Nature & Biodiversity

Do you want to understand how your actions can make a positive difference to the natural world and protect the plants and animals that make Scotland an amazing place to live?

Our new accredited Climate Emergency and Biodiversity training highlights the link between climate change and the biodiversity crisis, exploring how organisations and individuals can lower greenhouse gas emissions to protect nature through low carbon behaviours and nature-based solutions.

Who is this training for?

This training is for anyone interested in the science behind climate change and biodiversity loss and the actions we can take to ensure a vibrant Scotland for future generations and wildlife. Individuals and groups are welcome.

What will you learn?

By participating in this training you'll:

  • understand the science of climate change,
  • understand how you and your organisation will be impacted by climate change,
  • identify the environmental services supplied by biodiversity and,
  • recognise practical actions that you, your organisation and community can take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure we protect our natural capital.

What certification will you get?

The course is accredited to meet the Carbon Literacy Standard by the Carbon Literacy Project, and participants that successfully complete the course receive a certificate confirming that they are Carbon Literate.

How is the training delivered?

This online training is split into 4 modules over 2 weeks. Each week has 2 modules delivered in 2.5 hour live online sessions, supported by self-study activities on our online platform.

There are currently no options to adapt any of the training materials.

What's the cost of the training?

Starting price (plus VAT) for online training is outlined below.

To deliver the training in-person will include additional costs, such as travel, which we can discuss with you, and outline in your personalised training proposal. We can quote for venue hire and catering on request.

 Training course for cohort of up to 10 participants


 Additional participants (up to 5 more per cohort)

 £100 per participant

 Carbon Literacy certification and administration

 £15 per participant

What's the process to commission the training?

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

Get in touch with:
Katie Murray (She/Her)
Environment and Place Services Manager

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