Basics of Environmental Management - HS13

Discipline: Health, Safety, Environment
Level: Basic
Instructors who teach this course:
  • Mr. Mark Bowers
  • Ms. Naomi Warr


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Basics of Environmental Management - HS13
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About the course
Provide proof of your environmental credentials anywhere in the world with the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. Our program starts in advance of the taught course, as participants undertake a review of their own site's environmental performance using documentation supplied to them. This review sets the context for this five-day class, which comprises a blended learning approach with tutorials, workshops, problem-solving and practical activities.

At the end of the course, there is a formal examination and project, successful completion of which results in the award of the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. Your course fee includes the cost of the exam. NEBOSH research shows that approximately two-thirds of health and safety management positions also feature responsibility for environmental management.
Designed For
Managers, supervisors, and employees throughout the world who have responsibility for managing environment issues as part of their day to day duties. This course is particularly suitable for entry level HSE professionals, as the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is the first step in a career in environmental management.
The qualification focuses on environmental management systems and impact assessments.
You will learn
  • Environmental management, and what this means for your organization
  • Ethical, legal, and financial reasons for maintaining and promoting environmental management
  • The importance of sustainability
  • Principles and sources of environmental information
  • The purpose and importance of setting environmental policy
  • Key features and content of an effective environmental management system (EMS) such as ISO 14001
  • Active (leading) and reactive (lagging) monitoring, including inspections and investigations of environmental incidents
  • Environmental impact assessments (EIA)
  • Emissions to atmosphere and abatement measures
  • Water pollution and methods to avoid contamination of water resources
  • The importance of and techniques for minimizing waste
  • Risks associated with contaminated land
  • Energy efficiency
  • Potential sources and consequence of environmental noise and nuisance
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Environmental auditing, and reporting the results to management
  • NEBOSH examination and project (optional). Note that there is no refund available to participants who wish to opt-out of the examination
Course Content
  • Foundations in environmental management
  • Environmental management systems
  • Assessment of environmental impacts
  • Control of emissions to air
  • Control of contamination of water resources
  • Solid waste and land use
  • Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency
  • Control of environmental noise
  • Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies
  • NEBOSH Examination and Project (optional)