The Risk Tier Table Explained
The Risk Tier Table Explained
About this training
The risk tier table is applicable to facilities in England and Wales operating in accordance with the Environmental Permitting Regulations. It can be used to identify the technical competence requirements for the different permitted waste facilities.

This short course combines video and interactive e-learning to help you to develop a greater understanding of the risk tier table and how it can be used to support individuals, organisations and the resource and waste management sector.

a) All candidates taking this e-learning course, MUST have an individual email address.
b) If purchasing multiple licences, then please send a note of the candidates’ names and email addresses to

What will I learn on the course?
• What the risk tier table is.
• Who the risk tier table is for.
• What information is included in the risk tier table.
• How to use the risk tier table.

Who is it for?
• Environmental regulator officers.
• Technically Competent Managers and Operators.
• CIWM members.
• Individuals developing a new waste facility that require a primary competence qualification.
• Operatives, team leaders, supervisors, or managers.
• Consultants.
• New entrants/graduates preparing to work in the sector.

What are the entry requirements for this course?
You do not require any prior knowledge of waste and resource management to enrol in this course.

How will I benefit from taking the course?
Once you have completed this training, you will understand the risk tier table and what it means for individuals, organisations and the resource and waste management sector.
You can continue your professional development by enrolling on one of the following:
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
• Introduction to Environmental Awareness on a Waste Facility
• Duty of Care – Virtual Training

General Information
Certificate: Yes
Duration: 15 minutes
Legislation used: England and Wales
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.