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Environmental Legislation Awareness

This intensive one-day course is designed to equip delegates with an appreciation and understanding of the legislative structure across the UK, key areas of environmental legislation and regulations and how these are typically enforced.

No company or organisation can afford to neglect the law, but many companies still do not realise the full extent of their obligations under environmental legislation. Lack of knowledge is no protection for either a company or an individual. This course is essential for those companies who are in the process of setting up an ISO 14001 or EMAS certified environmental management system and needing to build a Legal Register and need some guidance.


1 Day, 09.00 – 16.30

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for individuals with key environmental management responsibilities, particularly those seeking or maintaining certification against the ISO 14001 standard. It is also suitable for senior managers and directors and environmental auditors, in fact anyone seeking to increase their environmental legislative knowledge.

What are the benefits

On successful completion, delegates will have improved their knowledge of environmental legislation and requirements, improved confidence in the extent of compliance of their own systems and be able to identify any current weaknesses in their management of environmental legislation.

In-House Courses

Offering value for money, they can be designed to more closely match your specific environmental legislative requirements.

Style of Delivery and Course Leaders

Our course leaders have substantial experience in the field of environmental management and pollution control. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical management experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, local and national government. We have extensive experience working across cultural boundaries, through our work in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

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Learning Objectives

This course aims to provide an understanding of environmental legislation and the enforcement process for business.

Course Content

  • Principles of environmental legislation European and International influences on Environmental Law
  • The Environmental Protection Act and an overview of key legal instruments covering:
    • Pollution Prevention and Control
    • Air Quality
    • Noise and nuisance
    • Waste Management
    • Producer Responsibility – packaging, WEEE
    • Water Pollution
    • Oil storage
    • Contaminated Land
    • Wildlife & Countryside

Exams & Certification

All delegates will be awarded a certificate verifying attendance and completion of the course.

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