Certificate in Environmental Management

Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

Certificate in Environmental Management

Introduction

																		This course has been developed to provide learners with detailed environmental and sustainability knowledge as well as being able to apply environmental management/assessment tools and skills that are needed to be an effective environment/sustainability practitioner.

																	

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Program Contents

																		The course will normally be delivered across 3 taught modules and a 4th module consisting of a submitted Assessment of Competence. The modules are:
Module 1: Fundamentals of Sustainability, Business and Governance
Module 2: Environmental Principles, Policy and Legislation
Module 3: Environmental Management/Assessment Tools and Skills
Module 4: Assessment of Competence

The full course should be completed within 12 months.

																	

Assessment and Certification

																		The assessment for modules 1-3 of this course is through assignments. The assignment packs and marking guidance for each module are provided by IEMA but marked by the IEMA Training Centre (subject to periodic external verification checks by IEMA). The assignment packs have several versions to accommodate re-sits. 

The fourth module, Assessment of Competence, must be submitted to IEMA for marking. This can only be submitted to IEMA after all other modules have been successfully completed. The course is assessed in English. Please contact IEMA if you would like to deliver the course in other languages.

CERTIFICATION & MEMBERSHIP
Successful completion of all four modules and related assessments confirms that candidates have met the IEMA Practitioner membership standard.
																	

Target Audience

																		This course is aimed at learners who are working within environmental management and require detailed knowledge of environmental/sustainable principles, management tools and skills to effectively deliver positive change.
Learners attending this course are expected to have a foundation level of environmental / sustainability knowledge gained through work experience or a relevant course e.g. the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management or equivalent.
																	

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Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

Introduction

																		This course has been developed to provide learners with a foundation of environmental and sustainability knowledge to build upon. The wide range of environmental, sustainability and governance principles covered ensures that learners appreciate and understand the breadth of the sustainability agenda, and the focus on specific management tools and skills provides learners with an introduction to practical application that they will need when working within this arena.

																	

Program Objectives


																		
																	

Program Contents

																		
																	

Assessment and Certification

																		Successful completion of this course and of the assessment confirms that candidates have met the IEMA Associate membership standard. A certificate of course completion and IEMA Associate membership will be provided once candidates have registered and paid the appropriate fees (see section 8).
Payment for 1 year’s IEMA membership is required as part of this course registration unless otherwise agreed by IEMA. Affiliate membership will be granted until the assessment has been successfully completed, upon which membership can be upgraded to Associate.
																	

Target Audience

																		This course is aimed at learners who are initiating a career in environmental management and want a solid foundation of environment and sustainability expertise to build on. The achievement of IEMA Associate membership, IEMA’s entry professional membership level, helps provide evidence of this knowledge as well as commitment to this career pathway.

There are no formal entry requirements for learners to enroll onto this course.
																	

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