NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate

 

Helping You Make Work Safer and More Sustainable

How do the exams work?

There are two assessments, one per unit and both must be passed within 5 years.

  • Unit EMC1 is assessed by an open book, scenario based assessment which is completed at home and should take around 5 hours to complete.
  • Unit EMC2 is assessed by a practical assessment where you assess the environmental aspects and impacts in your workplace. This will be marked by NEBOSH and if you are unsuccessful you will be allowed to improve your work and resubmit at the next exam date.

Pass Standards

  • Unit EMC1: 45 marks
  • Unit EMC2: Pass (Only Pass or Fail available for this assessment)

This qualification grade is based on the result from Unit EMC1:

  • Distinction: 75 marks or higher
  • Credit: 65-74 marks
  • Pass: 45-64 marks

You can, however, choose to resit EMC1 even if you have passed to improve your grade.

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 10 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:

  • Classroom and Live Online courses are taught over 1 week (5 days) plus the assessments, which take around 8 hours to complete.
  • The Online course takes around 59 hours to complete plus 8 hours for the assessments. We would expect learners to complete this course in around 2-3 months, depending on the time they can allocate each weekto their studies.

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

Live Online is delivered in real time through Zoom and is very similar to a Classroom course. The tutor will deliver the course with breaks to allow time for group work, exercises and private study.

Online & e-Learning are just different words for the same thing and mean a flexible self study course delivery with tutor support you can access via email. 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 offline thus giving you the option of how you study the course.


What educational level is the NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate?

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

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.

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