Working in an environmental role gives you the chance to establish a career in an industry that is growing and the chance to give something back to the community by conserving and managing the various ecosystems and life that constitute your local area.

If you love the outdoors, are keen to work with flora or fauna, then the Environmental Assessment course is a stepping stone to further career opportunities and studies as you learn what is required to look after our environment.

The course is self-paced to suit your lifestyle.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction to Environmental Assessment
  2. Overview of Environmental Assessment
  3. International Environmental Law 
  4. Domestic Environmental Law
  5. Types of Environmental Assessments
  6. The Design and Process of Environmental Assessment
  7. Writing Environmental Reports
  8. Research Project
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • To appreciate the range of employment available to scientists skilled in environmental assessment
  • Develop an understanding of the basics of environmental study design, analysis and reporting within a legal framework.
  • Be aware of the international legislation relevant to environmental assessment
  • Research the legislation which dictates the environmental assessment requirements in the student's home country.
  • Appreciate the range of environmental assessment techniques that have been developed to assess a range of situations around the globe.
  • Understand the environmental assessment process in enough depth to manage a small environmental assessment.
  • Write a professional environmental report.
  • Prepare an environmental impact assessment including carrying out all research and writing up the actual report.