Waste Smart - Advanced, Chartered Institute of Waste Management
Duration 1 day
Team Staff Development

This course aims to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to:

  • Reduce costs and aid compliance by preventing wastes arising from workplace activities
  • Improve the management of wastes that are unavoidable

Pre-Requisites The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) is the professional body that represents waste and resource professionals working in the sustainable waste and resource management sectors worldwide. CIWM sets the professional standards for individuals working in the industry and has various grades of membership determined by education, qualification and experience.
For / Special Requirements

This course is for those people whose work practices involve the production of waste or those people who need a greater understanding of waste principles. The advanced level is for those who manage or implement change by setting the direction, procedures and culture for sustainable resource use in their organisation such as:

  • Facilities Managers
  • Site Services Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • H&S Managers

Objectives
  • 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 certificate to demonstrate successful achievement of the course

Further information

The course is comprised of the following 8 sessions:

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

Refreshments: Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring your own lunch.

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