The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate online provides a comprehensive introduction to environmental management systems, international standards and current best practice for control of environmental hazards. The course provides a solid introduction to Environmental Management.
The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is suitable for managers, supervisors and those with Environmental Management responsibilities within their roles.
Benefits of the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Online
- Boost your career prospects; NEBOSH Certificates are valued by employers globally
- Eligible for Technician Membership of CIWEM (TechCIWEM)
RRC offer you more than any other NEBOSH Environmental Certificate provider:
- RRC is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner – Guaranteeing you the best NEBOSH learning experience
- 90+ years experience in training & education
- 45 years in delivering NEBOSH courses
- Choice of learning methods
- Above NEBOSH average exam pass rates
- Teaching and support from a team of 50 expert tutors
Online Course Content
The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is based on UK, EU and International Standards. It consists of two Units which must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate qualification:
Unit EC1: Management and Control of Environmental Hazards
- Foundations in Environmental Management
- Environmental Management Systems
- Environmental Impact Assessments
- Control of Emissions to Air
- Control of Contamination of Water Sources
- Control of Waste and Land Use
- Sources and Use of Energy and Energy Efficiency
- Control of Environmental Noise
- Planning for and Dealing with Environmental Emergencies
Unit EC2: Environmental Practical Application
- Unit EC1 NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is assessed by a two-hour written examination.
- Unit EC2 is assessed by a two-hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace).
Exams are arranged by RRC in March, June, September and December each year.
NEBOSH Environmental Certificate E-learning
- Available 24/7 Worldwide
- Around 70 hours of study + exams (can be completed in 3-9 months)
- Ideal for those whose lifestyle needs a really flexible high quality learning method
- Mobile-friendly, innovative, interactive online study including videos, animations, quizzes, tests and reviews of your progress
- Unlimited tutor support by a team of expert tutors
- Full PDF copy of the study text to download for offline study
- 190 exam centres available throughout the world
- RRC Guaranteed Support
Where can I sit my exam?
Exams can be sat at one of RRC’s UK exam centres or in one of our network of 190+ exam centres throughout the world.
- UK Exam Centres – London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle
- RRC International Centres – Dubai, Georgia, Tunisia
- RRC International Exam Centre Network
Can I study this course if I have no other Environmental Management qualifications?
Yes, there are no specific entry requirements for this course.
RRC have been evaluated as a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, the highest level in the NEBOSH Learning Partner programme.
NEBOSH introduced a Learning Partner Programme in September 2019 which recognises those Learning Partners that provide learners with the best possible learning experience.
All NEBOSH Learning Partners have been classified based on their performance against the programme’s principles which represent global best practice in the provision of course tuition and support. The key principles are:
- Ensure all learners understand what is expected of them and what they can expect from their Learning Provider
- Create a learning environment that is engaging and encourages interaction that is appropriate for the course and type of delivery
- Provide accurate course materials and continually update and improve them
- Ensure tutors are qualified, knowledgeable, competent and engaging
- Give learners feedback on their progress and provide appropriate support
- Review course delivery and learner feedback and action as necessary
Learner Partner Status
Learning Partners can be identified as follows:
- Gold – greatly exceeds the principles
- Silver – exceeds the principles
- Bronze – meets the principles
How long does the Certificate take to complete?
For Online study on average, learners complete this course in around 3-6 months.
How long is the exam?
The exam is two hours long.
What does the practical assessment involve?
You will need to carry out an unaided environmental review of a workplace. Using this information, you will then need to write a report with recommendations for improvement.
What is the difference between online, live online, e-learning and distance learning?
Live Online is delivered in real time through zoom and is very similar to a classroom course. The tutor will deliver the course with breaks to allow time for group work, exercises and private study.
Online & e-learning are just different words for the same thing and mean a flexible self study course delivery with tutor support you can access via email. Distance Learning, means learning at a distance but is commonly used to describe the more traditional paper based study.
What educational level is the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate?
The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is the equivalent of a level 3 qualifications (EQF), which is equivalent to A-levels in the UK.
Can the exams be completed online?
No exams cannot be completed Online. Exams need to be completed at one of our assessment centres which will be arranged by our exams team.
Is the exam open book?
No. You cannot take any learning materials into the exam with you.
What happens if I fail the exams?
If you do not pass your NEBOSH Environmental Certificate exam on your first attempt, you are able to book a re-sit with our Exams team.
Do I have to pay VAT if I am based outside the UK?
Only companies outside of the UK who can provide a valid VAT number will be exempt from VAT. All individuals irrespective of their location will have to pay VAT.
Would I be able to get past exam papers?
You are able to access a past paper and examiners feedback on expected answers from the NEBOSH website. Course providers are not allowed to sell/give past papers to students.