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The new NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work qualification will introduce your workforce to environmental issues and the role they play in improving organisational environmental performance.

This qualification is an ideal first step towards other NEBOSH qualifications such as, the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management for those who need a more extensive and practical understanding of environmental management in the workplace.

This introductory qualification is aimed at anyone who needs a basic understanding of environmental issues in the workplace. It provides a general awareness of environmental issues and can be taken by employees at all levels within the organisation.

These include: 

Foundations of environmental awareness

v The meaning of environment, habitats, ecosystems, pollution and sustainability

v The importance and benefits of sustainable development

v Environmental management systems (EMS)

Pollution, impact assessments and emergencies

v Principles and practice of impact (risk) assessments

The main sources, types, control and impacts of air pollution

v The main sources, controls and impacts of water pollution

v The main sources, controls and impacts of environmental noise

v Types of waste – hazardous, non-hazardous, and other legally controlled categories

v Waste management

v Dealing with environmental emergencies


Students are assessed by a 30 minute 20 question multiple- choice examination.  Students need to be proficient in written English to successfully complete the assessments.


Approved By:
Ministry of Health, Dubai Ports, Customs & JAFZA-EHS, DCA, Dubai Municipality, Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs, Abu Dhabi Municipality , Knowledge & Human Development Authority, Dubai Central Ambulance Authority, Dubai Health Authority
Accredited By:
Training Centre:
National Examination Board of Occupational Safety & Health - UK (NEBOSH) Chartered Institute of Environmental Health - UK (CIEH) Institution of Occupational Safety & Health -UK (IOSH) First Aid International-UK (FAI) Construction Skills - UK (CITB) TSI Quality Services