Refresher Training Course for Experienced Solid Waste Operators-16 Hours - Course 6727

Refresher Training Course for Experienced Solid Waste Operators-16 Hours

Plant City

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  • CEUs: 1.6
  • Solid Waste Landfill: 16.0 contact hours, course #759
  • Solid Waste TS/MRF: 8.0 contact hours
  • Solid Waste Spotter: 4.0 contact hours
  • FBPE Provider #0004021: CEHs 16.0 Hours
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Coordinator Dawn Jenkins     email:     phone: (352) 392-9570 or (352) 294-3880

This course is designed for personnel who have accrued significant work experience and knowledge in the solid waste industry. There will be a brief review of topics presented in the initial training course and expansion upon these topics with more in-depth and detailed information. Advanced topics and class exercises will be used to enhance the participant’s knowledge and expertise.

  • Days 1 and 2 of the 3-day course material relates to landfills and WPF operations and provides the students with valuable cross training.
  • Day 3 addresses topics more specific to landfill operations.

Day 1

Day 1  8:00am-5:00pm

Course Introduction
Solid Waste Management Basics
Environmental Concerns-Waste Handling Facilities
Screening for Prohibited Materials
Managing Special Wastes
Economics of Solid Waste
Health and Safety
Compliance Inspections

Day 2  8:00am-5:00pm

Landfill Equipment
Landfill Construction
Basic Operations
Leachate Management
Gas Management
Groundwater Monitoring
Landfills Closure


with Day 1 as:  
     8-Hour continuing education for Landfill Operators, Transfer Station and Material Facility Operators
     4-hours continuing education for Spotters
with Day 2 as: 

     8-Hour continuing education for Landfill Operators