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Certificate in Environmental Ports

understand the importance of the environment surrounding port management, infrastructure and attraction

25 March 2020

Online Learning

Certificate in Environmental Ports

There is a real need for awareness, openness, and for proper port environmental policies around the globe. With recent investments into port development worldwide, there is no better time than now to advance your knowledge in this area.

This course helps you understand the importance of the environment surrounding port management, infrastructure and attraction, and provides you with the relevant skills and tools to manage this efficiently and effectively. 
When: 25 March 2020
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 16 weeks
Ideal for:

Suitable for those looking to gain a deeper understanding of the environmental impacts of ports and for those seeking the tools to manage this process. This course is particularly relevant for professionals working in port, harbour and port authority areas but is equally relevant for those working in consultancy. Relevant roles include:

  • Port manager
  • Regulatory manager
  • Environmental manager
  • Ports consultant
  • Environmental consultant

 Course Modules | Courses Fees | About Online Learning


  • Introduction to environmental good practice
  • Natural environment
  • Physical processes
  • Human environment and socio-economic context
  • The 'grey' environment context for ports
  • Environmental management systems
  • Environmental requirements for new port developments
  • Cross cutting issues

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

Course Director


Jan Brooke
Director of Jan Brooke Environmental Consultant Ltd

Jan Brooke is Director of a small UK-based consultancy that provides advice to UK and European ports on compliance with EU environmental regulation, and good practice on port environmental issues generally.

In the UK, Jan works on as Marine Environment Advisor to Peel Ports.  In this role, she advises the Group Harbour Master on compliance with relevant habitats and water quality regulations, on climate change adaptation, beneficial use of dredged material, and the implications of invasive non-native species.

This course is a new addition to our LMA portfolio and it was created to attend the high demand and numerous requests of professionals working within the maritime industry.

The certificate will be appropriate for professionals who want to develop their knowledge of the importance of environmental considerations for ports.

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