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Introduction to Environmental Legislation

BioLogiQ Solutions
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Location: Dublin
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course description

Introduction to Environmental Legislation course

Introduction to Environmental Legislation - 1-day open course in Dublin

This Introduction to Environmental Legislation course provides compliance and environmental management professionals with a sound understanding of the structure and underlying principles of environmental law.

Covering both Irish & EU legislation in the environment & sustainability arena, the 1-day programme provides delegates with a sound understanding of:

  • the legal issues related to ISO 14001 planning and implementation
  • the basic steps to take in pursuit of legal compliance
  • sources of further information on environmental legislation
  • likely future trends in environmental legislation

Delegates' knowledge will be reinforced via a range of interactive exercises and legal case studies, as well as from the identification of legal requirements specific to their own organisation.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Introduction to Environmental Legislation course is suitable for personnel with responsibilities for ensuring legal compliance in their organisation and/or duties related to environmental management - particularly in relation to ISO 14001 certification & maintenance.

It is also ideal for environmental auditors and managers or directors responsible for environmental licenses in areas such as emissions, emergency response, waste & energy management etc.

No previous knowledge of environmental management is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Delegates will receive a free copy of the WLT (World Land Trust) certificate for the offset of their course emissions (as outlined in BioLogic's sustainability policy).

Training Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to environmental issues, structure and principles of environmental legislation
  • Interaction of international, European and Irish environmental law
  • EU and Irish environmental legislation in the areas of:
    • Land use and planning
    • Air emissions
    • Energy
    • Water pollution
    • Chemical handling and storage
    • Waste management
    • Contaminated land
    • Environmental governance
    • Product stewardship
    • Statutory nuisance
    • Habitats, flora and fauna
  • Trends and future EU environmental legislation


For detailed course prices, please enquire below. 

In-House Training

This course can also be delivered be delivered in-house, either at your company premises or at a location of your choice. Course content can be customised to meet organisational requirements.

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BioLogiQ Solutions

BioLogiQ - Management Systems, Health & Safety, Environment, Sustainability & Social Responsibility Training

Headquartered in the Emerald Isle, BiologiQ is a a specialised provider of up-to-the-minute management system auditing, consultancy and training services. Working with both the private and public sectors, BioLogiQ assists clients in meeting their requirements across a number of key...

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Carlow, Co. Carlow

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Mairead C.   |   08/12/2014
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