A bespoke training opportunity for students on project design, planning and implementation. Students go on to implement their project on campus, or in the community. As well as the initial training, this package involves supporting students to conduct an on-site activity and follow-up, either as a volunteering project, part of an academic course, or as a paid role.
The types of activity delivered by students could support information gathering for the university’s Environmental Management System (EMS), or to help inform or take action on the organisation's sustainability strategy. Examples could include, but are not limited to:
Whereas some of our programmes, for example Student Swtitch Off, aim at mass engagement across the student population, this training aims to engage a smaller, committed number of students and allow them to build meaningful skills, as well as capturing data and/or generate positive sustainability outcomes.
After completing the training, student attendees will:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This training is appropriate for student volunteers, but could also be appropriate for students in a paid role, or completed as part of an academic course.
WHAT SOS-UK PROGRAMMES DOES THE TRAINING SUPPORT?
This training can support delivery of Green Impact and Student Switch Off, but is open to any university or college that would like to engage students in sustainability projects.
WHAT OTHER SOS-UK TRAINING DOES THIS OPPORTUNITY LINK TO?
This training can support students completing the Green Impact project assistant training and ongoing Green Impact project assistant support sessions. The training also offers a next step for students who have completed Green Impact auditor training, or Student Switch Off Ambassador training.
WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS FOR DELIVERY?
This training is available as bespoke delivery for individual universities or colleges.
The training element is delivered in-person.
The training lasts for half a day.
Ongoing support is provided remotely.
Training delivery can be commissioned at any point in the academic year.
The cost includes:
Please note, the cost we quote does not include payment of students undertaking the training and project implementation if offered as a paid role.