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Waste Management is a Growing Industry

Lay the foundation for a career as a contractor, consultant or small business owner in this boom industry.

Learn how waste is disposed of through natural processes and how to harness those processes to better manage waste disposal. The course covers such things as water quality and treatment, recycling, domestic and industrial waste and even the management of more toxic waste.

Dealing with WASTE is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century

Waste Management is no longer a low paid and unskilled job that is consigned to people who are untrained and unskilled. Waste industries turn over billions of dollars today and require increasingly sophisticated and intelligent solutions to minimize contaminants, and where possible, find constructive uses for waste products.

Whether you are contemplating a career in this industry, or perhaps thinking about starting a waste management business -preparation is the key to success.

A course like this is an excellent starting point; and guidance from tutors who know the industry can be a very worthwhile way of increasing your chance of success..



This subject has 6 lessons as follows:

1. Domestic Waste

2. Street Cleaning and the Disposal of Refuse

3. Industrial Waste

4. Nuclear Fuel and Waste

5. Water and its Treatment

6. Waste and Recycling


Duration: 100 hours


  • Explain the nitrogen cycle and how it relates to waste treatment.
  • Determine the economic considerations of different waste disposal systems.
  • Compare industrial waste management with domestic waste management procedures.
  • Determine the principles of "polluter pays" legislation and how it is applied.
  • Describe how a budget is applied to managing a specific waste management enterprise.
  • Discuss issues in nuclear power and nuclear waste technology (including hospital waste).
  • Explain the cyclic nature of the water system and its relationship to environmental waste management.
  • Monitor and recommend improvements to a specified recycling enterprise.


    • Make sure that your skills are up to date, by pursuing further studies or attending professional development activities.
    • Keep up to date with what's happening in the field of Waste Management. New Technologies are being developed continuously. Have a sound understanding of what is currently happening in the field, what skills you might need and where you are most likely to pick up work.
    • Join a networking group to meet people who are working in the field of Waste Management.
    • Work Experience. Whether paid or unpaid, experience will always make your CV look more impressive and give you some practical knowledge to apply in your interview.




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