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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.
Certificate in Environmental Management (178 KB PDF)
Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.
Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2017 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.
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.
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.
Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.
Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.