Basic Waste Management Course

Basic Waste Management Course

Aim: To enable individuals from commerce & industry
to understand the issues arising from handling, storing and disposing of
waste in the workplace and comply with all the relevant legislation.

Duration: 1 Day (approx 8 hrs)

Pre Requisites: None


  • Understand current legislation regarding waste
  • Ensure waste is handled, stored correctly and workplace complies with
    its duties under the “Duty of Care” Regulations

Course Content

  • Intro to Waste Management
  • Legislation
  • What is Waste & Types of Waste
  • Duty of Care Regulations
  • Waste Carriers Licensing Regulations
  • Understanding the European Waste Catalogue (EWC)
  • Special/Hazardous Waste (Intro)
  • Waste Minimisation and Audits
  • Theory Assessment

Training Methods

Participative with practical demonstrations and exercises

Confirmation of Learning

Is achieved by a theory assessment

Site Requirements

Classroom facility with power and enough space to conduct training and