Is this course for you?

This is a concentrated one-day course that provides delegates with a practical introduction to environmental sustainability in Workplace and Facilities Management, ensuring that front-line workers are equipped with the knowledge and understanding to make a positive difference within your organisation or with your customers. 

This course is ideal for front-line workers, for example those that are in a cleaning or caretaking role. It is suitable for those who need to understand more about the changes that could be done to improve your organisation’s or customer’s environmental performance. 

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 the Workforce’.


What will you learn?

You will learn the impact that your work may have on the environment and how to change your ways of working to improve environmental sustainability performance 

Upon completion of this course delegates will have knowledge and understanding of: 

  • The main environmental and economic risks and opportunities 

  • Compliance obligations and business drivers for change 

  • The main potential impacts on environment and sustainability 

  • How to improve environmental performance 

Benefits for delegates: 

  • Be able to contribute to maintaining a sustainable workplace 

  • Understand how changes in your own personal actions and those of your company can make a positive impact to the people you work with, the planet and the overall profit of your organisation 

  • Learn how to practically apply what you have learnt so you can make a positive difference in your day-to-day role 

Benefits for employers: 

  • See immediate long-term business benefits by upskilling your employees to improves environmental performance and compliance 

  • Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability to enhance your brand, become more competitive and attract the best employees 

  • Ensure your employees have knowledge of environmental legislation and management frameworks to instil compliance across teams 

How long is it for?

This is a one-day course and study time is equivalent to 7 CPD hours.

How much will it cost?

Member: £225 + VAT
Non-Member: £279 +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 FM such as cleaning staff, caretakers and caterers.

How is the course assessed?

The course is assessed through a 20 question, multiple choice exam. The test is completed online through the IEMA assessment portal and delegates are given 30 days after attending the course to complete the exam.


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