The NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management is the leading Environmental Risk Management qualification. Respected by employers worldwide, this is an essential qualification for those wanting a high-level career in Environmental Management and for safety professionals looking to expand their knowledge and competence.
The NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management is a useful qualification for those aiming to develop and implement effective environmental management systems within their organizations.
The qualification covers environmental management principles, multilateral treaties relating to environmental management and ways to prevent and control pollution. The syllabus is designed to provide learners with the relevant expertise wherever in the world they may be working, and to empower them to
positively influence environmental management standards and practice at every organizational level.
Those who hold the NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management are able to implement strategies and systems that help their employers demonstrate environmental excellence and social responsibility, as well as avoiding prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation.
Holders have a set of high-level skills that bring real value to the modern workplace.
Those who pass the International Diploma in Environmental Management are entitled to use the designatory letters IEnvDipNEBOSH.
Our qualifications are developed based on extensive research with health, safety and environmental professionals, employers, professional bodies and regulators to ensure that they remain relevant, rigorous as well as achievable and practical. You will be assessed on your ability to apply your skills and knowledge to a wide range of issues and how to deliver positive change to a real workplace.
Who is it For?
The International Diploma in Environmental Management is designed for aspiring environmental management professionals, building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management.Health and Safety practitioners commonly have environmental managements as an additional responsibility. The International Diploma in Environmental Management can equip the Health and Safety Practitioner with the knowledge and understanding required to fulfil this part of their role.
Holders of the NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management help to ensure their employers not only avoid prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation, but demonstrate key social responsibility and ethics.They can advise their employers of the environmental impacts of their activities, their legal obligations and the means of continuously improving environmental performance. They could also help the organisation to integrate environmental management with other key management systems.
The qualification also provides professional level environmental assurance which can help employers achieve certification against recognised management standards such as ISO 14001, which in turn could help to win new business.
What the Course Covers
The NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management covers environmental management principles, multilateral treaties relating to environmental management and ways to prevent and control pollution. The syllabus is designed to provide learners with the relevant expertise wherever in the world they may be working, and to empower them to positively influence environmental management standards and practice at every organisational level.
Key topics covered by this qualification include:
- Benefits, limitations and structure of an environmental management system
- Environmental aspect identification and control
- The principles and drivers for environmental sustainability
- Waste minimisation strategies
The qualification is divided into two units, each of which is assessed separately:
- Unit ED1: Controlling environmental aspects
- Unit IDEM2: Environmental Regulation
The syllabus is mapped to the Environmental awareness and management published by Lantra.
How It is Assessed
Managing environmental aspects: Unit ED1 is assessed by a three-hour written examination. Students choose to answer 5 out of 8 questions. Examination papers are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
Environmental regulation: Unit IDEM2 is assessed by a written assignment of approximately 8000 words, designed to test knowledge across the syllabus. The assignment is marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
Students must successfully complete both parts of the assessment (assignment and examination) within five years of the result declaration for the first unit successfully completed in order to achieve the qualification.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however learners should consider that this is professional level qualification, equivalent to SCQF Level 10. Achievement of the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management or direct equivalent prior to undertaking the NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental is highly recommended.It is also vital that learners have an appropriate standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.