NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification

The NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and understanding of environmental issues in the workplace. This course offers a comprehensive overview of environmental legislation, key environmental principles, and how to identify and control potential hazards.

It will also cover practical advice on carrying out risk assessments and developing an environmental management system. Individuals who successfully complete this qualification can demonstrate their ability to identify, manage and reduce the environmental impact of their organisation or department.

NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification Course

NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification

The NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification provides a useful introduction to environmental issues at work. It highlights the role workers can play in improving organisational environmental performance and will aid understanding of environmental impacts and risk control. It meets the training requirement for organisations implementing ISO 14001.

It is accessible to all. No prior knowledge is required and the content is relevant wherever you work around the world. There is also the option to add content relevant to the environmental impacts and issues faced by a company or sector.

Training course programme & duration

Normally one day in length, the course covers basic environmental awareness and practices essential in the workplace.

Topics include:

  • The meanings of basic environmental terms
  • Importance and benefits of sustainable development
  • The individual's role in a certified Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • Air, water and land pollution
  • Dealing with emergencies

The syllabus is mapped to the environmental awareness and management published by Lantra. 

Course assessments and examination

Learners are assessed by a multiple choice question assessment. The assessment can be completed online.

Learners need to be proficient in the language in which they study and complete their assessments.

A qualification parchment will be sent following successful completion of the examination.

Examination registration
Learners must be registered before they can take an examination. All examination registrations must be completed by an accredited learning partner.

Examination entry confirmation
Once your learning partner has registered you to an examination, they will send you an Examination Entry Confirmation that includes your learner number, and important information relating to your examination and results process. Please ensure that you check your name is spelt correctly and report this to your learning partner and NEBOSH if any changes are required.

The Examination Entry Confirmation is essential to gain entry to the examination room, you will need to show a form of photographic identification to the invigilator and then sign the Examination Entry Confirmation. Please contact your learning partner if you have not received your Examination Entry Confirmation.

Examination results
You will receive your results within 15 working days of sitting the examination. Once you have achieved a pass a qualification parchment will be issued. This is normally within 20 working days of the confirmation of the successful unit.

Who is NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification suitable for?

This qualification is for anyone who needs to gain a basic understanding of environmental impacts and risk control. It provides an introduction to implementing ISO 14001.

It is an environmental qualification for learners with no prior knowledge of the subject required.

The qualification has global relevance and covers the principles of environmental management, not UK specific law. It may be particularly relevant for:

  • Team leaders and supervisors
  • Facilities managers
  • Anyone wishing to ensure they work positively with regard to the environment.

Why Choose SHEQ as your IOSH training provider?

SHEQ Services are a leading IOSH Approved Training Provider, with expert tutors delivering courses both virtually online and in UK training centre locations. If you have any questions about our training courses, please contact us.