About the course

  • Why take this course

    Progressively eliminating hazardous chemicals used in the production process and ensuring a safe working environment for workers is a key priority in the materials supply chain. However, many factories are struggling to implement a robust chemical management system. This is where this e-learning course comes handy! We have invested a lot of expertise to provide the requisite practical knowledge and tools needed to help factories make significant progress in the way they manage chemicals.

  • Course description

    This module is one of a series about the Chemical Management System. This first module is designed to provide a good understanding of the chemical-related challenges faced by factories, to highlight the importance of adopting a chemical management system in the factory and to explain what are the key requirements for a robust and successful Chemical Management System.

  • Why learn with us

    Our tutor has strong field experience after spending several years in Asia visiting factories. She is a specialist in chemical and environmental topics in the textile industry. We have developed engaging e-learning content that guarantees learner motivation and knowledge acquisition. We also include scenario-based or practical assignments that allow you to apply your knowledge and get personalised feedback. Finally, you will have unlimited access to learning content and resources.

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Getting into chemicals

    • Overview of chemicals

    • Chemical use in material production

    • Test your learning

  • 3

    Understanding chemical challenges

    • Health & safety challenges

    • Environmental challenges

    • Test your learning

    • Consumer protection challenges

    • Compliance challenges

    • Resource optimization challenges

    • Test your learning

    • Chapter summary

  • 4

    Understanding CMS

    • What is CMS?

    • Test your learning

    • The CMS Structure

    • Test your learning

  • 5

    Importance of CMS

    • Benefits of CMS to a factory

    • Benefits of CMS to brands

    • Test your learning

    • More resources for you

  • 6

    Conclusion & assessment

    • Conclusion

    • Final Assessment

    • Satisfaction survey


Senior Environmental Advisor and Training Manager

Francesca Giometti

A graduate in Environmental Sciences and Policy from Sciences Po Paris, Franc­esca has become a specialist in environmental issues and has several years of experience in the CSR departments of famous international companies. After 4 years in Bangladesh building the environmental monitoring approach and auditing factories in Bangladesh, China, Turkey, Cambodia and India, she is now the Senior Environmental advisor and Training manager of Eurofins Consumer Products Assurance (Eurofins CPA). Francesca has notably built Eurofins CPA environmental audit framework and developed the offer of environmental trainings for the factories and for the brands' CSR teams in Europe and in production countries. Francesca has more than five years of experience in developing and delivering training, and her great understanding of the environmental aspects of the business are the part of her unique qualities that make her training events an amazing experience.


  • Are there other options to purchase the course? (If I can't pay online)

    Yes. Contact training@aqm-hk.com to receive your invoice. Once the payment is received, we will send you a coupon code to access the course.

  • What will I get after the training?

    After you completed the module and have successfully submitted your final assignment, you will get a certificate at the end.

  • Well, I have very specific question I would like to ask the trainer.

    You can address all your inquiries and concern about the training to training@aqm-hk.com. We will reply as soon as we can.