Specialist Diploma in Environmental Management

Published: | Updated: November 13, 2018

Definition - What does Specialist Diploma in Environmental Management mean?

A specialist diploma in environmental management is a qualification that many who are already working in the health and safety sector pursue when they progress onto management roles. It trains individuals to know how to foresee, prevent and manage risk in the environment.

Safeopedia explains Specialist Diploma in Environmental Management

The amount of study hours this diploma requires varies drastically from country to country, ranging from 150 to up 300 theoretical study hours. It covers topics such as pollution control, environmental effects from hazardous materials and how to preserve energy. Though the majority of the course deals with how to prevent environmental disasters occurring, it does cover how to ensure your staff are adequately prepared to deal with any problems that may arise. Upon completion of this course, most graduates go on to back up their theoretical knowledge with practical work experience.

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