Carbon Literacy Training for Public Leisure & Culture

Published on: April 16th 2024
Last updated on June 12th 2024

Working in public leisure and culture is a unique environment and that means a unique approach is needed to supporting Net Zero.  

Community Leisure UK (CLUK) has designed a new Carbon Literacy course, building on our expertise of supporting charities and social enterprises working across public leisure and culture in England, Scotland and Wales. A new partnership with the Workers Education Association (WEA) means that this new training is open to anyone working in public leisure and culture.

Community Leisure and the WEA are delighted to offer a number of Carbon Literacy training days for those working, or supporting, public leisure and culture.

These courses are fully accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project, take just two, half days via virtual meetings and are extremely competitively prices at just £50 pp (including VAT). Book dates now.

This course may only be two half days but we’re cramming a lot in!  

  • This course will help you understand the basic science of climate change and how it will impact locally and globally.  
  • There’s also advice on how public leisure and culture organisations can reduce climate impact and leverage support for climate action.  
  • The course will also support you to create an action plan and reduce the carbon footprint of your organisation.  
  • Lastly, it will teach you how to talk about climate change effectively. 
  • Bespoke training for public leisure and cultural organisation
  • Accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project 
  • Open to Community Leisure UK members and other charitable organisations working in public leisure and culture. 
  • Two people per organisation 
  • Cost is £50pp (including VAT)
  • Virtual Training course comprise of four modules delivered over two half days 
  • Fully tested by Community Leisure UK Members – See Testimonials

This course has been designed by Community Leisure UK for those working in public leisure and culture. And once you complete it you will be fully certified as  Carbon Literate. The primary focus of the course will be on the management of public leisure and cultural facilities and will include case studies from other Charitable Trusts and Social Enterprises. You will gain a greater understanding of national and local priorities for net zero and what that means for public leisure and culture. We’ll also be discussing different policy contexts for those working in England, Wales and Scotland. This course is open to all levels of staff from swimming co-ordinators to theatre managers.  Only two people, per organisation.

This training is designed to be delivered either virtually via Microsoft Teams or a similar online communications platform or in-person.  

Thurs 6th & 13th June (Sector Wide & Community Leisure UK Members )

Thurs 4th & 11th July (Community Leisure UK Members Only)

Wed 18th & 25th September (Community Leisure UK Members Only)

Wed 9th & 16th October (Sector Wide & Community Leisure UK Members)

Thurs 14th & 21st November (Sector Wide & Community Leisure UK Members)

Thurs 16th & 23rd January 2025 (Sector Wide & Community Leisure UK Members)

Wed 5th & 12th February 2025 (Community Leisure UK Members Only)

Thurs 6th & 13th March 2025 (Sector Wide & Community Leisure UK Members)