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Green Skills - Understanding Decarbonisation (Online)

Green Skills - Understanding Decarbonisation (Online)


The purpose of this course is to provide in-depth learning and an insight into the historical causes of climate change, including the key scientific evidence of greenhouse gas emissions. Reviewing the impacts and the solutions that are being deployed to limit global temperature rises to 1.5 Celsius in the race to NetZero.

This has been developed to support, the race to NetZero and as an important step in an organisation or individuals sustainability journey. It is ideal for learners who have completed the understanding environmental sustainability course.

Our online courses give you the flexibility to manage your life and studies

  • 24-hour access to your online course
  • Maintain earning power while you learn
  • Study around work or family commitments
  • Study in the comfort of your own home.

Start dates and fees

Start date



This course is free for adults aged 19+.

Start DateDay/TimeWksCodeAnnual Fee (Age)
over 19

What will I study?

  • Defining "Decarbonisation"
  • Understanding The Main Sources Of Carbon Dioxide Emissions
  • Explaining The Human Contribution To Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels
  • Describing The Main Causes Of The Greenhouse Effect And Climate Change
  • Understanding The Impact Of Human Carbon On The Greenhouse Effect And Climate Change
  • Understanding The Differences Between Renewable And Non-Renewable Energy Sources
  • Describing The Main Features Of Solar Energy Production
  • Describing The Main Features Of Wind Energy Production.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

All applicants must live in England and NOT live in one of the locations listed here.

How long is the course?

20 hours studied over 3 months.


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by online multiple choice assessment. Assessment is by two on-line multiple-choice quizzes covering the theory and the practical elements of installation

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How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the green Sign up button found under 'Next steps' and complete our simple online form.

Once submitted, our team will review your information to ensure you are eligible to study the course (we will get in touch should there be in any issues).

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you’ll be sent an email which contains a link to our online enrolment form for you to complete.

Your enrolment details will then be processed by our team and you will receive an email that will contain a link for you to access your course materials. Please allow 3-5 working days for your enrolment details to be processed.

Next steps

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