Environmental management and sustainability training

Our extensive range of training courses, led by a team of experts, can help you build skills to effectively manage environmental impacts at your organisation. Read our blog for more more training ideas.

The courses included in this section will help you with all aspects of environmental management and stability, from learning about environmental management systems to certifications in environmental awareness.

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Not sure what training you need? We’re the only provider to offer the full suite of IEMA qualifications for environmental practitioners. We recommend our flagship IEMA accredited Diploma in sustainable business practice and our IEMA associate certificate in environmental management.

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Certificate in Environmental Management (PIEMA)

Duration
15 days
Members
£2890 +VAT
Non Members
£3320 +VAT

This course is designed for experienced environmental professionals, working at an operational level and looking to progress their career as an environmental practitioner. By completing the course you will gain detailed environmental and sustainability knowledge and be able to apply environmental management/assessment tools and skills that are needed to be an effective environment/sustainability practitioner.

The course covers all the areas of knowledge you need to become an IEMA Practitioner (PIEMA). This brand new course for 2017 is specifically designed for Practitioner membership.

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Dates & Locations

Module 1: 5-9 March 2018
Module 2: 23-27 July 2018
Module 3: 24-28 September 2018
EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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Module 1: 14-18 May 2018
Module 2: 20-24 August 2018
Module 3: 3-7 December 2017
EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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Module 1: 2-6 July 2018
Module 2: 10-14 September 2018
Module 3: 10-14 December 2018
EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management (AIEMA)

Duration
5 days
Members
£960 +VAT
Non Members
£1105 +VAT

This course is designed for those new to the environmental management profession, it’s the first step on the professional development track for environmental managers and demonstrates a solid foundation of knowledge in environmental management. The course covers all the areas of knowledge you need to become an Associate Member of IEMA (AIEMA) under the new membership structure.

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Dates & Locations

19-23 February 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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19 - 23 February 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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26 February - 2 March 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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9-13 April 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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16-20 April 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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21-25 May 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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4-8 June 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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4-8 June 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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16 - 20 July 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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6-10 August 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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8-12 October 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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22 - 26 October 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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26-30 November 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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IEMA diploma in sustainable business practice

Duration
15 days
Members
£3150 +VAT
Non Members
£3595 +VAT

The diploma will benefit managers, advisers, consultants and others with a specialist environmental or sustainability role, who wish to build their strategic knowledge and skills. It addresses a wide range of environmental and sustainability issues, including technological options for control, effective strategies and change management.

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Dates & Locations

Module 1: 8 - 12 January 2018
Module 2: 30 April - 4 May 2018
Module 3: 3 - 7 September 2018
EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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Module 1: 23 - 27 April 2018
Module 2: 13 - 17 August 2018
Module 3: 3 - 7 December 2018
EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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Module 1: 15 - 19 October 2018
Module 2: TBD
Module 3: TBD
EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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IEMA environmental awareness

Duration
1 day
Members
£205 +VAT
Non Members
£240 +VAT

This one-day fully interactive IEMA awareness course will benefit anybody with an interest in improving their organisation's environmental management, including those wishing to start their environmental career. It will show delegates why the environment matters to their organisation and provide an introduction to environmental legislation and how environmental management systems can meet customer requirements.

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Dates & Locations

16 January 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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26 March 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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1 May 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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20 June 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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22 August 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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20 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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IEMA International Associate Certificate in Environmental Management

Duration
10 days

This course is aimed at those who require a good understanding of how environmental issues should be managed in the workplace. It is a practical course which will assist organisations in implementing an environmental management system such as ISO 14001. It will be of benefit to managers, team leaders and others who have responsibility for environmental management. It will also benefit health and safety practitioners who have been given responsibility for advising on environmental aspects. It is a good starting point for those wishing to pursue a career in environmental management.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

IEMA International Diploma in Sustainable Business Practice

Duration
15 days

This course is aimed at environmental practitioners and others who are pursuing a career in environmental management or who have responsibility for implementing a sustainability agenda. It builds on the material covered in the IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management course and is particularly beneficial to the business environment where sustainability is becoming a key issue. Successful completion will significantly increase career prospects. It helps prepare delegates for full membership of IEMA eventually leading to Chartered status (CEnv).

EEF are the first training provider licensed to provide this course anywhere in the world.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

IEMA International Foundation Course in Environmental Management

Duration
3 days

This entry level course provides a basic foundation in environmental management for anyone who has a responsibility for managing environment affairs at work. It covers the basics and how the environment can be harmed through to International Standards and environmental management systems.

IEMA's membership structure is changing. Those who study the existing IEMA Associate Certificate course this year will be transferred automatically to the new higher level of IEMA Practitioner membership without extra cost and study time required. Book on today.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

IEMA Lead Environmental Auditor course

Duration
5 days
Members
£1250 +VAT
Non Members
£1350 +VAT

This intensive five-day advanced auditor’s course is designed for those people wishing to develop their environmental auditing skills to a professional level either to improve company auditing processes or to audit systems in a third party capacity. This course is registered with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and satisfies the training requirements satisfies the formal training requirements for those wishing to register with the IEMA Auditor Registration Scheme or with the IRCA auditing scheme.

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Dates & Locations

16 - 20 April 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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19 - 23 November 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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IEMA leading with environmental sustainability

Duration
half a day
Members
£315 +VAT
Non Members
£355 +VAT

This half-day course enables senior executives to understand the business case for environmental sustainability and to question whether the organisation’s current strategy is fit for purpose. It is the perfect platform from which to start the transition to the new ISO14001:2015 standard, which plays a much greater role in business strategy.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

IEMA managing with environmental sustainability

Duration
2 days
Members
£520 +VAT
Non Members
£590 +VAT

This two-day course equips managers and supervisors with the knowledge required to contribute to the improved environmental sustainability of their organisations. Delegates will gain an understanding of the strategic and operational implications environmental sustainability has on them, their teams and departments - enabling them to add value to their organisations. A wide range of environmental sustainability issues are covered, including resource efficiency and sustainability across the value chain, legal aspects and a manager’s role in changing behaviour.

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Dates & Locations

31 January - 1 February 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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13 - 14 February 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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21 - 22 June 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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30 - 31 October 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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4 - 5 December 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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