Is this course for you?

This two-day course is intended to support Facilities Managers and Supervisors to understand their role within environmental sustainability and the impact it has on their team and department. The course enables you to contribute to improving the environmental performance of your organisation and is ideal to rapidly upskill your team and those who oversee operational objectives.  

The course is delivered by environmental sustainability experts using specific examples to ensure the training is relatable to Workplace and Facilities Management professionals.  

All individuals successfully completing the course and assessment will receive a certificate entitled ‘Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers’.


What will you learn?

Upon completion of this course, you will have the ability to: 

  • Evaluate drivers for change and barriers 

  • Apply knowledge and understanding to baseline data to monitor and improve performance 

  • Apply knowledge of environmental sustainability across the value chain 

  • Demonstrate the importance of implementing resource efficiency 

  • Demonstrate how employees can improve environmental performance 

Benefits to Delegates: 

  • Gain the tools and resources to create measurable impact 

  • Ensure your team and organisation are compliant with legislation 

  • Be able to implement organisational improvements by understanding the strategic and operational factors involved with environmental sustainability 

  • Reassure leadership that you have the practical skills to deliver change and improve business resilience 

Benefits to Employers: 

  • Increase your profit with cost savings in waste, recycling and consumption through improved leadership 

  • Gain advantage over competitors when tendering for business by demonstrating your leadership in sustainability 

  • Improve management of environmental risks and protect your organisation’s reputation 

  • Learn how to manage ISO 14001 to engage stakeholders and staff while embedding environmental management into your business processes 

  • Empower the business who can really drive change 

  • Increase in employee engagement and improve culture in the knowledge that they are working in an environmentally conscious organisation 

How long is it for?

This is a two-day course.

How much will it cost?

Member: £370 + VAT
Non-Member: £425 +VAT

Delivery method

Live virtual training via zoom

Learn from a location that suits you.

In order to be part of our virtual training session, you will need:

  • Access to a computer (PC or Mac) which has a microphone and web cam included (or an additional microphone and web cam installed and set up)
  • A strong internet connection
  • A pair of headphones
  • A quiet area of your home where you can concentrate, uninterrupted

Delivered by IWFM expert Trainers who tailor the course to be delivered in an FM context, giving specific Facilities Management and Workplace examples to ensure the content is relatable to operational roles across Workplace and Facilities Management.  

How is the course assessed?

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


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