IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management provides the core knowledge and skills needed to improve sustainability practices in your organisation.
What is the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management?
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is aimed at anybody new to the environment and sustainability industries, covering a wide range of environmental, sustainability and governance principles. It provides insight into the importance of sustainability and the management tools needed to improve sustainability practices in your organisation.
Completable in just 5 days, this accredited qualification will provide you with the tools you need to begin or further a career in environmental sustainability, supplying a key foundation of expertise that can be built upon with experience.
When you study the IEMA Foundation Certificate with Phoenix you also receive associate membership IEMA, providing post-nominal letters and networking opportunities with sustainability specialists. If you already possess a membership, you'll receive a 12 months extension to it instead.
A focused, tutor-led course away from the workplace
Lunch and refreshments included
Study with fellow professionals
A complete classroom experience you can do from home
Structured learning with access to E-learning materials
Interact live with your tutor and other students
Designed to work around your schedule
Complete the course in your own time
Access learning materials from any device
Book exams when you're ready
Study alongside colleagues and learn together
Choose from classroom or virtual learning from home
Tailored course content to your workplace
Benefits for Employers:
Raise your bottom line with improved sustainability and resource efficiency
Improve your brand by demonstrating your commitment to environmental sustainability
Embed the right skills to make your organisation resilient against growing climate change, weather, resource and energy threats
Add a new dimension of organisational capability to your team, as staff gain new understanding of environmental management systems like ISO 14001
Benefits for Learners:
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management offers you associate membership of IEMA, providing post-nominal letters and networking opportunities with sustainability specialists
Contribute confidently to the implementation and continued improvement of sustainable practices in your organisation
Further your professional development with an accredited certificate
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Students on our IEMA courses receive our best possible support throughout their studies, with expert tutors ready to advise and explain, as well as an abundance of high-quality learning materials and student groups.
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.
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.
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is suitable for anybody new to the environmental sustainability industry.
The course has no formal entry requirements.
The duration of the IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management depends on the method of study.
When studied in the classroom, in-house or through virtual classroom learning, the course duration is 5 days.
When studied through E-learning, we recommend spending between 35 and 40 hours on the course.
Our classroom course timings are 09:00-17:00 Monday - Friday.
Upon completing the course, candidates will be able to:
Outline the implications of global trends for the environment, for society, for the economy and for organisations
Outline sustainable business/governance principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services
Outline environmental principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services
Outline major policy and legislation and their implications for organisations, products and services
Outline major tools, techniques, systems and practices used to improve sustainability performance
Outline the role of innovation and other leading practices in developing sustainable products and services and providing sustainable solutions
Collect data, perform analysis, and evaluate information
Research and plan to provide sustainable solutions
Deliver effective communication and capture feedback
Engage with stakeholders
Outline tools and techniques that identify opportunities and risks
Identify and propose ways to improve performance
Support change and transformation to improve sustainability
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is assessed at the end of the five days, with a one-hour, open-book, online multiple-choice exam.
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