NEBOSH Environmental Certificate

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management provides a comprehensive introduction to environmental management systems, international standards and current best practice for control of environmental hazards.

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate provides a solid introduction to Environmental Management
Study Online, in a Classroom or In-Company. Plus Textbooks & Revision Guides
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The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is suitable for managers, supervisors and those with Environmental Management responsibilities within their roles.

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Benefits of achieving the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate:

  • Boost your career prospects; NEBOSH Certificates are valued by employers globally.
  • Eligible for Technician Membership of CIWEM (TechCIWEM)

RRC is an accredited NEBOSH Learning Partner offering NEBOSH Environmental Courses throughout the world:

  • Classroom: 5 day course + exam - available in LondonDubai
  • Online: Around 70 hours of study + exams – available worldwide
  • In-Company Training: available worldwide

RRC offer you more than any other NEBOSH Environmental Certificate provider:

  • 90 years experience in training & education
  • 45 years in delivering NEBOSH courses
  • Choice of learning methods
  • Above NEBOSH average exam pass rates
  • Teaching and support from a team of 40 expert tutors

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Content

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is based on UK, EU and International Standards. It consists of two Units which must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate qualification:

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: Environmental Practical Application

Assessment:

Unit EC1 NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is assessed by a two-hour written examination. Unit EC2 is assessed by a two-hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace).

Exams are held in March, June, September and December each year.

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate ONLINE

  • Available 24/7 Worldwide
  • Around 70 hours of study + exams (can be completed in 3-9 months)
  • Ideal for those whose lifestyle needs a really flexible high quality learning method

Online Learning with RRC

  • RRC Guaranteed Support & Money Back Guarantee
  • Mobile-friendly, innovative, interactive online study including videos, animations, quizzes, tests and reviews of your progress
  • Unlimited tutor support by a team of expert tutors
  • Full PDF copy of the study text to download for offline study
  • 190 exam centres available throughout the world
  • Interest Free Payment Plans
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Overview of the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Online Course

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Classroom

  • Available at RRC centres in London & Dubai
  • 1 week course (5 days) + exam.
  • Ideal for those who like a traditional, structured learning environment away from their workplace
  • London
    Unit EC1: 30 Nov-4 Dec 2020
  • Nouakchott
    Unit EC1: 24-28 Oct 2019

Classroom Learning with RRC

  • RRC is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner - guaranteeing you the best NEBOSH learning experience. 
  • Expert teaching from highly experienced NEBOSH approved trainers.
  • Professional training environment - providing the perfect environment to learn with refreshments throughout the day including lunch. 
  • World class learning resources - access to RRC’s online resources from the moment you register, and full colour printed RRC study texts supplied on the first day of your course.
  • Advice and support from the RRC Trainer & Customer Service Teams.
  • RRC Guaranteed Support & Interest Free Instalment Plans.

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Revision

  • Revision Guides - Concise notes and exam practice, available as printed books or PDF downloads
  • Ideal for those who would like additional support with their exam preparation
NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Revision Books

Revision Guides

RRC’s NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Revision Guides combine concise revision notes with exam-style questions and model answers - for a fully effective revision tool to help you achieve NEBOSH Exam Success. Key features are:

  • Concise overview of all the key NEBOSH syllabus topics
  • NEBOSH exam-style questions with sample answer plans and model answers so you can effectively prepare for the exam
  • Guidance on how to successfully complete practical assessment
  • Available as either printed A5 booklets or electronic PDF files

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Textbooks

  • Designed to fully support students throughout their studies.
  • Full colour, illustrated textbooks covering the complete NEBOSH Environmental  Certificate syllabus.
  • Developed by a team of expert NEBOSH tutors working closely with educational experts and feedback from our customers.
NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Textbooks

RRC Textbooks

All our materials are designed to be easy to use and understand. They include:
  • Complete coverage of the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate syllabus
  • Key information summarised at the start of each section.
  • Explanations of words or phrases that may be unfamiliar.
  • References to sources of further information.
  • Revision questions to test your knowledge as you progress.
  • Practice exam-style questions with step by step guidance on how to answer them.

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate In-Company

RRC is a fully approved NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner and can help you cost-effectively train your staff.

  • In-Company Classroom: effective and cost & time efficient. Available Worldwide.
  • Training Contracts: send your staff to our open classroom courses in LondonBirminghamGlasgow, LeedsManchesterNewcastle or Dubai at discounted rates
  • Online: ideal for training teams across multiple sites, with discounts on standard fees for bulk licences
  • Bespoke: courses can be tailored to meet your specific sector and/or translated into any language

Why Businesses Choose the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate:

  • Course approved and examined by NEBOSH, an internationally recognised health & safety and Environmental body
  • Certificate issued by NEBOSH, guaranteeing quality of training and delegates achievement
  • High quality training guaranteed through RRC’s Gold status in the NEBOSH Learning Partner Scheme
  • Improved productivity & profitability through:
    • Improved workforce satisfaction through increased environmental awareness throughout the organisation
    • Enhanced reputation and brand value with customers and suppliers
    • Reduction in costs arising from reduced energy, water, raw material usage

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Testimonials

Dayanch Hojageidiyev - NEC Classroom

"Very knowledgeable instructor, inspiring class, and comfortable learning facilities – no doubts, RRC is the right choice for anyone looking for professional training."

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate FAQs

Where can I sit my exam?

Exams can be sat at one of RRC's UK exam centres or in one of our network of 190+ exam centres throughout the world.

  • UK Exam Centres - London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle
  • RRC International Centres - Dubai, Georgia, Tunisia
  • RRC International Exam Centre Network - See here

Can I study this course if I have no other Environmental Management qualifications?

Yes, there are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Can I pay the course fees in instalments?

Course fees can be paid in up to a maximum of four monthly instalments. For UK customers instalments can be paid over 12 months. Click here for more information.

What does Gold Learning Partner mean?

RRC are delighted to have been evaluated as a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, the highest level in the NEBOSH Learning Partner programme.

NEBOSH introduced a Learning Partner Programme in September 2019 which recognises those Learning Partners that provide learners with the best possible learning experience.  

All NEBOSH Learning Partners have been classified based on their performance against the programme’s principles which represent global best practice in the provision of course tuition and support. The key principles are:

  • Ensure all learners understand what is expected of them and what they can expect from their Learning Provider.
  • Create a learning environment that is engaging and encourages interaction that is appropriate for the course and type of delivery. 
  • Provide accurate course materials and continually update and improve them. 
  • Ensure tutors are qualified, knowledgeable, competent and engaging. 
  • Give learners feedback on their progress and provide appropriate support. 
  • Review course delivery and learner feedback and action as necessary. 

Learner Partner Status

Learning Partners can be identified as follows:

  • Gold - greatly exceeds the principles
  • Silver - exceeds the principles
  • Bronze - meets the principles

Can I try the e-learning course before I enrol?

Yes, you can sign up for a free e-learning trial here.

How long does the Certificate take to complete?

This will depend on how you choose to study. The Classroom course is 1 week (5 days) plus exam. For Online study on average, learners complete this course in around 3-6 months.

How long is the exam?

The exam is two hours long.

What does the practical assessment involve?

You will need to carry out an unaided environmental review of a workplace. Using this information, you will then need to write a report with recommendations for improvement.

What is the difference between online, elearning and distance learning?

Online & elearning are just different words for the same thing. Distance Learning, means learning at a distance but is commonly used to describe the more traditional paper based study, RRC do provide the complete study text which you can download and study off line thus giving you the option of how you study the course

What educational level is the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate?

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is the equivalent of a level 3 qualifications (EQF), which is equivalent to A-levels in the UK.

Can the exams be completed online?

No exams cannot be completed Online. Exams need to be completed at one of our assessment centres which will be arranged by our exams team.

Is the exam open book?

No. You cannot take any learning materials into the exam with you.

What happens if I fail the exams?

If you do not pass your NEBOSH Environmental Certificate exam on your first attempt, you are able to book a re-sit with our Exams team.

Do I have to pay VAT if I am based outside the UK?

Only companies outside of the UK who can provide a valid VAT number will be exempt from VAT. All individuals irrespective of their location will have to pay VAT.

Would I be able to get past exam papers?

You are able to access a past paper and examiners feedback on expected answers from the NEBOSH website. Course providers are not allowed to sell/give past papers to students.

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