NEBOSH state that around two thirds of health and safety management positions at work also feature responsibility for environmental management, especially with the growing importance of holding a recognised and respected environmental management qualification for workplaces. This Qualification is designed to be globally relevant and recognised to benefit all workplaces and industry sectors seeking to implement effective and continuous environmental management systems. While also reducing and avoiding negative environmental impacts, litigation and prosecution.
- The course covers the practical issues of managing environmental risk in liaise with national and international industry standards. Enabling Students the ability to justify, identify and recognise which workplace activities may be subject to environmental management, legislation or enforcement.
- Understand the importance of Environmental Management Systems and Impact Assessments. Such as reducing and avoiding environmental harm; noise, air, and water pollution; and provide suitable control measures.
- How to plan for, support and deal with environmental emergencies.
- Understand pros and cons of sources and use of energy and energy efficiency.
- Justify environmental management in the workplace , linking these to wider environmental issues including sustainable development
- Understand the requirements of an environmental management system, in regards to ethical, legal and financial matters, relating to wider environmental issues and sustainable development.
Environmental Management (EMC1)
- Element 1 – Foundations in environmental management
- Element 2 – Environmental management systems
- Element 3 – Assessing environmental aspects and impacts
- Element 4 – Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies
Practical Application – Assessing Environmental Aspects & Associates Impacts (EMC2)
- Element 5 – Controls of emissions to air
- Element 6 – Control of environmental noise
- Element 7 – Control of contamination of water resources
- Element 8 – Control of waste and land use
- Element 9 – Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency
Who Should Attend?
Managers, supervisors and employees who have a responsibility for managing environmental issues as part of their day to day duties. This Environmental Management course is also suitable for those wishing to pursue, advance and develop their career in environmental management.
How is the NEBOSH Environmental Management Assessed?
Students are assessed through a two-step assessment process:
- EMC1 – An Open Book Examination (OBE) where Delegates will have 24 hours to complete the Examination – This is done so online from the comfort of the students on home or workplace. Students can also complete the examination from the Q1tum Training Facilities with their own laptop etc. if this is preferred. (further information will be provided on
commencement of the course).
- EMC2 – A Practical Environmental Practical Assessment. This Practical assessment requires Students to apply their learning to a workplace of their choice. Students are to submit the assessment 10 Working Days from the EMC1 Examination.
Q1tum Classroom based courses at the Renishaw Hall & Gardens training facilities begin at 9.30am and finishes at 4.30pm.
This Environmental Management Course is delivered over 6 Days – 1 Day a Week for 6 Weeks, Every Thursday until the EMC1 Examination.
On Completion of this Qualification:
All Students will gain the knowledge and skills to work within an environmental management system and contribute to continual improvement, support decision-making and contribute to their organisation’s environmental performance to reduce harm and provide effective control measures. Students will also achieve a Level 3 Qualification and NEBOSH Certification.
Employers with gain a positive and strengthened reputation by implementing a NEBOSH Environmental qualified employee as it demonstrates their commitment to environmental management and environmentally friendly workplace practices. Enabling a employee who understands the environmental expectations of the organisation from the general population, local community and pressure groups. Representing the workplace takes environmental matters seriously, benefitting them to new business, better access to capital and lower insurance premiums.