Level 2 Award & Certificate in Sustainability and the Green Environment (7617)

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2023

The qualification is designed to be delivered as a stand-alone qualification, or run along side other programmes of learning, for example a study programme.

The purpose of these qualification is to introduce learners to the subject on climate change, net zero, sustainability and the environment.

7617-02 Level 2 Award in Sustainability and the Green Environment
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to understand sustainable working practices for a specific job role, future job role and ongoing training. It is especially useful for those who want to work within sustainability or who have been given responsibility for sustainability within their organisations. This qualification is designed for use across all sectors.

This qualification is suitable for those who desire to develop or improve their knowledge and understanding of Sustainability and the Green Environment in 
a range of industries and sectors. It would be particularly useful for Sustainability Officers and those with job roles which have responsibilities for sustainability reviews and planning within businesses and organisations.

7617-12 Level 2 Certificate in Sustainability and the Green Environment
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to understand sustainable working practices for a specific job role, future job role and ongoing training. It is especially useful for those who want to work within sustainability or who have been given responsibility for sustainability within their organisations. This qualification is designed for use within land-based industries (environmental conservation).

This qualification is also suitable for those who desire to develop or improve their knowledge and understanding of Sustainability and the Green Environment 
in a range of industries and sectors. It would be particularly useful for progressing into the Sustainability Officer/Co-ordinator/Advisor role and those with job roles which have responsibilities for sustainability reviews and planning within businesses and organisations.

Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales – please check QiW website for available funding
  • Northern Ireland
  • Ireland

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Level 2 Award in Sustainability and the Green Environment (7617-02)
Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2025 Supportive services: SmartScreen Learning Assistant

Level 2 Award in Sustainability and the Green Environment

  • Accreditation No: 610/1201/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2028 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Qualification fees in the UK: £38.30 Our typical price is the one that is most often paid by a centre for a completed learner. Some prices are made up of multiple charging points so action like taking difference units or specialisms to complete and resitting assessments may mean the cost for some learners differs.
Level 2 Certificate in Sustainability and the Green Environment (7617-12)
Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2024

Level 2 Certificate in Sustainability and the Green Environment

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 130 - 130 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2026 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Qualification fees in the UK: TBC, please speak to your Account Manager for further information Our typical price is the one that is most often paid by a centre for a completed learner. Some prices are made up of multiple charging points so action like taking difference units or specialisms to complete and resitting assessments may mean the cost for some learners differs.

Additional information for centres

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Centre documents

Level 2 Certificate