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NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

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 in the UK and/or internationally, focusing on assessing environmental management systems. The syllabus includes UK, EU and international references. The qualification is designed to benefit companies in all the industry sectors who are seeking to implement effective environmental management systems and to provide line managers with a sound understanding of the principles of managing environmental risk.

Professional Membership

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is accepted by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) as meeting the requirements for Technician Membership (TechCIWEM) of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.

ASSESSMENT

Unit EC1 is assessment is by a two hour written examination marked by external examiner appointed by NEBOSH. Unit EC2 is assessed by a project carried out in the candidate’s own workplace and marked by us.

Course Content

·  Foundations in environmental management.

·  Environmental management systems.

·  Environmental impact assessments

·  Control of emissions to air.

·  Control of contamination of water courses.

·  Control of waste and land use.

·  Sources of use of energy and energy efficiency.

·  Control of environmental noise.

·  Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies.

 

Certification

Candidates who are successful in an individual unit will be issued with a unit certificate, normally within 8 weeks of the issue of the result notification. Units are not graded and the certificates will show a ‘Pass’ only.

When candidates have been awarded a unit certificate for both units (i.e. have achieved a Pass in EC1 and EC2), the marks are added together and a final grade is awarded as follows:

Pass                105 – 124 marks

Credit              125 – 144 marks

Distinction       145 marks or more

Once a candidate has achieved a Pass in both units and the overall qualification grade awarded they are normally considered to have completed the qualification and an overall qualification parchment will be issued, within three months of the result declaration date for the second successfully completed unit.

Duration: 5 days

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