Construction Environmental Awareness
What is the Introduction to Environmental Awareness course?
This is a comprehensive course offering an Introduction to Environmental Awareness and Sustainable Construction. Gain a deep understanding of why our environment matters and delve into crucial environmental concerns such as climate change, pollution, and resource depletion.
This 1-day course offers an immersive learning experience where you will explore the meaning of decarbonisation in the face of the alarming environmental degradation happening today. Discover how sustainability can be achieved, with a specific focus on the construction industry—a sector that plays a pivotal role in shaping a greener future.
Not only will this course delve into the urgent issues compelling governments to take proactive measures, but you will also analyse key environmental regulations. These regulations serve as powerful tools for organisations seeking to strengthen, enhance, and advance their environmental commitments.
Throughout the course, you will delve into various environmental topics, such as:
Who is this course for?
If you are looking for expertise in environmental awareness and sustainable construction, then this course is for you. With the growing global emphasis on green initiatives and sustainable practices, there is an increasing demand for professionals who can contribute to the construction industry's transition to eco-friendly practices.
This course would be a great fit for construction project managers, architects, engineers, sustainability consultants, and environmental consultants. Professionals in government organisations, environmental agencies, and non-profit organisations will also find this course highly relevant to their roles.
Gain the knowledge, skills, and expertise required to make a meaningful impact in the rapidly evolving field of green construction.
Introduction to Environmental Awareness Benefits
This course takes place at our new purpose-built Skills Factory at our Maidstone campus with our partners at MidKent College.
South East – UK
Maidstone - MidKent College
- Register your interest
£150.00 excl. VAT
- MidKent College
- Introductory Course
- Sustainable Classroom
All prices are per person and exclude VAT.
This course covers a wide range of topics, including:
- Introduction to Environmental Challenges and Global Warming
- Environmental Policies and Legislative Framework
- Construction Environmental Impacts and ‘Building Green’
- How to Approach Decarbonisation, Energy Management and Decarbonisation
- Water and Waste Management
- The Basis for UK Environmental Policy
- A Brief History of Environmental Awareness
- Environmental Legislation for Building Design and Construction BREEAM
- EMS Business Benefits
- ISO 14001-2015, ISO 14001-2019 and EMAS
This course is open to anyone with an interest in climate challenges and wishes to explore ways to achieve sustainability targets.
By attending this course, you will acquire invaluable knowledge and skills that can benefit a wide range of professionals.
Upon completion of this course, delegates will be able to:
- Understand what the environment is, why does it matter and what are the key environmental issues
- Understand the basics for sustainable energy, water and waste management (with a focus on the sustainable approach in the construction industry)
- Get a wider understanding on the historical environmental challenges and the basis of the Environmental Laws and Directives (generally and in the construction industry) and touch on the Brexit implications
- Get an insight into the Environmental Management System (EMS) and its benefits
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All prices are per person and exclude VAT.
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"The course was interesting and interactive, though a lot of information needed to be crammed in and consumed. Having done an Agile course a few years ago, this course helped to reinforce what was previously learned and put a project management theme to it. The instructor was very knowledgeable and explained the theory very well. The other participants were engaging and helped make the course interesting through the sharing of question and answer sessions to the relationship of past experiences."
Experienced and well qualified training staff provide excellent support and are committed to improving trainees' experience.
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