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Environmental Studies

Course Overview

 

The Environmental Studies course is ideal for newcomers to study of the environment and this course is open to people with various backrgounds. It is also suited to individuals working or intending to work in this growing area and for employees of organisations intending to devise and implement an environment strategy.

 

The environment is the burning issue of the 21 century and is now a significant growth area for employment. Large and small organisations are now investing sums of money to meet the stringent environmental laws imposed on them and it is clear looks set to expand. Now more than ever is the time to get a qualification in Environmental Management.

 

Students who feel they have the required level of experience and ability, can effectively by pass this introductory course and achieve direct entry to the NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management  .   If you wish to gain an industry qualification as an environmental manager, then you may consider applying directly online for the Nebosh Diploma.   On the other hand, if you only wish to do an entry level foundation course, then the Environmental Studies certificate course is for you.

 




Course Aims


You will learn how to address the causes and put forward solutions to contemporary environmental problems; Analyse current regulation and legislation – internationally, regionally and nationally – to address environmental issues; Independently respond to issues arising from the environment, Understand key practices of environmental management and the processes involved in their implementation.

 

You will learn about the earths natural resources, examine the relationship between population and the environment, define sustainable development and Agenda 21, explore the greenhouse effect and understand the difference between conservation and preservation. You will also examine EU Law and Regulation, Ethics and the keys areas of an Environmental Impact Assessment. The course also provides you with the ability to implement current best practices of environmental management and is an excellent preparation for the NEBOSH Environmental Management Diploma which is also offered by CMI.

 

You will also examine the environment in relation to EU Law and Regulation, Ethics and the how to devise an Environmental Impact Assessment. Students will be able to debate international protocol, regulation and legislation that guide the resolution of these issues. This Environmental Studies course will provide you with the ability to implement current best practices of environmental management.

 

 

Award: Environmental Studies Level 5 Minor Award 5N1442 Further Education and Training

Award Body: QQI - Quality and Qualifications Ireland

 

 

 

 

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