Environmental Specialist (ENS)

This course is designed for the busy environmental or safety professional who desires to improve their knowledge and credentials but has little time for classroom training. Understanding the quagmire of EPA and other applicable regulations can be an overwhelming task. This course provides a thorough review of the various regulations that may impact your facility. This includes hazardous waste management, SPCC and SWP3 Plans.
$395.00 $345.00

(Premium Membership)

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  • 13:00 hours / 1.3 CEUs

In any industrial setting, environmental protection is an integral part of everyday operations. From properly handling waste to ensuring compliance with EPA regulations, a trained environmental specialist can become an essential member of any team.

Environmental or safety professionals hoping to improve their knowledge and credentials can learn more about environmental regulations and safety standards by enrolling in our Environmental Specialist training course.

ENS Course Overview

The National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP) Environmental Specialist certification course provides a thorough review of regulations from the EPA, RCRA, SARA and other agencies that may impact industrial facilities. This course gives students the knowledge they need to understand and implement environmental safety precautions that protect employees and the environment from hazardous materials and waste.

Other topics covered in this course include:

  • An overview of hazardous materials handling procedures.
  • Permits for air and water waste.
  • Information about hazardous waste management, operations and emergency responses.
  • Spill control and containment plans for industrial oil.
  • Energy and natural resource preservation information.

Upon completion of this training course, you will take a comprehensive exam. You’ll have two attempts to pass this exam, and you must score an 80% or higher to receive your certificate. Students who successfully complete the training course get the Environmental Specialist designation, which aids in professional development.

The ENS course is accredited by IACET and takes approximately 13 hours to complete, depending on your existing knowledge of environmental safety regulations. You will receive 1.3 continuing education units (CEUs) for ongoing learning along with your certificate.

  • Online Exams

    The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive a certificate. You have two opportunities to pass the exam.

  • Recertification

    To ensure you stay up to date with current environmental policies, you’ll be required to take a refresher course and exam every three years to maintain your certificate. The cost to certify within six months of your certificate expiration date is $150. Beyond that six-month period, additional recertification fees may apply.

  • Non-discrimination Policy

    NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination.

  • Proprietary Interest Disclosure

    The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.

Become a Certified Environmental Specialist With NASP

NASP is dedicated to creating engaging and accessible safety certification courses that help professionals maintain safer work environments for their employees and prevent avoidable accidents. Our courses are entirely online, so busy students can access the materials and learn anywhere, at any time.

To start your NASP Environmental Specialist coursework, you just add the course to your cart and complete your purchase through our Gnosis learning software. The course costs $395 for general members and $345 for those with a premium membership.

After you complete your purchase, you’ll have immediate access to the coursework, so you can get started boosting your environmental credentials right away. Students have six months to complete the course work once they purchase it, with six-month extensions available upon request.

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