Climate Action 101

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We realise that your strategy aims to support community and local development to engage with climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies.

Climate Action 101 is an accredited course that can raise awareness, improve literacy for your staff and stakeholders and support the engagement of communities with climate change.

This course will be tailored to suit the needs of any industry ensuring that real actionable outcomes are achieved.

Previous course participants include Danske Bank, New Park Hotel, Business in the Community NI and Connolly’s Red Mills. ESB has recently undertaken the course to train 80 of their staff ( with augmented ESG and carbon elements ).

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Community Reactivation

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Our Community Reactivation course—Post the Covid Pandemic and working with marginalised communities, the work of community engagement is always difficult.   This new and  dynamic course assists a just transition and allow the group to map  their journey towards new and exciting actions. This course is dedicated to reactivating existing groups and fostering the formation of new communities. Using the environment as a classroom with a primary goal of cultivating new leaders and reigniting the spirit of collective action within our communities. Join us in shaping a resilient and thriving future for community engagement.

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Introduction to Land Biodiversity

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Our Introduction to Land Biodiversity program is a curated exploration of the rich biodiversity within your community. Tailored to celebrate the beauty of nature, the course consists of three blended learning  sessions that delve into local biodiversity, habitats, and citizen science. Discover the importance of biodiversity, learn actionable ways to contribute, and engage with field experts. Join us on this journey to empower your community for positive environmental change.

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Introduction to Water Biodiversity

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Our Introduction to Water Biodiversity program emphasises the importance of our River Catchments in Community Development.  The aims is  to provide a comprehensive understanding of water biodiversity tailored to your specific catchment and water body. Delve into hands-on sessions, interactive online modules, and self-directed learning to explore the intricate world of water quality, aquatic life, and community-driven initiatives. Join us on this educational journey to deepen your knowledge and actively contribute to the preservation of water ecosystems.

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Seed Saving

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Our Seed Saving program is tailored to equip participants with practical skills in seed saving and the cultivation of wildflower meadows. Join us on this educational journey to learn the art of preserving seeds, contribute to a seed bank, and create vibrant spaces for wildflowers that benefit both the environment and local pollinators.

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Invasive Species

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In our empowering Invasive Species Workshops, participants are equipped to take safe and effective action against the threat of invasive species. This course dives into the critical topics of identifying and combating Invasive Alien Species (IAS), fostering community empowerment to prevent biodiversity loss. Participants will gain practical skills in identifying common IAS, reporting findings, and engaging in Citizen Science. Through infield identification tests, discussions on IAS treatment, and an emphasis on Biosecurity, this course provides a comprehensive understanding of the importance of safeguarding ecosystems from invasive species. Join us in becoming proactive stewards of our environment.

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Wellness Programme

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In our Wellbeing Wellbeing Workshops/Programmes, we invite participants from diverse backgrounds to embark on a journey of mindful nature engagement. Discover tools for enhanced cognitive clarity, stress relief, and improved physical health. Delve into topics such as resourcing nature, shifting perspectives, and adapting behaviors. Join us in capturing key insights and charting a sustainable path forward for your holistic wellbeing.

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Custom Walk and Talk

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We can curate a custom Walk and Talk with our Ecologists catered to your niche/industry. Contact us and we will help you upskill your community in anyway desired.

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Introduction to Pesticides

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We also deliver LANTRA Certified Pesticide Courses where you embark on a journey towards proficient and secure pesticide application through 3 introductory courses.

The programs provide a solid foundation for both beginners and those looking to refine their skills in the following key areas:

1. Safe Use of Pesticides: Delve into comprehensive knowledge on responsible pesticide application, covering best practices, regulatory compliance, and proper handling for environmental sustainability.

2. Pesticides – Hand Held Applicators: Master the use of essential hand-held applicators with focused training, emphasizing correct handling techniques and application methods to optimize efficiency and minimize environmental impact.

3. Pesticides – Hand Held Stem Injection: For beginners, gain fundamental skills in hand-held stem injection, exploring effective techniques for targeted and precise pesticide application. Join us for these concise one-day courses and enhance your capabilities in the safe and confident use of pesticides.

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Veri Connect are grateful for the support of each and every client.

Here's what they have to say....

  • "The practical approach and industry relevance of the training have empowered our staff to champion eco-friendly initiatives, enhancing our green credentials and positively impacting the guest experience. I highly recommend Climate Action 101 to fellow hotels seeking a credible and effective way to boost their climate action efforts. "

    , Joanna Hannick, Director of Sales and Marketing Newpark Hotel
  • "Many thanks to Lizet, Yosef and Amanda participating in the CANN Lough Arrow engagement project, you all added great value, much appreciated. It was a great project and I hope we can do more together."

    Mark Boyden, Project Director, StreamScapes
  • "A massive thank to Veri Connect for providing such amazing and varied ecologists for Wild Work, and for leading the program management and delivery."

    Isabel Auld – Development Officer, SECAD Partnership CLG
  • "I recently used the Veri software system for a large project on behalf on the Local Enterprise Offices. It was such a pleasure to work with such an innovative and helpful tool in order to complete my tasks. The team at Veri goes above and beyond to deliver exceptional customer service and training and support along the way. I would highly recommend."

    Orla McDonnell, OMD Consultancy
  • "At the IWA we embrace both Quality training delivery for our staff and technology to make us more effective, Veri is a mix of the two"

    Imelda Gaffney – Head of Learning and Development, Irish Wheelchair Association
  • "It’s been an absolute pleasure working with you and the Veri team on MentorsWork. The team at Veri make programme managed job so much easier and gives mentors a clear pathway, GDPR complaints comms and set deliverables so client reporting is timely and straightforward."

    Pat Byrne, The Agile Executive
  • "While delivering Kickstart for KLP, Veri has been a very valuable resource in ensuring consistent communication with students and learning material distribution."

    Margaret Fogarty, IResource

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