Course Information

Initial Training Course for Transfer Station Operators and Materials Recovery Facilities - 16 Hour Online

Details:

Number:1030
Hours:16
Active:Yes
Certification Only:No

Tracks:

TrackHoursInitial
Class I, III Landfill Operator12False
Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Operator12False
Material Recovery Facility Operator16True
Spotter / Waste Screener4False
Transfer Station Operator16True

Providers:

Description:

COURSE DESCRIPTION

About the Course

Inside each content module, you will find interactive lectures and quizzes. You must achieve a passing score of 70% on each module to move on to the next module. Modules must be completed in sequential order. Within 7 working days your Florida solid waste training transcript will be created and the course added, or if you already have an active Florida solid waste transcript, then this training will be added.

Purpose of Course

This course has been approved by the State of Florida Solid Waste Management Training Committee [SWMTC] as an Initial training course for Transfer Station Operators & Materials Recovery Facilities. Course #1030. The current course is approved through August 2022. Please check this course listing linked to the Florida Solid Waste Operators/Spotter Training Database to make sure you will receive the number of contact hours needed for your specific type of operator or spotter classification.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the basics of solid waste & landfill operations
  2. Identify environmental concerns with waste handling facilities; screening for prohibited materials and managing special waste
  3. Discuss the fundamentals of landfill construction; leachate and gas management; groundwater monitoring issues; monitoring of landfill cell closures; transfer station operations and materials recovery facilities operations.

Note  If participant is needing continuing education credits [CEUs] to maintain their active landfill operator training status, then they should probably take the refresher training 8 hour (no exam).
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 Solid Waste:

  • Operators, Spotters
  • Landfill or Transfer Station or Materials Recovery Facility Owners, Managers, Supervisors
  • Consultants
  • Local and State Regulatory Inspectors


INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHIES

Link to Instructor Biographies

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Time for Completion

90 days to complete the course from the date login information for the online course is received in order to receive CEUs or contact hours approved by the SWMTC. If you exceed the 90 day period without completing the course and you wish to continue, you must start over with registration, fees and retaking the course starting from Module 1. There are no extensions or grace period. This completion time period is set by the SWMTC.

70% proficiency is required for all exercises in order to receive a Certicate of Completion.