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NEBOSH - Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification 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 - Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification course?

Category: Environmental

Level: Beginner

The NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work qualification will introduce your workforce to environmental issues and the role they play in improving organisational environmental performance.

This qualification is an ideal first step towards other NEBOSH qualifications such as, the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management for those who need a more extensive and practical understanding of environmental management in the workplace.

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Who is the NEBOSH - Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification course designed for?

The NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work qualification is an introductory qualification and is aimed at anyone who needs a basic understanding of environmental issues in the workplace. It provides a general awareness of environmental issues and can be taken by employees at all levels within the organisation.

What subjects does the NEBOSH - Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification course cover?

These include:

Foundations of environmental awareness

  • The meaning of environment, habitats, ecosystems, pollution and sustainability
  • The importance and benefits of sustainable development
  • Environmental management systems (EMS)

Pollution, impact assessments and emergencies

  • Principles and practice of impact (risk) assessments
  • The main sources, types, control and impacts of air pollution
  • The main sources, controls and impacts of water pollution
  • The main sources, controls and impacts of environmental noise
  • Types of waste - hazardous, non-hazardous, and other legally controlled categories
  • Waste management
  • Dealing with environmental emergencies

How is the NEBOSH - Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification course assessed?

Students are assessed by a 30 minute 20 question multiple- choice examination.

Students need to be proficient in written English to successfully complete the assessments.

A qualification parchment will be sent to students following successful completion of the examination.

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