NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

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Online, self-paced
60 hours
NEBOSH Environmental Certificate
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The NEBOSH National General Certificate qualification has been recognised for many years as an excellent introduction to the fundamentals of occupational health and safety. Similarly, the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is designed to provide a sound foundation in environmental management within the workplace.

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management, will benefit companies who are seeking to implement effective environmental management systems, ensuring that line managers have a sound understanding of the principles of managing environmental risk. This qualification is relevant to all industry sectors.


Comprised of one 2-hour written examination and a 3-hour practical assessment of the candidate's own workplace. The written paper consists of one long-answer question and ten short-answer questions.


NEBOSH Environmental Certificate


There are Nine individual Unit Modules within this NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management course syllabus via eLearning.

This course is split up in to 2 core Units, EC1 and EC2.

Breaking down what you will learn in Unit EC1:

  • Foundations in environmental management
  • Environmental management systems
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Control of emissions to air
  • Control of contamination of water sources
  • Control of waste and land use
  • Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency
  • Control of environmental noise
  • Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies

What you will learn in Unit EC2 (Practical Application):

  • 4.2.1 Purpose and aim
  • 4.2.2 Marking
  • 4.2.3 Assessment location
  • 4.2.4 Submission of completed work
  • 4.2.5 Further information

Who is this course for?

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is designed for Managers, supervisors and employees based in the UK, who have responsibility for managing environment issues, as part of their day to day duties. The qualification focuses on UK law and environmental management systems. It also provides a sound basis for progression on to the NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental management.

Career path

NEBOSH Environmental Diploma, Degree, Masters

Did you know?

This new qualification by NEBOSH is ideal pre-study material prior to studying the NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management!

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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