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Environmental Management (NEBOSH) – Virtual Classroom

Environmental Management (NEBOSH) – Virtual Classroom


Environmental Management (NEBOSH) – Virtual Classroom

NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate

The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate is globally recognised and a leading qualification on managing environmental risk.

It is ideal for those looking to develop a career in environment and sustainability and to implement effective environmental management systems in their organisation.


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The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management qualification is designed for those who are responsible for managing environmental issues as part of their work, as well as those looking to develop a career within environment and sustainability.

It is suitable for managers, supervisors and employees working across industry sectors who are looking to implement effective environmental management systems into their organisation.

This course is taught via virtual classroom.

Although there are no entry requirements for this qualification, it is important that you have a suitable standard of English language to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

  • No formal entry requirements
  • Good personal presentation and communication skills are required
  • You should have some basic computer skills including being able to save and locate files and access websites

Taught via a virtual classroom, the units include:

  • EMC1: Environmental Management
  • EMC2: Assessing environmental aspects and associated impacts

You will be able to:

  • Justify environmental management in the workplace using ethical, legal and financial arguments, linking these to wider environmental issues including sustainable development
  • Recognise workplace activities which may be subject to environmental legislation or enforcement
  • Understand the requirements of, and work within, an environmental management system, whilst contributing to continual improvement
  • Assess environmental aspects and associated impacts, determining significant aspects and evaluating current controls
  • Support environmental emergency planning
  • Understand the importance of reducing environmental harm; identify sources of noise, air, and water pollution; and suggest suitable control measures
  • Understand the issues associated with waste and support responsible waste management.
  • Understand the benefits and limitations of a range of energy sources and suggest suitable measures to increase energy efficiency


The EMC1 open book exam is completed electronically and submitted through the NEBOSH exam portal. You have 24 hours from 11am (UK time) on the exam day to complete and submit your exam paper. This will take approximately 5 hours to complete. You will be requested to review a real-life scenario and answer theoretical and practical questions around environmental management.

The EMC2 is a practical assessment, where learners can assess environmental aspects and impacts on their chosen workplace. This can be completed at a place of work or at home and is submitted by email according to deadline. This will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

You must successfully pass both units to achieve your full NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate.

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually. Visit our Welsh Language in the College page to find out what else is available to you.

  • Practical examination
  • Written examination
  • A memory stick/a small portable USB hard drive

Any costs above are approximate and may change. For information on refunds and course cancellations please see the fee policy.

  • No additional costs

Any costs above are approximate and may change. For information on refunds and course cancellations please see the fee policy.

The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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