Higher demand for green qualifications

9th December 2011


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Figures from NEBOSH show increasing numbers of people are seeking environment management qualifications.

The examination body has revealed that in the past two years the number of people registering to take its environment management qualification has more than doubled.

In 2009, about 1,100 people registered for a NEBOSH environment qualification. Last year, the number of registrations rose to almost 2,200. Registrations so far in 2011 indicate a further rise this year to around 2,700, an increase of almost 150% on 2009.

Around two-thirds of those who take a NEBOSH environment management qualification are employed in a health and safety role.

The majority of the rest are environment specialists. Two-thirds also already hold another NEBOSH qualification.


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