|Course Level||Level 4|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||260 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Today’s society is one of comprehensive environmental awareness and a shared desire to better-protect the planet and its natural resources. Now more than ever, businesses spanning all contemporary sectors are finding it necessary to question and consider every decision they make, in order to fully evaluate local, national and global environmental impact. Domestic and international governments are clamping down on environmental matters with increasing pace and aggression, sparing no expense in the identification and punishment of those contravening applicable law/legislation. Ensuring that any given business or organisation both plays by the rules and remains viable long-term demands elite-level environmental management, at the hands of highly-qualified professionals.
This Environmental health and safety certification online, builds on candidates’ existing interests in environmental issues with a comprehensive introduction to the subject’s core elements. No relevant knowledge or experience is required to successfully complete this intensive course, which over 10 modules guides candidates through the duties, responsibilities and career opportunities enjoyed by those working in contemporary environmental management.
This diploma of environmental management online, starts with an overview of contemporary environmental issues and the importance of global environment preservation, course content covers biological resource overexploitation, the effects of urbanisation, agriculture, energy management, biodiversity and risk-management from an environmental perspective. Successful candidates will find themselves benefiting from the crucial industry insights and core skills required to pursue a wide variety of rewarding careers, spanning private and public sectors alike.
This Environmental health and safety certificate online, is delivered over 10 modules:
Unit 1 - Introduction to Environment
The introductory course module begins by outlining the concept of environment and a series of key contemporary environmental considerations. Candidates begin to explore a number of related concepts including the food chain, the food web, the manmade environment and the core components of the modern ecosystem.
Unit 2 - Global Environmental Issues
Course content in the second module focuses more specifically on a variety of pressing environmental issues of relevance to the world as a whole. Subtopics introduced include the effects of climate change, strategies for preventing/slowing climate change, the causes of global warming and the growing threat to biodiversity.
Unit 3 - Environmental Planning
The sustainable environment is introduced and explored in the seventh course module, which incorporates an outline of essential sustainable development fundamentals and principles. Environmental evolution and management are also brought into discussion.
Unit 4- Environmental Management Systems
Course content in Module 4 centres on the most important systems and strategies in contemporary environmental management. Subtopics introduced include environmental trade shifts, effect measurement, impact assessment, environmental accounting, the environmental audit, energy efficiency, ISO standards and the PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) approach.
Unit 5 - Environmental Law
This unit outlines the statutory regimes for the control of pollution. It also discusses the main legal requirements for the management of waste in detail. In this unit the students also explore main legal requirements for the management of water.
Unit 6 - Environmental Policy
Unit 6 discusses the key requirements for an environmental policy and Identifies the key considerations that should be taken into account when developing an environmental policy.
Unit 7 - Planning for Environmental Improvement
In this units the students learn about Identifying environmental impacts that arise from environmental aspects. They also learn about evaluating the significance of environmental aspects.
Unit 8 - Implementation-Improving Environmental Performance
This unit discusses the manager's role in setting, monitoring and communicating objectives and targets in detail. The unit also Identifies suitable operational controls to improve environmental performance.
Unit 9 - Checking Environmental Performance
This unit describes how to monitor, measure and evaluate the effectiveness of implementation. You are also introduced to the key stages of the environmental audit process in this unit.
Unit 10 - Reviewing and Reporting Environmental Performance
Unit 10 outlines the role of environmental reporting and discusses the methods and formats available for preparing and presenting reports.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.