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Best Value in SWANA Certification Training

SWANA’s Training@HQ training center offers the best value in solid waste certification training. Hosted at our corporate office in Silver Spring, MD just outside Washington, D.C.

1100 Wayne Ave. #650
Silver Spring, MD

Why Choose Training@HQ?

  • Two- to four-day courses
  • SWANA-Certified faculty instructors
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) earned apply to all SWANA certifications
  • Networking with other industry professionals
  • Visit local attractions in Silver Spring and Washington, D.C.

Course Fee Includes

  • Course Manual and other materials
  • Lunch on instruction days
  • Complimentary hot beverages

Pricing

Two-Day Course: Member: $649 Non-Member: $849
Three-Day Course: Member: $849 Non-Member: $1049

Online Certification Exam

It’s easy and convenient. Taking you exam online gives you the time you need to study and maximize your score.

Available any time day or night—workday or weekend.

Fee

Member: $250
Non-Member: $400

2019 Training @HQ Schedule

 

Managing MSW Collection Systems | Two-Day Course | 20 CEUs

Class instruction: March 11–12, 2019
Registration cutoff: March 1, 2019

The two-day course provides information to assist individuals in planning, operating and managing residential solid waste and recyclables collection systems from single family and multi-family residences. The course includes hands-on activities and presents best practices in equipment selection and specifications, routing optimization, collection methods.

Managing Recycling Systems | Three-Day Course | 30 CEUs

Class instruction: March 18–20, 2019
Registration cutoff: March 1, 2019

If you are planning a municipal recycling program or managing an existing program, this three-day course provides the information you need to plan, develop, market, and manage a system-wide recycling program. This comprehensive course addresses collection, processing, end-use standards application and of human health and the environmental protection. Facility owners, operators, managers, supervisors and employees involved in recycling facility or program operations will benefit from completing this course. SWANA offers this course as preparation for the Recycling Systems Certification exam.

Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) | Three-Day Course | 30 CEUs

Class instruction: April 2–4, 2019
Registration cutoff: March 22, 2019

This intensive three-day course covers landfill operations and challenges, including landfill permitting and regulatory compliance, closure, safety, environmental monitoring and more. The course consists of lecture and activities. The course is designed to prepare you for the SWANA Landfill Management certification exam.

Landfill Gas Systems Operations and Maintenance | Two-Day Course | 20 CEUs

Class instruction: April 8–9, 2019
Registration cutoff: March 29, 2019

This interactive two-day course explores the daily challenges associated landfill gas systems design, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. Generally accepted industry practices as well as new and alternative approaches for the capture, control, management and beneficial use of landfill gas are presented. The information covered in this course is useful for practical hands-on use in the field.

California Resource Recovery Association

Zero Waste Principles and Practices | Three-Day Course | 30 CEUs

Class instruction: May 7–9, 2019 • 8:30 am. – 5:30 p.m.
Registration cutoff: Aril 26, 2019

This three-day course is a joint undertaking of SWANA and the California Resource Recovery Association encompassing a broad overview of zero waste principles and practices covering public policy, programs, technology and measurement. Participants will have the ability to integrate their understanding of zero waste with their existing waste management systems, practices and policies to move local systems toward locally-defined zero waste goals moving to a focus on resource management.

Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) | Three-Day Course | 30 CEUs

Class instruction: June 10–12, 2019
Registration cutoff: May 30, 2019

This intensive three-day course covers landfill operations and challenges, including landfill permitting and regulatory compliance, closure, safety, environmental monitoring and more. The course consists of lecture and activities. The course is designed to prepare you for the SWANA Landfill Management certification exam.

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