NEBOSH - Certificate in Environmental Management course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Certificate in Environmental Management course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (NEBOSH) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit NEBOSH web site

What is the NEBOSH - Certificate in Environmental Management course?

Category: Environmental
Level: Intermediate

Provide proof of your environmental credentials anywhere in the world with the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management.

How much does it cost and how long does it take?

Course fees are determined by individual course providers and vary depending on the format of the course. You should plan your study around a minimum of 37 taught hours and approximately 33 hours of private study and background reading.

Benefits for Employers

A more sustainable workplace - Environmental management is important. It protects the planet and our future. People with the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management are able to help their employers avoid prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation and demonstrate social responsibility.

Assurance - Organisations employing people with this qualification show a commitment to the environment. Something that will assure staff, customers and others, and which could help achieve recognised standards and even win new business.

Return on investment - An employee with a NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern workplace.
The modular qualification structure and variety of available course formats enables candidates and employers to arrange training around the needs of the business. Many NEBOSH training providers will offer in-company courses, to allow the inclusion of material specifically relevant to the organisations workplace.

How much is a Certificate in Environmental Management course?
As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £270.00 and the highest price is £875.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the NEBOSH - Certificate in Environmental Management course designed for?

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is suitable for Managers, supervisors and employees throughout the world, who have responsibility for managing environment issues as part of their day to day duties.

The qualification focuses on environmental management systems and impact assessments.

NEBOSH research shows that around two thirds of health and safety management positions at work also feature responsibility for environmental management. It can therefore be useful combining one of our health and safety qualifications with the Environmental Certificate. The Certificate can also be a useful stepping stone towards achieving our professional level Environmental Diploma.

No previous environmental management knowledge is required but candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report in English.

What subjects does the NEBOSH - Certificate in Environmental Management course cover?

It covers the practical issues of managing environmental risk. The syllabus takes a risk management approach based on the best practice and international industry standards, including:

  • Environmental Management Systems and Impact Assessments
  • Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency
  • Control of pollution
  • Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management consists of two units - each separately assessed:

  • Management and control of environmental hazards (EC1)
  • Environmental practical application (EC2)
How is the NEBOSH - Certificate in Environmental Management course assessed?

Unit EC1 is a taught unit assessed by a two-hour written examination.

The examination consists of ten short-answer questions and one long-answer question.

All questions are compulsory.

Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.

Unit EC2 requires the candidate to carry out an environmental review of a workplace or organisation and produce a justified action plan to improve performance.

This practical application must be completed and returned to the course provider by a date determined by them and normally within 10 working days of the written examination.

The practical application is internally assessed by the course provider and externally moderated by NEBOSH

A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit.

The qualification parchment is issued on successful completion of both units.

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