Training & Certification
SWANA certification is recognized by numerous states as the standard for solid waste employees.
Whether you’re just starting the journey or well on the path of becoming successful in the solid waste profession, SWANA Certification is your guide to career enhancement, increased salary, and greater success in your chosen discipline.
SWANA credentials are earned through education, experience and challenging program of examinations and maintained through continuous review and education.
SWANA Certification is recognized by numerous states as the standard for solid waste employees. Being SWANA Certified enhances your resume and distinguishes you as a leader in your profession.
Certification empowers you with the latest information, creates networking opportunities with fellow professionals, and identifies you as an asset to the industry.
Why SWANA Certification is important and beneficial to employees and employers:
The Transfer Station Management (TSM-US Version) course addresses factors in planning, design, operation, and management of a transfer station. You will learn how a well-planned, designed and operated transfer station provides advantages and flexibility to a waste management system. Discussion of how effective communication with the public and regulators helps mitigate challenges in planning and operating a transfer station, and how planning and design affect construction and operation.
After completing this course, learners should be able to:
Solid Waste directors/supervisors, transfer station managers, developers, and consulting engineers will benefit from this course.
The course consists of lectures, discussion, class activities and exercises, and an optional facility tour. The text for the course, Transfer Stations Management (US Version), also serves as an on-the-job reference. The following topics with supplemental images, graphs, examples, and exercises are included.
Visit our Become Certified page and follow three easy steps to register for certification.
* Certification and recertification fees do NOT cover your SWANA membership fees.