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We can help your business or organisation learn how the Climate Emergency relates to its sector and how to respond effectively.

Every sector has an important part to play in helping us reach our net zero targets.

But the action required in each sector may be quite different, which is why we offer 9 types of Sector-Based Accredited Climate Emergency Training to give contextual learning.

Find out more below how our Sector-Based Training can help you and your business or organisation understand Climate Emergency and respond effectively.

Or please get in touch with our Envionmental Services Manager Katie Murray if you you would like to commission training, or have any queries.

Who is this training for?

This training provides a fantastic opportunity for businesses/organisations involved with a specfic sector to consider climate change impacts and start/advance their planning for net zero.

Your organisation might be currently working in the sector, supporting actions related to that sector, or simply interested in the area. 

This training can be delivered for anyone within your organisation, and at any level and role.

Why take this training?

This training provides sector-specific content to help upskill organisations and people, so they have contextual knowledge required to successfully respond to the Climate Emergency and move towards net zero.

  • Understand the science of climate change and the meaning of terms like 'Climate Emergency', ‘global warming’, ‘climate change’, ‘net zero’ and ‘carbon footprint’.
  • Understand how each sector will be impacted by climate change.
  • Understand sources of greenhouse gas emissions, in each sector and your organisation, plus practical actions to tackle emissions.
  • Learn how tackling emissions can help you to develop more efficient, cost-effective and resilient operations.

What certification will you get?

  • All of our Sector-Based courses are accredited to meet the Carbon Literacy Standard by the Carbon Literacy Project, and participants that successfully complete the courses receive a certificate confirming that they are Carbon Literate.
  • Organisations can move towards Carbon Literate Organisation status.

What's the training format and options for adaptation?

  • We offer the live online sessions as four 1-hour sessions or two 2.5 hour sesssions.
  • For most of the sectors we can work with you to help insert you own materials into the live sessions and self-study materials.

Why train with us?

  • All our sector-based training is fully accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project, so you can be assured of the quality of each course.
  • We've delivered sector-based Climate Emergency Training across Scotland since 2016, with fantastic feedback.
  • We've delivered this training to hundreds of staff at organisations across Scotland, from sole traders, right up to some of the biggest businesses operated in the country.

What's the cost of the training?

Starting price (excluding VAT) for training is outlined below.

*In-person training may also include additional costs which we will discuss with you and outline in your personalised training proposal.

Training course for cohort of up to 10 participants



Training course for cohort of up to 10 participants



Additional participants (up to 5 more per cohort)

Online & in-person

£100 per participant

Carbon Literacy certification and administration

Online & in-person

£15 per participant

Adaptation fee - work with us to insert your materials (optional)

Online & in-person


Develop new sector-based course (optional)

Online & in-person

Please contact us

What's the process to commission, or develop sector-based training?

Please get in touch with our Environment and Place Services Manager, Katie Murray to discuss your requirements and timescales.

Katie Murray
Get in touch with:
Katie Murray
Development Manager, Environment and Place Services

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