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Level One - Foundation

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Level 1 E-Learning Training course overview

Who should attend

The Level 1 training is an online E-Learning staff awareness tool, accredited by the Energy Management Association which is used to register individuals who have completed the Awareness training with the Low Energy Company database. 

The online E-Learning tool take between 30 and 45 minutes to complete.

  • 30% of all staff to obtain Low Energy Company Bronze accreditation
  • 50% of all staff to obtain Low Energy Company Silver accreditation
  • 80% of all staff to obtain Low Energy Company Gold accreditation

What will they learn

  • An overview of environmental and energy issues
  • What companies can do to reduce their environmental and energy footprints
  • What individuals can do to reduce their environmental and energy footprints
  • Why it’s important to monitor waste and energy
  • The link between waste production, energy and carbon emissions

At the end of the course the participants will have an awareness of environment and energy issues and impacts, why it’s important and how to communicate this with peers and customers at a high level.

Each delegate will complete the npower EMA accredited Stage 1 online training.

Course contents and/or prerequisites

An interest in and willingness to pass on the environmental message about energy efficiency

E-Learning Content

The E-Learning course is split into 3 main sections:

Section 1.  Overview

  • Overview of greenhouse effect
  • True/False questions covering;
    • How plants and animals can adapt to climate changes
    • Temperature increase impacts
    • Scientific agreement
    • Sea Level rises
    • Landfill v. Recycling
    • Why they should complete the course

Section 2.  Energy and Waste in the office and home

  • Environmental management
  • Energy in the office
  • Waste in the office
  • WEEE
  • Products to reduce energy and waste in the home
  • Products to reduce energy and waste in the work place
  • Controlled waste
  • Waste Hierarchy

Section 3.  Summary of learning

  • Did you know?
  • You and your office environment
  • You and your home environment
  • Waste Hierarchy
  • Applying what you have learnt
  • Big Turn off (energy saving tips)

Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

  1. Understand some of the facts around the Greenhouse effect on the environment
  • Can plants and animals adapt to climate change
  • What is the impact of temperature increases on the environment
  • If scientists all agree with global warming
  • Sea levels will increase
  • How you can divert waste from landfill
  • Why the E-learning is important
  1. Understand the link between energy usages and waste production at home and in the office
  • What uses energy in the office
  • What types of waste are produced in the office
  • What environment and energy management is
  • WEEE and other specific waste regulations in force
  • Controlled and hazardous waste
  • What is meant by and how the hierarchy of waste works
  1. Understanding how energy and waste relate together
  • Facts and figures around energy and waste at home and in the office
  • How an individual affects energy and waste within the office environment
  • How an individual affects energy and waste within their home environment
  • Confirmation of the hierarchy of waste and how to:
    • Prevent waste
    • Reuse waste
    • Recycle waste
    • Recover waste (burn for energy etc.)
    • Disposal in landfill
  1. Understanding how to reduce energy usage
  • How to reduce energy in the home
  • How to reduce energy in the office
  • How to reduce waste in the office and at home

 

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