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IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is for those starting a career in environmental management who want a solid foundation in environmental and sustainability expertise to build upon. The wide coverage of environmental, sustainability and governance principles ensures that students understand and appreciate the breadth of the sustainability agenda. The focus on management tools and techniques equips learners with the practical skills required by employers and boosts their career prospects.

To study the IEMA Foundation Course in Environmental Management you must be a member of IEMA (there is an associated cost for this).

 Students can also apply for Associate membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Many students then progress to the IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management which leads to Practitioner status.

 

Select a study option:

Online

In your workplace

At a training centre

Why choose the British Safety Council?

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    Our tutors are environmental experts and excellent teachers

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    No 'death by PowerPoint' – learning is student-centred and interactive

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    Study skills and examination technique are embedded throughout

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    Pass rates are consistently above the national average

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    Support is available every step of the way.

What's in it for me?

The IEMA Foundation Certificate will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to contribute to environmental and sustainability management in your organisation. It will also boost your career prospects.

Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, you can apply for Associate membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). You may then choose to progress to the IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management which leads to Practitioner status.

Our most recent assessment results (March 2017) show an impressive 100% pass rate.

Qualification Overview

Upon completion of the qualification, learners will be able to:

  • Outline the implications of global trends for the environment, society, the economy and organisations
  • Outline sustainable business/governance principles and their relationship with organisations,products and services
  • Outline environmental principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services
  • Outline major policy and legislation and their implications for organisations, products and services
  • Outline major tools, techniques, systems and practices used to improve sustainability performance
  • Outline the role of innovation and other leading practices in developing sustainable products and services and providing sustainable solutions
  • Collect data, perform analysis and evaluate information
  • Research and plan ways in which to provide sustainable solutions
  • Deliver effective communication and record feedback
  • Engage with stakeholders
  • Outline tools and techniques that identify opportunities and risks
  • Identify and propose ways to improve performance
  • Support change and transformation to improve sustainability.

The 1-hour open-book multiple choice examination is undertaken online (at home or in the workplace) within 28 days of the end of the course.

How can I study?

We recognise that everyone is different, which is why we offer a choice of study routes.

You can attend a course at one of our training centres, complete the course online or we can deliver the course in your workplace.

Online - instant access

If you want to start studying straight away, in your own time, wherever and whenever suits you, then online training is the answer. The structured online programme includes interactive exercises, videos, downloadable study text and practice assessments.

£425 + VAT + IEMA Membership Fee

To study the IEMA Foundation Course in Environmental Management you must be a member of IEMA. The cost of this is £112.50 for 12 months membership (no VAT). If you already have membership, you will still need to purchase another 12 months.

Once you have completed the purchase of your online course, you will receive an invoice via email for the cost of membership.

By purchasing this course, you also agree to purchase 12 months of IEMA membership.

After you have finished studying, contact us to book your exam. The cost for an exam is £35 + VAT.

Why online?

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    Structured and easy to follow programme

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    Study wherever and whenever suits you

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    Perfect for people with busy lives

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    Most cost-effective way to study for this qualification

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    Course includes comprehensive range of materials

1+ candidates

£425.00(exc. VAT)

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In your workplace

We can visit your workplace and deliver the course on dates of your choice. This is an effective way of training a group of people as it saves on travel costs and allows learners to keep in touch with work. 

The five-day course can be delivered in a single week or, if you prefer, on separate days over a longer period.

The multiple-choice examination is undertaken online (at home or in the workplace) within 28 days of the end of the course.

Why in your workplace?

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    Cost-effective option for a group of learners

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    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

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    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

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    Class discussions can be company-specific

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    Allows students to keep in touch with work

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At a training centre

Our well-equipped training centres allow you to get away from the distractions of the workplace and focus on your qualification. Courses are held throughout the year in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

The five-day course is delivered by a highly qualified and experienced tutor in an interactive and engaging manner which makes learning easier.

The multiple-choice examination is undertaken online (at home or in the workplace) within 28 days of the end of the course.

Why a training centre?

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    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

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    Focused study away from workplace distractions

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    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

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    Tutor support for individual learners

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    An opportunity to interact with and learn from other students

London - Hammersmith

British Safety Council

70 Chancellors Road, London W6 9RS. View in google maps

2018

June

Monday 04 June 2018

£995.00(exc. VAT)

04/06/2018 (5 days)

September

Monday 10 September 2018

£995.00(exc. VAT)

10/09/2018 (5 days)

December

Monday 03 December 2018

£995.00(exc. VAT)

03/12/2018 (5 days)

Birmingham

etc.venues

Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TB. View in google maps

2018

February

Monday 26 February 2018

£995.00(exc. VAT)

26/02/2018 (5 days)

June

Monday 25 June 2018

£995.00(exc. VAT)

25/06/2018 (5 days)

October

Monday 29 October 2018

£995.00(exc. VAT)

29/10/2018 (5 days)

Manchester

 

Etc.venues Portland Street

11 Portland St, Manchester M1 3HU. View in google maps

2018

March

Monday 21 May 2018

£995.00(exc. VAT)

05/03/2018 (5 days)

September

Monday 24 September 2018

£995.00(exc. VAT)

24/09/2018 (5 days)