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Basic Environmental Training

Our Basic Environmental Training will provide you with an understanding of climate change, the threats and what we need to do as individuals and businesses to combat these. Module 1 explains the climate emergency that we are in and the science behind global warming. Join us in module 2 to learn about what your business can do to help. In module 3 we look at plastics and the circular economy. We conclude in module 4 by looking at behaviour change.


Your Instructor


Will Richardson
Will Richardson

A Fellow of IEMA and recognised expert on all things Environmental Management. Founder of Green Element, he has been working in the environmental field for coming up to 20 years. A pioneer and early adopter of many now-mandatory environmental standards, Will's visionary approach and inspiring leadership is exemplary. He is also a current board member and former Chairman of the Metropolitan Branch of CIWEM (Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management).

  • Authored article for the Law Society’s Legal Sustainability Alliance: ‘Implementing an Environmental Management System’.
  • Presented paper as guest speaker at Renewable Energy Conference for Hampshire County Council: ‘The Pros and Cons of Large Scale Wind Turbine Projects and the Concept of a Wind Turbine Co-operative’.
  • Runner-up in a national CIWEM competition, presenting a paper discussing car transportation: ‘Passenger Cars, CO2 emissions and energy: What is the future?’.
  • Part-time lecturer at University of Brunel for MSc in Environmental Management for Business, specialising in ISO 14001.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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