Course Title NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management
Level: Level 3
Code BS130

Overview of the Course

NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

Provide proof of your environmental credentials anywhere in the world with the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management.   

What kind of people take the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management?

Managers, supervisors and employees throughout the world, who have responsibility for managing environment issues as part of their day to day duties.

The qualification focuses on environmental management systems and impact assessments.

NEBOSH research shows that around two thirds of health and safety management positions at work also feature responsibility for environmental management. It can therefore be useful combining one of our health and safety qualifications with the Environmental Certificate. The Certificate can also be a useful stepping stone towards achieving our professional level Environmental Diploma.

What does the qualification cover?

It covers the practical issues of managing environmental risk. The syllabus takes a risk management approach based on the best practice and international industry standards, including:

• Environmental Management Systems and Impact Assessments      • Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency  • Control of pollution • Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies.  The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management consists of two units; each separately assessed:  • Management and control of environmental hazards (EC1) • Environmental practical application (EC2)

No previous environmental management knowledge is required but candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report in English.

Benefits for Employers

A more sustainable workplace - Environmental management is important. It protects the planet and our future. People with the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management are able to help their employers avoid prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation and demonstrate social responsibility.  

Assurance - Organisations employing people with this qualification show a commitment to the environment. Something that will assure staff, customers and others, and which could help achieve recognised standards and even win new business.

Return on investment - An employee with a NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern workplace. The modular qualification structure and variety of available course formats enables candidates and employers to arrange training around the needs of the business. Many NEBOSH training providers will offer in-company courses, to allow the inclusion of material specifically relevant to the organisation’s workplace.

How is it assessed?

Unit EC1 is a taught unit assessed by a two-hour written examination.  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.  This practical application must be completed and returned to the course provider by a date determined by them and normally within 10 working days of the written examination.  The practical application is internally assessed by the course provider and externally moderated by NEBOSH.

A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. The qualification parchment is issued on successful completion of both units.

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