Course Title:
IEMA Approved Associate Certificate in Environmental Management
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The Associate Certificate is designed to raise the professional competence of environmental practitioners by developing and assessing their knowledge, understanding and application of environmental management and assessment.

Course Content:

Main natural cycles, ecological systems, environmental sustainability; principles of environmental policy, policy instruments and environmental policies; types of law, environmental legislation, penalties and environmental regulators; collection, analysis and reporting on environmental information and data; environmental management and assessment tools; analysis of problems and opportunities to deliver sustainable solutions; development and implementation of programmes for environmental performance improvement; environmental communications; how to influence behaviour and implement change to improve sustainability.


Course Objectives:
  • To understand environmental and sustainability principles
  • To understand environmental policy issues
  • To understand key environmental legislation and compliance measures
  • To understand environmental management and sustainable development in a business context
  • To be able to collect, analyse and report on environmental information and data
  • To be able to apply environmental and management tools
  • To be able to analyse problems and opportunities to deliver sustainable solutions
  • To be able to develop and implement programmes to deliver environmental performance improvement
  • To be able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • To be able to influence behaviour and implement change to improve sustainability

Additional Information:

The assessment is a 2.5 hour written examination (either paper-based or online). Successful completion of the certificate results in the award of IEMA Associate Membership, which is the essential professional qualification for working in an environmental role.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
There are no formal entry requirements for the Associate Entry Examination but candidates should have a level of literacy and numeracy adequate to cope with the examination.

Career Progression:

IEMA Diploma in Sustainable Business Practice