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IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management Online Course

Flexible way to build sustainability skills for your green careAstutis is an IEMA Certified Training Providerer 

Our new online IEMA Foundation Certificate course is the most convenient and eco-friendly way to develop your sustainability knowledge, benefit from all the perks of IEMA Associate membership (AIEMA) and become a green inspiration in your company. Book now to secure your 20% discount.

Developed in collaboration with IEMA, the new online course is suitable for those professionals starting a career in environmental management who want a develop a solid knowledge of governance principles alongside the breadth of the sustainability agenda.

With many employees and learners having no choice but to work from home at the moment, the online course presents an opportunity to build career-enhancing skills whilst benefiting from all the perks of becoming a prestigious Associate Membership of IEMA/

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IEMA Foundation Certificate Online Course Key Facts
Price £595
How long? IEMA recommends a minimum of 40 hours


  • 6 months' access to this interactive course full of videos 
  • The fees for 1 year of Associate membership of IEMA 
  • 1 to 1 online tutor support 
  • TrackSmartTM tool to help plan & complete your learning
  • IEMA environmental community learning group
Assessment 1-hour open book online multiple choice exam
Trial Sign up for a free online course demo 
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If you are now ready to get started with the IEMA Foundation Certificate online, simply follow this link to purchase the course on our award winning LMS. Please note, the course price does not include VAT.

Why take the Online IEMA Foundation Certificate with Astutis?

Transform your role into an environmental professional with the online global IEMA Foundation Certificate. Our elearning gives you total freedom to choose how and when you study to fit your life.animated bee

Flexible and stress-free online learning 

Our convenient online IEMA Foundation course is very easy-to-use and contains everything you need to succeed in one place. It has short study sessions and is full of interactive activities, videos using real life examples to keep you engaged. 

Comprehensive learning to upskill you for your job

Step by step, it builds your confidence in each topic with plenty of practice to use your learning on scenarios you will find in your job. For each topic, you can also access more information in videos, Ted Talks to help your understanding. After each module you will have multiple choice learning checks with feedback to test your knowledge.

Structure your learning to suit you

Our Astutis TrackSmart TM is a great tool to structure your learning to suit you. It offers the chance to create a unique learning plan to keep you updated on your progress in line with your ideal completion date or number of hours you can commit to studying.

Environmental community of like-minded professionals

Benefit from our exclusive IEMA environmental learning community where you can connect with other students, tutors and sustainability professionals. As you work through the course you can ask questions and share ideas about the relevant topics with the community.

Reduce your carbon footprint

Save time, energy and resources by choosing convenient online learning online instead of attending a classroom course.

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"I found the online course to be second to none. The detail, the quality of it, the test questions that you have access to. I found it such a help to have all of that knowledge to tap into whenever I needed it.” 

Katie Dawson

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Is the IEMA Foundation Certificate online course the same qualification as a classroom course?

Yes it is. Whether you take the course online or in a classroom, the IEMA Foundation Certificate is exactly the same. The Certificate does NOT specify which study method you used to achieve the qualifcation.

Where can I found out more about your IEMA Foundation Certificate online course?

There is free preview of the IEMA Foundation Certificate online course or send us your questions here.

What level of support do I get on the IEMA Foundation Certificate online course?

Astutis offers a lot of support on your IEMA Foundation Certificate. You have access via phone or email to your online tutor to answer any queries, set exam practice questions and mark them with feedback. There is a also an IEMA Certificate community forum where you can connect and discuss topics with other learners, our tutors and sustainbility professionals

How do I take my IEMA Foundation Certificate exam?

The IEMA Foundation Certificate asssessment is part of your online course. So you complete the short multiple choice test and you will get your result instantly. The result will need to be verified by IEMA.

Should I take the IEMA Foundation Certificate first or go straight for the IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management course?

IEMA Strongly recommends that a foundation level of environmental/ sustainability knowledge gained through work experience or a relevant course e.g. the IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management or equivalent.