Introduction to Waste Management Course


To provide delegates from all sectors involved in waste management with a basic understanding of the main areas within waste management legislation


2 Days (approx 16 hrs)

Pre Requisites:



  • Provide evidence of the knowledge & understanding aspects required for most units of WAMITAB’s Certificate of Technical Competence (COTC’s)
  • Understand the practical aspects of:
    • – The Definition of Waste
    • – The Duty of Care
    • – Registration of Carriers
    • – Special Waste Regulations
    • – Transport of Wastes (Including Dangerous Goods)
  • Provide a basic understanding of the relevant parts of The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

Who Should Attend

  • Candidates undergoing COTC Qualifications
  • New comers to the Waste Industry
  • Any one who requires an update on current waste legislation issues

Course Content

  • The Definition of Waste
  • Registration of Carriers
  • Duty of Care
  • EWC Codes
  • Special Waste Regulations & Consigning Special Waste
  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods (By Road)
  • Storage of Hazardous/Special Wastes
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Health & Safety Management

Training Methods

Participative with mix of lecturing, case studies and exercises

Confirmation of Learning

Confirmation of learning is achieved by a theory assessment at the end of the course.

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