NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management

Course Description


The NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management is the leading Environmental Risk Management qualification. Respected by employers worldwide, this is an essential qualification for those wanting a high level career in Environmental Management and for safety professionals looking to expand their knowledge and competence. Benefits of achieving the NEBOSH National Environmental Diploma:

  • Valued by employers – NEBOSH Diploma holders get higher salaries (NEBOSH research)
  • Boost your career prospects – NEBOSH Diploma Holders in demand throughout the world
  • Use the letters ‘EnvDipNEBOSH’ after your name
  • Eligible for Practitioner membership of IEMA (PIEMA)
  • Entitled to Specialist membership of the IIRSM (SIIRSM)
  • Meets the academic requirements for non-chartered membership of the CIWEM (MCIWEM)

Course Content

The NEBOSH National Environmental Diploma is made up of two units:

Unit ED1: Controlling Environmental Aspects

  • Key environmental cycles and the effects of human activity on the environment.
  • Environmental leadership.
  • Environmental management systems and emergency planning.
  • Environmental risk evaluation and control.
  • Environmental performance evaluation.
  • Sustainability.
  • Waste management.
  • Managing emissions to the atmosphere.
  • Managing emissions to the water environment.
  • Control of environmental noise.
  • Hazardous substances and contaminated land.
  • Energy use.

Unit NDEM2: Environmental Regulation

  • Comprises 3 elements: Enforcement of environmental legislation, Civil liability, Pollution prevention and control legislation Assessed by an assignment based on a review and analysis of your organisation’s Environmental Management System.


Unit ED1 of the NEBOSH National Environmental Diploma is assessed by a three hour written exam. Unit NDEM2 is assessed by a work-based project.

Entry Requirements

Prior to studying the NEBOSH National Environmental Diploma prior knowledge of the English legal system is recommended.

Method of Study

This course is available In Classroom or Online e-Learning

Classroom Courses

  • Complete Course 3 Weeks (15-days) + exam

Online Courses

Flexible, fully tutor supported on-line learning available anywhere in the world

  • 235 hours of study (6-12 months) + exams
  • Start any time
  • Exams are usually held 4 times a year
  • 200+ exam centres available worldwide – additional fees will apply for centres outside London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Dubai, Tbilisi or Tunis


High quality, full colour complete course textbooks – Additional £95 + postage & Packaging

  • Essential study guide, covering the complete NEBOSH Syllabus
  • Note: Printed version supplied with classroom courses; On-line version supplied with e-learning courses

Revision Guides

Concise complete course guide to key topics and how to answer exam questions

  • Printed – £19 + Postage & Packaging
  • Digital (PDF) format – £15


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: 3 Weeks (15-days) + exam

Online: 235 hours of study (6-12 months) + exams

Typical capacity:


Typical cost per candidate:

Typical cost per course:

Classroom: £2445.00

Online: £845.00

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

Please note: The fee includes an additional fee of £182 payable to NEBOSH for the examination