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Environmental Risk Assessment Foundation

Why should you attend?

The Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to perform an Environmental Risk Assessment in the context of ISO 14001. During this training course, you will be able to understand the best practices used to implement an Environmental Risk Assessment framework that provides the foundation for identifying, analyzing and evaluating risk in an organization.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Environmental Risk Assessment Foundation” credential. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental concepts, processes and framework.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Environmental Management
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Environmental Management

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and operations of Environmental Risk Assessment and its principal processes
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 14001 and Environmental Risk Assessment, and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used during an ERA

Educational approach 

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Environmental Risk Assessment concepts

Day 2: Conducting an Environmental Risk Assessment


The “PECB Certified Environmental Risk Assessment Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental concepts of Environmental Risk Assessment

Domain 2: Environmental Risk Assessment process

For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.



Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about the Environmental Risk Assessment certification and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for the PECB Foundation Certification are:


General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months free of charge

Training Days
CPD Certification
Exam Duration hour
Retake Exam
Language : English
Type : Classroom
Certification Fees: N/A
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