Sustainability – Principles of Sustainable Communities

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Sustainable communities are part of a growing trend towards becoming more environmentally aware and responsible, combining more green spaces with eco-friendly energy sources.

This course provides a definition of a sustainable community as well as the local and global benefits of them.

Learn how to create a sustainable community and about the support available to help community members.

Course code





17 hours



Course Content

Principles of sustainable communities

  • The definition of ‘sustainable community’
  • What makes a community sustainable
  • The local and global benefits of a sustainable community
  • Resources that could support community development proposals
  • Sources of support for implementing sustainable development in communities
  • How to engage with potential sources of support for development proposals

Additional funding information

Fully Funded course for Scottish Residents only
Non-Scottish residents, can still undertake this course, however full course fee applies.

Course Contact Details

T: 01387 734233

Selling Points

  • Courses are delivered via distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study
  • Engaging and interactive activities
  • Study will develop learners’ knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance their future work and life

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