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CPD Principles of Waste Management

Course Overview

Millions of tonnes of waste are produced by businesses and homes in the UK every year. The way this waste is dealt with has become increasingly important with recycling and waste minimisation plans being implemented in many companies.

Looking to learn more about waste management? This course covers different types of waste and how they can be recycled or disposed of safely, the benefits and relevant legislation.

Key Information

Course Length

Course Level
Level CPD

Awarding Body
TQUK
(E-certificates upon achievement)

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals

Benefits

The benefits of completing this course include:
  • Courses are delivered via distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study
  • Engaging and interactive activities
  • Study will develop learners’ knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance their future work and life

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price
£30.00

Funded Course
Yes

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Unit 1: Principles of waste management

  • Different types of waste
  • Characteristics of different types of waste
  • Factors which may affect how much waste an organisation produces
  • Main pieces of legislation relevant to waste management
  • Types of public and private sector organisations that play a role in waste management
  • Why it is important to manage and minimise waste
  • How waste can be used
  • How to promote responsible waste management
  • Methods used to dispose of reusable or recyclable waste
  • Methods used to dispose of waste that is not reusable or recyclable
  • How to dispose of waste safely

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