‘Reaching Net Zero’ course by Apolitical

Are you working towards achieving a net zero future in your local authority – borough, city council or county in the UK? 

Apply for a chance to take a fully funded place in ‘Reaching Net Zero’ by Apolitical to learn additional skills and knowledge to support the delivery of your net zero projects. 

Exciting news! 3Ci has partnered with the University of Oxford and Apolitical to launch online courses for local authorities and public servants in the UK. These courses are specifically designed to provide additional skills and knowledge to support the delivery of net zero projects. 

With this partnership, learners can expect a world-class education experience that is backed by the latest research and expertise. These courses provide an excellent opportunity to upskill your knowledge on Net Zero strategy and play a critical role in achieving our national Net Zero targets. 

It’s important to note that these courses are 3Ci’s first offering to upskill local authorities in Net Zero strategy, and they will inform greater work from 3Ci to accelerate capacity building and skills development to deliver net zero commitments. 

Join us in our mission to build a sustainable future. Apply below and take the first step towards a Net Zero future! 


Providing you with a foundational understanding of Net Zero

Co-developed with Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE) at the University of Oxford, this course provides a comprehensive overview of net zero, including its challenges and exploring how to promote the transition to net zero.  In this course, you’ll explore the science underpinning net zero and engage with policies designed to reach it.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

Evaluate and critique a climate change memo to more clearly and comprehensively explain the science of climate change.  .

Investigate and analyse a climate action plan.

Evaluate the role of public servants in driving net zero.

Course Timeline

The deadline for applications is 15 May at 23.59pm

Course Details

To apply for the ‘Reaching Net Zero’ course, you will need to complete an application form. Due to limited availability and to ensure a diverse cohort of applicants, we will evaluate applications and select applicants based on the course’s alignment with their day-to-day responsibilities and geographic location to achieve regional representation across across the UK. Please note that only public sector applicants are eligible. 

The deadline for applications is on 15 May at 23.59pm. The course is estimated to be completed in 10 hours and starts on 29 May.  


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