NEBOSH Award in Environmental Awareness at Work

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The key to effective environmental management is employee involvement at each stage of the process. This course provides an understanding of the main environmental issues facing Irish companies and identifies areas where employees own awareness and p... Read More

The key to effective environmental management is employee involvement at each stage of the process.

This course provides an understanding of the main environmental issues facing Irish companies and identifies areas where employees own awareness and performance can improve the overall environmental performance of the company.

This course will provide the foundations of environmental awareness and give delegates an understanding of pollution, impact assessments and emergencies.

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What's covered?

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Element 1 – Foundations of environmental awareness

  • Meaning of key environmental terms
  • Sustainability
  • Components and certification of an environmental management system

Element 2 – Pollution, impact assessment and emergencies

  • Principles and practice of risk assessments
  • Air, water and land pollution
  • Environmental noise
  • Waste management
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Exam : Multiple Choice

Who should attend?

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This course will be of interest to all personnel who need to understand the interaction between their company, its environmental management system and the environment.

What will I learn?

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Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme;

  • Identify the meaning of: the environment, weather, climate, habitats, ecosystems, biodiversity, pollution, sustainability
  • Identify the importance and benefits of sustainable development
  • Identify an environmental management system’s main components and the certification process
  • Outline the principles and practice of impact (risk) assessments
  • Identify the main sources, types, controls and impacts of air pollution
  • Identify the main sources, controls and impacts of water pollution
  • Identify the main sources, controls and impacts of environmental noise
  • Identify waste types
  • Identify the waste hierarchy and ways to effectively manage waste
  • Outline the measures that need to be in place when dealing with emergencies

Who are the tutors?

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How will I be assessed?

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Certificate students need to register with a NEBOSH approved centre to sit their exams. (SQT is a NEBOSH Approved Centre 551).

The assessment process for delegates consists of a multiple choice examination that will take 30 minutes. Delegates must achieve a pass in the examination paper to be awarded the NEBOSH Award in Environmental Awareness at Work.

For applicants whose first language is not English, NEBOSH recommends a minimum English language competency of IELTS 5 (or equivalent). It is important to note that learners are not expected to have an IELTS or equivalent examination complete. Potential delegates are expected to self-assess their English language competency against the IELTS Band scores which can be found in this document.

Please note that NEBOSH have a Reasonable Adjustments and Special Consideration Policy.

How do we train and support you?

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In-House Courses
For In-House courses, the Tutor will contact the Course Organiser in advance to discuss the programme in more detail in order to tailor it specifically to the organisation.

Course Manual
Delegates will receive a very comprehensive course manual.

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Duration
1 training day
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Delivery Mode
This programme is available In-House

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The tutors knowledge was very good

– David Hughes, Planner, KTL

NEBOSH Award in Environmental Awareness at Work

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