Environmental Awareness


This course is designed for people at Management and Supervisory level within an organisation or in any sector who require a good grounding in Environmental Awareness. It focuses on why being aware of environmental impact and environmental management is so important, and how you can make a real difference to the environmental impact of your project.

Course duration

6 hours.

Course Overview

It is recommended that, due to ever-changing legislation, this course should be renewed every three years.


The course includes written and practical assessments with the successful delegate receiving a certificate of attendance.

Sustainable Construction

We look at the main goal of how to integrate the three pillars of sustainability that contribute to the achievement of sustainable development

Environment. Protection and enhancement of natural resources
The wellbeing of people
Sustainable consumption and production

We also look at the UK Governments have four main priorities for delivering the UK sustainable development strategy

The main principles of the regulatory framework for the environment

Prevention, Precaution, Polluter pays

Site Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

The EMS has a number of important functions:

  • Help a company understand its environmental impact
  • Secure positive environmental outcomes
  • Reduce cost and improve efficiency
  • Implementing environmental management on site

Energy Management

We look at site practices that should be employed to reduce energy

Archaeology and Heritage

We look at the main reasons why the construction sector should address archaeology including:


Looking at the relationship between plants, animals, people and their environments

Statutory Nuisance

We look at the different types of nuisance and how to manage it.

Water Management and Pollution Control

A construction site does not need to be next to a watercourse to cause a problem; any pollutants entering a surface water drain can end up in a watercourse miles away.

Resource Efficiency

The more efficient use of materials would make a major contribution to reducing costs and the environmental impacts of construction.

Soil Management and Contamination Control Soil Management and Contamination Control

This section identifies the process involved with soil management and the assessment and remediation of contaminated land

Waste and material Management

Waste can account for up to 5% of the total build cost. This is valuable lost profit for the project.


RDC Safety Limited has a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses, all tailored to your business’s health and safety requirements.
Our courses can be held at our training facility, or at a location of your choice.

Multiple UK Locations

Each of our training venues have been carefully selected to ensure that delegates are provided with a comfortable learning environment. All rooms have natural lighting, air conditioning and provide quality food and refreshments.

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We‘d love to discuss your requirement further so please do get in touch by emailing info@rdcsafetylimited.co.uk or
calling 07971 202356. Alternatively, you can reach us by filling in our contact form.

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