CIWM Waste Smart Course


Duration: 1 day
Time: 09.00 17.00
Content:
  • Waste definition and types
  • Waste categorisation and streaming
  • Legislation and regulation
  • Enforcement, fines and imprisonment
  • Safety and Environmental Aspects
  • Waste management procedures and monitoring
  • Waste records
  • Waste minimisation
Fees: 495.00 plus VAT

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This intensive one-day course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) and covers the key elements of waste management, waste minimisation and helps your organisation stay within the law. It is designed for those people who require a sound understanding of the issues involved in satisfying legal requirements and the associated practical implications including waste minimisation.

Introduction
The course is designed to improve compliance and encourage a culture of more sustainable waste and resource management, however most importantly it will help to reduce your company or organisations waste costs.
Every organisation has a different way of dealing with their waste based on the type and amount that is produced. This course is aimed at delegates whose role deals predominantly with the management of wastes within their business and whose decisions have the ability to influence a significant level of change within company policy and routine. 

Who Should Attend?
All those with responsibility for ensuring waste management is dealt with in a legally proper manner and those who are seeking to improve their understanding of the legislation in place on waste. It is also useful for those who are trying to improve their company waste management. People who are trying to establish waste minimisation initiatives, perhaps in companies with ISO 14001 who are intending to focus on waste minimisation as part of their continual improvement programme. 

Course Objectives
To provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to reduce costs and aid compliance by preventing wastes arising from workplace activities and improve the management of wastes that are unavoidable.

Course Content
The course comprises of 9 sessions:

  • Waste as a resource
  • Legislation and ensuring compliance
  • What is waste?
  • How to demonstrate improvements
  • The environmental impact of waste
  • The cost of managing waste
  • How to identify opportunities to reduce waste in the workplace
  • Understanding and applying the waste hierarchy
  • Managing resources and wastes in the workplace

What Are The Benefits?
Benefits include:

  • The knowledge to help you identify improvements in resource and waste management
  • The understanding of where and how to make those improvements
  • The skills to implement those Improvements and demonstrate their impact to others
  • A CIWM certificate demonstrating successful achievement of the course

In-House Courses
Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Style of Delivery And Course Leaders
IQMS philosophy is to create an atmosphere where delegates can gain most benefit from attending our courses. We believe that a relaxed and informal atmosphere helps to achieve this and our interactive training sessions and workshops promote understanding of the issues. Our course leaders have substantial experience in the field of environmental management and pollution control. They are qualified and experienced trainers and consultants with extensive practical management experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceuticals, local and national government.

Certification
Delegates successfully completing the course and passing the CIWM multi-choice examination will be awarded a CIWM registered certificate.

Booking and Course Fees
The fee includes lunch and refreshments during the day. Please complete the booking form and return together with the relevant fee.

Fee: 495 plus VAT