The ECoW role is fundamental to the construction industry, providing advice and guidance on best practice in a variety of environmental issues on site.
This Masters level programme provides a general overview of all areas in which an Environmental Clerk of Works will be required to operate.
Topics include: the end-to-end construction process; water management and pollution control; waste and resource management (land contamination, waste, sustainability); auditing skills and project management.
The programme has been developed in collaboration with industry bodies including SEPA and can be used as recognised CPD. It can also be used as credit towards various Masters programmes.
This course is for those providing any onsite environmental auditing and compliance services.
This course is equivalent to 20 credits at SCQF Level 11. It is approved by IEMA and we work closely with them to ensure the course is high quality and relevant to industry professionals.
Partnership with RSK
This course is designed and delivered in collaboration with the global engineering and environmental consultancy firm, RSK.
The course content is designed to be as interactive as possible with workshops forming the foundation of the course, with sessions on:
The course content will also be accessible online for a limited time after the course has been delivered, allowing participants to revisit the learning materials in order to consolidate their learning.
At the end of this course delegates will be able to:
Delegates should have a basic understanding of environmental constraints associated with the construction industry. Course participants may already be working as an ECoW or similar, or hold a relevant first degree and have industry experience.
Delivery - online
The course is a combination of self-paced study and live sessions. These live online sessions typically take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for the duration of the course from 10am-12pm UK time. A full timetable is available on request by contacting email@example.com. Typically, the course comprises approximately 20 hours of contact time plus self-study.
Delivery - face to face
The course is delivered over five days on an intensive basis, at our campus in Hamilton, Lanarkshire - easily accessible from all over Scotland, with accommodation nearby. In-person sessions are held with both academics and industry professionals, and are supported by additional online learning. There are roughly seven hours of study per day Monday-Thursday, with a final presentation and review on the Friday morning. Refreshments are provided and parking is available.
Delegates are assigned a case study at the start of the course and will use this to generate and submit a portfolio of short pieces of work over the duration of the course. Delegates will also be asked to make a short presentation summarising their case study and findings, at the end of the course.
This course may be available on a part funded basis to some delegates through the Upskilling Fund. If eligible, a subsidy of £1000 towards the course fee will be applied; individuals will be required to pay the £500 balance. Further details, including regarding eligibility, are available under Funding Support.
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