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EIA/EA TRAINING COURSE. Call RIL +234 8034517767, +234 8092236857

broader “Triple Bottom Line” means that organisations need to collect more data and evaluate performance on a wider and more diverse basis. The environmental audit assists in the process of testing performance in the environmental arena and is fast becoming an indispensable aid to business decision making.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT/ ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT (EIA/EA) Plus Field Trip TRAINING COURSE

The Trainer Richflood International Limited (RIL) specializes in environmental issues with core consultancy and training as its focus. It is accredited by relevant bodies in Nigeria, including the Federal Ministry of Environment (FMEnv), the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), the National Environmental Standards and Enforcement Agency (NESREA), the Environmental health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON), the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), e.t.c.

COURSE BROCHURE COURSE TITLE: Environmental Impact Assessment/Environmental Audit (EIA/EA) Training CourseCODE EIA0024 7-9 August 2012

In furtherance of our consultancy and training services, Richflood International (Nigeria) has put together the Oil Spill Management Training Course.

Course Introduction and Background Information The immediate aim of EIA is to inform the process of decision-making by identifying the potentially significant environmental effects and risks of development proposals. The ultimate (long term) aim of EIA is to promote sustainable development by ensuring that development proposals do not undermine critical resource and ecological functions or the well being, lifestyle and livelihood of the communities and people who depend on them.

The Structure of this Training Course A. Class Work The Training Course shall provide effective forum to learn the better way to understand EIA/EA, Carry out an EIA/EA and build confidence with its application and limitations. Broadly, the participants will at the end of the course be expected to:

Environmental audits (EA) can “add value” to the management approaches being taken by companies and organisations and is a way of identifying, evaluating and managing environmental risks (known and unknown). It can be undertaken at various levels of sophistication and detail which can be tailored to the needs of the client organisation. The current focus on shifting business priorities from just a financial profit bottom line to a 1

know the current and better practices on EIA/EA

appreciate the purpose and role of EIA/EA in the decision-making process;

understand the strengths of EIA/EA in regard to environmental management;


EIA/EA TRAINING COURSE. Call RIL +234 8034517767, +234 8092236857

evaluate the cost of carrying out an EIA/EA per project;

understand the different types of Environmental Audits:

understand the technical and social/political limitations of EIA/EA;

 Decision makers in Government,  Project Managers  Project Supervisors  Contractors in the  Construction Industry,

know the administration and procedures that apply in Nigeria and other countries;

 Telecommunication Industry,

understand the screening and Scoping process and how it is applied;

 Engineering Industry

know the options for estimating environmental and social impacts;

know the format of an EIA/EA Report (Environmental Impact Statement, or Environmental Statement);

 Oil and gas Industry,

 Estate Managers  Quantity Surveyors  Other affected Professionals  Environmental Lawyers,  Environmental consultants,

appreciate the factors that assist, and detract, from the usefulness of the EIA/EA Report;

 ALL affected MDAs (Ministries, Departments and Agencies)  Federal Government Delegates

Understand the purpose of developing follow-up procedures, and the options for designing these procedures.

 State Government Delegates  Local Government Delegates

B. Field Work As part of our policy we have designed a Field Work Structure for each Course to enable participants experience the practicality on the subject matter thought in class.

 Local Government Chairmen

An arrangement is being made for a field visit to enable participants gain exposure to analytical equipments and the following:

 Community Workers

 Head of Departments  Local Government Counsellors

 Community Leaders,

Water Quality Investigations

 Urban Authorities

Air quality Investigations

 Local Authorities

Sound Levels investigations

 Policy Makers,

Soil Investigations, e.t.c

 Post Graduate Students,  Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)

Who Should Attend

 Faith Based Organisations (FBOs) 2


EIA/EA TRAINING COURSE. Call RIL +234 8034517767, +234 8092236857

 Community Based Organisations (CBOs)

However, as with transportation, accommodation is the responsibility of the trainee and his/her sponsor. If requested, we can make reservations in hotel(s) of choice for the trainee who will settle costs directly with the hotel.

 Development Control Organisations/Government Bodies  Researchers

OUR TRAINING POLICY

Insurance: We recommend that each person participating in a training course is insured for travel and during his/her stay while the course is ongoing. RIL can assist with arrangement of insurance with costs payable by sponsors/trainee.

Training Benefits

Refreshments

Major benefits of our training include the following;

For this course, we will arrange daily group lunch, morning coffee and afternoon tea breaks with snacks. The cost of group lunch and refreshment breaks is included in the tuition.

 Trainers  All stakeholders in the Environment Sector

Training needs assessment to generate a baseline for the design of course curriculum.

Participants information brochure, informing participants on activities prior to the training

Policy on Award of Certificate We award certificates to participants in relation to specific training courses; the first category is the certificate of satisfactory completion; while the second is the letter of attendance.

Training evaluation form helps to determine participants satisfaction and to gauge the level of learning that takes place during and after training

Handouts and PowerPoint presentations enclosed in a CD package after the training

Relevant training materials

Relevant references for post training activities

“Satisfactory completion” requires full attendance (present for all plenary and small working group sessions), active participation (completion of individual assignments, participation in working group exercises/assignments, and as judged by the course coordinator), and a post-training test score not less than 50% of the obtainable mark. Normally, only the certificate of satisfactory Completion will be awarded.

TRAVEL, REFRESHMENTS AND ACCOMMODATION

The “letter of attendance” may be awarded at the end of a training course instead of a certificate. To receive a letter of attendance at a course (where the criteria for the full certificate have not been met), the trainee will have, in the judgment of the training coordinator, attended and participated in a good number of the training sessions, and

Transportation: Transportation to the course venue is the responsibility of the trainee and/or his/her sponsor. Accommodation: Trainees from specific location are encouraged to stay together in the designated hotel for the course in Nigeria. 3


EIA/EA TRAINING COURSE. Call RIL +234 8034517767, +234 8092236857

scored a minimum of 30% of the obtainable mark.

Course Payments Details After registration, participants are to make payments either by Cheque, Draft, and or Pay cash into the Companies Account only and not to any individual. Installment payment is allowed in two (2) instalments only

Training Follow Up In accordance with standard practice, RIL follows up on its trainees three to six months after the training. This is to ensure that participants are applying the knowledge and skills acquired and that the training had added value to the work of the Institutions and individuals concern.

Banker: First Bank PLC Account Name: Richflood International Ltd (RIL) Account Number: 2014187186

Registration

Sort Code: 011052885

Send in your applications by simply sending an email to richfloodinternational@yahoo.com and by making part or full payment to the below account.

Cancellation To cancel participation on this course and therefore be entitled to refund, the individual or sponsoring organization will give one week notice in writing prior to commencement of the course. Refund of course fees paid, following proper cancellation, will be made less a 20% administrative charge.

This will confirm your participation. Multiple registrations will require a letter listing names of participants expected at least three (3) weeks before the training date. Call Comfort Asokoro-Ogaji Mobile: +234 8034517767, +234 8092236857 Suite B04, PEB 04 Plaza, Plot 2027, Dalaba Street, off Michael Okpara Street, beside NAPTIP Office, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, Nigeria Email: richfloodinternational@yahoo.com, competencytraining@gmail.com, riltraininginfo@gmail.com Course Duration: Typically delivered in Three (3) days Date: 7-9 August 2012 Venue: Group Leadership Training Hall, Banana Republic, 37 Julius Nyerere Crescent, behind World Bank, Opposite ECOWAS Secretariat, Asokoro, Abuja Course Fee: N80, 000.00 (Eighty Thousand Naira)

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Environmental Impact Assessment and Env. Audit Training Course