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Diploma in Environmental Science

Environmental Studies
Free Course

Learn about climate change, planet Earth, and its resources, and start your environmental science education today.

  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    OpenLearn
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Did you know we could save up to 75,000 trees if we just started recycling the paper used in the New York Times’ daily run? Or that there is a design for a single solar power plant that will produce enough electricity to power 1 million American homes? Environmental science has the potential to change our lives and the future of planet Earth in countless ways. Great minds across the world are joining forces to make that future better, and you can be one of them.

No matter where you want to make your impact, or even if you just want to learn a little bit about the planet you live on, our free course in environmental science can be the next step that guides you down a lifelong journey. In this course, you’ll be guided through an understanding of the effects of climate change, earth's processes, pollution control and mitigation, natural resource management, and the importance of global water supplies. With this basis, you can progress your environmental science career and education in whatever direction you choose.

Without serious attention being paid to these issues, the future of our planet might be in trouble. But you can make a difference, if you work at it. With some time and dedication, you can gain skills and knowledge that are increasingly needed around the world. Your motivation can really make an impact, so go on. Get started, stick with it, get certified, and contribute to something really big that you can be proud of.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to: - Describe the earth and its system; - Demonstrate a good understanding of its resources; - Recognize the factors that affect our environment; - Differentiate between renewable and non-renewable energy sources; - and discuss how to manage water supplies.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive to you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
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All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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