The Carbon Literate Communities Project provides fully funded Carbon Literacy Training for communities throughout the Liverpool City Region.


Energy Projects Plus, Faiths4Change and Zero Carbon Liverpool are offering a series of courses to certify 400 community members Carbon Literate through September 2021.
Fully funded training is available anyone who is a members of a community or faith group and lives within the Liverpool City Region.
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Carbon Literacy Course – 2x half day sessions (EPP2106)

21 June, 2021 10:00 am 23 June, 2021 2:00 pm

Carbon Literate Communities Course 21st & 23rd June 10:00 am- 2:00pm

This Carbon Literate Communities course is made up of two 4 hour session:

Session 1: Wednesday, 21st June 10:00 am- 2:00pm

Session 2: Friday, 23rd June 10:00 am- 2:00pm

Learners must attend both sessions to qualify for a carbon literacy certificate.

To sign up for this course click here: Carbon Literacy Course EPP2106

Course Code: EPP2106
Date: 21 June and 23 June
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Duration: 2x half-day sessions
Location: ONLINE
Carbon Literacy Communities Course 21st & 23rd June 10:00 am- 2:00pm


Course Funding:

Fully- funded training is only available to members of community and faith groups who live within the Liverpool City Region (LCR). If the learner meets the criteria (member of a LCR recognised group AND resides in the LCR) Carbon Literacy certified training, including certificate from The Carbon Literacy Project, will be at no cost to them. Funding is provided by The Liverpool City Region Environment Fund. Course funding is at the discretion of Carbon Literate Communities delivery partners. If you have a question about your eligibility for a fully funded please email



21 June – 10:00 am
23 June – 2:00 pm
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Energy Projects Plus
0800 043 0151
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About the course:
What is Carbon Literacy Training?
Carbon Literacy is an awareness of the carbon costs and impacts of everyday activities. The course aims to give learners the ability and motivation to reduce harmful carbon emissions, on an individual and community basis.
The course is designed to be fun and interactive. The presentations and activities are created to offer a rich mixture of learning styles and techniques to promote inclusivity and offer the most effective learning among its attendees.
By completing a day’s (min 8 hours) worth of Carbon Literacy training learners will be certified as ‘Carbon Literate’ by the Carbon Literacy Project.
The main objective of the course is to encourage individuals to TAKE ACTION. By taking the learners on an emotional journey and giving quality knowledge on the science of Climate Change, the group will then make individual pledges to create change for themselves and within their community.
What to expect from a Carbon Literacy Training Day:
During your minimum of 8 hours of training you will;
The science of Climate Change. The understanding of what is happening to our planet due to the excess greenhouse gasses in our atmosphere. What causes these gasses? What will happen to the planet if we keep living the destructive lifestyles mankind has been living over the past 200 years?
Taking Action
Learners are empowered to devise realistic and relevant actions to reduce their carbon footprint.
Learners will be asked to commit to personal AND group actions. Actions must be meaningful and significant to the individual creating them.
The course offers a mix of visual, aural, verbal, physical and logical learning throughout.
After attending a course, Carbon Literate citizens will: Understand how climate change will affect the Earth, their community, and have acquired the knowledge and skills to lower their individual carbon footprint.
At the end of the course the trainer will submit ‘evidence’ to The Carbon Literacy Project on behalf of each learner. The forms completed as part of the course will confirm the learner has; completed the required training, is in fact ‘Carbon Literate’ and has committed to taking significant action. If the evidence is approved, the learner will be certified Carbon Literate and receive a certificate.
If you have questions about the project, course or can't find a course that suits your community group please contact or call 0800 043 0151