This 5-day introduction course on Sustainability and Climate Change will empower young people to better understand the science behind climate change, as well as become more confident in talking to others.
Climate change is the biggest challenge that humanity will face in the 21st century but we can do something about it.
Individuals have the ability to make positive, sustainable changes to their own behaviour and to inspire larger, climate-positive, systematic changes in society. In the fight against climate change. Young people will cover a range of environmental topics to deepening your understanding on climate change, undertake individual mini-projects, carbon measurement exercises, and take part in a CV writing workshop to support you working in the environmental sector. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills that you will need to take climate action back to your communities, talk more confidently on the issues and to make a positive and long-lasting impact.
Are you considering a career in geography, sustainable development or environmental science?
This introductory course is perfect for any young person who would like to learn about how to make a positive change in the face of climate change?
Would you to develop skills and have a career in the environmental sector?
The residential has been created to offer you an opportunity to explore a future career or studying options in the field of environmental science and other similar areas. This residential will enable you to find out more about the subject, hear from experts working in the field and share the experience with others with similar interests. This residential Sustainability and Climate Change is for Higher and Advanced Higher / AS and A Level Students and undergraduates who wish to get an introduction to the field and DofE Gold Residential students. The course also offers the chance to network and engage with other like-minded people.
The course has been created to align with UN Sustainable Development Goals and includes a range of sessions to educate and inspire participants to make positive changes in their lives and make their voices heard in our climate emergency.
If you are Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award participant, this course is also an ideal way to complete the Residential section of the award
This course is open to young people aged 16-25. When you book, it is essential that you enter the age and attendees name in the Order Notes at the checkout. If the attendee is under 18, the booking must be made by a parent/guardian.
If this course date does not suit you, we run similar courses at many of our other centres.