• Land-based Industries

    IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers

  • Attendance / Duration

    2 Days (9:00am - 4:00pm)

    Ayr, Kilmarnock Campus, or Online

  • Cost


    Payment Plan options available

Book / Enquiry

To be added to our waiting list for upcoming courses please email businessgrowth@ayrshire.ac.uk

Free Self-Directed Online Course

All delegates who enrol onto one of our IEMA courses can also complete our free self-directed online Introduction to Net Zero for Employees course. Our 10 hour course can be completed at your own pace and is not a requirement to attend the IEMA-accredited course

To gain access to this course, please get in touch after enrolment

What's Involved?

This two-day course is intended to support managers and supervisors from any industry/business sector in understanding the strategic and operational implications environmental sustainability has on them, their team and department. It enables you to contribute to the improved environmental sustainability of their organisation and is ideal to rapidly upskill your team and those who oversee operational objectives.

Course Content

  • Understanding of the strategic opportunities and constraints that environmental sustainability presents organisations
  • The importance of resource efficiency
  • The impact of environmental sustainability across the value chain
  • The impacts of pollution, prevention, control and environmental legislation in organisations
  • How employees support environmental sustainability.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • have knowledge and understanding of the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities,
  • have knowledge and understanding of compliance obligations and business drivers for change,
  • have knowledge and understanding of the main potential impacts on environment and sustainability,
  • have knowledge and understanding of how to improve environmental performance,
  • evaluate drivers for change and barriers,
  • apply knowledge and understanding to baselines data to monitor and improve performance,
  • apply knowledge of environmental sustainability across the value chain,
  • demonstrate the importance of implementing resource efficiency,
  • will demonstrate how employees can improve environmental performance,

IEMA Assessment

The assessment consists of an online 20 question multiple-choice test and learners must achieve 70% to pass. The test is completed through the IEMA assessment portal and candidates are sent a link upon registration to the assessment.

Places available



Start Date

30 May 2024

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