Carbon Literacy: “An awareness of the carbon dioxide costs and impacts of everyday activities, and the ability and motivation to reduce emissions, on an individual, community and organisational basis.”
Whether you are an organisation looking to build knowledge and capacity across your whole organisation or an individual in a position to lead, we’ll help you to develop the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to become an advocate for Carbon Literacy with the confidence to be the best trainer you can be.
From an individual...
To a team of colleagues...
To a whole organisation!
Our Carbon Literacy Train-the-Trainer programme is a three day interactive course for organisations that want to develop the skills and capacity to deliver Carbon Literacy training within their own teams.
Who is this course for?
Carbon Literacy works on the principle of peer-to-peer learning and encourages people to learn together, sharing knowledge and experiences along the way. This award-winning approach enables people of all abilities to work with their colleagues to identify and take positive, practical action
This course is suitable for:
- For organisations that want to build capacity their own team for peer-to-peer training
- For individuals who are Carbon Literacy certified and are in a position to train their colleagues in Carbon Literacy.
This is not a formal training / teaching qualification but it will help you and your team to prepare and develop their own Carbon Literacy course.
Principal Training Consultant
Rhodri is the principal training consultant at Cynnal Cymru with over 10 years’ experience in developing and delivering sustainability training.
Rhodri co-ordinates and develops advice and training with a focus on integrated management and reporting, Environmental Management Systems and ‘Carbon Literacy’.
Rhodri has a Professional Graduate Certificate (PGCE) in Adult Education & Training was the first accredited Carbon Literacy trainer in Wales – delivering certified Carbon Literacy training since 2017.
Bethan Harvey is a Training Officer at Cynnal Cymru and leads on the delivery of the online Carbon Literacy open courses.
Bethan has four years training experience both in a community setting and at A-level and a Professional Graduate Certificate (PGCE) in Adult Education and Training.
About the Carbon Literacy Project
Carbon Literacy is a concept created in Manchester by Cooler Projects Ltd. and its partners. It is governed by the Carbon Literacy Trust.
The Carbon Literacy Project offers everyone a day’s worth of Carbon Literacy learning, covering – climate change, carbon footprints, how you can do your bit, and why it’s relevant to you and your audience.
The Carbon Literacy Project is globally unique – there is nothing else quite like it anywhere. It was recognised as such by the UN at COP21, in Paris, where it was awarded as a TAP100, one of 100 worldwide Transformative Action Programs.
About Cynnal Cymru
Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is the leading organisation for Sustainable Development in Wales.
Cynnal Cymru is the official partner in Wales for the award-winning Carbon Literacy Project.
In April 2020, Cynnal Cymru was further recognised as a Carbon Literacy Training Organisation – the first in Wales.
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