Facilities Staff,

Course Description

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry

The Level 1 introduction to the Facilities Industry is a qualification available to all that work or wish to work in the facilities industry. Individuals can choose the skills they want to focus on and get a greater undertaking for topics ranging from managing waste, infection control, sustainable use of resources and cleaning in specialised areas, such as servicing of rooms and removing graffiti.

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

This qualification is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the principles of climate change and environmental awareness. It will ensure learners understand the nature of climate change and the role they can play in helping to reduce carbon emissions, including helping the corporate social responsibility element of the business that they work in. Through achieving the qualification, learners will gain the knowledge and understanding to act as drivers of positive change within the workplace and at home.

Gateshead

1 & 2

City & Guilds & NCFE

Course Features

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry

  • Introducing the learner to the importance of personal and workplace hygiene and industrial cleaning practices.
  • Covering health and safety legislation and be able to follow safe working practices within an industrial environment.
  • To give the learner a basic understanding of the importance of customer service.

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

The qualification aims to:

  • Focus on the study of environmental awareness and carbon footprint reduction, how it associates with a wide range of workplaces and to the lifestyles of individuals.
  • Offer breadth and depth study, incorporating a key care of knowledge that is relevant and can be applied across a whole variety of sectors to improve business performance as well as continuous professional development of learners and their skill set.
  • Develop an understanding of environmental protection and the action that can be taken within the workplace to mitigate the damaging impact of industry on the environment.
  • Explore how the lifestyle of an individual can be environmentally detrimental, while offering an insight into ways to reduce their footprint.
  • Understand global warming, climate change, sustainability and sustainable development.
  • To understand how to reduce the environmental impact of organizations and individuals along with protecting the environment and water efficiency.
  • To understand how to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

Progression Route

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry

The qualification is ideal for those who want to learn and gain a broad understanding about the facilities and services industry. It is particularly useful for those working in catering and retail and covers subjects such as:

  • Waste & Recycling
  • Sustainable Resource Management
  • Facilities Services
  • Safety & Security
  • Cleaning Graffiti
  • Cleaning Specialist Areas

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change & Environmental Awareness

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 3 Award in Business Management for the Environment and Land-based Sector.
  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles in Sustainable Resource Management.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Energy Management.
  • It will be useful for learners who wish to progress within the low carbon sector.

For further information including training dates please contact the office on 0191 4922422.

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