An Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment


FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTSDay 1

Course Objective: To provide participants with an enhanced understanding of the requirements for and processes involved in Environmental Impact Assessments

Contents

What is Environmental Impact Assessment

Requirements of UK Legislation

The Environmental Impact Assessment Process

The Environmental Statement

Personal Actions

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS: PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY ISSUESDAY 2

Course Objective:

To provide participants with an enhanced understanding of the role of Environmental Impact Assessment in planning and in the delivery of the concept of sustainable development, and of the different approached for the Environmental Impact Assessment of different types and scales of construction project.

Contents

The role of Environmental Impact Assessment in planning, sustainable development and construction projects.

Application of Environmental Impact Assessment to different types of construction projects.

Guidance available

Participants’ experience of Environmental Impact Assessment

The wider context

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF ROADS AND OTHER MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS – DAY 3

Course Objective:

To provide participants with an enhanced understanding of the process of Environmental Impact Assessment as applied to major construction projects such as highways, power stations, waster management projects, and reservoirs and minerals extraction.

Contents

Re-cap on the principals of Environmental Impact Assessment.

Special requirements for Environmental Impact Assessments of highways.

Exercise on Environmental Impact Assessment of a highway project.

Special requirements for other major projects.

Exercise on Environmental Impact Assessment of a major project other than highways.

Personal organisation and action plans.

BENEFITS:

This practical hands on series of workshops will give delegates a through understanding of Environmental Impact Assessments, where they are necessary and how to carry them out. These workshops have a number of cases studies, where delegates can work in groups and get a feel of how to compile an EIA in any type of project.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The workshop is ideal for Clients, Managers, Supervisors, Persons in Charge of projects and delegates who are involved in Planning, Project Management and have to prepare EIA submissions, prepare project briefs. However it will also suit anyone with an interest in identifying Environmental Impact Assessments.

ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATION

All delegates after being assessed and successful completing the course will be awarded a Crane Environmental certificate, with a note added to confirm that the course was approved by the Cyprus Human Resource Development Authority.

COURSE PRESENTER: Mr John Newton (or) Mr Eur Ing Roger K Venables