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IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management Course

Develop your Environmental Management Skills

  • IEMA Logo Certified TrainingInternationally recognised qualification
  • Gain basic understanding of environmental issues and the impacts of organisations on the environment
  • Suitable for staff in organisations operating across all industry sectors

2017 course changes: study in 2016 to benefit

If you take this current 4-day IEMA Foundation before 31 December 2016 you can benefit from gaining IEMA Associate Membership without taking any further assessments. Contact us today to take advantage of this opportunity before it's too late.

Course overview

IEMA Foundation Certificate Course Key Facts
Learning Methods Classroom and In-company
Modules 4 Modules
Assessments A short multiple choice test
Duration 4 days until 31 December 2016. 5 days from 1 January 2017 - find out more

The IEMA Foundation course covers the global and local environmental issues and provides a practical approach to enable organisations to improve their environmental performance and reduce their impacts.

The course is divided into 4 modules and covers:

  • Sustainable business thinking
  • Environmental law
  • Tools for the assessment and interpretation of environmental performance
  • Environmental management systems

The Foundation Certificate is a 4 day course (until 31 December 2016) which is assessed through a short answer test on the final day of the course.

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Who is the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management for?

The IEMA Foundation Certificate is designed to raise the competence of those who have recently become involved in environmental management or for whom environmental management is a part of a wide range of responsibilities.

Enhance your career opportunities

Many people embark on the Foundation Certificate course in order to develop the knowledge and skills required to embark on a career in this sector and once successful, move onto the IEMA Associate Certificate in order to develop a rewarding and sought after career in environmental management.

What will I gain by achieving the IEMA Foundation in Environmental Management?

2016 course

If you successfully complete the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management by 31 December 2016 will be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management (IEMA) allowing you to use AIEMA after your name.

2017 course

If you take the IEMA Foundation Certificate from 1 January 2017 onwards further assessments will need to be successfully completed in order to achieve Associate Membership of IEMA. Read more on the changes to the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management course.

You can avoid this extra work by contacting us today to arrange taking your course in 2016.

Want to take the course or have questions?

Contact us about taking the course or send your questions by clicking on the button below and filling out the form:

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"A potentially mundane topic taught with a level of knowledge and enthusiasm I have not experienced before. I will definitely come back for the Associate course!"

Health & Safety Manager at IRISNDT
IEMA Foundation Certificate Wakefield


How long does it take to complete the IEMA Foundation Certificate qualification?

For classroom courses it takes 4 days including the test.

How is the IEMA Foundation Certificate assessed?

The IEMA Foundation Certificate is assessed with a timed 45 minute short answer test.

How can I study for my IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management?

Astutis currently offers the IEMA Foundation Certificate course as an open classroom-based course at multiple locations across the UK as well as an in-company training option for groups of employees at your organisation. Save on the cost of training multiple delegates.

When will I receive my IEMA results and Certificate?

You should receive your result and IEMA Certificate approximately 8 weeks after the course.