Frequently asked questions about NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management.
NEBOSH as a leading global organization in HSE, have set qualifications to raise the standard and competence of HSE professionals. As environment is part of it’s scope, NEBOSH have designed a course that aims to enhance and perform environmental management system within organizations.
Aside from providing the candidates with an international recognition, the course covers the environmental management principles, multilateral treaties relating to environmental management and ways to prevent and control pollution.
Here below are the frequently asked questions about NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management that we usually receive.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?
This is designed for aspiring environmental management professionals. The course equips the HSE practitioners with broad knowledge and understanding yo fulfil their role.
The course also provides the professionals the knowledge and understanding about the ISO 14001, which helps organization to comply their certification to build a great edge in the market.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE COVER?
Key topics covered by this qualification include:
- Benefits, limitations and structure of an environmental management system
- Environmental aspect identification and control
- The principles and drivers for environmental sustainability
- Waste minimisation strategies
The qualification is divided into two units, each of which is assessed separately:
- Unit ED1: Controlling environmental aspects
- Unit IDEM2: Environmental Regulation
HOW TO STUDY THE COURSE?
Every learner must register with NEBOSH accredited Learning Partner. Self-study is not allowed by NEBOSH. The course is available in different modes of study, such as face to face. Elearning, Distance Learning, Online Live or virtual training
HOW LONG DOES THE COURSE TAKE?
The course has a total of 119 recommended taught hours and 112 hours of private study. Learning partners have designed different schedules to cope up with the candidates’ availability, such as splitting it into weekly and daily classes, provided that it meets the standard taught hours required.
WHAT’S THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION TO ENROL FOR THE COURSE?
There are no specific barriers, in terms of academic qualifications, skills or experience for entry to the NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management programme. However, it should be noted that the assessments are offered, and must be answered, in English only.
NEBOSH recommends that students undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System score of 7.0 or higher in order to be accepted onto an International Diploma programme.
HOW THE QUALIFICATION WILL BE ASSESSED?
Unit ED1 is assessed by a three-hour written examination. Students choose to answer 5 out of 8 questions.
Environmental regulation: Unit IDEM2 is assessed by a written assignment of approximately 8000 words, designed to test knowledge across the syllabus.
Students must successfully complete both parts of the assessment (assignment and examination) within five years of the result declaration for the first unit successfully completed in order to achieve the qualification.
WHAT IS THE PASSING MARKS?
The pass standard for each unit may vary according to pre-determined criteria but is normalised to 45% for the written paper (Units ED1) and 50% for the assignment unit (Unit IDEM2).
WHAT LEVEL IS NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management?
NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management credit rated by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Accreditation and sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 10 equivalent to RQF/CQFW Level 6 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
HOW MUCH IS THE COURSE FEE FOR NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT WITH QHSE INTERNATIONAL?
Course fee differs on every NEBOSH accredited learning partner, it also depends on the mode of study and inclusions such as classes, exams, and materials.
IS CLASSROOM TRAINING AVAILABLE FOR NEBOSH International Diploma in Environmental Management in UAE?
QHSE International as NEBOSH Gold learning partner based in Dubai, UAE offers different study modes that blends with every learner needs. We offer classroom training in Dubai, online live classes, elearning and distance learning for those outside the country. The institute also offers in-company training as per request in UAE and other countries.
How to register for the course?
Interested candidates can contact our team at +971 4 443 1124, [email protected] for more information.