Free course

Fuel poverty in Scotland

Free statement of participation on completion

In this free course, Fuel poverty in Scotland, you will be hearing and reading about the issues faced by people living in poverty in Britain in 2000. This is intended to give you an understanding of what poverty is like from the perspective of the people themselves, both in terms of the experience of living on a very low income, and some of the effects this has had on their lives. One of the biggest problems facing people living on a very low income is how to afford adequate heating.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • give examples of poverty in terms of low income and the effects it has on the lives of the poor.