IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce

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Climate change mitigation and adaptation together with the unfolding biodiversity catastrophe pose the biggest challenges facing our society. Adapting our businesses and industries to meet this challenge requires new ways of working and significant u... Read More

Climate change mitigation and adaptation together with the unfolding biodiversity catastrophe pose the biggest challenges facing our society. Adapting our businesses and industries to meet this challenge requires new ways of working and significant upskilling.

The aim of this one-day course is to provide the learner with a practical introduction to Environmental Sustainability so they are equipped with the knowledge, understanding and motivation to make a positive difference within their organisation.

The course is designed for those working in any role across all sectors, to ensure that environmental sustainability is embedded into the operations of the company.

No prior environmental knowledge required
• Practical activities and workshops throughout
• Can be tailored to suit individual company needs
• Helps ensure all staff have basic environmental awareness to make a positive contribution

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What's covered?

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On successful course completion, learners should be able to:
• Define environmental sustainability
• Identify the causes of key environmental issues
• Identify how organisations impact the environment
• Identify how the environment impacts the organisation
• Identify the benefits of good environmental performance
• Identify environmental regulators
• Define enforcement methods
• Identify key statutory compliance requirements
• Identify the key elements of international environmental agreements
• Define pollution
• Identify key terms used in relation to pollution
• Describe ways to prevent pollution in organisations
• Describe potential consequences if organisations cause pollution of the environment
• State the purpose of environmental legislation
• Identify the core principles and benefits of environmental management systems
• Identify the practical actions employees can undertake to support environmental sustainability
• Describe the environmental management structure within organisations

 

Who should participate?

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This course is ideally suited for those working in any job role across all sectors and has no formal entry requirements

What will I learn?

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The learner will have knowledge and understanding of:
• The main environmental and economic risks and opportunities
• Compliance obligations and business drivers for change
• The main potential impacts on environment and sustainability
• How to improve environmental performance.

Who are the tutors?

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How will I be assessed?

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This course is IEMA certified, and certificates are provided by IEMA to learners who have successfully completed the course assessment. The assessment consists of an online 20 question multiple-choice test. The test is completed through the IEMA assessment portal and candidates are sent a link upon registration to the assessment, assessments must be completed within a prescribed timeframe. Learners must achieve 70% to pass the course.

 

Programme accreditation

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This course is IEMA certified, and certificates are provided by IEMA to learners who have successfully completed the course assessment.

IEMA is the membership body for more than 15,000 environment and sustainability professionals worldwide. IEMA support individuals and organisations in setting and achieving globally recognised standards for sustainable practice, in turn driving the development and uptake of sustainability skills. IEMA add value for their members by providing the knowledge, connections and recognition necessary to lead change within organisations at all levels. IEMA are independent, international and apply the combined expertise of their members to provide evidence and influence decision-making, working towards a vision of transforming the world to sustainability. IEMA is committed to global sustainability, for everyone working, studying, or interested in environment and sustainability.

More Information on IEMA is available at https://www.iema.net/

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Accreditation
Course Code
EE025
Duration
1 training day
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Time Zone: Europe - Dublin
Price
Public Virtual Training: £350

+ €25 IEMA course certification fee

Delivery Mode
This programme is delivered virtually or face-to-face, and is available as Public or In-House training
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