IEMA Sustainability Skills for the Workforce

The IEMA Sustainability Skills for the Workforce course provides key information on how employees can support sustainable and environmentally friendly practices in their organisation.

What is the IEMA Sustainability Skills for the Workforce?

The IEMA Sustainability Skills for the Workforce course is a practical introduction to environment and sustainability that covers key elements such as environmental risks, legislation and pollution so that your employees have the tools and understanding to support sustainable practices. 

By providing employees with the IEMA Sustainability skills for the Workforce qualification, employers are supporting their continued professional development, and providing them with leading information on sustainability and the environment that they can use to improve their organisation’s practices. 

In 1 day, this accredited qualification provides employees with the skills to consider environmentally sustainable practices when fulfilling their job role. 

Learning options

2 learning types available

Benefits for Employers:

  • Upskill your employees to improve the sustainability of practices and develop awareness of the environment across your business 

  • The course can be tailored to suit the needs of your business and employees 

  • Enhance your business brand through a commitment to sustainable practices 

Benefits for Learners:

  • Advance your career with a foundational knowledge of environmental sustainability 

  • Improve the sustainability of your organisation’s practices  

  • Progress your career with an official certificate that demonstrates you have a foundational understanding of environmental sustainability.

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Accredited Partner 

Phoenix Health and Safety is an IEMA Approved Partner. This means our IEMA course materials, tutors, and learning environments are all quality-assured and stamped with excellence. 

Student support 

We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, whether that be through study guides, student groups or help from our expert tutors. 

The Phoenix Pass Pledge 

Every Phoenix IEMA course entitles you to continue studying free of charge if you fail to meet the required standard in examinations. 

This course is suitable for those working in any job role, within any sector. 

The IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills in the Workforce course has no formal entry requirements. 

The duration of the IEMA Sustainability Skills for the Workforce course depends on the method of study.

  • When studied in-house the course duration is 1 day.

  • When studied through E-learning, we recommend spending between 5 and 10 hours on the course.

After gaining this qualification, candidates will have a firm grasp of all the following areas of knowledge:

  • Identifying the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities. 

  • Compliance obligations and business drivers for change.  

  • The main potential impacts on the environment and sustainability.  

  • How to improve environmental performance. 

At the end of the IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce course, you will be assessed with an online, multiple-choice assessment. 

This course is an excellent precursor to further professional development, including the IEMA Environmental Sustainability for Managers course or the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management. 

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