Course Information

Spotter Training for Solid Waste Facilities


Certification Only:No


Class I, III Landfill Operator8False
Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Operator8False
Material Recovery Facility Operator8False
Spotter / Waste Screener8True
Transfer Station Operator8False



This course covers the role of spotters at landfills and waste processing facilities. Included is an overview of facility operations focusing on understanding permit conditions and site plans as they relate to the spotter's responsibilities.

Daily breaks are scheduled. There is a one hour lunch break. Lunch is not provided.
Course Objective
At the completion of the training the student should be able to discuss permit conditions & site plans as they relate to spotter’s responsibilities; safety, fire control; first aid & emergencies at waste sites; managing the working space; incoming waste; prohibited waste & regulations; compliance and enforcement process; emphasizing inspection strategies; and emerging issues & trends effecting waste workers.
Participant must be present for entire class time to receive CEU and Certificate of Attendance
Who Should Attend
This course is designed as initial spotter training or as follow-up for continuing education requirements.
Certification and Accreditation
For more information on certification and accreditation, visit the Continuing Education Credit Information page.