National Certificate in Environmental Management
Definition - What does National Certificate in Environmental Management mean?
A National Certificate in Environmental Management is an introductory certification recommended for those who have an interest in the environment, and are considering a career in some form of environmental pursuits. This qualification focuses on current environmental climate, and how to keep natural resources protected for future generations.
Safeopedia explains National Certificate in Environmental Management
It can take anywhere from 3 months to a year to complete this qualification, depending on whether the course is taken as full or part-time. It encompasses a wide range of subjects such as botanical studies, biology, waste and recycling management, local and national legislation and biosecurity. During this period, students are given real life scenarios to study and assess the best possible solution for the given problem. In addition to investigating current problems, the students are also taught how to foresee and monitor possible incidents, and come up with ways to mitigate the risk of such incidents. Many who complete the National Certificate in Environmental Management will go on to study at the Diploma level.