IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

Course Description

IEMA Foundation CertificateThis is a classroom based course delivered over a period of five consecutive days. This new course has been developed in line with the IEMA Associate Membership standard to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to initiate a career in environment and sustainability, specifically focusing on environmental management. Delivered through trainer presentations and practical interactive exercises throughout.

Why you should attend this course

IEMA is the worldwide membership body for environment and sustainability professionals, driving global standards for sustainable practice. The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is designed to raise the professional competence of those who have recently become involved in environmental management or for whom environmental management is an integral part of a wide range or responsibilities.

Who should attend?

Professional people looking to get more involved and make an impact in an environment and sustainability role, or those building a career in environment and sustainability.

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Course Dates & Locations
Course Duration: 5 Days

18 - 22 March


Holiday Inn Theatreland, Glasgow
Holiday Inn Theatreland, Glasgow Enquire <p>18 - 22 March</p>

10 - 14 June


Edinburgh Training & Conference Venue
Edinburgh Training & Conference Venue Enquire <p>10 - 14 June</p>

19 - 23 August


The Studio, Hope St., Glasgow
The Studio, Hope St., Glasgow Enquire <p>19 - 23 August</p>

25 - 29 November


The Studio, Hope St., Glasgow
The Studio, Hope St., Glasgow Enquire <p>25 - 29 November</p>

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What do you and your organisation get?

  • Associate membership offers support, access to training resources, information and professional connections, so that your organisation has the expertise to manage environmental risk and compliance
  • AIEMA membership demonstrates to employers, clients and colleagues that you’re on a great career path and committed to environmental and sustainability issues
  • Up-to-date knowledge of developments in practice and changing legislation, with your subscription to The Environmentalist magazine – the world’s most-read environment and sustainability publication
  • Access to the guidance you need to help you do your job
  • The opportunity to get involved in IEMA surveys and consultations, which influence the policies and regulations affecting your work

There are 13 learning outcomes covered in this course:

  • Implications of global trends for; society, the economy, organisations
  • Sustainable business/governance principles & their relationship with organisations, products & services
  • Environmental principles & their relationship with organisations, products & services
  • Policy, legislation & their implications for organisations, products & services
  • Tools, techniques, systems and practices used to improve sustainability performance
  • Role of innovation & other leading practices in developing sustainable products, services & providing sustainable solutions
  • Data collection, data analysis, & evaluation of information
  • Research & plan for the provision of sustainable solutions
  • Effective communication & capture feedback
  • Interacting with stakeholders
  • Outline tools & techniques; identifying opportunities and risks
  • Identify & propose ways to improve performance
  • Support change and transformation to improve sustainability
  • Assessment is via a 60-minute open-book multiple choice examination undertaken online at home (or in the workplace), within 28 days of the end of the course

    • Successful completion of this course and of the assessment confirms that candidates have met the IEMA Associate membership standard. Candidates will receive an IEMA certificate of course completion and one year's IEMA Associate membership.

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