Training and skills are a critical part of the transition to Net Zero. SWITCH has a mission to identify, plan, resource and deliver a dynamic education, skills and training regime designed to support the growth of sustainable industries in Wales. It will power a future-skills revolution, starting in schools, leading up through further and higher education and into the workplaces of the future. It will also support existing technical and trade workers to transition to changing industries. SWITCH is uniquely positioned to do this through its three university collaborators, with the infrastructure to deliver school outreach, work-based learning, and graduate and postgraduate level qualifications. SWITCH will promote lifelong learning and opportunities for everyone in society as Wales looks to ensure a fair transition to new ways of working and living.
These projects offer free online training to build knowledge and skills and to identify education/career pathways that support Wales in meeting its Net Zero targets.
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All courses are conveniently delivered through Swansea University‘s Learning Management System, Canvas, providing a seamless online learning experience. Students are granted a generous three-month period to complete the course, allowing for personalised learning at their own preferred pace.
Throughout the course, participants will engage in three progressive assessment quizzes, complemented by a comprehensive final written assessment that culminates their learning journey. All assessments are conveniently submitted through the secure and user-friendly platform Canvas.
Expert guidance and assistance are readily available from our project lecturers and dedicated learning technologists to ensure a supportive and enriching learning environment. These experienced professionals can be easily reached through Canvas or via email.