Environmental Management Inspectorate (EMI) Basic Training

  EMI training

 

Curriculum for the EMI Basic Training

Successful completion of the EMI Basic Training is the current requirement for designation as Grades 1-4 EMIs.  The current curriculum for the EMI Basic Training includes the following modules and units:

Module 1: Legal Context for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement
Unit 1: Introduction to environmental compliance and enforcement
Unit 2: Constitutional and Administrative Law
Unit 3: Environmental Law for EMIs
Unit 4: Criminal law and law of evidence
Unit 5: Introduction to Business Entities

Module 2: Becoming an EMI
Unit 1: Mandate, functions and powers
Unit 2: Enforcement Ethics
Unit 3: Networks and resources
Unit 4: Operational Conflict Management

Module 3A: Pollution, Waste and EIA Compliance and Enforcement
Unit 1: Health & safety
Unit 2: Conducting compliance inspections and investigation of non-compliance
Unit 3: Criminal and Administrative Enforcement

Or

Module 3B: Biodiversity, Marine and Conservation Enforcement
Unit 1: Health & safety
Unit 2: Conducting routine compliance inspections and investigating non-compliance
Unit 3: Criminal and Administrative Enforcement

 

Contacts

For further information on registration for EMI basic training, please contact the national Department of Environmental Affairs:

Call Centre: 0800 111 2468
E-mail: callcentre@environment.gov.za

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