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IEMA

Post by STU10 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:55 am

Hi i will be doing the IEMA course soon, has anybody got any usefull info or downloads cheers

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Re: IEMA

Post by HelenPJ » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:16 am

Hi STU10 :wave:

There are quite a few IEMA courses http://www.iema.net/training/delegates" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ../. :D

Are you doing:
Foundation course
Intro to EMS
EMS Implementation
Certificate
Diploma
or
?

IEMA have some resources on their own website, but you might find looking at their Acorn Scheme: http://www.iema.net/ems/acorn_scheme" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; could be useful
As well as info on ISO 14001 & EMAS ./thumbsup..

Hope this helps a bit :wave:
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Re: IEMA

Post by STU10 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:41 am

Hi Helen :wave: i think its the certificate its a 10 day course ./thumbsup..

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Re: IEMA

Post by HelenPJ » Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:07 pm

Hi :wave:

Perhaps some of the Environmental Downloads might be helpful for you?
http://www.healthandsafetytips.co.uk/Do ... mental.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

IEMA themselves have lots of lovely (free) Environmental info & downloads on their website .salut ./thumbsup..

As well as the Acorn Scheme, EMAS info here: http://www.iema.net/ems/emas" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Dedicated Europa website for EMAS: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/emas/index_en.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
(As pointed out elsewhere, EMAS contains a key clause of ISO 14001 verbatim & is available for free via the above website) ./thumbsup..

ISO 14001, arguably the most widely known Environmental Management System Standard to which an organisation can be certified (as compliant) is copyright and therefore should be purchased either from ISO themselves or from the National Standards Body - British Standards Institute (BSI). Similarly for BS 8855 (see the IEMA Acorn Scheme & BSI). However, your local library may have a copy or access to BSOL so that you can view the standard and make notes ../. ./thumbsup..

Have you checked out the Learning Outcomes for the Associate Certificate?
You can download a PDF of them here: http://www.iema.net/training/delegates/trngforassociate" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

As you can see, it's about more than EMS - the subjects covered include ecology/biodiversity; pollution; waste and waste management; emissions; sustainability and legislation ../.

Legislation - have a look at EU (Europa) website here on the Environment, which includes a "law" tab: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/index_en.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Other good resources include Business Link http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/ac ... 1079068363" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
NetRegs: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/netregs/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Key Legislation on NetRegs: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/ne ... fault.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Have a browse of the Environment section on here: viewforum.php?f=25" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
And Environmental Courses: viewforum.php?f=76" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And hopefully, someone who has done this course will be by soon, too .salut

Hope this helps a bit in the meanwhile and enjoy your studies :wave:
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Re: IEMA

Post by Beanie » Wed May 02, 2012 3:06 pm

Hi STU10,

I'd be interested to know what you think of the course as an environmental qual is on my list of things to do this year.

I recently bought "A Guide to the Management of Environmental Risks in the Workplace: Meets Requirements of the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management Award" book by RMS which is supposed to cover the IEMA Certificate course as well as NEBOSH. Got it cheap for just under £24 delivered but finding mistakes that any good proof-reader should have flagged up pre-print so I'm not overly impressed with it so far.

The law element parallels the H&S law you might have covered previously (only the Acts and Regulations are different) and 14001 looks like 18001 so progress can be pretty rapid in some areas.

Get a copy of the Learning Outcomes from http://www.iema.net/training/delegates/trngforassociate" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and grab a past paper or two to give yourself a flavour of what's to come.

RRC Training offer samples of their course materials at http://www.rrc.co.uk/about-us/learning- ... mples.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; which can be useful as tasters.

IEMA's own Handbook is a bit pricey but they suggest other information sources at http://www.iema.net/download/membership ... 202010.doc" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and http://www.iema.net/books" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;.

Hope this helps.


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Re: IEMA

Post by David68 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:38 pm

Just sent off payment for my IEMA Certificate by distance learning. Really looking forward to it.

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Re: IEMA

Post by Beanie » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:43 pm

Just to update for anyone who might be interested in the IEMA Associate Certificate, the IEMA now offer on-line, on demand examinations for those who are self-studying or have sufficient prior knowledge.

The exam replaces the open-book assessment that the IEMA previously offered thrice yearly to candidates. The cost is the same (£122 + £50 joining/membership fee) but is completed in 2.5 hours (the open book assessment was 2 weeks) and is marked within 6 weeks (the open book assessment was 16 weeks) so offers a quick route to AIEMA for those that feel they're up to it.

More details at:
http://www.iema.net/associate_entry_exam" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

There's plenty of support on the IEMA site as HelenPJ notes above with the new updated standard, recommended reading lists, articles and references to the IEMA Handbook.

Considering this route myself ;-)
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