NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

Classroom, Online & Distance Learning

Environmental standards for businesses and organisations develop rapidly in the UK. With more and more industry regulations focusing on the environment, the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management covers the key issues from waste management, to energy efficiency, and pollution control.

The NEBOSH environmental certificate is internationally recognised and considered essential to ensure ecological-friendly methods for production in the business sector.

It’s an NVQ level three qualification which covers nine essential areas of environmental practice across two units:

  • EC1 Management and Control of Environmental Hazards
  • EC2 Environmental Practical Application

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Environmental Certificate
Next Course Starts on November 2021 TBC

NEBOSH Environmental Certificate Online

We also offer Nebosh Online Courses and Open Learning study options for those who cannot attend classroom courses. 

The Environmental Certificate Online course offers a flexible approach to learning with a range of interactive elements and resources. You can study at your own pace using our bespoke e-Learning website. We have developed a range of video presentations accessed via You Tube which delegates have found particularly useful, especially for anyone with a learning disability or where English is not their first language.  Feedback and support is given through email or phone call and you will receive your log-ins and information pack via email once you have paid for your course. 

E-learning is the perfect solution for those who prefer to study in their own time and in the comfort of their home or office.

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Course Information

The course consists of two units : EC1 Management and Control of Environmental Hazards and EC2 Environmental Practical Application

EC1 Management and Control of Environmental Hazards 

Element 1: Foundations in environmental management
Element 2: Environmental management systems
Element 3: Environmental impact assessments
Element 4: Control of emissions to air
Element 5: Control of contamination of water sources
Element 6: Control of waste and land use
Element 7: Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency
Element 8: Control of environmental noise
Element 9: Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies 

This is an intensive course designed to suit most industries and targeted at individuals who are responsible for environmental management within an organisation or business, such as health and safety advisors, facilities managers and those responsible for environmental issues within the business.

The Nebosh Environmental Certificate is a sign of professional competency which could make you more employable. It’s also a beneficial accolade for any organisation and gives your business the tools to make positive change.
By choosing to study with us you will receive the highest quality training and a positive learning experience.

We are a small team who genuinely care about every student and their success. We work closely with students before, during and after the course to ensure they’re getting the most out of their training. With access to materials specifically designed by us and tutors who are not only highly qualified but also engaging, you can be rest assured that Cambridge Safety is a fantastic place to study environmental management.


EC1 - Two hour written exam held at Cambridge Safety.
EC2 – This consists of a practical application submission which must be registered with Nebosh. The environmental audit must be completed and submitted within seven days of the date of your EC1 examination.

You may choose when to sit your examination, however, to enter an exam or assessment, you must register at least 6 weeks before the examination date. Exams for certificate level qualifications are available four times a year. A full list of dates will be provided once you start studying.

The Nebosh Environmental Certificate requires the completion of a workplace based task. Ideally this should be completed in your own place of work, however it can be completed elsewhere if you have access to another workplace.

How to book an exam with Cambridge Safety:
If you wish to sit your exams with Cambridge Safety, you can email us at with the exam date you wish to sit. We will confirm availability and send you an exam registration form. If you suffer from a learning disability, such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, there are a number of things we can do to ensure you’re able to complete the exam to the best of your ability. Whether you require more time in the exam or a separate room, as an inclusive course provider we can help.

Exam Preparation Packages
Revision packages can be purchased prior to the examinations and cover exam techniques and practice questions. It also enables you to clarify any points from the syllabus which you are unsure about.

We’re NEBOSH gold partners

As Nebosh Gold Learning Partners, we uphold exceptional training standards across all our courses. As a small training provider our expert team is able to deliver engaging content, friendly support, and consistent results, with above average pass rates for our delegates. Our students leave us with the tools and confidence they need to apply environmental management to the workplace.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Take a look at our frequently asked questions below for more information or head to our FAQ page for a more help. Still have questions? Get in touch with our team.

No – there are no entry requirements. You do not need any prior knowledge or experience with environmental management, however you will need a suitable understanding of the English language (recommended minimum standard of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests).

No – only studying can be done online. Exams must be taken at a test centre.

You can retake an exam if you fail. Our tutors will take the time to ensure you know your subject inside and out and feel confident to sit the exam again.

  • Over 22 Years Experience Delivering Engaging Training
  • Highly Qualified Tutors Chosen For Their Expertise
  • Help Develop Your Career in Health and Safety
  • Nebosh Gold Learning Partners
  • Range of Learning Styles
  • Pass Rates Well Over the National Average
  • Course 100% Designed By Us

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“Thank you for your time and effort over the past few months. Your experience, materials, fantastic facilities and all the small touches I feel really made the course both educational and enjoyable.”

- Steve


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