Course Overview

Are you ready to be a social conscience for your organisation, helping innovate and drive ambitions for social and environmental change? Then our new level 4 Higher Apprenticeship Standards Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Practitioner is for you!

This apprenticeship will provide you with practical work-based learning and academic study in a wide range of environmental and sustainability subjects, at the heart of global changes affecting the world today.

You will come to appreciate that sustainability is a key component of virtually all types of business models where profit and growth are a means to an even greater end, such as protecting the environment and improving societal sustainability. The programme is interdisciplinary, dynamic, examining a range of theories, issues and subjects relating to sustainability within industries and organisations.

Studying with experienced and passionate lecturers about social and environmental change, you will begin to bridge theory and practice and applying this to your developing professional practice.

During this apprenticeship, you will engage with fascinating and contemporary subjects including environmental justice, social change and global challenges, sustainable business and corporate responsibility, protected areas, rewilding, climate change and living environments, ecopsychology and transformative education. The modules interlink a wide range of topics to support you to work in many different sectors related to sustainability. You will become key actors to build more resilient and sustainable societies for all. You will develop research skills to enable you to undertake field work, and enhance your academic skills such as critical and inclusive thinking, writing, and creativity.

Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) Practitioners are found in all industries and are increasingly a key component of virtually all types of business models where profit and growth are a means to an even greater end, such as protecting the environment and improving societal sustainability.

*Please note, this apprenticeship is now being offered as distanced learning*

Course Details

Key Information

Course Code
Mode of Study
Full-time or Part-time
Qualification
Higher Apprenticeship
Awarded by
South Devon College
Duration
24 months
Academic Year
01/09/2024
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Testimonial

‘Bioregional Learning Centre wholeheartedly supports this new course which we see as a valuable contribution to climate adaptation in the South West and beyond. We are looking forward to helping to train up ambassadors for climate resilience who will gain the experience and skills to nudge businesses and organisations into stepping up to the mark and, by doing so, become the sustainability leaders of tomorrow.’
Isabel Carlisle, Director of the Bioregional Learning Centre.