Continuing Competence Refresher Course


This one-day refresher course is designed to provide candidates with updated understanding of the legislation relating to the Waste industry. The course design has been based on the Generic Syllabus and Learning Guides provided by CIWM (WAMITAB) Qualifications Centre.

The Course has been designed by experienced assessors who have experience completing and coaching candidates to successfully complete their CIWM (WAMITAB) Continuing Competence test.


Provide knowledge & understanding which will be required to complete CIWM (WAMITAB) Continuing Competence test. Course will cover the following objectives:

  • Details of the main elements of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and how it is implemented
  • 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 and Safety at Work Act 1974
Who Should Attend?
  • Anyone who needs to sit their CIWM (WAMITAB) Continuing Competence
  • Candidates undergoing CIWM (WAMITAB) COTC Qualifications
  • Newcomers to the Waste Industry
Course Content
  • Legislation
  • Incident & Emergency
  • Preparing for Spills
  • Response Basics
  • Steps for Incident Spill Response
  • Correct Use of Spill Kits
  • Personal Hygiene & Safety
Training Methods

Participative with a mix of lecturing, case studies and exercises.

Course Materials include:
  • Course Notes
  • Mock Test papers
Confirmation of Learning

Confirmation of learning is achieved by completion of Mock Test.


Candidates who successfully complete course should have sufficient knowledge to successfully complete their CIWM (WAMITAB) Continuing Competence test.

Official test can be booked at

For further information on the Continuing Competence Refresher Course, contact the Albion office on 01292 610428 or email

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