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  • Earn your IEMA Foundation
  • Understand the key environmental issues
  • Learn to comply with environmental legal requirements
  • Assess environmental performance
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IEMA Foundation Certificate Course in Environmental Management 03/07/17 Kuala Lumpur
4 days $3559 Book now Enquire
IEMA Foundation Certificate Course in Environmental Management 04/09/17 Kuala Lumpur
4 days $3559 Book now Enquire
IEMA Foundation Certificate Course in Environmental Management 06/11/17 Limited Seats Kuala Lumpur
4 days $3249 Book now Enquire
IEMA Foundation Certificate Course in Environmental Management 01/01/18 Kuala Lumpur
4 days $3559 Book now Enquire
IEMA Foundation Certificate Course in Environmental Management 05/03/18 Kuala Lumpur
4 days $3559 Book now Enquire

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Do you want to understand the issues, science and philosophy underpinning environmental sustainability?

The IEMA Foundation Certificate is designed to raise the professional competence of delegates by providing training aimed at those who have only recently become involved in environmental management or for whom environmental management is an integral part of a wide range of responsibilities.


There is no pre-requisite.

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at health and safety practioners who wish to develop a full understanding and knowledge of environmental management with a view to raising professional competence.

What will you learn?

  • Appreciate the background behind environmental issues; and
  • Understand the ways in which an organisation impacts on the environment.
  • Appreciate how environmental legislative issues evolve.
  • Explain how legislation relates to an organisation's operations.
  • Outline means of assessing environmental performance
  • Outline the key components of an environmental management system.

Course Outline

Module 1 - Sustainable Business Thinking

Candidates will understand the issues, science and philosophy that underpin environmental management to a level that enables them to communicate the key environmental issues and their relevance to business.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key environmental issues and their relevance to business, e.g. climate change, greenhouse effect, acid rain, ozone depletion, pollution of land, air and water, loss of biodiversity, deforestation, population growth and consumption, non-renewable resource use and desertification.
  • Understand the importance of integrating environmental issues into the business process and the potential business benefits of doing so.
  • Have an appreciation of the driving forces leading to the introduction of environmental management systems into an organisation and their potential benefits.
  • Understand the principles and benefits of effective resource use.

Module 2 - Legislation

On completion of this module, candidates will be able to identify relevant legislation for an organisation and describe how an organisation can demonstrate compliance with environmental legal requirements.

Learning Outcomes

  • Outline the structure of UK & national environmental legislation.
  • Understand the potential impact of key pieces of legislation on business.
  • Appreciate the role of the key regulatory agencies.
  • Explain how economic instruments influence environmental behaviour.

Module 3 - Tools for The Assessment and Interpretation of Environmental Performance

Candidates will be able to outline how assessing environmental performance can provide information on which effective environmental management decisions can be based.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the purpose and nature of the initial environmental review
  • Outline how an environmental review is conducted
  • Help to identify significant environmental impacts of the organisations
  • Understand the purpose and nature of an environmental audit
  • Outline how an audit is carried out.

Module 4 - Environmental Management Systems

Candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the key elements of an
environmental management system on completion of this module.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the key elements of ISO14001.
  • Be aware of the scope of the ISO14000 series standards and their relationship with other management systems specifications.
  • Take on an active role within the environmental management process.
  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am

  • What are the timings of this course?

    The course starts at 9am and finishes at 5pm

  • What are the pre-requisites?

    There is no pre-requisite.

  • What exam do I need to take?

    There will be a short exam at the end of the course.

  • What follow on course do you recommend?

    We recommend the IEMA Associate course or the NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management.

  • What does The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?

    The Knowledge Academy provides you with materials, a certificate, an experienced instructor and refreshments.

  • What is the experience of the instructor delivering my course?

    All of our instructors have over ten years of experience.

What's Included?
  • Materials
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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