- This course is offered in 36 hours
At the end of the course, the student will:
a) recognise the importance of organisations having a robust and effective environmental management strategy;
b) be familiar with the relevant national and international environmental strategies;
c) understand how implementation of environmental management strategies can be successfully undertaken;
d) appreciate the origins and importance of sustainability and its influence on work activities;
e) recognise the role of national and international administrative and legislative controls in respect of environmental protection.
Sustainability: Origins/concept/definitions (Brundtland Report), recent developments at international and national levels, issues of implantation/ the local dimension. Sustainability and policy process: the environmental debate, planning as a control and policy process, broader environmental policy and control mechanisms including environmental health.
The concepts, theory and application of environmental strategy. Approaches to environmental management, ISO 14000 and other national and international standards.
Environmental assessment. Derelict land and contaminated land; development and the suitable for use approach versus the multi-functionality approach; proactive and reactive intervention; traditional and novel remediation methods.
Statutory and Administrative Control :
Control of environmental pollutants by legislative and other non-technical means – authorisations to discharge, licensing schemes, etc.
The learning time for a 15 credit level 3 course is approximately 150 hours, and as the course is studied in distance learning mode, this will be largely student centred.
Students will receive comprehensive study materials. There will also be at least one intensive study school, which will adopt a problem solving approach to the subject.
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BSc. (Hons) Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (Top-Up)
The BSc (Hons) Occupational Health, Safety and Environment extended final year top-up degree, awarded by the University of Greenwich, is structured to provide a viable option to graduates of the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Construction and the Built Environment (BSE-HVAC) programme offered at SBCS.
Graduates with a similar level qualification may also be eligible for the extended final year top-up. See our Entry Requirements tab below for more information.
At SBCS we focus on -
- Producing graduates who are capable of thinking critically, creatively and ethically.
- Graduates who are team players with the ability to communicate persuasively.
Highlights at a glance -
- Extended Final Year (Top-up)
- IOSH Accredited (Global Recognition and Portability)
- Graduates will be eligible to apply for graduate membership from IOSH.
- Multiple Entry Paths
- Expert Lecturers
CSEC or CXC graduates, can follow our pathway to the BSc (Hons) Occupational Safety Health and the Environment Click below for details.