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Carbon Literacy for the Frontline

 

£169+VAT (APSE members) £279+VAT (Non-members)

 

In September 2018, Antonio Guiterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, said of Climate Change, “We face a direct existential threat”.  Independent scientists around the globe agree. With overwhelming evidence and robust analysis, this course will raise your awareness and equip you with the insights you need to meet the challenge we face in combatting climate change.

Whether your council has declared a climate emergency or not, we need to foster a low-carbon culture. We need citizens who understand the scale of the problem and feel empowered to accept and support climate mitigation policies. We need to take action on climate change.

All officers and councillors will be expected to contribute to a corporate climate emergency or climate change action plan. This Carbon Literacy training will provide support and information which will help in making a meaningful contribution. 

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the training you will:
 
  • Understand and be able to explain the basic science of climate change and how climate change will affect us both globally and locally.
  • Evaluate the climate change objectives in local authorities and analyse the impacts.
  • Construct your own strategies to take action on climate change.
 
This course will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams. To access it, you will need a WiFi connection or mobile data hotspot. Downloading Microsoft Teams to your laptop, desktop or smart device will give a better performance and greater functionality throughout the day.  This highly interactive training includes a mixture of presentations, video conferencing, group work, games, quizzes and video.
 

 

Carbon Literacy Award

This course is run online as a full day or as two half-days. An additional two hours of individual work is required to achieve the Carbon Literacy Award. This will include a video link prior to the training and a self-assessment of learning, which is submitted to the Carbon Literacy Project.

 

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Duration 

This course is offered as a full day or split over two days.

AM sessions:      09:00 Start        12:30 Finish

PM sessions:      13:00 Start        16:30 Finish

 

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  • If you are not able to provide a purchase order at the time of booking, please do so as soon as possible.
  • APSE will issue an invoice for the appropriate fee, for participants attending from Local Authorities, public sector and local government organisations or APSE approved partners, unless we are notified otherwise.
  • For any other organisations, payment must be submitted prior to the course date, within 10 working days of making a booking.

 

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  • Payment must be made either by cheque or by bacs.
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  • An e-receipt will be provided on request.
  • Please forward any correspondence to training@apse.org.uk.

 

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Cancellation Charges

Reserving your place is a contract. Cancellations must be made in writing/by email at least 10 working days before the event and will incur an administration fee of £60. The full delegate fee will be payable for cancellations received less than 10 working days before the event or for non-attendance. All fees are non-refundable after the cancellation period.

Substitution of delegates is acceptable any time in writing by email to training@apse.org.uk.

 

Booking transfers

Transferring to another course/date/venue will be possible if there is availability and will incur an administration fee of £60.

In the event of cancellation by the organisers, APSE will refund any fees paid in advance. Liability will be restricted to the refund of fees paid. Regretfully, APSE cannot accept liability for associated transport, accommodation or other costs in the event of course cancellations made by us.

 

Course Programme Changes

The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the programme, speakers, venue, or online platform should this become necessary. From time to time course content is updated to take advantage of new learning opportunities. This will in no way diminish the quality of the training, which will be maintained to APSE’s high standards.

 

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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

 

 

 

 

 

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