There are three different ways to study for this qualification – at a training centre, online, or at your workplace.
Students will gain a practical understanding of sustainability principles, environmental law, environmental management systems and pollution prevention techniques.
The two-week course is split into two 5-day blocks, with a final assessment by open-book examination, which students complete online back in their workplace or at home within 28 days of the end of the course.
Upon passing the examination, students are eligible for Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).
Learning with the British Safety Council enables students to benefit from our extensive experience in health, safety and environmental management, acquired over the last 60 years. During this time, we’ve educated people from all over the world and have developed expert tuition methods, using the most modern teaching techniques.
1. Foundations in environmental management – sustainability principles
2. Drivers for change – environmental challenges and policy instruments
3. Environmental law – regulations, standards and codes of practice
4. Environmental management systems, auditing and emergency planning
5. Evaluation and assessment of environmental risk
6. Management tools and techniques to prevent pollution
7. Developing a business case for sustainable solutions
8. Communication and stakeholder engagement
9. Leadership – influencing behaviour and change management
10. Performance measurement and reporting.
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IEMA Approved Associate Certificate course in Environmental Management
The course is delivered over two weeks by highly qualified and experienced instructors, in an interactive and engaging manner. This is followed by a single open-book examination.
See the list of available dates and venues below. Price includes the Associate Membership of IEMA registration fee and one exam, plus tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.
£555 + VAT (excludes IEMA exam at £80 to be booked separately)
Learning online is perfect for those unable to take time out of their busy day to attend a course. It’s also the most cost-effective way to study for the IEMA Approved Associate Certificate course in Environmental Management.
Alongside the learning modules, delegates will have access to a host of resources including PDFs, mind-maps, discussion forums and virtual practice examinations. Our highly qualified teaching team is also only an email away.
Delegates will have six months to complete the course and assessments.
For optimal experience, delegates will need:
A PC running Windows XP and above, or a Mac running OSX
Internet connection speed of at least 256k, but we recommend 1Mb.
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Learning within the workplace allows delegates to take time out to study whilst being available to respond to emergency situations if required. Being on site and learning with colleagues can make it easier to gain practical, relevant advice too.