Face-to-Face Training 

We know that for some people, nothing beats the experience of learning in a focused classroom environment.

Our face-to-face training courses give you the opportunity to learn directly from our expert tutors in-person, at a scheduled date and time. You’ll be able to ask questions, access one-to-one support, and connect with other attendees by taking part in collaborative learning activities.

Our classroom-based training courses have been carefully designed to ensure the highest possible quality of learning.

Our face-to-face training is:

  • Specifically designed for in-person delivery
  • Collaborative, engaging and interactive
  • Accredited by CIWM
  • A recognised source of CPD

Through clever course curation and expert teaching methods, you'll have access to first-class training in an environment designed for effective and engaging face-to-face learning.

Our face-to-face training courses take place throughout the year at set locations in the UK. Accommodation is included for courses that take place over multiple days.

~ Introductory Courses ~

Introduction to the Management of Wastes and Resources

This comprehensive three-day course will give you an understanding of the broad scope of the resources and waste management sector, as well as practical skills and experience to help you in your day-to-day role.

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Practical Waste Management

This course sets the scene for resources and waste management in relation to current policy, strategy, and legislation. It introduces the concept of circular economy and explores elements of the waste hierarchy which are brought to life through a series of activities, workshops and informative site visits.

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WasteSmart

This training programme is designed to help you consider resources and waste in everything you do in order to improve resource use, cut waste, comply with waste regulations, demonstrate a commitment to improved environmental performance, and save money - as well as the planet.

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~ Hazardous Waste ~

Hazardous Waste Regulations

This course will give you a detailed understanding of which wastes are classified as hazardous, the regulations governing these types of wastes, and up-to-date advice on how to comply with these regulations.

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Hazardous Waste Classification and Coding

This course will help you develop the skills you need to correctly classify different types of hazardous waste and ensure you are up to date with the latest regulations. Based on guidance developed by all four UK waste regulators, this course is suitable for anyone within any of the four countries in the UK.

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Management of Hazardous Waste

This course will give you a sound understanding of the legal requirements and key considerations associated with managing and handling industrial hazardous waste to ensure safe, effective and legally compliant practice.

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Special Waste Regulations

This course will give you an understanding of the regulations related to the management of special wastes and the legal basis of these regulations. It explains which wastes are classified as hazardous and provides up-to-date advice on how to comply with regulations.

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Special Waste Classification and Coding

Whether you are a special waste producer or a treatment/disposal facility operator, this course will give you a detailed explanation of the process and the opportunity to practice waste classification with tutored support.

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~ Compliance ~

Duty of Care

This course will give you the essential knowledge you need to ensure you control the management of waste and comply with your waste Duty of Care obligations. You will also learn about the waste code of practice and how to avoid waste crime. 

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Environmental Permitting and Exemptions

This course will provide you with the knowledge you need to select the most appropriate type of permit for your site or activity, understand the exemptions that may apply, and appreciate the key requirements of the application process.

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Environmental Permitting Operators Certificate (EPOC)

This course will enable you to gain an Environmental Permitting Operators Certificate, proving that you are technically competent and know how to comply with your waste facility’s environmental permit and waste regulations.

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~ Waste Legislation ~

Waste Legislation Essentials in England

This course will help you understand the key issues related to waste definition, appreciate and implement your legal obligations in relation to waste management, and identify the essential elements of hazardous/special waste controls in England.

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Waste Legislation Essentials in Scotland

This course will help you understand the key issues related to waste definition, appreciate and implement your legal obligations in relation to waste management, and identify the essential elements of hazardous/special waste controls in Scotland.

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Waste Legislation Essentials in Wales

This course will help you understand the key issues related to waste definition, appreciate and implement your legal obligations in relation to waste management, and identify the essential elements of hazardous/special waste controls in Wales.

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~ Landfill Management ~

Practical Management and Control of Landfill Gas

On this course, you will learn how to best manage and control landfill gas from landfill industry professionals. You will gain a sound level of theory, together with practical experiences and case study examples directly related to your work activities.

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Practical Aspects of Groundwater and Landfill Gas Monitoring

On this two-day course, you will learn how to accurately monitor gas and groundwater in line with legislative requirements, how to ensure you collect reliable data, and how to use and maintain landfill gas monitoring equipment. 

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Leachate Management

This two-day residential course, taught by experts responsible for the design and commissioning of over 100 leachate treatment plants, will give you a detailed understanding of how leachate is generated, its chemical characteristics and how it can be treated consistently, reliably and safely.

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Landfills: Closure, Aftercare and Economy

This course will give you an understanding of the core areas underpinning attainment of environmental stabilisation, closure, and an overview of post-closure management principles for any landfill.

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~ Special Waste Courses ~

Introduction to PAS110 and End of Waste Criteria

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the criteria for quality digestate output and the conditions under which it can be utilised as a product and not a waste material.

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Undertaking a Waste Audit

On this practical, scenario-based course, you will learn how to plan and deliver a waste audit, and how to use the data to create a plan that will ensure effective waste management and compliance with legislation.

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Contract Essentials

On this course, you will learn how to apply the waste industry standard contract to meet your exact needs and manage your ongoing supplier contract relationship. This course is perfect for anyone who prepares or works with waste contracts from public, private or voluntary sector organisations.

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Enforcing Environmental Legislation

On this three-day residential course, you will learn the essentials to be successful in an environmental enforcement officer role, including recognising offences, taking enforcement action, legislation, rules, investigation and prosecution.

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Fire Safety on Waste Sites - Two Day Course

Delivered over two non-consecutive days, this course will help you understand how to manage your waste and resources site effectively, with appropriate infrastructure, housekeeping and monitoring/supervision systems, in order to reduce the likelihood of waste fires and ensure that, if waste fires do occur, they can be dealt with appropriately to prevent harm to human health and the environment, and minimise property damage and business interruptions.

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Prefer to learn online?

In addition to our face-to-face courses, we also run a variety of online training courses throughout the year.

Ask the experts

Not sure what training is right for you or your team? Contact our training team for recommendations based on your personal development or business needs.

T: +44 (0)1604 823342   E: training@ciwm.co.uk