Refresher Training Course for Experienced Solid Waste Operators-8 Hours - Course 6728

Refresher Training Course for Experienced Solid Waste Operators-8 Hours

Plant City
Plant City
Gainesville
Tallahassee
Tallahassee

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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: 8.0
  • Solid Waste Landfill/TS/MRF: Day 1 Landfill/TS/MRF; Day 2 Landfill only: 8.0 contact hours, course #760
  • Solid Waste Spotter: 4.0 contact 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 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 & 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

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

or

Day 2

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 Operator