EAS505 Environmental Audit

Code EAS505
Name Environmental Audit
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Environmental Engineering and Management
Faculty Department of Environment and Energy Systems
Academic staff Andra Blumberga, Dagnija Blumberga
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation In the scope of course Environmental audit student receives basic knowledge that is needed to carry out environmental audit that is based on energy audit, water audit, air quality audit, material audit, waste audit, noise and transport audits. During classes student obtains knowledge and skills about recourse use analysis, resource use efficiency and possibilities to increase it in different types of enterprises and buildings based on data collection, processing and analysis methods. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To obtain knowledge and skills about environmental audit types and goals, sequence of audit steps, data collection, processing and analysis methods as well as preparation and analysis of proposed improvements.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Is able to perform data collection, processing and analysis - Examination: practical work, individual course work, test Criteria: Student performs data collection, processing and analysis
Is able to perform simple environmental audit - Examination: individual course work Criteria: Student performs simple environmental audit.
Is able to explain the main principles and steps of environmental audit, use proper measurement and monitoring tools in order to describe existing situation and propose improvements. - Examination: practical work, individual course work, test Criteria: Student performs simple environmental audit.
Course prerequisites none

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