Environmental Waste Management 100 Hours Certificate Course
Can the project/exam be completed and submitted online? Or will I be require to attend a test center? Many thanks.
Hello Reza and thank you for your question.
The exam is done at a time and place that is convenient to you. We ask that you assign someone working in a professional capacity, that is not related to you as an adjudicator and we will send a written sealed exam paper to them, who will give it to you to open at the time and place you specify when applying for the exam. After your 1.5 hours exam under normal exam conditions, he or she will post the exam paper to us for marking. I understand that there is an opportunity to cheat. However, because your assignment grades are also taken into consideration for your final mark, there is very little to be gained by doing so and therefore the vast majority of students take the exam in the spirit of trust, that is intended.
The final project option takes the form of an assignment of around 2,500 words, set by your tutor and submitted to them for marking, in the same way that you will submit your assignments after each lesson.
I hope that this helps.
I am interesed in the course by online.i would like to know following details.Firstly,i would like to know how much duration of the course,if i want to pay by 4 installments then what is the duration between the payments.how will i submit my assignment,how can i communicate with tutor.Finally,for this course how many assignment.How will be going to be certificate.BY POST,OR ONLINE?
Please find below the answers to your questions.
This course is 100 hours of study long which you can fill in as you wish. Most part time, distance learning students will spend between 3-5 months on a single Certificate course.
The four installments of £81.25 are paid monthly.
You can submit your assignments online or via email (or post if you don't mind a little waiting)
You can contact your tutor via the online study zone any time you want
There are 6 assignments in total in this course and one final project or exam
You will receive both a hard copy of your certificate via post and a digital copy via email
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Environmental Waste Management 100 Hours Certificate Course
Enviromental Waste Management course online. Wastes are resources used inefficiently and as such, they are money down the drain. This course covers what is waste and how can it be minimised, what is pollution, 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.
Understand and learn about waste management, waste treatment and recycling and how it impacts on our environment. Work in Waste Management or sustainability, expand your skills and improve your environment.
Learn about pollution, pollutants, how waste is disposed of through natural processes and how to harness those processes to better manage waste disposal. With this course you'll learn how to save your company money.
Lesson Structure: Environmental Waste Management
There are 6 lessons:
1. Domestic Waste
- The Earths environment
- Conservation and use of resources
- Value of resources: economic, ecological and aesthetic
- Damage being caused
- The impact of humans
- Sewage and it's treatment
- Characteristics of sewage
- Components of sewage - solids, organic material, industrial waste
- Decomposition of sewage
- The nitrogen cycle
- Classification of sewage systems
- Storm water systems and management
- Dry rubbish
- Nature of refuse
- Placement and protection of bins
- Trade waste
- Refuse collection systems
- Refuse collection vehicles
- Salvage materials
- Safe disposal of household chemicals
2. Street Cleaning & Disposal Of Refuse
- Types of street refuse
- Methods of street cleaning - gritting, sanding, sweeping, washing, etc
- Cleaning storm water pits
- Managing snow
- Refuse disposal-separation, controlled tipping, combustion, pulversisation, etc
- Refuse for fertiliser
- Methods of refuse Sorting - screening, magnetic, hand sorting
- Types of incinerators
- Vacuum systems for refuse collection - garchey system, gandillon
- Harvesting energy from combustion
3. Industrial Waste
- Types of industrial pollution
- The greenhouse effect
- Ozone depletion
4. Toxic and Nuclear Waste
- Nuclear power
- Nuclear fission
- Mining nuclear fuel
- Uranium enrichment
- Gas diffusion
- Gas centrifuge
- Nuclear waste
- Transporting nuclear waste
- Health risks of nuclear waste
5. Water Quality and Treatment
- Industrial effluent
- Pricing control compared with direct control
- Types of water impurities
- Scope of purification
- Managing water for public supply
- Water treatment methods
- Purification methods - sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, aeration, screening, etc
- Recycling sewage water
- Recycling waste water
- Reed bed treatment
- Improving water quality from any source - physical, chemical, biological impurities
- Water borne diseases
6. Recycling Waste
- Scope and nature of recycling
- Rubbish tips (dumps)
- Recycling plastics
- Recycling metals
- Recycling glass
- Recycling paper
- Recycling rubber
- Actions by individuals (at home or work) - reducing, reusing and recycling waste
Please Note: Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Learning Goals: Environmental Waste Management BEN202
- 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.
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.
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