IEMA Pathways to Net Zero

The IEMA Pathways to Net Zero is a 2-day course that provides clear, consistent guidance on how to respond to the climate crisis.

The course aims to provide supervisors and leaders with a strategic and operational overview of environmental sustainability as it affects their industry and work area.

What is the IEMA Pathways to Net Zero course?

The IEMA Pathways to Net Zero course is the perfect first step for those curious about workplace sustainability.

It can help companies across every sector reduce carbon emissions and improve their sustainability practices by building them into their overall strategy and vision for the business.

You’ll learn practical solutions you can implement to make your organisation greener and understand how to formulate a plan to take you to net zero.

What Could IEMA Training Do For Your Business? (Case Study Video)

Ian Price, HSE Officer at Invacare, has felt the benefits of an IEMA course.

The course has helped Ian lead the way with sustainable practices throughout his organisation and raised awareness of the importance of green skills.

Watch what he has to say:

Course Facts

Duration: 2 Day/s
Course Price: From £450
Entry Requirements: Practicing roles preferable but not essential
Assessment: An online 20 question multiple-choice test
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Upcoming Course Dates

16 Sep 2024
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IEMA Pathways to Net Zero
Duration: 2 sessions
£450
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16th Sep 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 2:
17th Sep 2024
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16:30 pm
04 Nov 2024
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IEMA Pathways to Net Zero
Duration: 2 sessions
£450
+ VAT per person
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Course Schedule
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Day 1:
4th Nov 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 2:
5th Nov 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm

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IEMA Pathways to Net Zero Course Information

Everything you need to know about TSW’s IEMA Pathways to Net Zero course. Click on any of the titles to find out more and take you closer to booking your place.

Supervisors and managers in any sector can take the IEMA Pathways to Net Zero course

There aren’t any formal entry requirements, but ideally, candidates will be working in a practising role so they can easily put what they’ve learned into action.

Course Content

There are several units within the two-day course, and our expert trainers are there to guide you through each one. They are:

  1. Why net zero?
  2. Responding to net zero
  3. Greenhouse gas accounting – a primer
  4. Carbon neutrality
  5. Net zero methodologies
  6. Developing a decarbonisation plan
  7. Net zero across the value chain
  8. Communicating net zero

Learning Outcomes

When you’ve completed the two-day course, you’ll be able to:

  • Explain the urgency of the underlying climate science driving the net zero agenda
  • Explain the main international policy context for responding to the climate crisis
  • Explain the UK policy context and drivers
  • Explain the risks and opportunities of net zero, including on future business viability, reputation, supply chain vulnerabilities etc
  • Explain the business and environmental benefits of low-carbon goods and services
  • Explain the requisite corporate governance, resourcing and accountability for delivering net zero
  • Explain how to establish a greenhouse gas inventory across all three scopes
  • Explain the main principles of greenhouse gas accounting (including using activity data and emission factors)
  • Explain what carbon neutral means and its application for organisations, products and services
  • Explain how to establish science-based targets (methodologies)
  • Explain how to establish a net zero strategy (near- and long-term targets)
  • Implement a decarbonisation plan with suitable targets and milestones to deliver on a science-based target and/or net zero objective
  • Explain how to reduce greenhouse emissions where these are influenced but not directly controlled (Scope 3)
  • Explain how to communicate externally about responses to the climate crisis, net zero and making robust green claims

You’ll be assessed with an online 20-question test, which is multiple choice.

The test is completed through the IEMA assessment portal, and you’ll be sent an access link to this when you register for the assessment.

Public Course Booking Options

This course is available on our open programme, with a calendar of virtual and classroom events. You can book a place for yourself, for an employee or for a group of staff.

Virtual Classroom
£450 +VAT
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In-House Delivery Exclusively For Your Organisation

This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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Our IEMA Pathways to Net Zero Trainers

At TSW we pride ourselves on the expertise and quality of our trainers and consultants. Each is chosen for their working experience and hard-earned knowledge in this course subject.

Here are just some of our trainers for this course:

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James Wyse
A highly motivated, well-qualified and knowledgeable environmental sustainability specialist with over 20 years of experience

Our IEMA Pathways to Net Zero Course Dates

16 Sep 2024
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Virtual
IEMA Pathways to Net Zero
Duration: 2 sessions
£450
+ VAT per person
Book Now
Spaces Available

Course Schedule
×
Day 1:
16th Sep 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 2:
17th Sep 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
04 Nov 2024
View Dates
Virtual
IEMA Pathways to Net Zero
Duration: 2 sessions
£450
+ VAT per person
Book Now
Spaces Available

Course Schedule
×
Day 1:
4th Nov 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 2:
5th Nov 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm

Transform Your Workforce With In-House Training

At TSW, we recognise that each organisation has unique needs. That’s why our in-house training programmes aim to address your specific challenges and objectives. To do that we ensure that the training content is directly relevant to your team’s roles and responsibilities, making the learning experience more impactful and immediately applicable.

At TSW, we recognise that each organisation has unique needs. Our bespoke in-house training programmes are designed to address your specific challenges and objectives. This ensures that the training content is directly relevant to your team’s roles and responsibilities, making the learning experience more impactful and immediately applicable.

Training several employees via public courses can be both costly and logistically difficult. With TSW’s in-house training, you save on travel and accommodation expenses, and the overall cost per delegate is significantly lowered. This makes in-house training a cost-effective solution, particularly for larger groups.

TSW’s in-house training sessions are arranged to fit your schedule, minimising operational disruptions. Whether you prefer weekdays, weekends, or evening sessions, we can accommodate your needs. Conducting training at your premises ensures your team remains in a familiar environment, enhancing the learning experience and reducing downtime.

In-house training at TSW brings your team together, fostering better communication and collaboration. Employees can share experiences and build stronger working relationships. This not only boosts morale but also promotes a unified approach to problem-solving within your organisation.

Public training sessions can pose risks when discussing company-specific issues. TSW’s in-house training guarantees confidentiality, allowing your team to freely address and resolve internal challenges. This level of discretion is crucial for maintaining a competitive edge and operational integrity.

By delivering training in the workplace, TSW ensures that employees can immediately apply what they’ve learned. This immediate integration of new skills helps in retaining knowledge and enhances overall productivity.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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A Net Zero course educates employees on the principles and strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero, balancing emissions with carbon removal or offsetting.

It is important for businesses as it helps them understand and implement practices that contribute to global climate change mitigation efforts, meet regulatory and market demands, enhance their reputation, and achieve long-term sustainability goals.

This course is suitable for a wide range of employees, including sustainability officers, environmental managers, senior leaders, and operational staff.

It is particularly beneficial for those involved in developing and implementing sustainability strategies, as well as those responsible for tracking and reporting the organisation’s carbon footprint. Essentially, any employee who can contribute to the organisation’s net zero objectives should consider attending.

Organisations can benefit in numerous ways, including a clearer understanding of how to reduce their carbon footprint, improved compliance with climate-related regulations, enhanced corporate reputation, and better preparedness for future market and regulatory changes.

Additionally, achieving net zero can lead to cost savings through increased energy efficiency and potentially attract investors and customers who prioritise sustainability.

Implementing Net Zero practices can have significant long-term impacts, such as sustained reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, improved environmental performance, and resilience against climate risks.

It can also lead to financial savings, innovation in products and processes, and a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Furthermore, contributing to global climate goals can enhance the organisation’s reputation and align it with the values of environmentally conscious stakeholders.

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