• Land-based Industries

    IEMA Introduction to Net Zero

  • Attendance / Duration

    2 Hours (Morning or Afternoon)

    Ayr, Kilmarnock Campus, or Online

  • Cost


Book / Enquiry

This course is available fully funded on selected dates. To find out more and for eligibility please click here

Thursday 7th March (Online)

Friday 19th April (Ayr Campus)

Thursday 9th May (Kilmarnock Campus)

Wednesday 5th June (Online)

To be added to our waiting list for upcoming courses please email businessgrowth@ayrshire.ac.uk

Free Self-Directed Online Course

All delegates who enrol onto one of our IEMA courses can also complete our free self-directed online Introduction to Net Zero for Employees course. Our 10 hour course can be completed at your own pace and is not a requirement to attend the IEMA-accredited course

To gain access to this course, please get in touch after enrolment

What's Involved?

IEMA Introduction to Net Zero is a course that gives a succinct overview of what net zero means as a response to the climate crisis and how it can be delivered within organisations. It is delivered over four parts and provides learners with an introduction to the concept of net zero.

Learning outcomes
1. What does net zero mean?
2. Why net zero?
3. What can my organisation do about it?
4. How should we communicate net zero in a way which avoids greenwash?

This course is suited for all job roles and sectors and has no formal entry requirements. It will appeal to those looking to gain a baseline knowledge of net zero in their own capacity. This course is a powerful tool for businesses on a journey towards net zero and provides an approach to raising awareness across the business.

Course Content

The course covers the main environmental risks and opportunities facing organisations, such as:

  • the importance of resource efficiency,
  • the impacts of pollution, prevention, control and legislation,
  • the impact of transport,
  • knowing how employees can support environmental sustainability.

Once completed, you will be able to:

  • Explain what is net zero and related terms,
  • Explain the urgency of the underlying climate science driving the net zero agenda,
  • Explain the main international policy context for responding to the climate crisis,
  • Explain the UK policy context and drivers,
  • Explain the business and environmental benefits of net zero,
  • Explain the outline of a robust net zero approach,
  • Explain key principles on communicating a robust net zero claim and avoiding greenwash.

This course is not assessed.

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9 May 2024

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