Environmental Impact Assessment Masterclass

At your office, online or in Southampton

Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) are undertaken to ensure the potential environmental impacts of new developments have been sufficiently considered in the decision-making process and mitigation and compensation measures are implemented where necessary.

Perhaps you are already familiar with the EIA process but have little understanding of how it is applies to the marine environment. Maybe you are not clear on the EIA process but a grounding in it would be useful to your role.

Whatever the reason our EIA Masterclass will provide you with insight and understanding of what is required and how it is achieved.

Course overview

Our Environmental Impact Assessment Masterclass develops knowledge of the project level EIA process from screening and scoping through to submission, including data and information needed to inform the assessment as well as mitigation measures and consulting obligations.

Delivered by ABPmer’s highly experienced planning and consents specialists, our one-day course covers:

  • An overview of the UK planning regime and regulatory framework
  • An in-depth review of the EIA process
  • Impact prediction
  • Consultation and participation
  • EIA and decision-making
  • Monitoring

The course uses a variety of training styles, including exercises, discussion and group work to maximise learning.

Participants will work with real case studies which can be tailored to sectors of interest, giving practical experience in applying the knowledge gained.

Who should attend?

Developers and contractors operating in the marine and coastal zone. Terrestrial planning or environmental professionals who work on coastal developments. Regulatory staff, statutory consultees and other stakeholders.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Be able to explain the underlying principles and concepts of EIA
  • Know and understand the stages of the EIA process
  • Know the roles and responsibilities of developers, key regulators and wider stakeholders

Course dates

Scheduled to your timescale.


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