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Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce


The Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce course is perfect for those working in any job role across all sectors. Participants are offered an opportunity to gain an insight into the most appropriate ways to embed environmental sustainability into the way they carry out their responsibilities.

This course covers the main environmental risks and opportunities facing organisations; the importance of resource efficiency; the impacts of pollution, pollution prevention and control and legislation; the impact of transport; and how employees can support the delivery of good environmental outcomes.

This certified continue professional development (CPD) course will be delivered by the Head of Sustainability. 


7 Guided Learning Hours/1 Day (The e-learning version of this course is delivered over two 3.5 Hours sessions) 


This course is ideally suited for those working in any job role or PhD researcher. There are no formal entry requirements. 


A full range of training materials are available for this course.

This qualification comes with structured learner workbooks, a trainer manual and an online assessment coordinated by IEMA.

This course is an IEMA Certified course and certificates are provided by IEMA (including QMUL's logo) to learners who have successfully completed the course. 


The assessment for Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce consists of an online 20 question multiple-choice test and Learners must achieve 70% to pass. The test is completed through the IEMA assessment portal. All registered candidates will receive an assessment link from IEMA.



1. Knowledge and understanding of the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities

2. Knowledge and understanding of compliance obligations and business drivers for change

3. Knowledge and understanding of the main potential impacts on environment and sustainability

4. Knowledge and understanding of how to improve environmental performance



The course is scheduled for:

7/8 September 2020 (Part1/2)

14/15 September 2020 (Part2/2)

Online course.

Please book online at https://www.esdcourses.org.uk/userlistcourse.php or email sustainability@qmul.ac.uk if you have any queries.