This course has been introduced to raise awareness of environmental issues, with a primary focus within the Defence sector and the acquisition process. Read more Read less

The over-use of natural resources within Defence has increased considerably over time, and it is inevitable that future growth and essential operational requirements will add to the existing pressures of the global system.

At a glance

  • Dates
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  • Duration2 days
  • LocationCranfield University at Shrivenham
  • Cost£700 Concessions available

Course structure

The Environmental Awareness and Compliance in Defence course is delivered over two days starting at approximately 09:00 AM and finishing at approximately 17:00 PM. The course is delivered through a combination of presentations and interactive workshops which aim to provide core knowledge and deeper learning.

What you will learn

This course has been introduced to raise awareness of environmental issues, with a primary focus within the Defence sector and the acquisition process. The course aims to assist delegates with the skills, knowledge and development potential to understand and manage environmental problems at the practical level. Delegates are also introduced to aspects of environmental legislation and the mandatory requirements for formal compliance in Defence.

Core content

  • Introduction to environmental awareness within defence acquisition
  • Defence-related activities influencing the quality of the environment
  • Effective methods of environmental protection in Defence acquisition
  • Introduction to environmental legislation
  • Defence-related case studies
  • Written exam.

Who should attend

This course has been introduced to raise awareness of environmental issues, with a primary focus within the defence sector and the acquisition process. The course aims to assist delegates with the skills, knowledge and development potential to understand and manage environmental problems at the practical level. Delegates are also introduced to aspects of environmental legislation and the mandatory requirements for formal compliance in Defence.

No formal entry requirement necessary.

Accreditation

Successful completion of this course partially fulfils the requirements for Practitioner membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Successful completion of the IEMA approved suite of courses Sustainable Development in Defence Acquisition (SDDA)Project Oriented Environmental Management Systems (POEMS) practitioner course and Environmental Awareness and Compliance in Defence (EACD) provides delegates with IEMA Practitioner membership.

Concessions

A limited number of MOD sponsored places are available.

Location and travel

Cranfield Defence and Security (CDS) is a Cranfield School based at the Ministry of Defence establishment on the Oxfordshire/Wiltshire borders.

Shrivenham itself lies in the picturesque Vale of the White Horse, close to the M4 motorway which links London and South Wales. It is 7 miles from Swindon, the nearest town, which lies off the M4 at the hub of Britain’s motorway network.

Bath, Cheltenham, Bristol and Oxford are all within an hour’s drive and London less than two hours away by car.

All visitors must be pre-booked in at reception by the person they are visiting on the campus.

For further location and travel details

How to apply

Online application form. UK students are normally expected to attend an interview and financial support is best discussed at that time. Overseas and EU students may be interviewed by telephone.