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This course is an intensive 4 day classroom based course covering topics required by the Operator Competence Scheme and an alternative route for those needing to gain the statutory Level 4 VQ (formerly NVQ) and competency for a facility classified as medium risk.

Learning material is delivered via PowerPoint presentations, group sessions, case studies and exercises. For each unit, learners will complete a written project. A proportion of the project will be based on an appropriate sustainable waste management facility.

Course Content- mandatory units

  • Environmental protection in waste and resource management
  • Communication, interaction and influence of stakeholders and other non-legislative factors within waste and resources management
  • Legislation to support the operation of a waste and resources management facility
  • Health and safety principles and practices in the waste and resource management sector
  • Principles of sustainable waste and resource management

In addition to these mandatory units, the learner will also choose another optional unit to complete the course.

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