Environmental permitting and exemptions

Anyone who needs to understand waste-related environmental permitting requirements and/or exemptions will find this course useful.

Experienced tutors will guide you through application process requirements for waste-related environmental permits or exemptions, including storing or treating waste.

This course is run in partnership with the CIWM.


Who should attend?

  • Anyone involved in waste, who needs to know more about the application requirements and processes, or requires a refresher

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will:

  • Be able to identify how key legislation relates to the requirements for waste environmental permits
  • Understand when waste activities may require a waste permit or a registered exemption
  • Realise the differences between a standard rules (tier 2) and a bespoke (tier 3) permit and know how to identify which may apply to your activity
  • Be aware of when transfer, variation and surrender applications may also be required
  • Understand the relevant parts of the application forms and other information required when submitting applications under the Environmental Permitting regime
  • Identify appropriate guidance and templates to produce supporting documents as part of applications
  • Understand how to complete the OPRA spreadsheet and how OPRA affects fees and charges
  • Gain an awareness of key permit requirements and guidance relevant to ensuring compliance with waste permits

What's included?

  • You will gain 6 CPD points on completing this course
  • Training course notes
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Certificate