(England and Wales Only)
This course is an option for demonstrating operator competence for the purpose of operating a permitted waste and resources facility for "low risk tier" sites, e.g. inert waste transfer / treatment, in house storage, WEEE storage, or MRS (dry scrap - no free flowing liquid).
It can also be used by non-landfill facilities in the "medium risk tier" or "high risk tier" applying for a new permit, who wish to make use of a 12 month grace period to obtain the appropriate award. A copy of the risk tiers and further information on the scheme can be found in the booklet.
The course may also be of interest to those working on waste and resource management facilities who wish, for personal development, to have a greater understanding of the legislative implications of holding a permit.
After the course delegates will be able to:
The course is designed to encourage interpretation of situations within the context of permitting using a combination of presentations, discussions, case studies and group exercises.
A short assessment at the end of day two will ask questions relating to given scenarios. It will be designed to identify application of knowledge and information in the form of bullet pointed key information. It will not require the writing of essays etc. Assessments will be marked by the University of Northampton.
Delegates MUST PASS this assessment in order to obtain the certificate.
Cost of the two day course will be £800 +VAT (non residential).
The course will normally be run as two consecutive days. Anyone interested in this course should check the Events Calendar to book online, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register interest in future dates.
Details of all certificates issued are provided to the Environment Agency (for regulatory purposes). Information provided includes certificate number, name, job title, company and date.
The course programme is listed on the right, but may be subject to minor change as required.
TRAINERS ONLY Course Materials
Key Legislation - Environmental Protection Act 1990
Key Legislation - Overview of other key waste legislation
Other Relevant Legislation
- Water Resources Act
- Environmental Health
- Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010
- Assessment / Enforcement
- Permit Conditions
Quiz to re-cap yesterday
Duty of Care / Pre-treatment of Waste
Use of European Waste Catalogue
Health and Safety
Assessment (Open Book)
Breaks as required
Lunch provided on both days