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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Environmental Sustainability

Many of our courses are provided without charge to learners.

In England they are funded by the UK Government’s Adult Education Budget (AEB). The AEB is administered by either the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), one of the Mayoral Combined Authorities or the Greater London Authority (GLA), and in some cases may match funding provided by the European Social Fund (ESF). For more information about the Mayoral Combined Authorities please visit the website: www.gov.uk/guidance/adult-education-budget-aeb-devolution.

In Scotland they are funded by the Scottish Funding Council.

What you will need:

You will need an in date form of Identification and your National Insurance Number.

Any of the ID documents listed below are acceptable.

  • Driving License
  • Passport
  • Birth Certificate

You may also need the following documents:

If your name on your ID is different from the name and/or surname on the one in your application, we will need further evidence to support this. For example, a copy of your marriage certificate or deed poll.

If the form is inactive or without input for 20 minutes, the session will expire and your progress will not be saved.

Please only upload ID and any other documentation when you are ready to SEND APPLICATION at the end of this form. Any documents uploaded will not be saved until the form is ready to be submitted.

Only complete your electronic signature when you are ready to SEND APPLICATION at the end of this form. Any signatures will not be saved until the form is ready to be submitted.

What you need for this section:

All form fields are mandatory unless otherwise stated. Your place of residence is used to determine the funding you can receive. Please read the eligibility criteria carefully.

Please note: to be eligible for funding you must tick to confirm you meet the following criteria:

Place of Residence Error: Selecting an option is required.

Please Note:

  • If you choose to study the fully paper-based course, you will need to have an appropriate witness available to complete a witness statement for you as part of the Unit 4 assessment.
  • If you choose to study the paper-based course with online assessments, you will need to either film yourself demonstrating particular skills, or have an appropriate witness available to complete a witness statement for you as part of the Unit 4 assessment.
  • An appropriate witness is classed as any person who has relevant experience, knowledge or qualifications in counselling skills. The Skills Network may contact the witness to validate their qualifications and experience.

Please Note:

To complete this course, you will need to be observed by a witness completing specific cleaning skills as part of Unit 6. You will either need to be in a workplace where a manager or supervisor could be your witness, or if you are not currently in employment, you will need to have access to an appropriate witness who can observe you completing cleaning skills.

Witness Option Error: Selecting an option is required.
Do you want to help The Skills Network reduce our carbon footprint and use electronic learning materials to complete your course? Error: Selecting an option is required.

The Skills Network will donate £1 to The National Trust for every learner who selects to use electronic learning materials.

Help save the environment today!

What you need for this section:

All form fields are mandatory unless otherwise stated. Your email address and phone number are what we will use to contact you about your course, please make sure these are correct.


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What you need for this section:

All form fields are mandatory unless otherwise stated. Where applicable, providing proof of your residency status is a mandatory requirement in order to access funding.

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Proof of residency status covering the last 3 years is required. Providing proof of your residency status is a mandatory requirement in order to access funding. If this is not provided you will be deemed ineligible for funding and not be permitted to access your chosen course.

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Are you in or have you recently left care? Error: Selecting an option is required.
Do you have any unspent criminal convictions or cautions, except for minor motoring offences, in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act 1974? Error: Selecting an option is required. Note: If you have answered yes, we may contact you to obtain some additional information.
Do you consider yourself to have a disability, health problem or learning difficulty? Error: Selecting an option is required.
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Do you have an education and health care plan (EHCP)? (optional)
Do you require any additional support with your studies? Error: Selecting an option is required.

What you need for this section:

All form fields are mandatory unless otherwise stated. If you are in full time education or receiving funding for another course, it is unlikely that additional funding for this programme will be available.

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Are you currently in full time education or currently studying a funded course elsewhere? If you are in full time education or receiving funding for another course, it is unlikely that additional funding for this programme will be available. Examples of full time education include: Apprenticeship, BTEC national diploma, Access to HE. Examples of other funded courses include: Part-time courses where you are receiving funding through a college or training provider. Error: Selecting an option is required.
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Additional Household Situation (optional)
Please tick the boxes below that apply to you (if any).

Please read this question carefully. Additional government funding is available to support the provision of qualifications to people who are in work but are earning below these amounts.

Do any of the below scenarios apply to you:

  • Do you earn below £18,525 gross annual salary?
  • Do you live in the Greater London Authority Area and earn below £23,302.50 gross annual salary?
  • Do you live in the Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority area and earn below £21,000 gross annual salary?
  • Do you live in the West Yorkshire Combined Authority area and earn below £21,255 gross annual salary?
  • Do you live in the Tees Valley Combined Authority area and earn below £27,040 gross annual salary?
Error: Selecting an option is required.

Additional government funding is available to support the provision of qualifications to people who are in work but are earning below these amount.
Acceptable documents include: Payslip within the last 3 months or contract with employer stating your income.

Additional government funding is available to support the provision of qualifications to people who are on particular benefits.
Acceptable documents include: Benefits letter or bank statement showing credit and benefit type.

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What you need for this section:

All form fields are mandatory unless otherwise stated. Providing proof of your identity is a mandatory requirement in order to access funding. If your name on your ID is different from that on this application form please upload further evidence to support this.

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Providing proof of your identity is a mandatory requirement in order to access funding. If this is not provided you will be deemed ineligible for funding and not permitted to access your chosen course.

If your name on your ID is different from that on this application form please upload further evidence to support this. For example, a copy of your marriage certificate or deed poll.
File size must be less than 10MB
File size must be less than 10MB

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