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NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

This qualification is aimed at managers, supervisors and employees who have responsibility for managing environmental issues as part of their work in the UK and internationally, focussing on assessing environmental management systems. The content includes UK, EU and international references and designed to benefit companies in all industry sectors who are seeking to implement effective environmental management systems and to provide line managers with a sound understanding of the principles of managing environmental risk.

Course Duration

This course takes place over a 5 day period, plus exams.

 

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Course Content

Unit EC1: Management and control of environmental hazards

  • Element 1: Foundations in environmental management
  • Element 2: Environmental management systems
  • Element 3: Environmental impact assessments
  • Element 4: Controls of emissions to air
  • Element 5: Control of contamination of water resources
  • Element 6: Control of waste and land use
  • Element 7: Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency
  • Element 8: Control of environmental noise
  • Element 9: Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies

EC2 - Environmental Practical Application

The practical assessment is carried out in the candidate's own workplace. The practical must be completed within 14 days of sitting the examination for the EC1 unit.

Exams & Certification

Candidates are assessed by a two hour written examination for unit EC1 and a practical examination for unit EC2. Candidates need to pass both units within a two-year period. A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. A certificate award parchment is issued on completion of both units.

Unit EC1 is a taught unit assessed by a two-hour written examination taken on the final day of the course.

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

Pass Rate

Our pass rate for this qualification is in excess of 90% and sees a high number of credits and distinctions.

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