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Do you want to improve your employability by gaining knowledge and skills other graduates don't have?

Are you worried about climate change and want to find out ways you can act on it?

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges we are currently facing and it will affect all aspects of society.

As a result, employers are increasingly realising the importance of employing graduates with an understanding of environmental and social issues in order to cope with future challenges.

By taking part in this training, you will gain an understanding of:

  • The basic science behind climate change
  • Social equity & climate change
  • What you can do to act on climate change
  • Strategies and skills for communicating action on climate change

The Carbon Literacy training consists of two parts: 

1. ‘Carbon Literacy Knowledge’

In the first part of your Carbon Literacy training, you need to attend the film screening of Leonardo DiCaprio's award winning documentary "Before the Flood".

To register for part 1 of your Carbon Literacy training, please select and sign up to a date below. 

24th of January: 14:00-16-15

31st of January 14:00-16:15

7th of February 14:00-16:15

14th of February 14:00-16:15

7th of March 14:00-16:15

2.  Carbon Literacy Workshop- “Climate Change Action and Communication”

The second part of the training is a workshop led by Manchester Met’s Carbon Literacy trainers. In this fun and engaging session, you will learn about what you can do to act on climate change as well as how you can persuade others to do the same.

To register for part 2 of your Carbon Literacy training, please select and sign up to a date below. 

31st of January 13:00-17:30

7th of February 13:00-17:30

14th of February 13:00-17:30

21st of February 13:00-17:30

22nd of February 13:00-17:30

1st of March 13:00-17:30

8th of March 13:00-17:30

Please note that you need to register for both part 1 and part 2 of the Carbon Literacy training!

Qualifications and recognition: 

You will receive an official Carbon Literacy Certificate and the training also counts towards your MMU Futures Award.

Please note that you will need to complete both part 1 and 2 in order to gain your Carbon Literacy certificate.

This course is only for Manchester Met students.

Places are limited, so please only register if you are sure you can attend. If you fail to turn up you may be taking the opportunity from another student.