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- Course type Distance learning course
- Duration 105 Hours, Part-time
- Qualification Level 4 ABC Awards Certificate of Achievement
- Awarded by ABC Awards
Exam is included.
Tutor is available to students.
Man is a product of nature, and like all the other creatures he has to abide by nature's rules. However, so dramatic have been the technological advances and discoveries of the last few centuries, that man's relationship with the natural world has undergone profound, and in many cases, dangerous changes
How we manage our waste and control substances and items that we consider to just be "rubbish" is a critical factor in the way we need to protect our environment and ensure a quality of life for us and our family.
Environmental Waste Management Course course deals mainly with the management of waste. However, waste cannot be looked upon as a separate issue to the conservation of the environment.
Conservation and Waste
Man and conservation
The "Space Ship Earth"
Ecological and economic value
The problem of industrial wastes
The nitrogen cycle
Types of sewers
Street Cleaning and the Disposal of Refuse
Methods of street cleaning
The removal of snow
The disposal of refuse
Using refuse as a fertiliser
Methods of dealing with refuse
The Effects of Industry on the Environment
Types of pollution
The effects of atmospheric pollution
The greenhouse effect
The greenhouse gases
Nuclear Fuel and Waste
Case Study: Nuclear waste disposal in South Africa
Water and its Treatment
Impurities in water
Water and health
Prevention and the removal of pollution from water
Methods of purification
Waste and Recycling
Introduction to recycling
Recycling paper and rags
Gas from landfills
The reduction of domestic waste
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.