Certificate in Environmental Management (Level 6)

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.

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  • 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 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.

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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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