Course Content: Certified Environmental Specialist – 2 Day Workshop or 16 Hours Online
Clean Air Act
Clean Water Act & NPDES
SPCC Rule & Plan Requirements
RCRA & Hazardous Waste Identification
Emergency Planning & Community Rights to Know Act
CERCLA & Brownfields Revitalization Act
The Certified Environmental Specialist (CES) course has been established to give an intensive overview on EPA regulations to professionals who are working within the safety and environmental fields. Working on projects that can pose a potential danger to the public or environment - environmental compliance knowledge and implementation is a must in the workplace. This course covers the Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule, Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or "Superfund") and environmental compliance planning and expectations. This course is designed for environmental professionals who want to maximize their environmental compliance and ensure public safety in the workplace. As such, the course provides essential knowledge and understanding of EPA regulations relating to hazardous wastes such as the Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), SPCC Rule, RCRA, EPCRA, TSCA, and CERCLA. The course will enable those who successfully complete the qualifications to implement updated environmental compliance programs at their facility.
Course Objectives At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to: Discuss updated major environmental laws and regulations, Discuss the purpose and requirements of the Clean Air Act, Describe the background and requirements of the RCRA, Properly identify different types of hazardous waste according to RCRA regulations, Implement hazardous waste management systems to achieve and maintain compliance, Apply different features of the Clean Water Act in day-to-day operations, Explain regulatory and management issues relating to Storm Water Discharges, Identify the requirements of your SPCC plan.
Course Requirements: Course Pre-Requisite: No pre-requisite requirements for this course Testing: Final Exam of 50 questions must be passed with a score of 80% or higher in order to obtain CES Certification Course Completion: Course Certificate is available at course completion for student to print No survey is required for student to fill out Upon successful completion of all coursework and final exam a CES (Certified Environmental Specialist) certificate through Environmental Technology Consortium (ETC) will be sent to you via email and USPS. Who Should Attend Federal, State, and Local Regulators Industrial Compliance Managers and Consultants Project Managers Environmental Scientists and Engineers Facility Managers