About This Course

The Environmental Aspects and Impacts course is intended to help you guide your organisation towards a strategy that will improve its overall environmental performance and comply with recent environmental legislation.

This course takes you through the first steps in introducing an environmental management system into your organisation. In order to accomplish this, you will explore in detail both local and global environmental issues, and how your company can reduce its contribution to these problems.

You will learn to identify those activities, products and services that can have an impact on the environment, evaluate the significance of those impacts, conduct an environmental review and to write a report of your findings.

Syllabus

Global Environmental Issues

1.1 What is the environment?
1.2 What is pollution?
1.3 Global warming
1.4 Ozone layer depletion
1.5 Air pollution
1.6 Loss of biodiversity and depletion of resources

Local Environmental Issues

2.1 Water
2.2 Waste
2.3 Local air pollution
2.4 Transport
2.5 Packaging

Energy Issues

3.1 Meeting the need for energy
3.2 Government policies to improve energy efficiency
3.3 Conducting an energy survey
3.4 Implementing energy-saving measures

Interested Parties

4.1 Who are your organisation's interested parties?
4.2 Communicating with interested parties

Conducting an Initial Environmental Review

5.1 What is an initial environmental review?
5.2 Review of background information
5.3 Site investigation
5.4 Register of aspects and impacts
5.5 Writing the report

Accreditation

This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service for recognised CPD Hours.

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation of our courses.

 

Assessment

At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

Course Outcomes

Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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