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Qualification name Award in Environmental Sustainability
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation Ascentis
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 20th April 2024
Cost £186.04
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

No formal qualifications are necessary, just a keen interest in gardening and the environment. Assessment for applicants is based on an interview exploring prior experience, interest and ambition. Literacy and numeracy is also considered with the completion of an online skills assessment. Please allow up to 2 hours for this to take place.

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The aim of the course is that you will be able to:- Investigate basic concepts in sustainability  Develop a basic understanding of the environmental impacts of the creation of goods and services  Identify what makes up a sustainable community * Develop a variety of basic gardening skills, using sustainable methods

Find out what material you will need.

Please bring along a pen and paper for note taking, a pair of secateurs and gardening gloves if you have them. You will also need to bring your own refreshments. You are advised not to purchase any materials or books until after the first session, as in the event of the class not running, no compensation can be given for expenditure incurred.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Progress of your learning will be assessed through - - Practical observation, Q+A - Completion of Individual Learning Plans

On completion of this course you have numerous options for progression including: Horticulture qualifications, short gardening courses, Introduction to floristry or Digital promotion for business/website design.

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Name Civic Centre
Address Learn Hillingdon Adult Community Education Centre
Civic Centre
Uxbridge
Greater London
UB8 1UW
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Email civiccentre@hae-acl.ac.uk
Phone 01895556455
Website https://www.hillingdon.gov.uk/article/5308/Adult-learning-courses
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