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We could all learn something about ESG.

Environmental, Social & Governance training, from Rio Learn.

Education is a critical component of any successful ESG strategy. To truly drive environmental, social and governance goals throughout your organisation, your people need to know what they’re doing and why.

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Why choose Rio Learn?

Rio Learn is a market-leading specialist in environmental, social and governance (ESG) eLearning courses and content. We produce and provide multimedia learning content that changes behaviour, helps employees learn new skills and improve business performance.

Whether you are an individual looking to learn more, or a larger corporation wanting support on your ESG journey, we know that finding time for training can seem intimidating. That's why our accredited courses fit your individual or business needs.

Rio Learn offers flexible learning, with twenty-four-hour access to our multimedia learning platform, and all our courses are accredited with CPD UK for continuing professional development.

Combined with competitive costs, free learning content, as well as recommended additional resources, Rio learn is the go-to hub for your learning needs.

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Accredited IEMA courses

The Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) is the professional body for anyone working, studying, or interested in environment and sustainability. As an accredited IEMA training centre, Rio Learn delivers a range of online courses and certificate programmes with a Tutor to support learners undertaking any of the courses.

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*NEW* Introduction to Net Zero

£75 per user*

This course 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 aims to provide learners with a basic introduction to the concept of net zero.

Use the BUY NOW button below to purchase the course for individual use.

Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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*NEW* Pathways to Net Zero

£275 per user*

This course aims to give clear, consistent guidance on best practices in response to the climate crisis, the course provides supervisors and leaders with a strategic and operational overview of environmental sustainability as it affects their specific industry and work area. 

Use the BUY NOW button below to purchase the course for individual use.

Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

£575 per user*

Leading to IEMA Associate membership, this course covers a wide range of environmental, sustainability, and governance principles. Learners will gain an understanding of the breadth of the sustainability agenda and the management tools and skills needed when working within this area.

Use the BUY NOW button below to purchase the course for individual use.

Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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Sustainability Skills for the Workforce

£125 per user*

This introductory online course helps teams get to grips with the basics, giving a fundamental awareness of environment and sustainability issues. This is ideal for members of the team who work at an operational level. Global businesses such as Arriva and Hanson have already improved their triple bottom line with this course.

Use the BUY NOW button below to purchase the course for individual use.

Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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Sustainability Skills for Managers

£225 per user*

This transitional online course builds on the knowledge from the Workforce course, drilling down into the details to give managers and supervisors the tools to implement their broadened knowledge and skills. This is ideal for team leaders and managers who want to oversee organisational improvements.

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Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

The Rio Learn IEMA Associate training was incredibly thorough with details and examples of skills and knowledge needed to work in sustainability. It helped me prepare for the exam and successfully pass to become a full member of IEMA. The modules also provided me with up to date content that even helped me in my day to day work where I support clients on their sustainability journey.

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Comprehensive ESG learning

ESG is an increasingly important topic, but learning about it can be confusing and time-consuming. These comprehensive, interactive programmes are designed to help you quickly understand everything you need to know about ESG.

All of our ESG learning modules are short, informative, and engaging, so you don’t have to spend hours wading through irrelevant information.

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ESG Essentials

£225 per user*

The Essential modules provide a high level overview of key themes in ESG, including the basics of materiality, reporting and disclosure, ESG investing, ESG ratings, and engaging your workforce on ESG. These modules provide important foundational knowledge and require around 15 minutes each.

Use the BUY NOW button below to purchase the course for individual use.

Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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ESG Inform

£175 per user*

The ESG Inform modules dive deeper into the details of various ESG sub-topics and include modules on CDP, SFDR, GRI, and Sustainability Bonds.

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Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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ESG Essentials & Inform Combo

£375 per user*

Our combination package includes all modules from both the Inform series and the Essential series to provide a comprehensive learning experience.

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Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

Healthcare waste training

For lots of NHS Trusts, our RCN-accredited healthcare waste eLearning course is a popular choice for those looking for a quick and affordable way to train their staff in the safe handling and storage of healthcare waste.
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Introduction to Healthcare Waste

£35 per user*

The management of healthcare waste is essential to ensure that health and social care activities don’t pose a risk of infection. This RCN-accredited module is a great introduction for anyone with healthcare waste responsibilities. It helps learners clearly understand how they should be handling, segregating, and storing different healthcare wastes.

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Best Practice Management of Healthcare Waste

£55 per user*

Gain the confidence to manage healthcare waste in a safe and compliant manner. For people working in hospitals, dental practices, pharmacies, and veterinary practices, this longer healthcare waste course provides a comprehensive understanding of best practice healthcare waste management.

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Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

Resource efficiency content

Developed with the Energy Institute and the Future Water Association, ResourceAware is a popular choice for those looking at waste management, water consumption, and energy use; while our multiple-module Resourceful course focuses more fully on waste.

The Journey of Waste remains popular for those wanting to understand their legal obligations and associated compliance, and our new Energy Efficiency bundle includes content on monitoring energy and renewables projects.

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*NEW* Energy Efficiency

£75 per user*

With energy prices rising, and out of control, this Energy Efficiency learning pack is for you!

This pack includes four modules to support the learner in understanding energy, energy efficiency and introduces them to renewable projects.

  • How to Monitor Energy
  • How to be Energy Efficient
  • How to make Energy Quick Wins at Home
  • How to Undertake a Renewables Project

Use the BUY NOW button below to purchase the course for individual use.

Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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*UPDATED* Resourceful: Waste

£75 per user*

Gain an essential understanding of the cost, environmental impact, and legislation related to waste and waste management. This course will help you make more efficient and sustainable waste choices and improve your organisation’s performance and profitability.

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Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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ResourceAware

£75 per user*

The original sustainability training programme, now in its 8th year! This pack includes the three classic 'Aware' courses in waste, water, and energy. It introduces processes and tips to save at home before taking you to the workplace to look at what can be done to reduce waste, water, and energy costs and consumption.

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Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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Journey of Waste

£75 per user*

This module will help learners understand their legal obligations in relation to waste management and the associated compliance documentation needed to be aware of. The course looks at legal requirements throughout the waste management chain and key elements including duty of care and the waste hierarchy.

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Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

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Journey of Food

£35 per user*

With food waste being a significant contributor to carbon emissions, reducing the amount of wasted food is as important now as it has ever been.

This module looks across the food chain at what is being done and what can be done to reduce food (and packaging) waste. The journey starts by looking at sustainable agriculture and farming. It moves on to see how manufacturing food waste can be reduced and what supermarkets and retail establishments are doing too. Lots of food waste stems from the consumer and therefore our journey takes in the use of food at home and how waste can be prevented, before finishing with looking at the waste industry and what they are doing to prevent food waste from becoming landfill.

Use the BUY NOW button below to purchase the course for individual use.

Contact us for a bulk discount if you are interested in providing this course within your organisation.

Energy management

In partnership with the Energy Institute, we are pleased to offer a range of courses.

Effective energy management is an essential tool in helping to reduce carbon emissions, improve efficiency and save money. The Energy Institute's energy management training programmes are designed to support energy management professionals throughout their careers by providing progression through three levels of training.

For further information on each course, click below, or contact us to find out how to enrol.

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Level 1: Certificate in Energy Management Essentials

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An introductory qualification providing a comprehensive, practical overview of the fundamentals of energy management.

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This 60-hour online course provides participants with all the essential knowledge and skills they need to save energy, reduce operational costs and carbon emissions, comply with legislation and meet their organisation's environmental goals.

This course can be started at any time and can be worked through at the participant’s own pace. Participants are each assigned an expert tutor who will be available to provide support via telephone or email. You will also be able to interact with others on the course through the course forum on the online learning centre.

Who should take this course:

  • Those looking to begin a career in energy management or have recently taken up a role with energy management responsibilities
  • Those looking to conduct internal energy audits for ESOS (with guidance and sign-off from a qualified ESOS Lead Assessor)
  • Those who would like to refresh their knowledge before pursuing an EI upper-level training course
  • Those coming from a wide range of fields including procurement, facilities management, finance, CSR and sustainability, who want to gain a better understanding of the field of energy management.

Course overview:

  •  Introduction to energy management: Building an energy management process
  •  Metering and buying
  •  Metering monitoring and targeting techniques
  •  Regulations and standards
  •  Energy auditing in practice
  •  Energy auditing: Report writing
  •  Energy management solutions
  •  Energy management: Project development
  •  Renewables
  •  Mounting an effective staff awareness campaign

Assessment:

  •  End of course exam
  •  Independent project: Energy audit & report

Qualification:

On successful completion of the course, students will achieve the Energy Institute's Level 1 'Certificate in Energy Management Essentials' training qualification. They will also be well prepared to move on to the Level 2 course to gain the Energy Institute's Level 2 'Energy Management Professional' training qualification.

This course also meets the prior-knowledge requirement for attending an International register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) certified Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001) Auditor/Lead Auditor Training course.

To book:

For further information on this course, or to enrol online, please contact us.

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Level 2: Energy Management Professional

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of energy management, solve a real-world issue within your organisation and achieve the Energy Institute's Level 2: Energy management professional online qualification.

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The Energy Institute's (EI's) 200 hours online course offers a comprehensive overview of all the knowledge and skills required of a professional Energy Manager.

The course covers the essential technical theory of energy use, as well as providing an in-depth understanding of the managerial and commercial aspects of an energy management role. The course is designed to help participants save energy, reduce carbon emissions, meet their organisation’s environmental targets and save money.

It also includes a project that allows a student to solve a real issue within their organisation as part of the learning process.
Students can work through the materials at their own pace – ideal for busy professionals looking to develop their careers while at work.

To book:

For further information on this course, or to enrol online, please contact us.

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Level 3: Advanced Energy Manager

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This fully online self-paced course is an advanced qualification aiming to support experienced energy managers to further advance their careers by gaining the skills and knowledge required to function successfully at a senior level and be able to manage energy across a wide range of business areas, activities, and parts of an organisation.

Following successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to make, communicate and implement effectively strategic decisions and influence an organisation’s policy through demonstrating their leadership skills.

Who should take this course: 

  • Professionals with 4 or more years of energy management experience who are responsible for managing energy within their job function and who are tasked with improving energy efficiency while reducing energy costs 
  • Professionals who are currently working in a manager-level role and have successfully completed the Energy Institute's Level 2: Energy Management Professional training course OR the AEE's Certified Energy Manager (CEM) program or equivalent
  •  Those looking to fill in any gaps in their knowledge in preparation for applying for Chartered Energy Manager status

Course overview:

  •  120 CPD hours of energy management training, including a real-life project
  •  Preparatory material and slides from training sessions
  •  Exercise spreadsheets from training sessions designed for use within your organisation
  •  Tutor supervision and support for a work-based feasibility study
  •  Exam assessments leading to the Energy Institute Level 3: Advanced Energy Manager (AEM) qualification.

Course modules:

  • Energy fundamentals
  • Leadership for Energy Managers I (Leader language, Ethics)
  • Leadership for Energy Managers II  (Contracts, Innovation)
  • Energy procurement
  • Behaviour change
  • Strategic control systems
  • Renewables
  • Alternative supply strategies
  • Heat recovery

Assessment:

  •  Feasibility study for a project, which is presented to a panel
  •  Examination

Qualification:

On successful completion of the course, students are awarded the Energy Institute Level 3: Advanced Energy Manager (AEM) qualification.

This course will help fulfil many of the knowledge criteria required for becoming a Chartered energy manager. It will also help demonstrate your CPD on your application and speak with confidence on a range of energy management topics during your interview.

To book:

For further information on this course, or to enrol online, please contact us.

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Carbon Literacy

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In partnership with Speak Carbon, we are delighted to be able to provide courses and online learning aligned with the Carbon Literacy Project toolkits.

Carbon Literacy is climate change learning that catalyses action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The Carbon Literacy Project works to provide access to this learning to everyone. It is based on the key aim that if we are to cut our carbon emissions by the kind of reductions demanded of us by science, then we will need to change culture alongside technology.

Please contact us for more information if you want to roll out Carbon Literacy within your organisation.

Bespoke learning development

If what you've seen so far is not what you are after, then we can develop bespoke content that meets your exact requirements.

Customers that have benefited from this include Amazon, Biffa, David Lloyd Leisure Clubs, DS Smith, Fire & Rescue Service, JD (Sports) Group, John Lewis Partnership, Marks & Spencer, Mitie and Valpak.

We can also tailor any of our existing content to make it more relevant to your organisation; whether that’s adding something new, removing something not required, or simply including your company’s branding.

Talk to Rio Learn to learn more.

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