Training & Certification

Learn Your Way

The Solid Waste industry is a diverse field, so it’s only proper that SWANA training is just as diverse. We offer training and certification options from traditional classroom instruction to online learning.

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SWANA Virtual Training Center

SWANA brings you a 100% virtual learning experience that combines self-study with live debriefings led by SWANA-certified instructors.


Training @HQ

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

Training at Work

Training @Work

SWANA’s Training@Work program brings nationally recognized certified faculty instructors directly to your location of choice to teach the class.

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Calendar of Learning Events

View all SWANA Certification and training opportunities.

New Orleans, Las Vegas and Rosemont, IL Regional Training Centers

Regional Training Centers

SWANA is taking its first-rate industry education on the road!

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Colombian Training Center

SWANA and MAG Consultoria offer free landfill training for solid waste professionals and government officials in Colombia and other Latin American countries.


Online Courses

SWANA offers the latest industry information and training from the convenience and comfort of your office or home.