Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the largest professional body for environmental practitioners in the United Kingdom and worldwide. IEMA Courses are internationally recognised and provides you with an in-depth understanding of environmental issues and its application to organisations in all sectors throughout the globe.
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management provides a solid foundation of environment and sustainability knowledge to build on, and covers a wide range of environment and sustainability principles.
The IEMA syllabus covers the global and local environmental issues, as well as the impact of societal activities on the earth’s natural systems. A practical approach is adopted to enable organisations can improve their environmental performance and reduce their impacts, both strategically and operationally.
The course is divided into 3 modules and covers:
Module 1: Environmental sustainability
Module 2: Environmental legislation
Module 3: Assessment, interpretation and management
Who is the IEMA Associate Certificate in Environmental Management For?
This course is aimed at people who wish to develop their knowledge of environmental management and sustainability and become environmental practitioners. It is suitable for those working in health & safety who need to add the environment and sustainability to existing skills to carry out their job more effectively.
Develop your knowledge and skills further and improve your career opportunities.
What will I gain by achieving the IEMA Associate Certificate in Environmental Management?
Delegates who successfully complete the IEMA Associate Certificate in Environmental Management will be certified and can apply for Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management (IEMA) allowing you to use AIEMA after your name.
The IEMA Associate Certificate is assessed with a timed 2½ hour written exam that is completed online consisting of short answer questions.
Mode of Studies:
This course can be administered via our on-line learning platform with Astutis.
This course can be administered via our classroom session (face-to-face training) at our learning centers.
The IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management Course syllabus covers a wide range of environmental and sustainability issues to enable you to become a practitioner who can drive change in organisations. A practical approach is adopted to enable organisations to improve their environmental performance and reduce their impacts, both strategically and operationally.
The IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management provides detailed knowledge of environment and sustainability principles, and will arm you with management tools and skills to deliver positive change.
Boost your career prospects – highly regarded by employers
Contribute fully to improving the environmental sustainability of your organisation
Meets the requirements for Practitioner Membership of IEMA (PIEMA)
The IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management is made up of three Modules:
Module 1: Fundamentals of sustainability, business and governance
Implications of global trends for the environment, society, the economy and for organisations and the role of an environment/sustainability professional in overcoming these challenges
Sustainable business/governance models and principles
Module 2: Environmental principles, policy and legislation
Major policy and legislation
Module 3: Environmental management/assessment tools and skills
Major tools, techniques, systems and practices to develop sustainable products and services and improve sustainability performance
The role of innovation in developing sustainable products, services and solutions
Data collection, critical analysis and information reporting to inform decision making
Problem identification and opportunity assessment for delivery of innovative and sustainable products and services
Stakeholder identification and engagement
Tools, techniques, systems and practices to identify opportunities and risks
Project and programme delivery to achieve performance improvements
Implementing change and transformation
The IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management is assessed by:
Assignments for each module – these are set by IEMA but marked by Astutis
An assessment of competence – this is a practical application (this forms Module 4 of the programme) and is submitted to IEMA for marking. It can only be submitted after all the other modules have been successfully completed.