Environmental Impact Assessment - Introduction

Aims & Objectives:

By the end of the course, delegates will have gained: -

  • A greater understanding of the impact assessment process
  • Knowledge of environmental management systems
  • An overview of the applicable legal requirements to undertake environmental impact assessments.
  • Knowledge of best regional and sector practice.
  • A basis to move forward to the intermediate and advanced level strategic environmental impact assessment courses.

Course Outline:

Introduction to environmental management system (EMS) requirements to conduct impact assessments

  • ISO14001:2004; EMAS; BS8555

Legislation Brief

  • IPPC, LAPPC, SEA, Environmental Assessment of Plans & Programmes Regulations 2004

Environmental Impact Assessment

  • Methodology & scoring
  • Significance assessment

Pollution Prevention Activities

  • Opportunity assessment
  • Employee Participation


Intended For:

Project Managers, Engineers, On-Site Health, Safety & Environmental Advisors