The NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management is an examined core qualification designed to provide a sound foundation in environmental management knowledge. It is aimed at managers, supervisors and employees based in the UK, who have responsibility for managing environment issues as part of their day to day duties. The qualification focuses on UK law and environmental management systems. The qualification is appropriate for professionals, managers and supervisors working in any industry with environmental impacts. In addition, those working in health and safety in other occupational settings, but who require additional environment-specific knowledge may also benefit from the course. It provides a sound basis for progression on to the NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental management.
This course meets the requirements for Technician Membership (TechCIWEM) of The Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management (CIWEM).
The NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management focuses on UK environmental laws and International management systems, such as ISO 14001. It covers the practical issues of managing environmental risk. The syllabus takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international industry standards.
No previous environmental knowledge is required although it should be noted that the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.
Unit NEC1: Management and Control of Environmental Hazards
Element 1: Foundations in Environmental Management
Element 2: Environmental Management Systems
Element 3: Environmental Impact Assessments
Element 4: Control of Emissions to Air
Element 5: Control of Contamination of Water
Element 6: Control of Waste and Land Use
Element 7: Use of Energy and Energy Efficiency
Element 8: Control of Environmental Noise
Element 9: Planning For and Dealing with Environmental Emergencies
Unit NEC2: Environmental Practical Application
The course is presented as 1 x 1 week block. Unit NEC1 is a taught unit assessed by a two-hour written examination. Unit NEC2 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 normally be completed and returned to the trainer within 14 days of the written examination.
Block Release [5 day] course - 1 x 1 week block, including 1 day for the examination.