Intro to Waste Management Legislation Course

Introduction to Waste Management Legislation Course

Aim: To provide delegates from all sectors involved in
waste management with a basic understanding of the main areas within waste
management legislation

Duration: 2 Days (approx 16 hrs)

Pre Requisites: None


  • Provide evidence of the knowledge & understanding aspects required
    for most units of WAMITAB’s Certificate of Technical Competence
  • Provide a basic understanding of the main elements of the Environmental
    Protection Act 1990
  • Understand the practical aspects of:
    – The Definition of Waste
    – The Duty of Care
    – Registration of Carriers
    – Special Waste Regulations
    – Transport of Wastes (Including Dangerous Goods)
  • Provide a basic understanding of the relevant parts of The Health &
    Safety at Work Act 1974

Who Should Attend

  • Candidates undergoing COTC Qualifications
  • New comers to the Waste Industry
  • Any on who requires an update on current waste legislation issues

Course Content

  • The Definition of Waste
  • Registration of Carriers
  • Duty of Care
  • EWC Codes
  • Special Waste Regulations & Consigning Special Waste
  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods (By Road)
  • Storage of Hazardous/Special Wastes
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Health & Safety Management

Training Methods

Participative with mix of lecturing, case studies and exercises

Confirmation of Learning

Is achieved by a theory assessment

Site Requirements

Classroom facility with power and enough space to conduct training and