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Principles of Sustainable Transport (Online, short course)


Course Overview

The environmental impact of transport whether for leisure or business contributes greatly to air pollution and global warming. Companies are coming under increasing pressure to reduce their carbon footprints and find more sustainable transportation methods.

This course covers what is meant by sustainable transport, types of leisure travel and sustainable fuel. It provides an understanding of the impact of global transport, ways to promote sustainable methods of transport and the barriers that might prevent it.

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No previous knowledge, skills or experience needed.

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Unit 1: Principles of sustainable transport

What is meant by ‘sustainable transport’
Sustainable methods of transport
Why it is important to reduce transport vehicles
Vehicle fuels that are not derived from petroleum
Factors to be considered when assessing the sustainability of alternative fuels
Economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainable fuels
Economic, environmental and social benefits of reducing the use of vehicles
How organisations use and interact with transport systems
The environmental impacts of transport
Incentives that organisations can offer to reduce staff usage of transport
Incentives that can be offered to the public and transport providers to reduce vehicle use
Schemes to penalise vehicle use
Barriers that may prevent the public from reducing vehicle use
Different types of leisure travel
Sustainable options for leisure travel
Carbon dioxide emissions of different types of transport for a specified journey
The impact of the carbon dioxide emissions of different types of transport
Ways to promote more sustainable methods of transport

This course will take up to 4 hours to complete, Study from anywhere, at any time with an immediate start

Access to an e-learning platform with online materials and online assessment
Immediate start
Study from anywhere, at any time

You will be assessed through online learning materials and assessment.
You will receive an e-certificate upon completion

Entry Level NONE Non regulated provision, Entry Level, Environmental Conservation

Entry level