GreenCareers Employability

Find work in the green economy.

Nationally Accredited

100% Free

A Two Week Course

Live Virtual Classroom

Employment Support

Level 1 Qualification

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Course Description

Take the first step to building a better future – for you and the planet.

Do you want a career that positively impacts the world? Are you ready to find a green job, but aren’t sure how? We’re here to help you find success in the green economy. 

Our GreenCareers Employability course will help you boost your career prospects by developing essential employability skills to find work and flourish in the green sector – and beyond!

 

Set yourself up for a green career:

    • 5-day virtual course delivered via Zoom
    • The course runs from Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 4:30pm
    • Earn a Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills
    • 100% government funded – absolutely no cost to you!

 

You’ll master key concepts that could set you up for a successful green career, including:

    • Discover practical green career ideas based on your interests, skills and experience
    • Get inside tips and advice on how to create a winning CV and covering letter
    • Uncover the best places to find suitable green job vacancies and how to apply
    • Hear directly from green industry leaders and recruiters about what’s it like to work in the green sector – and what it takes to start your career!
    • Plus, get referred to local live green job opportunities!

 

Course Dates: August 23rd

Free Course for: Anyone who is unemployed and aged 19 or over who has been living in the European Union for the last 3 years

Certified Awarding Body: VTCT

 

This qualification could help you find a job in:

    • Green manufacturing
    • Renewable energy
    • Corporate and social responsibility
    • Environmental protection
    • Waste management

 

Plus we’ll provide post-course employment assistance: get access to specially sourced job opportunities, and 1-to-1 advice on career direction, CVs, job applications, and more!

 

Course Content

CV and Cover Letter Writing -Develop a targeted CV and Cover Letter that is suitable

Job Search Skills  Identify how to find your dream job in sustainability

Job Interview Insights – Insider tips on how to make the perfect impression

Are you eligible to complete this qualification for free?

This qualification is 100% government funded if:

  • You were born before the 31st August 2001
  • You must currently live in England. However, anyone living in the following areas is not eligible for funding: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England
  • You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
  • Are Unemployed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
  • Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
  • If on the 31st of August 2019, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2)

Why Learn with Us

A fully certified and nationally accredited qualification

100% government funded - you don't pay anything! (Check your eligibility.)

Ongoing and comprehensive one-to-one support from an expert assessor

Comprehensive employment support service

FAQs
The courses take place on Zoom, in a virtual classroom setting - live with your tutor and other learners. It is a two-week course that runs from Monday to Friday, 9:30am - 4:30pm
All our courses are free for those who are employed and unemployed, subject to eligibility.
No, you don’t need to attend our training center for any of our Home Learning courses. (Note that under normal circumstances we deliver various classroom-based courses from our training centers in Croydon, Harrow and Tottenham - learn more at https://strivetraining.wpengine.com/classroom-based-courses/)
Yes, anyone who is unemployed can enroll on any of our courses, subject to eligibility.
You can enroll on one course at a time, but you can do as many as you like to achieve your career goals. We are happy to give you information, advice and guidance on any courses you wish to complete.
Of course. All our courses are accredited courses and you will receive a nationally recognized certification on achievement.
All our Home Learning courses are assignment based, you will need to complete assignments for each of the units of the qualifications and submit them to your assessor.
Yes, there are further courses that will become available in due course, we will be keeping our website updated regularly, but if you would like to be notified please email us at homelearning@strivetraining.co.uk
We continually try to make learning simple and transparent. Learning through our online platform is incredibly easy and you can navigate around your qualification quickly and access all the learning materials as soon as you login. Your studying should be about what you learn, not how you learn it. Which is why we make the entire process as simple as possible to help you adjust to learning online.
The general certification process is normally from 6-8 weeks. However, due to the pandemic, the Awarding Bodies service has been impacted which can cause a delay. We are working hard to distribute all the certificates that we have received in a timely manner and we will send a text as soon as the certificates are ready. For all queries regarding certification please email us on certification@strivetraining.co.uk. When contacting us please include the following information: • Full Name • Title of the qualification • Contact details and address.
Next Steps

Simply complete the short form on the right. You'll then immediately be able to complete your Fast-Track online registration.

This registration process will confirm your eligibility to have your qualification 100% government funded. Join 40,000 other learners who have chosen to upskill with Strive Training - register now!

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