This Masters level programme provides a general overview of all areas in which an Environmental Clerk of Works will be required to operate. The ECoW role is fundamental to the construction industry, providing advice and guidance on best practices in a variety of environmental issues on site.
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.
This course is delivered in collaboration with Naturally Compliant, who provide environmental consultancy resource to the construction sector. Working closely with Director, Simon Knott, our EnvCoW course participants will benefit from his wealth of on-site experience and industry expertise as he guides learners through the latest legislation for environmental compliance.
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 to 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.
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 individuals through the Upskilling Fund. If you are eligible for part-funding, a fee of £500 is payable, instead of the full course fee of £1,500. Further details, including regarding eligibility, are available under Funding Support.
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