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Environmental Management Courses 


The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management provides a good overview of environmental management systems, including the relevant international standards and best practices for control of environmental hazards. It is suitable for:

      • Managers, supervisors and employees who have a responsibility for managing environmental issues. 

You can study the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate by attending a classroom  course at one of our high-quality training venues in the UK and Middle East, or by distance/e-learning with unlimited help and support from our expert NEBOSH trainers - a great option for those who need a more flexible way to study the NEBOSH Certificate.

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate provides the perfect grounding for progression onto the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma.

Holders of the Environmental Certificate are eligible to apply for Technician Membership of CIWEM (TechCIWEM).

If you're not sure this is the right course for you, it might also be worth considering our IEMA courses

Free - Sample Course Materials

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Course Materials

EC1: Management and Control of Environmental Hazards

Course Content

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate course is split into two units of study, each of which is assessed separately:

  • Unit EC1: Management and Control of Environmental Hazards
    • 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
  • Unit EC2: Workplace-based Practical Project 

The Environmental Management courses offered by RRC include the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate and the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma. If you are not sure the Environmental Certificate is the right course for you, you might want to consider the Environmental Diploma. For further information please see our NEBOSH Environmental Courses brochure.

When you enrol on the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate with RRC you will also receive a complimentary copy of our RRC Environmental Law Guide.


Unit EC1 of the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is assessed by a two-hour written exam. Unit EC2 is assessed by a workplace-based practical assessment (an environmental review of a workplace).

Exams take place in March, June, September, and December. We have exam centres in over 80 countries worldwide and we make all the arrangements for you.

All of our courses contain plenty of exam practice to ensure you are fully prepared for the exam. Many of our trainers are also NEBOSH examiners, so they're well placed to provide advice and guidance throughout your course.

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is accepted by CIWEM – The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management – to meet the requirements for Technician Membership (TechCIWEM).

Revision Options

Revision Guide

Available as either printed booklets or e-booklets. This Guide is the essential revision tool to help you prepare for your exam; it contains a summary of each topic to refresh your knowledge, along with practise NEBOSH exam-style questions and model answers written by our expert tutors (many of whom are also NEBOSH examiners).  ...more


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