The Environment has become
an important factor in the overall business strategy of companies
in Ireland, as environmental issues become increasingly complex.
Traditional ways of addressing environmental issues - in a reactive
ad-hoc manner - are proving to be highly unsatisfactory. The need
for qualified people with environmental training has grown as a
result of the requirement to implement an ever-increasing amount
of environmental legislation.
The Office of Environmental Enforcement is a relatively
recent addition within the EPA and is dedicated to the implementation
and enforcement of environmental legislation in Ireland.
The core objectives of the Office of Environmental
Enforcement are to bring about improved compliance with environmental
legislation in Ireland and to ensure that those who flout environmental
law and cause environmental pollution as a result of their actions
are held to account.
An organisation has a number of options to provide
the necessary expertise to guide them through the maze of legislation
||Re-train existing staff
||Employ staff with the relevant training.
Often, a combination of these is required, depending
on the size of the organisation and their potential to impact on
||SQT Training Ltd, established in 1989 - in conjunction
with TMS Consultancy - provides a wide range of environmental
Founded in 1994, TMS Consultancy has become one of Ireland's
leading Management Consultancy service providers. They offer
a wide range of products and services to their clients - spanning
the broad areas of Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety,
Food Safety, Information Security and Software (Click
Some of the courses provided by the SQT/TMS partnership
- Energy Management / Auditing
This one-day training course introduces the concept of energy
management in buildings. This issue is an increasingly important
one for companies - from both a financial and environmental perspective
- with factors such as registration, risk management and environmental
responsibility to consider. The government also recognises that
energy efficiency is the most effective way to reduce carbon dioxide
This course will assist companies to identify areas where energy
cost savings can be realised.
Date: 06 November, 2006 Venue: Dublin <<More
- VDU Risk Assessment and Ergonomics
The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations,
1993, Part VII "Work with Display Screen Equipment" lay
down the health and safety requirements aimed at protecting VDU
users against visual, postural and stress problems associated
with their use.
This course is specifically designed for participants who wish
to carry out VDU Workstation Assessments in their own workplace.
Date: 08 November, 2006 Venue: Dublin <<More
- EMS/Internal Environmental Auditor
This two-day course is designed for personnel who wish to gain
an understanding of Environmental Management Systems and to develop
the skills necessary to become an Internal Environmental Auditor.
The course addresses the requirements of ISO 14001:2004. Many
companies have implemented an Environmental Management System,
which meets the requirements of ISO 14001. Indeed, many major
companies are now requesting that all suppliers evidence third-party
registration to ISO 14001.
Auditing the system and identifying non-conformances and improvement
opportunities is essential in ensuring effectiveness.
Date: 15-16 November, 2006 Venue: Dublin <<More
Date: 13-14 December, 2006 Venue: Dublin <<More
- Environmental Legislation
Environmental laws and regulations are becoming more stringent
and are proving to be extremely onerous for business.
This one-day course is designed for personnel who wish to gain
an appreciation of Irish and EU environmental legislation.
Date: 25 November, 2006 Venue: Dublin <<More
- IEMA Approved Advanced EMS Auditors Course (Ireland)
This advanced EMS auditors course will equip individuals with
a detailed understanding of how to audit and assess the effectiveness
of EMS's in order to develop a broad understanding of the range
and diversity of environmental aspects and environmental legislation
and regulations pertinent to companies wishing to participate
in ISO 14001:2004 and EMAS. The course should also prepare delegates
for the role of environmental auditors / assessors of EMS's to
standards acceptable to 3rd party certification.
Attendees who achieve 70% or over in the examination can register
as Associate Environmental Auditor with the Institute
of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Registration
points are also awarded for Academic qualifications, Professional
qualifications and days spent on environmental auditing.
Date: 04-08 December, 2006 Venue: Dublin <<More
All of the above links will direct you to a course brochure. If
you would prefer to receive a particular brochure by email, contact:
SQT Training Ltd
National Technology Park
Tel 061 339040
Fax 061 339041