Landfill gas management

Learn how to effectively monitor, manage and control landfill gas and groundwater.

Choose from our range CIWM landfill training courses; covering landfill gas management and control, landfill gas monitoring, leachate management and landfill closures.

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Practical Management and Control of Landfill Gas

Gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of all the key technical and managerial issues concerning landfill gas management.

This two-day residential course provides essential knowledge for all those with responsibility for design, installation, management and regulation of landfill gas control systems.

You will learn how and why landfill gas occurs, best-practice and options for treatment and control, legal frameworks and compliance and environmental permits.


Landfills: Closure, Aftercare and Economy

For any landfill - gain an understanding of the core areas underpinning: attainment of environmental stabilisation; closure and an overview of post closure management principles. Go on to explore possible end use solutions with the potential for a positive economic return on investment.

This closed landfill course is suitable for professionals involved in or responsible for the management of closed landfills (either historically or recently closed or even for sites about to close), as well as anyone considering a closure plan or seeking to attain a cost effective solution to the complex requirements of landfill site closure.


Practical Aspects of Groundwater and Landfill Gas Monitoring

Become confident in all aspects of landfill gas monitoring, including groundwater.

This course is essential for all those involved in the environmental monitoring of gas and groundwater at landfills or contaminated sites.

Over two days you will learn landfill gas sampling techniques, how to ensure you collect reliable data, safety procedures and how to use and maintain landfill gas monitoring equipment.

Both of these scheduled landfill gas training courses take place in Northampton. Alternatively, if you have a larger group of people who need training, we can arrange for these courses to take place at your premises through in-company training.


Leachate Management

Gain a comprehensive understanding of how leachate is generated, its chemical characteristics and how it can be treated consistently, reliably and safely.

By the end of this course you will be able to explain the basic principles of leachate generation and identify the key contaminants within leachate and the risks that they pose. You'll also gain a solid understanding of the various options for procurement of leachate treatment plants and key engineering constraints and construction issues.

This is a two day training course (residential) with site visits to a nearby closed landfill site with onsite leachate treatment.


Book a scheduled course

Scheduled courses are ideal for individuals interested in training. Please click your preferred date and location below and book online.

Arrange in company team training at your location

To explore our in company offering for groups of people, please contact the training team on 01604 620426 or email

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Currently we don’t have e-learning options for these courses, view our current e-learning courses here. Alternatively, you can contact the Training Team on 01604 823342 or email to discuss your needs.

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