Introduction to Waste Management

Introduction to Waste Management


Waste Management is an essential service provided by, or on behalf of, Local Government for households. It is a complex area, with many opportunities to improve Local Governments environment, social and economic performance. In response to feedback from the Sector WALGA are working to develop new waste management training.
Introduction to Waste Management training covers the identification and segregation of waste and recoverable materials, waste avoidance and education and behaviour change in relation to waste management.

Target Audience

Suitable for Local Government officers whose role requires them to be directly or indirectly involved in Waste Management or officer wanting to work in the waste industry.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants will gain an understanding of:
  • practical knowledge of waste storage and separation to facilitate resource recovery
  • understanding of relevant legislation and policy
  • skills relating to waste education and behavior change; and
  • knowledge relating to waste avoidance options and approaches.


9:00am - 4:30pm


$395.00 (Incl GST) - Trial Special 
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