Anaerobic Digestion Module 1
About this training
CIWM’s Anaerobic Digestion Module 1 e-learning course introduces the science and principles of AD and biogas generation using practical examples and visual representations of operational facilities to help explain the theory behind the process. The course is based on a model used successfully over the last 15 years to train those involved in operating energy from waste plants and takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

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What will I learn on the course?

The course aims to ensure delegates can:
• Understand the basic principles of anaerobic conditions and the AD process
• Identify the technical and commercial benefits of producing and using biogas/biomethane
• Understand the key practical parameters that impact AD plants at an operational level
• Understand the main methods of conditioning biogas and upgrading to biomethane

Who is it for?
• Plant operators
• Supervisors
• Engineers
• Consultants
• Local authorities
• Regulators
• Technically competent managers
• Students
• New entrants to the industry

What are the entry requirements for this course?
You do not require any prior knowledge of anaerobic digestion to enrol in this course.

How will I benefit from taking the course?
Once you have completed this training, you will develop a greater understanding of the basic principles behind AD, including the microbiology of anaerobic conditions, and what is involved at a practical level when operating an AD plant taking a range of different feedstocks.

You can continue your professional development by enrolling on one of the following:
• Site based environmental awareness: biowaste facilities

General Information
Certificate: Yes
Duration: 90 minutes
Contributes to CPD: Yes

How will I access the course?
To book this training you must sign in or create an account - please complete this process on the right of this page. Once you have booked you will be emailed with a username, password and a link to access the training.
Discounted member price: 96.90
You could save: 15.0%