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MANAGING ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES Student Profile This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of environmental resource management and its benefits for business. No prior knowledge is required. Objectives At the end of the course you will be able to: Develop a broad understanding of environmental resource management Adopt techniques for managing energy and resources Understand how climate change affects the UK Understand what is meant by Biodiversity and its benefits Understand how legislation and regulation, regarding resource management, affect the home and business Adopt methods of reducing waste and pollutants Gain a recognised diploma from a leading UK awarding body Accreditation The course leads to a Level in Diploma in Managing Environmental Resources from Open College Network (OCN) which is licensed by National Open College Network (NOCN), a leading UK awarding body recognised by the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority and carries 6 learning credits. UK Open Learning is a registered centre with Open College Network North West Region. OCNNWR is licensed with the National Open College Network which is approved as an awarding body with the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA). Study method The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration. Assessment Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required. There is no word count for these assignments however you do have to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the question asked. One sentence answers will be rejected and you will be asked to re-submit it again. Course Duration Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. The course will take around 60 hours of study to complete. You will have full tutor support for a full year from the day you receive the course. Pack/Course Contents Studyguide Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course Self-assessment activities Assignments Tutor support Assignment marking & feedback Accreditation Course Outline: This course consists of four units: Unit 1 Environmental Issues Biodiversity What influences biodiversity? Why is biodiversity important? Climate change Why is climate change important? The effects of climate change in the UK Can climate change be stopped? Unit 2 Preserving Environmental Resources Energy Managing energy Consequences of not managing energy Legislation Water Managing the use of water Consequences of not managing water Legislation Unit 3 Reducing The Effect That Your Organisation Has On The Environment Transport How road transport affects the environment Managing road transport Impact of not managing transport Legislation Pollution Managing pollution Consequences of not managing pollution Legislation Waste Disposal Managing waste Methods of disposing of waste Impact of not managing waste Legislation Unit 4 How Do Environmental Issues Affect Businesses? ? How effective environmental practices can benefit your business CODE FORMAT FULL PRICE DISCOUNTED PAY IN FULL PRICE INSTALMENTS C163 Paper ?275.00 ?248.00 6 Months at ?45.84

MANAGING ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES Student Profile This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of environmental resource management and its benefits for business. No prior knowledge is required. Objectives At the end of the course you will be able to: Develop a broad understanding of environmental resource management Adopt techniques for managing energy and resources...

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