Environmental Management Certificate (NEBOSH)

R9 082.50

This qualification is designed for anyone who has responsibilities for managing environmental issues as part of their work. The syllabus has been developed by the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) following extensive consultation with key stakeholders in the industry. It is an internationally recognised qualification, designed to be globally relevant and benefit companies in all industry sectors who are seeking to implement effective environmental management systems, increase positive environmental impacts, and reduce negative environmental impacts.

Global learning Distance learning
Clock Bi-monthly cohorts
Study duration (Months)
Courier Study material & shipping
Teacher and student Dedicated lecturer
Certificate Certified by NEBOSH

Course code: C01241



Unit EMC1 – Environmental Management

Unit EMC2 – Assessing Environmental Aspects and Associated Impacts – Practical Assessment


Cohort dates:

  • Cohort 10: 2024/05/06
  • Cohort 11: 2024/07/01
  • Cohort 12: 2024/09/02
  • Cohort 13: 2024/11/04

The ability to read and write in English.

Learners must be at least 16 years of age.

Course type: Industry endorsed

Quality assurance partner: NEBOSH

Certification: International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NEBOSH)

Certification issued by: NEBOSH




Assessment information:

The EMC has two unit assessments and learners must achieve a ‘Pass’ in both units to be awarded the qualification. Learners will have five years to complete their qualification. The five-year period starts from the date that they pass their first successful unit. Any unit that is five or more years old will not count towards the qualification and a learner will need to retake this unit if they still want to complete the qualification.


Assessment type:

  • Unit EMC1 Open book examination. conducted online. Learners will have a 24-hour window in which to download the examination paper, complete their answers and then upload their answer sheets.
  • Unit EMC2 Practical assessment


Exam fees:

We offer exam booking assistance but the exam fees are not included in the course fee. Additional exam fees:

  • Unit EMC1 – 85 Pounds (UK)
  • Unit EMC2 – 85 Pounds (UK)

Course fee: R9 082.50

DepositR2 037.00

Monthly instalment: R1 409.10

Payment duration: 5 months

Study duration: 6 months

Dedicated support team

We understand that students may require guidance and support to navigate the learning journey, and our Client Services team is always ready to assist them in every possible way. Our team is readily available during office hours and can be contacted via email, phone, WhatsApp and social media.

Dedicated lecturer

You will be assigned a dedicated lecturer who possess extensive subject knowledge and can offer valuable advice on how to fully immerse yourself in the learning material. We encourage students to actively engage in their studies, and our lecturers are there to provide optimal instruction and guidance every step of the way.

Orientation session

The virtual orientation session will set you up for academic success and assist you in your transition to distance and digital learning at Optimi College. The aim of this session is to give you information about your course and also answer frequently asked questions.

Online classroom access

The Online Classroom is easily accessible from you cell phone or PC. You have access to a range of resources and facilities, designed to support your learning journey. You can also submit assignments on the Online Classroom. Managing your assignments is simple, fast, and reliable.

Study calendar

Our study calendar is a study plan that allows you to manage time spent on studies and ensures that you set aside enough time for assignments, completing of talks and preparing for exams. The study calendar will highlight essential deadlines and milestones.

Recorded online lectures

Our distance and digital learning courses provide easy access to various recorded lecturing sessions. Plus, you can use multiple devices to access our instructional material. Let us help you make your learning journey as convenient as possible! This resource is applicable to specific Commerce and Technical Academy courses.

Deep dive sessions

Deep dive sessions are focused sessions where students review fundamental principles and concepts of speciality modules or subjects to prepare them for an exam. The interactive online session is presented by your lecturer.

Exam booking assistance

You will receive advice or assistance in booking certain exams yourself, or our exam team will make a booking on your behalf. Our team will advise you on the venue closest to you, assist with booking a seat, and confirm the time, date and logistics for your exam sitting.

Study material and courier delivery included

Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course fee, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete the course. Material is sent via courier, at no additional charge!