Environmental Awareness

The aim of the Environmental Awareness course is to provide delegates with an overview of the requirements of ISO 14001 and to introduce the key steps involved in establishing environmental management systems.

What is ISO 14001?

ISO 14001:2015 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. It can be used by any organization regardless of its activity or sector.

Who is this course aimed at?

Those employers who wish to improve their environmental performance and who require an overview of ISO 14001, environmental management.

Course Objectives/Key Benefits

By the end of the course you will have an overview of the skills to:

  • Review operational procedures
  • Understand environmental management tools and techniques
  • Identify pollution prevention, planning and risk assessment
  • Understand the background of ISO 14001 series
  • Understand the key components of ISO 14001
Course Content

Environmental Awareness Course Content

  • Introduction to the course
  • Why Environmental Management?
  • Initial Environmental Review
  • Establishing an Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Risk assessments, method statements and permits to work
  • Prevention Techniques
  • Operational Control
  • Documenting and Implementing the System
  • Roles and Responsibilities

Training method:

Seminar and practical sessions with assessments.

Course outcome/qualification:

Certificate of Attendance.

Pre-requisite Knowledge/Qualifications


Environmental Awareness
DurationOne-day course
CampusColchester Campus
Start DatePlease contact us for dates.
PricePrice per delegate: £190+ VAT | Company Course: Price on Application


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