Environmental Impact and Sustainability

This course provides an outline of current environmental legislation and the influence industry has on the environment.


Free for Welsh businesses or employees living in Wales
£600pp for businesses or employees outside Wales

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Free for Welsh businesses or employees living in Wales
£600pp for businesses outside of Wales

Register Now

Who should attend?

Suitable for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of environmental impact and legislation.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications, but will require some technical knowledge

Course Benefits
  • Practical guidance on how to obtain environmental permits.
  • Guidance on setting up an environmental management system, ensuring compliance with ISO14001
  • An understanding of the role technology can play in reducing environmental impact.
  • Potential to reduce costs and improve company image.
Course programme
  • A review of environmental issues, and their impact on health, resources, and energy policy.
  • Environmental legislation relevant to industry.
  • The impact of environmental taxation.
  • How to obtain environmental permits.
  • Guidance on how to set up an effective environmental management system.
  • An outline of the role that current technological developments are having on reducing environmental damage.
  • A description of a number of major RD&T initiatives.
  • The course will give an understanding of steps towards net zero
  • Knowledge of carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) for carbon neutrality

comment If you would like to discuss specific content, then we can arrange an informal discussion with the course tutor.

This is an on line course so can be accessed anytime at your convenience. There is approx. 21-30 hours of course content to complete, depending on your knowledge of subject. There is a tutor who is assigned to the course who will answer any queries and hold tutorials if necessary, he is very approachable and where possible will find a convenient time that works for both of you
At the end of each section of the course there are a set of questions, they are to test your understanding and to contribute towards your final mark. At the end of the course you will be asked to submit a written assignment which will make up your final mark.
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