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Fundamentals of Environmental Consulting


Excel in environmental consulting to work effectively with your employer, clients, contractors and regulators.

What does it take to excel in environmental consulting?  Hear from environmental consulting professionals about the challenges you’ll face as a consultant, what employers look for, and how to translate client needs into actionable items.

This online course provides an an introduction to environmental consulting. Learn how to work effectively with your employer, clients, contractors, and regulators, and to keep yourself safe on the job. Upon course completion, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify the expectations of your employer and how you fit within the organization
  • Identify the types of clients you’ll work with and how you fit within their process
  • Practice translating client needs into actionable items
  • Understand and address regulators’ needs by knowing how their guidelines will affect your work and the best ways to communicate with them
  • Stay safe by knowing how to use a health and safety plan and be proactive about your safety

This course is designed for professionals with little or no experience working in a consulting environment, such as:

  • Entry and junior environmental professionals newly employed in an environmental consulting organization
  • Transitioning workers who are seeking or considering employment in an environmental consulting organization

Fundamentals of Environmental Consulting features an innovative online format full of engaging video interviews, hands-on activities, and practical workbooks to help you excel in the environmental consulting industry.

Learn the six key topics to help you master typical challenges on the job for consulting professionals:

1. Fundamentals of Environmental Consulting
2. Working for Your Employer
3. Working with Clients
4. Working with Contractors
5. Working with Regulators
6. Staying Safe

Once you complete all six topics, you’ll receive a formal Certificate of Completion to showcase your skill development.

What’s the deadline to enrol?

There are no set enrolment dates, so you can start this on-demand course at any time. Once you’ve purchased the course, you’ll have 6 months of full course access.

What is the course format?

This is an online, self-directed course. You’ll learn practical skills through expert videos, real-life scenarios, workbooks, and more.

How will I be recognized once I’ve completed the course?

You’ll receive a formal Certificate of Completion once you’ve completed all of the required course topics and written the final exam. This course also counts towards professional development credits for EP Certification.

Do I need to buy separate course materials (e.g. textbooks, guides, etc.)?

All of your learning materials are included, so you don’t need to buy anything extra.

How long does this course take?

It takes about 10 to 15 hours to complete the course. You choose the pace and order that you want to complete the course topics.

+ Overview

Excel in environmental consulting to work effectively with your employer, clients, contractors and regulators.

What does it take to excel in environmental consulting?  Hear from environmental consulting professionals about the challenges you’ll face as a consultant, what employers look for, and how to translate client needs into actionable items.

This online course provides an an introduction to environmental consulting. Learn how to work effectively with your employer, clients, contractors, and regulators, and to keep yourself safe on the job. Upon course completion, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify the expectations of your employer and how you fit within the organization
  • Identify the types of clients you’ll work with and how you fit within their process
  • Practice translating client needs into actionable items
  • Understand and address regulators’ needs by knowing how their guidelines will affect your work and the best ways to communicate with them
  • Stay safe by knowing how to use a health and safety plan and be proactive about your safety

This course is designed for professionals with little or no experience working in a consulting environment, such as:

  • Entry and junior environmental professionals newly employed in an environmental consulting organization
  • Transitioning workers who are seeking or considering employment in an environmental consulting organization
+ Course Topics

Fundamentals of Environmental Consulting features an innovative online format full of engaging video interviews, hands-on activities, and practical workbooks to help you excel in the environmental consulting industry.

Learn the six key topics to help you master typical challenges on the job for consulting professionals:

1. Fundamentals of Environmental Consulting
2. Working for Your Employer
3. Working with Clients
4. Working with Contractors
5. Working with Regulators
6. Staying Safe

Once you complete all six topics, you’ll receive a formal Certificate of Completion to showcase your skill development.

+ FAQ

What’s the deadline to enrol?

There are no set enrolment dates, so you can start this on-demand course at any time. Once you’ve purchased the course, you’ll have 6 months of full course access.

What is the course format?

This is an online, self-directed course. You’ll learn practical skills through expert videos, real-life scenarios, workbooks, and more.

How will I be recognized once I’ve completed the course?

You’ll receive a formal Certificate of Completion once you’ve completed all of the required course topics and written the final exam. This course also counts towards professional development credits for EP Certification.

Do I need to buy separate course materials (e.g. textbooks, guides, etc.)?

All of your learning materials are included, so you don’t need to buy anything extra.

How long does this course take?

It takes about 10 to 15 hours to complete the course. You choose the pace and order that you want to complete the course topics.