Qualification
Certificate

Certificate in Environmental Management (Level 6) (Closed to New Enrolments)


Qualification code OP6213

This programme is a great place to start if you want to find out how to care for New Zealand’s natural and physical resources. You’ll learn about New Zealand’s environment laws and the impact that resource use has on the environment. Once you’ve completed the programme you will know about the Resource Management Act 1991, local government legalisation and environmental impact assessment.

Qualification update

New Students
OP6213 Certificate in Environmental Management (Level 6) is closed to new students.  Click on the link to find out about other environment related qualifications at Open Polytechnic.

Current Students
If you were already enrolled in OP6213 Certificate in Environmental Management (Level 6) prior to 23 October 2017 with Open Polytechnic, you can continue to enrol in your next course to complete your qualification. 

Please note, you must be enrolled in your last course/s by Trimester 2, 2019 to complete this qualification. To help you with your study planning, the table below shows the last dates you can enrol in individual courses to be awarded this qualification.

Courses

2018

2019

Compulsory courses – Select ALL

Tri 1

Tri 2

Tri 3

Tri 1

Tri 2

72292 Resource Management Act and Local Government Act

Y

Y

 

Y

Y

72296 Environmental Impact Assessment

Y

 

 

Y

 

Elective courses- Select ONE

 

 

 

 

 

72194 Sustainability and New Zealand

Y

Y

 

Y

Y

72196 Introduction to New Zealand Ecology

 

Y

 

 

Y

72291 Coastal and Marine Management

 

Y

 

 

Y

72293 Conservation and Natural Resources Law

 

Y

 

 

Y

72294 Environmental Monitoring and Reporting

 

Y

 

 

Y

If you need help with a study plan to complete the certificate in this timeframe, please email us.

 



  • Level 6  
    Credits 60 
  • Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $2,190 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2017/2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.

What you will learn

Our video Environmental law and sustainability in NZ is a general introduction to environmental regulation in New Zealand, and the role of the Resource Management Act.

Key dates

Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.

See key enrolment dates

Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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