Rising global temperatures and sea levels, threatened biodiversity and increased pollution all make for grave uncertainties when it comes to the future of the planet. They also have severe implications for industrial development, sector growth and the job market.
At Alison we’re committed to sustainable development and protecting the planet. With all of our products, from our courses to our Career Guide, we emphasise green industries and sustainable careers in order to guarantee healthy and happy futures for our Learners and our environment.
Check our these varied careers that help protect both the planet and your livelihood from the dangers of climate change.
Wind Turbine Technician
As more and more countries invest in alternative sources of energy, working with wind is a sure-fire way to secure your future career. Technicians need to have an in depth understanding of all aspects of this new field, from turbines to grid integration. The wind industry is guaranteed to grow further in the coming years, making it an exciting sector for career advancement and promotion opportunities.
A growing number of green taxes and grants are appearing. It’s up to accountants to keep track of developments and make sure their clients stay both sustainable and profitable. Our course on the role of accountants on climate change offers an all-encompassing appraisal of the new landscape of green business. You’ll learn the various ways that accountants can leverage their skills to flourish in this new atmosphere while also promoting sustainable businesses and making sure that environmentally friendly ventures succeed.
Solar Energy Systems Engineer
Solar energy is one of the planet’s great hopes for reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and so the solar industry is starting to really heat up! The sky really is the limit for this sector as there are boundless opportunities for expansion, particularly in the developing world. Our course on solar technology and its use worldwide is a fantastic course for anyone hoping to help grow solar energy systems around the world in the coming years.
Urban Planners have a crucial role to play in making sure that the cities of the future are green, sustainable and functional spaces where people and businesses can thrive. The intersection of the environment and transport is a crucial area that Urban Planners have to get right in order to reduce pollution and fossil fuel usage, while at the same time making sure that towns and cities continue to function. If you’ve got a brain for complicated problems that require ingenious solutions, then urban planning is the career for you.
A rewarding, stimulating and healthy career, organic farming is a growing industry benefiting from both increased state support and consumer confidence. Learning how to growing organic food sustainably is a rewarding course that will open up amazing opportunities in the organic food industry. Farming is an incredibly diverse area and farmers are a key stakeholder in the move towards a more sustainable world. Agriculture is going to see some exciting developments in the next decade, make sure you’re a part of it!