ProQual Level 3 Award in Environmental Management Course in Islamabad || Registration Open

ProQual Level 3 Award in Environmental Management Course in Islamabad|| Registration Open

Registration Open= +92-3315999937, +92- 3215056755 (WhatsApp Only)


The Level 3 Award in Environmental Management is aimed at managers and supervisors

employed in organisations who are considering or working towards an environmental

management system.

The Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) is the single framework for regulated

qualifications, the regulatory body for this qualification is the Office of Qualifications and

Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This qualification is accredited onto the RQF.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an

initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the


Qualification Profile

Qualification title ProQual Level 3 Award in Environmental Management

Ofqual qualification number 603/6603/5

Level 3

Total Qualification Time 30 hours (20 GLH)


Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 14/9/2020

Qualification end date

Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete the 1 Mandatory unit

T/618/4530 Environmental Management

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Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please

complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.


Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and occupationally


Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance

For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor and

one internal quality assurance verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific

occupational area. Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based

units or qualifications will normally need to hold appropriate assessor or quality assurance

verifier qualifications, such as:

  • ProQual Level 3 Certificate in Teaching, Training and Assessing
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and


  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes

and Practices

Support for Candidates

Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:

  • enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning

outcomes and assessment criteria;

  • provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
  • provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to

authenticate evidence

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Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge and competence described in the unit.

Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against

the standards set in the qualification.

Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of

all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include: – assignments/projects/reports

– worksheets

– portfolio of evidence

– record of oral and/or written questioning

Learning outcomes set out what a candidate is expected to know, understand or be able to


Assessment criteria specify the standard a candidate must meet to show the learning

outcome has been achieved.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria for this qualification can be found from page 7


Internal Quality Assurance

An internal quality assurance verifier confirms that assessment decisions made in centres

are made by competent and qualified assessors, that they are the result of sound and fair

assessment practice and that they are recorded accurately and appropriately.

Adjustments to Assessment

Adjustments to standard assessment arrangements are made on the individual needs of

candidates. ProQual’s Reasonable Adjustments Policy and Special Consideration Policy sets

out the steps to follow when implementing reasonable adjustments and special

considerations and the service that ProQual provides for some of these arrangements.

Centres should contact ProQual for further information or queries about the contents of the


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Results Enquiries and Appeals

All enquiries relating to assessment or other decisions should be dealt with by centres, with

reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.


Candidates who demonstrate achievement of the qualification will be awarded a certificate

giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 3 Award in Environmental Management

Claiming certificates

Centres may claim certificates for candidates who have been registered with ProQual and

who have successfully achieved the required number of credits for a qualification. All

certificates will be issued to the centre for successful candidates.

Replacement certificates

If a replacement certificate is required a request must be made to ProQual in writing.

Replacement certificates are labelled as such and are only provided when the claim has

been authenticated. Refer to the Fee Schedule for details of charges for replacement


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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit T/618/4530

Environmental Management

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Understand key global environmental

issues and the concept of sustainability

1.1 Describe key environmental impacts including:

  • resource depletion
  • air, water and pollution
  • climate change
  • loss of biodiversity

1.2 Outline the international agreements, protocols

and responses to environmental issues

1.3 Describe the terms sustainability and sustainable


1.4 Outline the role of the organisation in driving


2 Understand the advantages and

disadvantages of implementing an

accredited environmental management


2.1 Describe the key elements of environmental

management systems

2.2 Outline the similarities and differences between

current environmental management instruments

and relevant ISO standards

2.3 Describe the benefits to the organisation and to the

environment of improved environmental


2.4 Identify the advantages and disadvantages of

implementing an accredited system

2.5 Outline the benefits and challenges of integrating

with other management systems

3 Understand the purpose of and process

involved in developing an effective

environmental policy

3.1 Outline the key requirements of an environmental


3.2 Explain a range of internal and external interested

parties may influence the content of an

environmental policy

3.3 Identify the key considerations that should be taken

into account when developing an environmental


3.4 Outline how an environmental policy can be

effectively communicated, monitored and reviewed

3.5 Describe how to integrate the policy into the

organisation’s plans, activities, products and


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Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4 Understand how to identify and

evaluate an organisation’s

environmental aspects and impacts

4.1 Outline the methodology and scope of an

environmental aspect review, including inputs,

outputs and operations of the organisation, direct

and indirect environmental aspects, abnormal and

emergency situations

4.2 Identify environmental aspects related to the

activities, products and services of the organisation

4.3 Identify the environmental impacts arising from the

environmental aspects

4.4 Evaluate the significance of environmental aspects

4.5 Define the reasons for evaluating environmental

aspects for significance

4.6 Identify the different methods available for

evaluating environmental aspects for significance

considering qualitive and quantitative data

4.7 Outline the key considerations in setting objectives

and targets associated with the significant

environmental aspects of the organisation

4.8 Outline the importance of developing targets that

are specific, measurable, achievable, responsibility

assigned and time bound

5 Understand the structure, function and

operation of environmental law

5.1 Outline their relevant national legal system

including its different types and origins of law, the

jurisdiction and structures of the courts and the

role of administrative bodies

5.2 Identify the range of methods of legal interventions

including taxation, permits, criminal sanctions and

civil sanctions including compensation and


5.3 Outline the role and powers of local authorities and

the environment agencies as environmental


5.4 Identify the potential civil, administrative, and

criminal consequences associated with breaching

environmental law

5.5 Outline the key legal commitments made to tackle

climate change

5.6 Outline the statutory regimes for the control of


5.7 Describe the main legal requirements for the

management of waste

5.8 Describe the main legal requirements for the

management of water

5.9 Outline the regime for the control of statutory

nuisance with particular reference to noise

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Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.10 Identify the main contaminated land legislation

5.11 Describe the process of developing and maintaining

a register of legal and other requirements

6 Understand how an environmental

management system can be


6.1 Describe the managers role in setting,

communicating, and monitoring objectives and


6.2 Outline the factors to consider when defining

competence, training and awareness requirements

within an environmental management system

6.3 Describe a range of methods for communicating

environmental information

6.4 Explain the importance of the control of the

documents in the context of an environmental

management system

6.5 Identify suitable operational controls to improve

environmental performance

6.6 Identify the importance of emergency

preparedness and response

6.7 Describe the types of emergency situation that

might have an impact of the environment

6.8 Detail how prior preparation and provision of

training and resources can mitigate any effects

6.9 Detail the reporting requirements of pollution

incidents to regulatory agencies

7 Understand the purpose and processes

of checking environmental performance

including monitoring and measuring,

corrective and preventative actions and


7.1 Describe how to monitor, measure and evaluate

the effectiveness of implementation

7.2 Explain the importance of monitoring procedures

and using environmental key performance


7.3 Describe how to evaluate compliance with legal and

other requirements

7.4 Explain how to manage non–conformities,

corrective and preventive actions

7.5 Explain how to meet current ISO requirements to

control environmental records

7.6 Specify the purpose and benefits of auditing

7.7 Outline different types of audits

7.8 List the key stages of the environmental audit


7.9 Outline the considerations when developing an

environmental audit schedule

7.10 Identify the principles of good auditor selection and


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Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.11 List the techniques for gathering information during

the audit process

7.12 Outline the contents of an environmental audit


7.13 Explain how to follow up and close out an audit

8 Understand the reasons for producing

an environmental report

8.1 Describe the role of review in driving continual

improvement in environmental performance and

legal compliance

8.2 Outline the role of environmental reporting, the

methods and formats available for preparing and

presenting reports, both internally and externally

8.3 Outline the options for independent validation of

reports and when this might be required

8.4 Outline the importance of encouraging feedback

from interested parties on the report contents and

its value


There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.


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