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In line with the vision of 2030 and the requirements of the National Transition Plan 2020, the Council of Ministers issued a ministerial decision requiring establishment of environmental protection units in all facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In this context We are pleased to offer our clients a package of training programs to suit the various requirements to promote the environmental performance to keep abreast of the development in the laws and legislation of environmental protection in the Kingdom.

ENTEC’s have alliances with leading providers of globally recognised environmental management and sustainability training, our trainers are professional climate and environmental consultants, who also advise companies on environmental compliance, strategy and implementation. This unique position allows us to bring the training to life through a broad range of real world examples and ensures keeping abreast of all current issues in the field.

Our international accreditations include the following IEMA, NEBOSH, IOSH, IOA.

The following courses are the gold standard for environmental management and sustainability training. These courses are proposed as they provide comprehensive professional development from an entry level position through to becoming a senior manager in the area, along with the right level of skills and knowledge throughout the workforce to deliver an effective sustainability strategy.

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Accredited Training Courses

Accredited IEMA programmes – Environment & Sustainability

The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the largest professional body for environmental practitioners in the United Kingdom. IEMA's standards provide the foundation for organisational sustainability. By adopting their standards, organisations have been able to improve their environmental impact and sustainability, drive competitiveness, productivity, resilience and growth. IEMA training courses cover a wide range of environmental and sustainability disciplines and skills.


1. IEMA Environmental Awareness (1 day)

This one-day fully interactive IEMA awareness course will benefit anybody with an interest in improving their organisation's environmental management, including those wishing to start their environmental career. It will show delegates why the environment matters to their organisation and provide an introduction to environmental legislation and how environmental management systems can meet customer requirements. The training programme can help to engage and empower environmental steering groups and green champions to be more focused and productive, ensuring that environmental objectives are achieved and good ideas produced.

Course content

· Environmental issues

· Environmental legislation

· Environmental management systems


2. IEMA International Foundation Course in Environmental Management (5 days)

This entry level course provides a basic foundation in environmental management for anyone who has a responsibility for managing environment affairs at work. It covers the basics and how the environment can be harmed through to International Standards and environmental management systems.

Course Content

Environments at risk, air, land and water impacts

· Implementing environmental management systems, eg ISO 14001

· Key International Conventions - legal aspects including waste management

· Pollution prevention & control

· Resource efficiency management

· Auditing/inspection

· Energy management


3. Certificate in Environmental Management (PIEMA) (15 days)

This course is designed for experienced environmental professionals, working at an operational level and looking to progress their career as an environmental practitioner. By completing the course you will gain detailed environmental and sustainability knowledge and be able to apply environmental management/assessment tools and skills that are needed to be an effective environment/sustainability practitioner.

The course covers all the areas of knowledge you need to become an IEMA Practitioner (PIEMA). This brand new course for 2017 is specifically designed for Practitioner membership.

Course content

Module 1: Fundamentals of Sustainability, Business and Governance

· The implications of global trends for the environment, for society, for the economy and for organisations and the role of an

· Environment/Sustainability practitioner in overcoming these challenges

· Sustainable business/governance models, their underlying principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services

Module 2: Environmental Principles, Policy and Legislation

· Environmental principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services

· Major environmental policies and legislation and their implications for organisations, products and services

Module 3: Environmental Management/Assessment Tools and Skills

· Tools, techniques, systems and practices, their application and how they can be used to develop sustainable products and services and improve sustainability performance

· The role of innovation and other leading practices in developing sustainable products and services and providing sustainable solutions

· Collecting and critically analysing data, and report information that informs decision making

· Identifying problems and assessing opportunities that deliver innovative and sustainable products and services

· Determine, implement and measure methods of effective communication

· Identify and engage in two way communication with stakeholders

· Applying or implementing tools, techniques, systems and practices that identify opportunities and risks

· Delivering projects and programmes that achieve performance improvement

· Implementing change and transformation


4. IEMA Lead Environmental Auditor course (5 days)

This intensive five-day advanced auditor’s course is designed for those people wishing to develop their environmental auditing skills to a professional level either to improve company auditing processes or to audit systems in a third party capacity. This course is registered with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and satisfies the training requirements satisfies the formal training requirements for those wishing to register with the IEMA Auditor Registration Scheme or with the IRCA auditing scheme.

Course content

Through a combination of presentations and guided exercises and a highly interactive role-play exercise involving a simulated audit delegates will learn:

· Overview of current environmental thinking

· Structure and requirements of ISO 14001:2015 & EMAS

· Key environmental concepts and essential terminology

· Key focus areas for auditing core environmental processes

· Overview of current environmental legislative requirements and relevance to auditing

· Objectives and types of environmental audits

· Certification (based on ISO 17021)and verification processes for EMS

· Roles and responsibilities of auditors and of lead auditors

· Auditor skills & development

· Processes and techniques for planning, conducting & reporting audits

· Audit follow-up activities and auditing for continual improvement

· Effective audit planning, execution and reporting based on current auditing standards

· Identifying valid findings, non-conformances and corrective action management

· Auditor registration


5. IEMA International Diploma in Sustainable Business Practice (15 days)

This course is aimed at environmental practitioners and others who are pursuing a career in environmental management or who have responsibility for implementing a sustainability agenda. It builds on the material covered in the IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management course and is particularly beneficial to the business environment where sustainability is becoming a key issue. Successful completion will significantly increase career prospects. It helps prepare delegates for full membership of IEMA eventually leading to Chartered status (CEnv).

Course Content

Module 1 - Managing Environmental Media and Issues

· Business interaction with natural cycles

· Managing releases into environmental media: air, land and water

· Best available techniques for preventing/minimising environmental harm

· Risk assessment methodologies

· Environmental monitoring techniques

· Noise measurement and control

· Environmental radiation

· Contaminated land

· Energy management

Module 2 - Sustainability for Business

· The meaning of sustainable development

· Holistic approaches to sustainable development

· Life Cycle Assessment

· Designing for the environment

· Sustainable procurement and consumption

· Sustainable communities/transport

· Resource efficiency management

· Integrated management systems

· Climate change mitigation and adaptation

Module 3 - Strategic Environmental Management

· Sustainable development in the business context

· The business case for sustainable development

· Role of environmental management within the risk management framework

· Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility

· Strategic risks

· Managing performance and reporting

· Managing change

· Influencing skills

· Communication and stakeholder engagement.


6. EEF /Oxford Brookes University advanced diploma in international health, safety and risk management (31 Days)

Oxford Brookes is one of the top universities in the country and is consistently ranked as the UK’s best new university in the Times Good University Guide, which analyses a range of data including student satisfaction, graduate employment, and completion rate.

Risk management

The course is designed for practitioners to develop their competency and obtain membership of a professional health and safety institution. The course gives the knowledge and skills to effectively manage health and safety in an international environment.

Successful completion of the course will give Graduate entry into IOSH which, when combined with necessary skills and experience, will lead to Chartered Membership. It will also give delegates full membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

Course content

Module 1:  Health & Safety Standards in a Globalised World

· Legal systems

· International Labour Organisation (ILO)

· International standards/conventions

· Health & safety criminal law - enforcement

· Civil liability - fault v no fault liability

· Employment and contract law

· Product liability

· Corporate responsibility

Module 2:  Managing Physical Hazards in the Workplace

· Fire risk management

· Explosion prevention and control

· Hazardous processes

· Structural safety and failure modes

· Equipment and machinery safety

· Reliability and statistical techniques

· Construction safety

· Electrical safety

· Transport safety

Module 3:  Managing Health and Hygiene in the Workplace

· Chemical, biological and physical agents - effects

· Toxicology/epidemiology

· Risk assessment

· Psycho-social issues - stress

· Measurement, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological agents

· Ergonomics

Module 4:  Health & Safety Management

· Accident causation and prevention

· Risk management

· Management systems including OHSAS 18001

· Behavioural analysis and reliability

· Safe systems at work

· Quantitative risk assessment

· Organisational culture

· Communication skills

· Health & safety in the business context

Module 5:  Risk Management

· Risk management framework

· Corporate governance – risk profiles

· Environmental risks and management

· Security risks and management

· Product liability

· Insurance and risk

· Integrated management systems

· Health & safety culture

· Presentation to the board


7. Leading with Environmental Sustainability (1 day)

This half-day course enables senior executives to understand the business case for environmental sustainability and to question whether the organisation’s current strategy is fit for purpose. It is the perfect platform from which to start the transition to the new ISO14001:2015 standard, which plays a much greater role in business strategy.

Course content

· Environmental sustainability – what it means to your business, opportunities and challenges

· Environmental strategy – what it is, how it works, checking it is fit for purpose

· Leading environmental sustainability – responsibilities of senior management, what executives must deliver, creating ownership in the business

· Environmental legislation – compliance and implications

· ISO14001 – the new standard and your role in it

· Environmental sustainability – in the value chain.

Accredited IOSH Programmes – Health and Safety

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world’s leading health and safety training and accreditation body. As the only Chartered body for Health and Safety professionals, IOSH qualifications are recognised the world over.

Available IOSH training courses cover health and safety issues such as:

· Accident prevention

· Construction industry safety

· Safe working

· Safety for senior executives.


1. IOSH managing safely (4 days)

This four-day accredited safety training programme will give delegates the knowledge they need to help ensure safety in the workplace and prevent accidents. It is designed for managers and supervisors with responsibility for people or processes and will provide a basic, but broad and sound understanding of current health and safety requirements and principles.

Course content

· Responsibilities and accountabilities - requirements of managers with regard to health and safety

· Legal requirements - health and safety law

· Risk assessment - key steps and control strategies

· Health and safety management systems - benefits and key elements

· Accident causation and investigation – root cause and human factors

· Hazards in the workplace – identification and control

· Monitoring – using active and reactive measures to monitor health and safety performance

· Protecting the environment – controlling pollution and waste.


2. IOSH managing safely in construction (5 days)

This course is designed for those managing site construction safety. It will provide delegates with the practical health and safety knowledge, legal awareness, and the skills needed to handle health and safety issues on site. The course will cover the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM) 2015 and provide a clear understanding of managers' new duties in controlling principal contractors and designers, as well as other contractors or designers.

Course content

· Risk management

· Permits to work and method statements

· Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

· CDM 2015

· Confined spaces

· Construction equipment and hazards

· Lifting operations

· Management systems

· Scaffolding, excavations and demolition

· Fire precautions and prevention

· Electrical hazards

· Occupational health risks.


3. IOSH managing safely refresher (1 day)

This one-day refresher course is designed for delegates who have attended the IOSH managing safely programme within the past three years, to provide a valuable update of health and safety legislation and best practice. Managers and supervisors can update their skills and knowledge by attending this one-day course, rather than repeating the full four-day IOSH managing safely course.

Course content

· Changes in legislation guidance and best practice over the last three years

· Recap on key management responsibilities covered in the managing safely course.


4. IOSH safety for senior executives (1 day)

IOSH safety for senior executives enables directors and senior executives operating at policy and strategic levels within all business sectors to reduce risk and liability. The course will equip them with an understanding of their health and safety role, compliance issues and best practice to avoid costly accidents, litigation and reputational damage.

Course content

· Introduction to health and safety issues

· Major accidents

· The health and safety role and responsibilities of senior executives

· Key legal aspects

· Manslaughter

· Accident Prevention

· Effective proactive management of health and safety


Accredited NEBOSH Courses

NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is an awarding body approved by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Accreditation, which has a UK-wide regulatory remit. NEBOSH qualifications are recognised by the relevant professional membership bodies including the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and IEMA.


1. Internal Audit- ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems Training (2 days)

This two-day training programme will equip delegates with the knowledge and skills necessary to audit the environmental management system and associated activities.

It is aimed at those with responsibility for carrying out internal audits to meet the requirements of ISO 14001. This practical course provides an opportunity for delegates to carry out an environmental audit and associated reporting.

Course content

· Recap of environmental issues

· Environmental legislation recap

· 14001 standard

· Auditing standards

· Auditing procedures

· Audit process

· Audit reports.

2. NEBOSH certificate in environmental management (5 days)

This accredited five-day course provides a sound overview of environmental management systems - leading to a nationally recognised qualification. It is relevant to managers, supervisors and anybody with environmental responsibilities, such as waste, energy and sustainability. Delegates will gain a practical understanding of core environmental issues and the controls needed to manage the impact of a range of everyday business activities on the environment. The qualification provides a set of skills that can be used in the workplace to make better use of resources and thereby maximise profits. EEF uses its wealth of experience across all industries to draw on real practical examples of how to apply environmental management techniques. As such, the course has a practical 'real world' focus.

Course content

· Foundations in environmental management

· Environmental management systems

· Environmental impact assessments

· Control of environmental issues: air, water, waste and land and noise

· Sources and use of energy and energy efficiency

· Planning for and dealing with environmental emergencies

· Practical application, based on the review of a workplace with report to senior management

· Risk management practices, based on industry standards and best practice.

· Delegates my progress to pursue a career in site-based environmental management.


3. NEBOSH fire safety and risk management certificate (5 days)

This qualification will give building owners and those responsible for managing or supervising fire safety, the basic knowledge required to conduct suitable and sufficient fire risk assessments. The course will also enable delegates to embed best practice, such as introducing fire prevention and protection measures and raising safety awareness among building users or workers.

Course Content

Unit FC1 – Fire safety and risk management

Unit FC2 – Practical fire risk assessment

Development of a clear understanding of how to manage the risk of fire in the workplace:

· Fire legislation

· Components of fire

· Fire technology

· Building design

· Fire risk assessment

· Behaviour of people.


3. NEBOSH national certificate in construction health and safety (10 days)

This course is designed to provide a knowledge and understanding of managing health and safety in a construction environment. It is suitable for non-specialists in health and safety who wish to obtain a nationally recognised qualification in construction health and safety. This could include managers and supervisors, safety representatives and those responsible for employee safety. It will also benefit health and safety practitioners who need to refresh their skills and knowledge of construction health and safety. EEF’s NEBOSH accreditation number is 001, indicating that EEF is the first accredited body to deliver NEBOSH training nationally and internationally.

Course Content

This is a two week course on Construction Health and Safety (NCC1). This additional course is designed to provide a knowledge and understanding with respect to managing health and safety in a construction environment.

Candidates must successfully complete all three of the following units to achieve the overall qualification:

· Unit NGC1 – management of health and safety. This module is common to the NEBOSH national general certificate in health and safety and must be taken separately (five days)

· Unit NCC1 – management of construction hazards (ten days)

· Unit NCC2 – Construction health and safety practical application

The entire course covers:

· Construction law and management

· Construction site – hazards and control

· Movement of people and vehicles – hazards and control

· Manual and mechanical handling – hazards and control

· Work equipment – hazards and control

· Electrical – hazards and control

· Fire – hazards and control

· Chemical and biological health – hazards and control

· Physical and psychological health – hazards and control

· Working at height – hazards and control

· Excavation work and confined spaces – hazards and control

· Demolition – hazards and control.


4. NEBOSH national certificate in the management of health and wellbeing at work (5 days)

This nationally recognised NEBOSH qualification focuses on workplace health and will benefit companies in all sectors who are seeking to improve the efficiency and morale of their workforce. It will equip managers to minimise sickness absence, encourage people back to work and deal effectively with the health and well-being issues of their employees.

This course will be of value to general managers, supervisors, HR professionals, safety professionals and anyone with day-to-day responsibility for the health and well-being of employees.

Course Content

The week-long course covers:

· Identifying risks to health at work

· Learning how to manage sickness absence and implement a return to work programme

· Prevention and management of work related stress

· Workplace health promotion

· Disability discrimination and protecting health at work

· Dealing with mental health at work

· Working effectively with health professionals.


5. NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (36 days)

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Health & Safety is the flagship NEBOSH qualification that delivers a high level of knowledge and skills for health and safety professionals. The Diploma provides the core health and safety knowledge which, combined with understanding and appropriate application, underpins the competent performance of an occupational health and safety practitioner.

Course Content

The unitised structure of this qualification gives the opportunity to study and complete one topic area at time. Its approach promotes the application of the knowledge acquired on the course to problem-solving in the student’s own workplace.

The New NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety comprises four core units:

Unit A: Managing health & safety

· Principles of health & safety management

· Principles of health & safety law

· Criminal law

· Civil law

· Loss causation and evaluation

· Measuring & reviewing health & safety performance

· The assessment & evaluation of risk

· Risk control

· Organisational factors

· Human factors

· The role of the health & safety practitioner

Unit B: Hazardous substances/agents

· Managing occupational health

· Identification, assessment and evaluation of hazardous substances

· The control of hazardous substances

· The monitoring and measuring of hazardous substances

· Biological agents

· Noise and vibration

· Radiation

· Mental ill-health and dealing with violence and aggression at work

· Musculoskeletal risks and controls

· Work environment risks and controls

Unit C: Workplace and work equipment safety

· Workplace welfare

· Fire & explosion

· Fire risk assessment

· Storage, handling & processing of dangerous substances

· Work equipment

· Workplace machinery

· Mobile, lifting access & work at height equipment

· Electrical safety

· Construction

· Workplace transport

Unit DNI: Workplace-based assignment

The focus of the Unit DNI assignment is for students to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding from their studies in Units A, B and C.

The assessment requires a detailed review and analysis of health and safety performance in the workplace followed up by an action plan to improve performance.


6. NEBOSH national general certificate in occupational safety and health (10 days)

This ten-day nationally recognised qualification covers the main legal requirements for health and safety and deals with a range of workplace hazards and methods of control. It will benefit managers, supervisors, safety representatives and representatives of employee safety, who may not specialise in health and safety, but require sound knowledge of best practice in risk management to create safe working practices and a strong health and safety culture. It is also a starting point for those wishing to develop a career in health and safety.

Course Content

The NEBOSH national general certificate consists of three units, each separately assessed. Delegates may choose to take the units together or at different times. A certificate will be issued on successful completion of each unit, but delegates are required to pass all three within a five-year period to gain the overall award. The course content outlined below reflects the latest changes to the accreditation, published April 2015

NGC1 – Management of health and safety

Element 1: Foundations in health and safety Element 2: Health and safety management systems – Plan Element 3: Health and safety management systems - Do Element 4: Health and safety management systems – Check Element 5: Health and safety management systems – Act

NGC2 – Controlling workplace hazards

Element 1: Workplace hazards and risk control Element 2: Transport hazards and risk control Element 3: Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control Element 4: Work equipment hazards and risk control Element 5: Electrical safety Element 6: Fire safety Element 7: Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control Element 8: Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

NGC3 – Practical assessment


Accredited IOA Courses

This Institute of Acoustics (IOA) certified course enables people to carry out environmental noise assessments and devise effective company noise management programmes. It provides delegates with a basic knowledge of the methodology of environmental noise measurement, including the accurate use of sound level meters and analysers.


1. IOA certificate in environmental noise measurement (5 days)

Course content

The course will show delegates how to:

· conduct environmental noise measurements in and around the workplace

· make reliable measurements of background noise

· present and interpret measurement data

· advise on noise control techniques.

Delegates are required to bring a scientific calculator, but EEF can provide if given prior notice. Delegates may also like to bring their own noise measuring equipment, but this is not required.




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