 Guided Learning Hours

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with industry, providers to provide learners with an understanding of environmental conservation and develop practical skills that can be used in the workplace. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following...

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JOIN THE REVOLUTION

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FOR THE 
RIGHT REASONS

Our sole mission to help create 700,000 low carbon jobs in the UK is founded on our passion to defend our natural ecosystems, protect our planet and advocate for cleaner, greener communities, nationwide. Through the Green Britain Academy, we pledge to provide a first-class sustainable training opportunity that’s accessible to everyone across the UK. We make this happen by partnering with some of the UK’s largest green employers and government-approved, quality training providers to facilitate unique pathways to green jobs.