IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

British Safety Council
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IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is for those starting a career in environmental management who want a solid foundation in environmental and sustainability expertise to build upon. The wide coverage of environmental, sustainability and governance principles ensures that students understand and appreciate the breadth of the sustainability agenda. The focus on management tools and techniques equips learners with the practical skills required by employers.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The five-day course is designed for anyone starting a career in environmental management or requiring competency to contribute within their role to an organisation’s strategic sustainability goals.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The IEMA Foundation Certificate will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to contribute to environmental and sustainability management in your organisation. It will also boost your career prospects.

Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, you automatically become an Associate member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). You may then choose to progress to the IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management which leads to Practitioner status.

Training Course Content

Upon completion of the qualification, learners will be able to:

  • Outline the implications of global trends for the environment, society, the economy and organisations
  • Outline sustainable business/governance principles and their relationship with organisations,products and services
  • Outline environmental principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services
  • Outline major policy and legislation and their implications for organisations, products and services
  • Outline major tools, techniques, systems and practices used to improve sustainability performance
  • Outline the role of innovation and other leading practices in developing sustainable products and services and providing sustainable solutions
  • Collect data, perform analysis and evaluate information
  • Research and plan ways in which to provide sustainable solutions
  • Deliver effective communication and record feedback
  • Engage with stakeholders
  • Outline tools and techniques that identify opportunities and risks
  • Identify and propose ways to improve performance
  • Support change and transformation to improve sustainability.

Course delivery details


The structured online programme includes interactive exercises, videos, downloadable study text and practice assessments.


Students join via the web using a PC, laptop or tablet. The course is run using Zoom, but students don’t need to download any software. Throughout the course, students can see and interact with the tutor and with each other.

The 1-hour open-book multiple choice examination is undertaken online (at home or in the workplace) within 28 days of the end of the course.


Course fee:

  • Online: £425.00 excl. VAT
  • Live Online: £1,000.50 excl. VAT

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The British Safety Council has been working for over 60 years in the pursuit of one fundamental goal: to make sure no one is injured or made ill through their work.  As a charitable organisation that operates exclusively for the...

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