Introduction to Environmental Legislation training course

Course venues and dates

1 day course

Dublin: 27 April 2017, 27 October 2017

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Course objectives

On completion of this course the participant will:

  • Understand the structure of environmental law and its underlying principles,
  • Have a knowledge of EU and Irish environmental legislation,
  • Understand the significance of environmental legislation in relation to the planning and implementation of ISO 14001,
  • Be aware of basic steps to take to ensure legal compliance,
  • Know where to find further information on environmental legislation,
  • Be aware of future trends in environmental legislation.

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Course programme

  • Introduction to environmental issues, structure and principles of environmental legislation,
  • Interaction of international, European and Irish environmental law,
  • EU and Irish environmental legislation in the areas of:
    • Land use and planning,
    • Air emissions,
    • Energy,
    • Water pollution,
    • Chemical handling and storage,
    • Waste management,
    • Contaminated land,
    • Environmental governance,
    • Product stewardship,
    • Statutory nuisance,
    • Habitats, flora and fauna.
  • Trends and future EU environmental legislation.

Legal case studies and interactive individual and group training exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce delegates’ learning. This includes identification of legal requirements specific to each attendee’s organisation.

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Who should attend

Personnel with responsibilities for ensuring legal compliance for their organisation or with key environmental management responsibilities – especially in relation to ISO 14001 certification and maintenance.
The course will also be of interest to environmental auditors, individuals looking to improve their knowledge of good environmental management practice and managers or directors with responsibility for environmental licences or permits or any environmental aspects such as control of air or water emissions, emergency response, waste or energy management etc. 

Course brochure: Environmental Legislation training course

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Course contact details

For more information call us now on 087 9678 372 or email us

 

In-House courses

All our courses are available in-house. We can run in-house courses either at your premises or at a location of your choosing. We also customise our courses according your organisation’s requirements. Check out all our in-house courses at the links below.
Environmental Health and Safety Energy Laboratory Quality Sustainability

Carbon offsetting with the World Land Trust

When you attend any of our Environmental courses, we offset the carbon emissions from all our courses including your travel and other activities using the Carbon Balanced Programme of the World Land Trust (WLT).

 

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