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Unit Learning Outcomes


Understand the importance of sustainability within a specific sector.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1.

    Explain what is meant by sustainability.

  • 1.2.

    Explain the importance of supporting environmental sustainability within a chosen sector.


Know how environmental sustainability can be supported within the chosen sector.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1.

    Describe environmental issues relevant to a chosen sector.

  • 2.2.

    Describe the impact of the chosen sector on the environment.

  • 2.3.

    Explain how these environmental issues could be minimised within a chosen sector

  • 2.4.

    Analyse factors to consider when working towards environmental sustainability in a chosen sector.


Know how the 3 Rs of sustainability can be applied within the chosen sector.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1.

    Explain the 3 Rs of sustainability.

  • 3.2.

    Analyse ways that a chosen sector can implement the 3 Rs of sustainability.


Understand the importance of waste management within the chosen sector.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1.

    Explain the importance of having a waste management strategy within a chosen sector.

  • 4.2.

    Explain environmental hazards or risks that could be caused by poor waste management within a chosen sector.