Registered Environmental Manager Certification Workshop Announced

The National Registry of Environmental Professionals® is hosting a two-day workshop for candidates seeking the Registered Environmental Manager Certification. The workshop is a day-and-a-half of review sessions followed by the examination. It is intended for professionals in the environmental health and safety sector who wish to receive certification by the NREPSM, one of the most widely recognized and respected industry leaders.

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What is Covered During the REM® Workshop?

The two-day workshop takes place at an approved NREPSM REM® Workshop location and serves as a review of materials covered in the exam and necessary to become a certified environmental professional. Covered topics include:

  • Hazardous Materials Transport Act (HMTA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • Fundamentals of the regulatory process
  • Sustainability theory
  • Codes of Ethics

Additionally, NREPSM strongly recommends that attendees purchase and review the REM® Printed Study Guide, which is not included in the tuition cost.

Why You Should Pursue REM® Certification

A Registered Environmental Manager Certification (REM®) is the highest professional certification offered by the NREPSM and identifies professionals as being capable of managing major environmental health and safety projects and programs, including:

  • environmental auditing
  • hazardous materials management and transportation
  • environmental real estate assessment, and more.

A nationally recognized credential, the Registered Environmental Manager certification has been acknowledged by institutions and agencies such as the U.S. Postal Service, National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service; Resolution Trust Corporation, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Energy, Amtrak, State of Alabama, and more.

Requirements for REM® Certification

In order to attend the workshop and receive certification, professionals must have a bachelor's degree in an environmentally related discipline and a minimum of five years of direct work experience in the fields of environmental engineering, health, science, or management. (Professionals may substitute three years of approved work experience for one year of academic education.) Degrees in the physical, biological, and health sciences, engineering and environmental majors, and other related fields of study are appropriate for certification.

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Cost and How to Register

Professionals with the required degree and experience are eligible to sign up for the two-day workshop. The application fee for the REM® Two-Day Workshop is $150.00, and the workshop fee is $495.00. Applicants may purchase a printed or electronic copy of the recommended study materials for $300.00 or both for $350.00. An exam retake will cost $100.00. To learn more, please call us at (224) 277–8594, or email us at

About the NREPSM

Since 1987, the National Registry of Environmental Professionals® has provided credentialing for those desiring to work in the environmental fields. An accrediting nonprofit, NREPSM is the largest organization in its field and is recognized by governmental bodies such as the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It boasts more than 15,000 members who demonstrate the highest professional aptitude and hold to impeccable ethical standards.