Initial Training Course for Transfer Station Operators and Materials Recovery Facilities - 16 Hour - Course 4306

Initial Training Course for Transfer Station Operators and Materials Recovery Facilities - 16 Hour

Plant City
Gainesville
Tallahassee
Daytona Beach

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Cancellation Policy - If you cannot attend, written notification must be received at least two working days prior to the course. You may either transfer to another class (transfer credit good for only one year), send a substitute, or receive a refund.
In the event that a course is canceled, UF/TREEO is not responsible for non-refundable travel fares or lodging deposits.

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Attributes
  • CEUs: 1.6
  • Days 1-2 of the: Initial Training for Operators of Landfills and Waste Processing Facilities
  • Solid Waste I III/C&D: 12.0
  • Solid Waste TS/MRF: 8.0
  • Solid Waste Spotter: 4.0
  • Solid Waste TS/MRF Initial: 16.0; Course #443
  • FBPE Provider #0004021: PDHs 0009086: 16.0 Hours
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Coordinator Dawn Jenkins     email: djenkins@treeo.ufl.edu     phone: (352) 392-9570 or (352) 294-3880
Description

This course is approved as initial training for transfer station operators and MRF operators. The combined course will be held over two days and will include an exam. (Attendees must achieve 70% proficiency.) Topics include: Basics of Solid Waste Management, Regulations, Screening for Prohibited Materials, Managing Special Waste, Facility Siting, Health and Safety, TS and MRF Layout and Configuration.

Daily morning and afternoon breaks are scheduled. On your own for lunch. 

Course Objective
At the completion of the training the student should be able to discuss the basics of Solid Waste Management, Regulations, Screening for Prohibited Materials, Managing Special Waste, Facility Siting, Health and Safety, TS and MRF Layout and Configuration.  The student will also complete an exam with at least 70% proficiency.

Participants must be present for entire class time to receive CEU and Certificate of Attendance.  All participants take the final exam. Note - If you are needing continuing education credits to maintain your TS/MRF operator training, you should probably take the refresher training (no exam).

 
Who Should Attend
Solid Waste:
  • Spotters, Operators
  • Transfer Station/Materials Recovery Facility Managers, Supervisors
  • Consultants
  • Local and State Regulatory Inspectors
 
Day 1  
8:00am– 8:30am Course Introduction
8:30am – 10:00am Solid Waste Basics
10:00am – 10:15am Break
10:15am – 10:45am  Environmental Concerns with Waste Handling Facilities
10:45am – 12:15pm Regulations
12:15pm – 1:15pm Lunch (on your own)
1:15pm – 2:45pm Screening for Prohibited Materials
2:45pm – 3:00pm Break
2:45pm – 5:00pm Managing Special Wastes
   
Day 2  
8:00am – 8:45am  Facility Siting and Location
8:45am – 10:00am Health and Safety
10:00am – 10:15am Break
10:15am – 11:15am Transfer Station Layout and Configuration
11:15am – 12:15pm Transfer Station Operation
12:15pm – 1:15pm Lunch (on your own)
1:15pm – 2:00pm Materials Recovery Facilities Layout and Configuration
2:00pm – 3:00pm Materials Recovery Facilities Operation
3:00pm – 3:15pm Break
3:15pm – 5:00pm Exam