IEMA Associate Certificate Course in Environmental Management

Course Description


The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is a recognised specialist authority in the field of the environment. The popular 2 week certificate is aimed at managers and safety and environmental practitioners who have responsibility for environmental management and leads to associate membership of IEMA for successful candidates


At the end of the programme you should be able to

  • Understand the issues, science and philosophy that underpin environmental sustainability Identify relevant legislation for an organisation and take initial steps towards ensuring compliance
  • Understand the role of various analytical and managerial tools and the assessment, interpretation and management of environmental performance

Programme Content

Module 1 Environmental sustainability
Earth’s natural system
Business and environment
Effect of releases
Towards sustainabilityModule 2 Environmental legislation
Instruments for change
Controls on emissions to the atmosphere
Controls on the management of controlled waste
Controls on discharges to the water environment
Issues relating to contaminated land Nuisance
Producer responsibility
Other relevant legislation

Module 3 Assessment, interpretation and management of environmental performance
Identification and assessment of environmental impact
Environmental management systems (EMS)
Environmental audit
Life cycle analysis
Environmental impact assessment
Strategic environmental assessment (SEA)
Environmental risk assessment
Pollution prevention and control
Environmental communication

A full list of objectives is available upon request


For any qualification to be worthwhile it must be hard earned. It must give the owner a sense of achievement and pride. This does not come easy. The assessment involves a formal examination at the end of the programme and a workplace practical project

Membership of IEMA

Your course fee includes registration with IEMA and your first year’s membership subscription. We will manage the membership arrangements for successful candidatesThis course in undertaken in conjunction with our strategic Associate Partners in Environmental Matters – The Key Consultancy Ltd

Course Details

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10 days

Available in company

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