Course description

Is the weather now the same as it was when you were young? Are you noticing more in the news about changes to the natural world? Climate change is happening all around us; would you like to learn more? 

This short English and maths course will help you to improve your skills whilst learning about what is happening to the natural world. Do you want to make a change? Join us to find out how. 

What you will learn about: 

  • Impacts on daily life and what I can do about it  
  • Impacts upon the natural world  
  • Rising temperatures, rising sea levels, reduction of polar ice caps  
  • Formal Letter, email writing and discussion to get your point across 
  • Appropriate language and vocabulary 

What can this course lead to?

Functional Skills qualifications in English or maths

Level 1 Certificate in understanding climate change & environmental awareness

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 5 December 2022 - 6 December 2022

  • Monday 05 Dec 2022 to Tuesday 06 Dec 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £25.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.