NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate

The qualification is appropriate for professionals, managers and supervisors working in any industry with environmental impacts.

Course Overview

This qualification is designed for anyone who has responsibilities for managing environmental issues as part of their work. The qualification is designed to be globally relevant and benefit companies in all industry sectors who are seeking to implement effective environmental management systems, increase positive environmental impacts, and reduce negative environmental impacts.

On completion of the qualification, your learners will be able to:

  • understand a range of environmental issues in order to improve performance and reduce harm;
  • work with an environmental management system and contribute to continual improvement;
  • recognise environmental aspects and evaluate current controls;
  • support decision-making with ethical, legal, and financial arguments;
  • Understand the links between your organisation’s activities and wider environmental issues.

Who is it for?

The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate is an ideal choice for anyone who has or would like to have environmental management responsibilities at work. It will help you to:

  • justify environmental management in the workplace
  • recognise which workplace activities may be subject to environmental legislation or enforcement
  • assess environmental aspects and impacts, and evaluate existing controls
  • support environmental emergency planning
  • understand the importance of reducing environmental harm
  • outline the issues associated with waste and its management
  • explain the pros and cons of various energy sources and how to use them more efficiently.

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This is a replacement qualification for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management. If you are studying the previous syllabus, further information can be found on the NEBOSH website here.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

It is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order 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.

Unit EMC1: Management and Control of Environmental Aspects

Element 1. Foundations in environmental management
Element 2. Environmental management systems
Element 3. Assessing environmental aspects and impacts
Element 4. Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies
Element 5. Control of emissions to air
Element 6. Control of environmental noise
Element 7. Control of contamination of water sources
Element 8. Control of waste and land use
Element 9. Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency

Unit EMC2: Assessing environmental aspects and associated impacts

Practical Application


The course is presented as 1 x 1 week block.

Unit EMC1 is a taught unit assessed by an “open book” case study assessment. You will be required to review a real-life scenario and answer a number of theoretical and practical questions on environmental management. You have 24 hours to complete and return the assessment after receiving the case study information from NEBOSH. This is followed by a closing interview to confirm that the submitted assessment is all your own work.

Unit EMC2 requires the learner to assess environmental aspects and impacts present in their chosen workplace.

Course Programme

Block Release [5 day] course – 1 x 1 week block and 1 day for the examination.

Please see our course calendar for dates.

Open Course Locations and Prices

Block Release – £895.00 + Vat = £1,074.00 [per delegate]

The price includes the course text books, additional notes, NEBOSH fees, light lunches and refreshments during the course.

Please see our course calendar for dates.

Please be aware that prices vary for delegates on our discounted Resettlement and ELC Funded Training Package Scheme.

“In line with JSP 822, the funding received for ELCAS approved courses shall only include tuition, examination and certification fees, and VAT and that this excludes funding for food, accommodation, travel and subsistence and course study materials; it is also acknowledged, that the Service Personnel/Service Leavers are personally responsible for the funding of such provisions”.

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Course Dates and Venues

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E-Learning Course

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Learner Training Needs Assessment

Please complete and return this Learner Training Needs Assessment to us when you contact us to help us better understand your individual training needs: Learner Training Needs Assessment

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NEBOSH Resources

The NEBOSH resources for this qualification, including the course syllabus and NEBOSH Learner Terms and Conditions, can all be downloaded from the NEBOSH website here:

NEBOSH Certificate Verification Service

NEBOSH receives regular requests from employers, recruitment agencies, Higher Education institutions, and other similar bodies to verify that an individual actually holds a NEBOSH qualification.

You can now verify NEBOSH certificates using their free self-service verifications platform: NEBOSH Verifications.

If a certificate was issued before 1991, or if the online platform cannot verify the certificate with the information you have provided, you may still need to contact NEBOSH directly in line with their Verifications Policy here: