Loading Courses

« All Courses

  • This course has passed.

Measuring Sustainability at the Design Stage



Category:

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm GMT

This is the 1/2 day face to face tutor lead delivery component for the course in Measuring Sustainability at the Design Stage

This CPD unit is available to any employer and their employees who will benefit from the course and is at no cost to the employer.

This is a level 3 course.

ESP units at Level 3 cover core and foundational aspects of a topic to provide an introduction and overview of a topic. Units are accessible to learners who have studied STEM subjects at this or lower levels, but are also suitable for learners with higher level qualifications in other STEM areas/disciplines seeking an introduction to emerging technologies.

Knowledge : Has factual, procedural and theoretical knowledge and understanding of a subject or field of work to complete tasks and address problems that while well-defined, may be complex and non-routine. Can interpret and evaluate relevant information and ideas. Is aware of the nature of the area of study or work. Is aware of different perspectives or approaches within the area of study or work.

Skills : Identify, select and use appropriate cognitive and practical skills, methods and procedures to address problems that while well-defined, may be complex and non-routine. Use appropriate investigation to inform actions. Review how effective methods and actions have been.

The overall length of the unit is 1.5 days consisting of 1/2 day face to face tutor lead delivery (this element); 1/2 day self-study and 1/2 day assessment.

The learning outcomes for this unit include:

  • Understand the role of sustainability and circularity in design
  • Be able to apply concepts relating to life cycle thinking
  • Understand how life cycle assessment can be used to inform design decision making
  • Be able to interpret life cycle assessment studies

Please note that these courses have been developed and are made available during the term of the Emerging Skills Project, under a Department for Education funded programme for companies and individuals resident in England . If you are interested in the courses but are not resident and therefore ineligible to join one of the no-cost pilot events, please contact us (esp@hvm.catapult.org.uk) to discuss alternatives.