IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

Course Description


The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management provides a solid foundation of environmental and sustainability knowledge to build on. It is aimed at:

  • Staff who have recently become involved in environmental management
  • Those where environmental management is an integral part of a wide range of responsibilities.

The IEMA Foundation Certificate meets the requirements for Associate Membership of IEMA.

Course Content

The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course covers:

  • Implications of global trends for the environment, society, the economy and for organisations
  • Sustainable business/governance principles
  • Environmental principles
  • Major policy and legislation
  • Major tools, techniques, systems and practices to improve sustainability performance
  • The role of innovation in developing sustainable products, services and solutions
  • Data collection, analysis and evaluation
  • Research and planning for sustainable solutions
  • Effective communications and feedback
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Tools and techniques to identify opportunities and risks
  • Environmental and sustainability performance improvement


The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is assessed by a 1 hour multiple choice exam, which is completed on-line.

Method of Study

This course is available In Classroom or Online e-Learning

Classroom Courses

  • Complete Course 5-days


High quality, full colour textbooks – £45.00 + Postage & Packaging

  • Study Text – Essential study guide, covering the complete IEMA Syllabus (Printed copy supplied with RRC classroom courses.


Refunds of fees will only be made for written cancellations received at least 21 days prior to the start of the course (less a 10% cancellation fee to cover administration costs). However, we are happy to accept substitute delegates. Any changes to delegates should be notified, by telephone, as soon as possible.Bookings that are accepted within 48 hours are deemed confirmed and subject to payment, even if the delegate is subsequently unable to attend.

The programme of courses is correct at the time of publication. However, we reserve the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control.

Please Note

  • This course is run in conjunction with Rapid Results College (RRC)
  • Please feel free to call us to discuss your specific needs.

Course Details

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Classroom: 5-days

Typical capacity:


Typical cost per candidate:

Typical cost per course:

Classroom: £945.00

All courses conducted in the UK are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate

Please note: Course fees include The £152 IEMA Exam & Membership Fee