IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce

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The IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce training course is the perfect introduction to sustainability for non-environmental specialists.

The aim of this one-day course is to provide an overview of environmental sustainability, equipping attendees with the knowledge and skills to make positive changes towards meeting the needs of stakeholders while improving their environmental performance.

This course is designed to be is a short awareness programme to give all workers a basic understanding of sustainability principles. The outcomes of the course range from working to ISO:14001 standards through to improvement of sustainability across your supply chain.

Through a series of practical activities and workshops, this IEMA certified training course explores environmental risks and opportunities, compliance obligations and key sustainability issues.

IEMA is the professional body for everyone working in environment and sustainability. This course will enable you to make a positive difference to your organizations environmental performance.

Course Duration: 1 day or 10 hours online

Course Modules:

Module 1 - Risks and opportunities from environmental sustainability

  • Define environmental sustainability
  • Identify the causes of key environmental issues
  • Identify how organisations impact the environment
  • Identify how the environment impacts organisations
  • Identify the benefits of good environmental performance

Module 2 - Laws and other compliance obligations 

2.1 identify environmental regulators
2.2 Define enforcement methods
2.3 Identify key statutory compliance requirements
2.4 Identify the key elements of international environmental agreements

Module 3 - Key environmental sustainability issues

3.1 Define pollution
3.2 Identify key terms used in relation to pollution
3.3 Describe ways to prevent pollution in organisations
3.4 Describe potential consequences if organisations cause pollution of the environment
3.5 State the purpose of environmental legislation
3.6 Identify the core principles and benefits of environmental management systems

Module 4 - Improving environmental sustainability performance

4.1 Identify the practical actions employees can undertake to support environmental sustainability
4.2 Describe the environmental management structure within organisations


You will undertake a short online multiple-choice test. Upon successful completion, delegates will be issued with an IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce certificate


What level is the IEMA Environmental Sustainability skills for the workforce?

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