NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate (EC)

Course description

The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate (EC) is a recognised environmental qualification worldwide, which focuses on environmental management systems (ISO 14001), impact assessments, energy efficiency, pollution and environmental emergencies. The syllabus includes UK, EU and international references.


  • EMC1 is assessed by a scenario-based assessment completed at home. You have 24 hours to complete this.
  • EMC2 is assessed by a three-hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace).

Course outline

The EC consists of two components:

    • EMC 1: Management and control of environmental hazards
      • Foundations in Environmental Management
      • Environmental Management Systems
      • Assessing Environmental Aspects and Impacts
      • Planning for and Dealing with Environmental Emergencies
      • Control of Emissions to Air
      • Control of Environmental Noise
      • Control of Contamination of Water Sources
      • Control of Waste and Land Use
      • Sources and Use of Energy and Energy Efficiency
    • EMC 2: Assessing Environmental Aspects and Associated Impacts