NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management

This Diploma will facilitiate individuals charged with environmental management responsibilities to discharge their duties successfully and to meet the demands of developing and operating environmental management systems to the benefit of the organisation.

Is this qualification recognised?

Holders of this qualification may use the designatory letters EnvDipNEBOSH after their name. IOSH CPD Participants may allocate CPD credits for attendance at this course.

In addition holders of the Environmental Diploma are eligible for Associate Membership of IIRSM, and those achieving the qualification from February 2008 onward are eligible for Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

The Syllabus

The Unit studied is ED1

1 - Principles of environmental risk management
2 - Environmental risk evaluation
3 - Control strategies for environmental risks
4 - Monitoring, review and audit
5 - Developments in environmental legislation
6 - Environmental legislative framework and methods of enforcement
7 - Public access to environmental information
8 - Civil liability in relation to environmental pollution
9 - Solid and liquid wastes
10 - Gaseous and particulate releases to atmosphere
11 - Water resources management
12 - Control of environmental nuisance
13 - Hazardous substances
14 - Environmental implications of development and land use
15 - Energy use and efficiency

The Unit ED2 is The Practical Assessment


The system of assessment for the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma includes a practical requirement and examination. The practical component [the project] is marked and commented upon by Woodward and is externally moderated by NEBOSH.

The project will be workplace-based involving an environmental audit of the activities of the organisation.

The written examination consists of an externally set and externally marked paper of 3 hours duration in which 5 questions out of a choice of 8 must be attempted.

The weighting of the overall assessment is 75% for the written examination and 25% for the project.

Candidates must achieve the pass standard in both parts of the assessment (the written examination and the project) to be awarded the Environmental Diploma. Referrals in individual parts will normally be granted.

Entry Criteria

The programme of study leading to the NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management is intended primarily for health and safety practitioners. The applicant should have proven extensive experience of Environmental Managment or hold a sound basic level qualification, such as the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Managment. This Centre has discretion to admit candidates without formal qualifications if they be able to show capability to to be able to successfully complete the course and would benefit from the course.

The Programme

The course will be delivered over 14 days [including examination] Students are given approximately 6 weeks after the examination date to complete the project and submit to Woodward.

The cost for each delegate will be: 2195.00 + VAT.
Price includes NEBOSH registration & examination fees, course learning materials, lunch & refreshments on each day.

Guide Price: 2195.00 + VAT = 2634

Delivery: Classroom
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