Certificate in Environmental Management

Certificate in Environmental Management

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600 Hours

Certificate in Environmental Management VPS021

Learn environmental management in the comfort of your own home.

Study with support from our highly qualified tutors.

Our tutors are all very experienced in supporting students via distance learning.

Core Modules:    These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate in Environmental Management.

  •      Ecotour Management BTR101
  •      Conservation and Environmental Management BEN201
  •      Environmental Waste Management BEN202
  •      Soil Management (Crops) BHT303

Elective Modules:    In addition to the core modules, students study any 2 of the following 7 modules.

  •      Alternative Energy VSS102
  •      Marine Studies I BEN103
  •      Nature Park Management I BEN120
  •      Ornithology BEN102
  •      Herpetology BEN209
  •      Primatology BEN210
  •      Wildlife Management BEN205


  • Provide a basic introduction to the study of ecology
  • Provide a brief perspective on environmental problems and their causes
  • Provide a brief introduction to pollution and its effect on the environment and conservation
  • Increase your awareness of the relationship between soil and water and understand their effects on the environment and conservation
  • Understand techniques of vegetation management that are used in a range of situations
  • Identify methods used to monitor and manage large natural animal populations and land areas used for sustainable species continuance
  • Identify the methods used to monitor and manage natural marine populations for sustainable species continuance
  • Describe the role of Ecologically Sustainable Development policies in future environment management
  • Describe the scope of ecotourism experiences available.
  • Determine management issues related to ecotourism activities/enterprises, giving due consideration to environmental and ethical concerns.
  • Develop in the learner an awareness of ecotourism destinations in existence and possibilities (in your country).
  • Explain the management and operation of an ecotourism office.
  • Explain the management of ecotourist accommodation facilities including:
  • camp sites
  • cabins
  • caravans
  • resorts
  • Identify catering options for different ecotourism activities.
  • Identify legal and statutory requirements for the establishment and operation of an ecotourism enterprise.
  • Identify/establish safety precautions/requirements/procedures for an ecotourism enterprise.
  • Plan for an ecotourism activity.

Note that each module in the Certificate in Environmental Management is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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