The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is designed for managers, supervisors and employees who have responsibility for managing environmental issues as part of their work, focussing on assessing environmental management systems. The qualification is designed to benefit companies in all industry sectors who are seeking to implement effective environmental management systems and to provide managers with a sound understanding of the principles of managing environmental risk.
The course consists of 2 units:
- Unit EC1 Management and control of environmental hazards
- Unit EC2 Environmental practical application
The course consists of 5 days intensive training to give candidates a good grounding in environmental management and prepare candidates for the NEBOSH examinations. Extensive training materials are provided for the course. The taught element of the course is 37 hours but candidates need to further undertake a minimum of 33 hours private study. Assessment of this course consist of one written papers (EC1) and a practical assessment (EC2). The course covers international conventions, standards and legislation. More information on NEBOSH is available at www.nebosh.org.uk