Environmental Training Solutions (ETS) is a specialist provider of environmental training for the public and private sector. We provide a broad range of scheduled and custom designed courses covering the areas of waste, water, air, energy and sustainability. ETS is customer and quality focused and will also develop and deliver bespoke programmes for organisations with specific training needs.  A number of courses are approved for CPD by The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management and approved by the EPA for competent and trained managers. 

Waste Management Training Programme


Tullamore Court Hotel
Next event:
Autumn 2016 - Commences 13 September 2016


The Waste Management Training Programme has been developed by Environmental Training Solutions and is designed to meet the training and certification needs of Local Authority and private sector staff involved at all levels of waste management.  It provides a broad range of skills training on waste from legislation through to technology and management techniques. The programme is based on a series of six training modules, and assessment is an integral part of each module. It is recognised by the Environmental Protection Agency as a suitable alternative to the FAS Waste Management Training Programme.

Waste Legislation Update 2016

Ballincollig Training Centre 16 June 2016

This one day programme is aimed at personnel who require an updated knowledge of the Waste Management Act as part of their everyday skill set, including regulators, private waste management operators, consultants or other environmental professionals.

The 2016 Waste Legislation update is specially designed for those with a grounding in waste legislation having ideally already completed ETS training on waste legislation pre 2014.

Following the successful launch in 2012 and 2013, this course will build delegates understanding of all waste legislation changes in 2014-2016. 

The Course will cover:

  • The Environment Miscellaneous Provisions Act
  • Regulation updates on Facility Permits and Collection Permits
  • Regulation updates on Landfill Levy
  • Regulation updates on Producer responsibility waste streams
  • The New EWC waste classification codes
  • Further Impact of Waste Framework Directive
  • Enforcement network changes

Waste  Facility Permit Holder Training Programme  NEW PROGRAMME


Tullamore Court Hotel,
7 July 2016 


This one day programme is aimed at facility permit holders and their staff who are responsible for the day to day operation of their waste facility permit or certificate of registration site.  The course gives an understanding of the legislation and the requirements placed on permit holders.  The course will also deal with the relevant legislation, the application, review and renewal process.  Record keeping, use of EWC codes and the production of the Annual Environmental Report will be dealt with in detail during the training.  Delegates will receive a comprehensive reference manual and copies of the relevant Irish Regulation and extract from the Consolidated Waste Management Act. 




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