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Course type

Apprenticeship

Level

Level 3

Location

Work-based learning

Start date

From July 2023

Fees

Fully-funded
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About this course

Our Level 3 Diploma in Energy & Carbon Management, looks at the skills and knowledge required for the management of energy consumption and carbon emissions within an organisation. It also considers sustainability of all resources including water and waste management. This qualification meets the carbon zero agenda in Wales,  it also considers the impact of energy consumption and carbon emissions on the environment, both locally and globally.

This Apprenticeship qualification is ideal for someone working in an energy management role, or similar, in organisations of all sizes and sectors. It is also appropriate for those working in facilities, finance or any other roles with a responsibility for managing energy and carbon within their own organisation.

Learners will be required to undertake a mixture of mandatory units and optional units. We will work with you to decide what optional units are relevant to your role, and your business.

Mandatory units include:

  • Principles of Energy and Carbon Management
  • Analysis of Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions
  • Behavioural Change within the Workplace
  • Professional Networking for Energy and Carbon Management
  • Health and Safety in an Energy Management Environment
  • Improving Quality Within Own Area of Work in Carbon and Energy Management
  • Develop Working Relationships with Colleagues

Example optional units include:

  • Energy Procurement
  • Energy and Carbon Project Management
  • Transport Carbon Management
  • Waste Management
  • Community Engagement
  • Spreadsheet Software

When you agree to undertake an Apprenticeship, you may be required to complete Essential Skills qualifications, depending on your previous qualifications, the Apprenticeship level you are completing, and your own particular needs.

 

This qualification will primarily be delivered through 1-to-1 sessions with a member of our delivery team, using a mixture of face-to-face and remote learning sessions.

Upon enrolment, learners are also allocated an assessor. Throughout the qualification, the assessor will visit the learner either at their workplace or remotely (for example, via Microsoft Teams) on a monthly basis, to support progress, observe and set tasks. Learners will be required to complete set tasks between each assessor visit, for approximately 4 hours per month (please note – this is just a guide and will vary based on learner needs).

In addition, we also run a series of workshops that will help develop the knowledge and skills needed for your qualification. These workshops are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online delivery and each workshop typically runs for a duration of 2.5 to 3 hours. Workshops are available for all learners to book onto and are run frequently.

Learners are supported and encouraged throughout their qualification to reach their full potential in their chosen industry.

Future employment opportunities include:

  • Energy or Senior Energy Management Role
  • Net Zero consultancy
  • Environmental Health and Safety

To start an Apprenticeship in Wales, you need to be:

  • aged 16 or over (there is no upper age limit)
  • living in Wales
  • not in full-time education
  • not accessing any other funding from the Welsh Government

You can search and apply for Apprenticeship vacancies here

If you’re looking to undertake an Apprenticeship qualification as a way of upskilling within your current role, you will also need to be:

  • employed  for a minimum of 16 hours
  • supported by your employer to undertake the qualification
  • committed to undertaking an average of 4-6 hours of study a month
  • working in a role that is relevant to the qualification
  • employed for at least 51% of your contracted hours in Wales

Course type

Apprenticeship

Level

Level 3

Location

Work-based learning

Start date

From July 2023

Fees

Fully-funded
Apply now