|Course Level||Level 3|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Explore one of the world’s most increasingly-relevant topics and disciplines with this insightful seven-module certificate. Discover why it is that the modern business cannot operate without carefully considering an array of essential environmental implications. Environmental management plays a pivotally important role in a variety of public-sector and private industries alike. Build the skills, talents and core competencies required to pursue stable and rewarding careers in an area of growing global importance.
This environmental management certificate online, lays the perfect foundation upon which to build a life-long career of limitless potential. With no specific environmental education or experience required, seven simple yet intensive units introduce and outline the industry in-depth. Course content on this environmental management certificate, begins with a broad overview of environment as a concept, before introducing the duties and responsibilities of the environmental management professional. Along with an introduction to several critical environmental issues and challenges, candidates are provided with an exploration of agriculture, urbanisation, fossil fuels, biological resources and more.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to pursue careers with conservation groups, environmental protection groups and wide variety of public/private organisations.
Environmental science online course, is delivered over seven in-depth modules:
Module 1 – Introduction to Environment
The introductory course module begins by exploring environment as a contemporary concept. Candidates study a series of subtopics, including the food chain and food web, essentially ecosystem theory and more. Course content also outlines the specifics of and differences between the natural environment and the man-made environment.
Module 2 – Global Environmental Issues
A series of environmental issues of global concern are introduced and explored in-depth in Module 2. Along with the causes and effects of the most pressing environmental challenges, candidates investigate the specifics of climate change, global warming and the growing threat to biodiversity in various global regions.
Module 3 – Effects of Overexploitation of Biological Resources
The following course module brings the effects of overexploitation of biological resources into the discussion. Candidates explore a wide variety of challenges and issues on the subject of biological resources, along with the effects and possible solutions for overexploitation. Environmental protection is also introduced and outlined.
Module 4 – Effects of Urbanisation and Agriculture
An overview of urbanisation and agriculture follows in Module 4, which specifically outlines and examines the challenges and effects of both from an environmental perspective. How contemporary agriculture has an impact on the human environment is investigated, along with a broad overview of both traditional and modern agricultural practices.
Module 5 – Environmental Planning
Course content in Module 5 shifts focus to environmental management evolution and the importance of proactive environmental planning. Along with a broad overview of primary objectives, goals and challenges associated with environmental planning, candidates explore the concept of sustainable development.
Module 6 – Energy Management
The following course module introduces candidates to energy management and a series of related subtopics/theoretical teachings. Along with an outline of energy management fundamentals, core topics covered include fossil fuels, the importance of recycling, ecosystem geography and more.
Module 7 – Environmental Management Systems
In the closing course module, a series of contemporary environmental management systems are introduced and dissected in-depth. Candidates are guided through a number of associated concepts including ISO Standards, EMAS Description, PDCA and more, along with further exploration of energy efficiency and environmental accounting.
£75 Discount) £310
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 3 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.
Q. How does Distance / Online Learning work?
All our courses offer the flexibility of learning. These are divided into units. After each course unit the student is required to complete and submit an assignment. Students work through each unit at your own pace. There are no deadlines for completing and submitting the assignments. Tutor marks the assignment and uploads the result on the portal. The student then moves on to the next unit and this way completes the course. All the submitted work is assessed by the awarding body at the moderation stage. Recognised Certificate is issued by the awarding body.
Q. When can I start the course?
You can start the course anytime. The enrolments are continued throughout the year.
Q. What is the enrolment process?
Enrolment process is very simple. After you have chosen the course you wish to take you can just fill in an online form and we will send you invoice for the course fee. On receipt of payment we will give you course access and your course tutor will contact you as well. You can even start right now by paying the course fee online.
Q. Can I take up the course if I am not in the UK?
Yes, you can. All our courses can be taken up and completed from anywhere around the world. If you are an international student you will enjoy the same support as any other student within the UK does.
Q. How long does it take to complete the course?
This entirely depends on you that how much time you dedicate to your studies and how fast you intend to complete the course. We have provided estimated study hours for each course on the course page. You can plan your study according to your own schedule.
Q. Will I get tutor support?
Yes. all our courses come will one to one tutor support. This support is available for duration of the course. Once you will enrol on the course you will be allocated an experience tutor who will guide you throughout the course. The tutor will mark your assignments and will provide you feedback on your submitted work. You can contact your tutor through email.
Q. Can I retake the assignment if I fail it once?
Yes, In that case your tutor will ask you to resubmit your assignment and will highlight the areas where you need improvement.
Q. Is there any deadline for submitting the assignments?
No, there are no deadlines for the submission of assignments. Students work at their own pace and plan their study according to their own schedule. However you will submit one assignment at a time so that the tutor can mark one and can give you feedback. Following which you can move on to your next unit and assignment.
Q. Do I need to sit an exam at the end?
All our courses are assignment based. Your submitted work is assessed throughout the course. There is no final exam at the end.
Q. Do I need to purchase any text books?
College provides comprehensive course materials containing all the relevant information you require to complete the course. All this is all included in the course fee. However we encourage our students to undertake additional study on the topics. For further help we have provided additional supporting material on the portal. There are also useful links relevant to the course you are studying.
Q. English is not my first language can I still complete the course?
All our courses have been specially written for home study keeping in mind that our students come from all parts of the world and English is not the first language for most of them. Our course materials are written in easy to understand English. If you have basic English skills you can easily complete the course.
Q. What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements for most of our courses. All you need to have is the motivation and commitment for completing the course.