IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management
The drive towards a sustainable business has opened up a whole new world of opportunity - and the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is your way in.
Develop the essential management skills to help your business and community become more sustainable. Gain your Associate (AIEMA) membership with IEMA.
IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management Explained
IEMA is the professional body for everyone working in environment and sustainability. This course will give you a foundation of environmental and sustainability knowledge to build on and leads directly to IEMA Associate Membership.
The IEMA Foundation Certificate is for anyone looking to make an impact in an environment or sustainability role. It focuses on environmental management so it's perfect if you're starting out, responsible for collecting and collating environmental or sustainability data through to providing routine checks on legislative or pollution prevention measures.
Take a peek inside the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management online course.
Core Environmental Principles
Sustainability and mega-trends
Policy and legislation
Environmental Management Systems
Additional management and assessment tools
Communication and the management of change
- Online multiple-choice test
Classroom/Virtual: 5 days plus online exam
Online: approx 40 hours (6 months access provided)
Instant access with interactive study support
Live-online, engaging and interactive classes
Traditional structured learning environment
The assessments run on a monthly basis, and you will be given a 28-day window of submission, typically the 1-28th of the month. If you're studying the Virtual and Classroom version of the course, you will be provided login details from IEMA and can login anytime during this window to complete the test, however this must be completed in one sitting. Results are shown immediately after completion.
Successful completion also entitles you to Associate Membership of IEMA (AIEMA), and your first year membership is included in the course costs.
If you're studying the IEMA Foundation Certificate Online Course, learners are required to book a specific exam date by a particular registration date.
For more information on the Online course exam dates, visit our Exam Hub:Read more
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is a professional qualification that provides you with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to work in the environment field. You will gain a thorough understanding of environmental management principles, as well as practical experience of how these principles are applied in real-world situations. You will also develop an appreciation for how your role fits into the wider context of business, society and the environment.
This course will give you a solid foundation of knowledge and practical skills that can be used in many different areas of environmental management.
You will learn about topics including:
- Environmental Principles
- Policy and legislation
- Environmental Management Systems
- Sustainability and mega-trends
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is an entry-level course that gives students a solid foundation in environmental management.
IEMA is the oldest and most respected association of professionals working in the field of environmental management. It has been around since 1971, and it provides its members with access to all kinds of resources, including conferences, training programs, and publications.
This course will help you learn about the principles and practices of environmental management, from the basics of sustainability to more advanced topics like global warming, pollution prevention, and risk assessment. You'll also learn about pollution control strategies and how to integrate them into your organization's operations.
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is worth doing for a number of reasons.
Firstly, it can help you get started in your career as an environmental manager. It's an industry that's growing quickly as more companies are making environmental sustainability a priority and more people are realizing the importance of protecting the environment. This certificate will give you the knowledge and skills you need to start working in the field.
Secondly, you can choose to take the certificate online, it's convenient—you can take classes at your own pace and from anywhere in the world! You can fit this coursework into your busy schedule while still building on your resume or other professional development goals.
Finally, this program provides a solid foundation of knowledge that will serve as a platform for further study. You'll leave with an understanding of all aspects of environmental management—from pollution prevention to recycling strategies and everything in between—and have access to additional resources to continue learning about these topics long after completing your courses.
The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is an excellent way to get started in the field of environmental management. It is flexible, can be completed on a part-time basis, and it provides you with a solid foundation for your future career as an environmental manager.
The certificate will help you learn about key topics such as:
- Environmental impact assessment
- Environmental policy and legislation
- Environmental Principles
The course is designed for those who have zero experience in the field, so it's perfect for anyone who has just begun their career in this field, as well as those who are looking to expand their knowledge of environmental management.
If you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on your assessment, don't worry! The IEMA Foundation Certificate assessment comes with a second attempt if needed, at no extra charge.
If you are studying via Classroom learning, Virtual learning or In-Company, please just contact IEMAadmin@astutis.com to arrange your re-sit.
Online learners can reach our online team on email@example.com and they can allow a second attempt.
Please note after a second attempt, any further re-sits will be payable
Each IEMA course is tailored to its own set of learning outcomes. IEMA courses are designed to upskill anyone with environment and sustainability responsibilities so you can achieve your personal and organisational goals.
Upskilling teams is vital to driving competitiveness, productivity, resilience and growth in your organisation against the current perfect storm of sustainability and climate threats.
Our range of courses can equip your teams with the right knowledge and skills to achieve your environment and sustainability goals.
Learn more about the IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management in our blog here.
IEMA Foundation Certificate for Your Workforce
Develop your people for a better organisation.
By applying the knowledge and skills gained from the IEMA Foundation Certificate qualification, you will be able to contribute to maintaining a sustainable workplace.
Our training has been tried and tested by 100,000 health and safety professionals. We offer a range of learning options, including virtual classroom, online and on-site classroom courses delivered at premises of your choice on a day of your choice.
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