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NEBOSH Award in Environmental Awareness at Work

  • Level 2

This NEBOSH course aims to allow delegates to be able to recognise the company's potential to affect the environment. They will understand the basic concepts of the environment and the importance of sustainability. Delegates will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of impact assessments and the need to manage waste effectively.

The course is aimed all employees who will be engaged in activities with an impact on the environment. It is useful for supervisors and managers as an introduction to environmental management.

This 1-day course will provide a sound introduction to environmental issues that organisations can have an impact upon. Many delegates then progress to the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate and the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma.

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Course Syllabus


NEBOSH Exams

Key modules of the NEBOSH Award in Environmental Awareness course include:

  • Foundations of environmental awareness
  • The meaning of environment, habitat, ecosystems, and pollution
  • The importance of sustainability
  • Environmental management systems
  • Principals of impact assessments
  • Air, land and water pollution
  • Environmental noise
  • Waste and waste management
  • Dealing with environmental emergencies



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The course is assessed by a thirty minute, 20 question multiple-choice examination.

Those who successfully complete the examination will receive the accredited NEBOSH Award in Environmental Awareness.

All course materials including handouts and assessments will be provided. Our environmental consultants are qualified and experienced professionals with a background in delivering engaging training. All consultants hold membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).




Scheduled Open Courses

Unfortunately the NEBOSH Award in Environmental Awareness at Work course is not currently scheduled as an open course. Why not take a look at the Level 3 NEBOSH Environmental Certificate course instead?

If you have a need for this course please call us on 0844 800 3295 or contact us online as we may be able to schedule one for you, or run it in-house.

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Other NEBOSH Courses

Please see below for some other NEBOSH courses and qualifications which you may be interested in:

NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is the flagship NEBOSH qualification, and is the first UK vocational qualification to be developed specifically for health and safety professionals.

The NEBOSH National Diploma provides the core health and safety knowledge (transferable across industry, commerce and the public sector) which, combined with understanding and appropriate application, underpins the competent performance of an occupational health and safety practitioner.

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management

The NEBOSH Environmental Diploma is intended for safety professionals and managers who are taking on environmental responsibilities. It is designed for individuals with responsibilities for the management of environmental risk in relation to the damage caused by work activities.

Holders of the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma will be able to advise their organisation on the environmental impacts of their activities, on their legal obligations and the means of continuously improving their environmental performance as part of an integrated management approach.

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH General Certificate is one of the most popular and widely-held health and safety qualifications in the UK. It is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who require an understanding of general health and safety issues.

The NEBOSH General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, along with the identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge. The general content of the NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus means it is suitable and relevant for those working in virtually any industry, and is often used as a solid foundation for those going on to further study and specialising in a particular area such as construction site health and safety or fire safety.

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NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is aimed primarily at managers and supervisors who are responsible for fire safety within their organisation and compliance with applicable fire safety legislation.

The course aims to give delegates the knowledge to conduct and review fire risk assessments, along with fire prevention and protective measures within most workplaces.

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NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety to give it its full title, is one of the most recognised health and safety qualificatons in the construction industry.

It is aimed primarily at managers, supervisers, CDM co-ordinators and anyone else who is responsible for making sure that construction activities under their control are undertaken safely.

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NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management to give it its full title, is an environmental health and safety course which is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who are responsible for managing environmental issues at their workplace.

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate qualification focuses on UK law, so is really only suitable for those who are based and operate within the UK.

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