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NEBOSH Environmental Diploma
The NEBOSH Environmental Diploma, or NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management to give it its full title, 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. The qualification will be invaluable for those aiming to develop and implement effective environmental management systems within their organisations.
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.
You can become a Practitioner Member of IEMA (PIEMA) if you have completed the NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management within the last 3 years. You can use your qualification to fast track an application to Practitioner Membership as you are exempt from the exam, although you will still need to submit an assessment of competence to successfully achieve PIEMA status.
NEBOSH Environmental Diploma Course Syllabus
The syllabus of the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma is wide and covers the following:
- Key environmental cycles and the effects of human activity on the environment
- Environmental leadership
- Environmental management systems and emergency planning
- Environmental risk evaluation and control
- Environmental performance evaluation
- Waste management
- Managing emissions to the atmosphere
- Managing emissions to controlled waters
- Control of environmental noise
- Hazardous substances and contaminated land
- Energy use
Upon successful completion of the diploma, holders of this qualification may use the designatory letters EnvDipNEBOSH after their name.
IOSH CPD participants may allocate CPD credits for attendance on this course.
In addition, holders of the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma are eligible for Specialist Membership of IIRSM (SIIRSM).
NEBOSH Environmental Diploma Course Tutors
Our NEBOSH Environmental Diploma course tutors are highly qualified and experienced health and safety consultants, with a background in delivering engaging and effective health and safety training.
All trainers hold Chartered or Graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
Enhanced Learning Credits
Service personnel who qualify for Enhanced Learning Credits can use them towards enrolling on a NEBOSH Environmental Diploma qualification.
If you have ELCAS credits to use and are interested in enrolling on the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma qualification, please call us on 0844 800 3295 or contact us online by clicking on the button below.
Frequently Asked Questions
The National Diploma in Environmental Management is assessed in two units: ED1 and NDEM2. Both units are mandatory and there are no optional units. Students may choose to take the units together or at different times.
ED1 is a written examination lasting 3 hours and based on the taught syllabus above. This is marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
NDEM2 is a written assignment set by NEBOSH. The assignment should be approximately 8,000 words in total, excluding the references, bibliography and appendices. No penalty will be applied to reports over 8,000 words, however students are advised to keep the word count under 12,000.
On successful passing of the exam you will receive a NEBOSH national Diploma in Environmental Management.
Certificates are forwarded by NEBOSH approximately 16 weeks after the completion of the course although results are usually issued within 10 weeks.
As mentioned earlier, holders of this qualification may use the designatory letters EnvDipNEBOSH after their name. In addition, holders of the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma are eligible for Specialist Membership of IIRSM (SIIRSM).
Scheduled Open Courses
Unfortunately the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma qualification is not currently scheduled as an open course.