Resource Efficiency (7530)

Last Updated: 01 Sep 2016
Focussing on the skills necessary to develop environmentally friendly working places relating to waste, energy, transport and water, these awards are suitable for staff working at all levels of an organisation: from shop floor to board room.  On successful completion the learner will be equipped with the skills and knowledge in order to make their workplace more environmentally friendly. 
These qualifications are ideal for those working in any industry wishing to develop environmentally friendly working practices, relating to waste, energy, transport and water issues.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the level of specialist knowledge and skills you need in areas such as:

  • Resource management
  • Waste management
  • Resource efficiency.

You will learn in the classroom on a short course, and complete assignments for assessment.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You want to develop environmentally friendly working practices within your role.

Level 3
You have some relevant knowledge of and skills in this area and wish to develop them in order to take on a more responsible or strategic role.

Level 4
You are working at supervisory or management level and need to bring your knowledge and skills in line with your role.

Level 5
You are responsible for business sustainability strategy within your organisation.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Learners can also choose to take the following related qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Principles of Carbon Management
  • Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Leadership and Management.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook.

There are no eligibility requirements.

Level 1

Level 1 Award in Environmental Awareness (7530-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 1 Award in Environmental Awareness

  • Accreditation No: 600/5208/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 2 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 16 - 16 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2

Is this level right for me?
You want to develop environmentally friendly working practices within your role.

Each qualification comprises one mandatory unit.
Level 2 Award in contributing to business resource efficiency
  • Contributing to business resource efficiency.

Level 2 Award in energy efficiency in the workplace

  • Energy efficiency in the workplace.

Level 2 Award in waste management in the workplace
  • Waste management in the workplace.

Level 2 Award In Water Efficiency in the Workplace
  • Water efficiency in the workplace.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Learners can also choose to take the following related qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Principles of Carbon Management
  • Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Leadership and Management.

Level 2 Awards in Resource Efficiency and Sustainability (7530-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016

Level 2 Award in Waste Management in the Workplace

  • Accreditation No: 600/2364/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 2 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 12 - 12 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Water Efficiency in the Workplace

  • Accreditation No: 600/2368/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 2 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 12 - 12 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Contributing to Business Resource Efficiency

  • Accreditation No: 600/2369/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Energy Efficiency in the Workplace

  • Accreditation No: 600/2376/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 2 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 12 - 12 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

Is this level right for me?
You have some relevant knowledge of and skills in this area and wish to develop them in order to take on a more responsible or strategic role.
Each qualification comprises two mandatory units:
Level 3 Award in controlling resource efficiency (energy)
  • Implement energy efficiency measures within an organisation
  • Principles of energy efficiency.

Level 3 Award in controlling resource efficiency (transport)
  • Principles of transport efficiency
  • Implement transport efficiency measures within an organisation.

Level 3 Award in controlling resource efficiency (waste)
  • Principles of waste management
  • Implement waste management measures within an organisation.
Level 3 Award in controlling resource efficiency (water)
  • Principles of water efficiency
  • Implement water efficiency measures within an organisation.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Learners can also choose to take the following related qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Principles of Carbon Management
  • Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Leadership and Management.

Level 3 Resource Efficiency and Sustainability (7530-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016

Level 3 Award in Controlling Resource Efficiency (Waste)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2263/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Award in Controlling Resource Efficiency (Energy)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2362/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Award in Controlling Resource Efficiency (Transport)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2363/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Award in Controlling Resource Efficiency (Water)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2828/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4

Is this level right for me?

You are working at supervisory or management level and need to bring your knowledge and skills in line with your role.

Each qualification comprises one mandatory unit:
Level 4 Award in managing resource efficiency (energy)
  • Managing resource efficiency (energy).

Level 4 Award in Managing Resource Efficiency (Transport)
  • Managing resource efficiency (water).
  • Managing resource efficiency (transport).

Level 4 Award in managing resource efficiency (waste)
  • Managing resource efficiency (waste).

Level 4 Award in managing resource efficiency (water)
  • Managing resource efficiency (water).

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Learners can also choose to take the following related qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Principles of Carbon Management
  • Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Leadership and Management.

Level 4 Resource Efficiency and Sustainability (7530-04)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016

Level 4 Award in Managing Resource Efficiency (Energy)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2357/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4 Award in Managing Resource Efficiency (Waste)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2359/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4 Award in Managing Resource Efficiency (Water)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2360/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4 Award in Managing Resource Efficiency (Transport)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2361/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5

Is this level right for me?

You are responsible for business sustainability strategy within your organisation.

This comprises one mandatory unit:
  • Developing a strategy that aims to achieve sustainability.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Learners can also choose to take the following related qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Principles of Carbon Management
  • Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Leadership and Management.

Level 5 Award in Developing a Strategy that Aims to Achieve Sustainability (7530-05)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2016

Level 5 Award in Developing a Strategy That Aims to Achieve Sustainability

  • Accreditation No: 600/2339/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 60 - 60 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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