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Welcome to the EMAQ+ Website

EMAQ+ provides professional development training and technical guidance to assist Environmental Protection Officers build the knowledge and understanding they need to implement the functions required of a local authority for:

  • LA-IPPC and LAPPC under the provisions of the Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) Regulations 2010.
  • Local Air Quality Management under the provisions of the Environmental Act 1995 for Scotland, England and Wales, and the Environment (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 for Northern Ireland.
  • The contaminated land regime, set out in Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

The package, which is run on an annual subscription basis, is offered by Ricardo-AEA and has been developed in association with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and the Institute of Air Quality Management.

The training, in a formal classroom environment, provides an overview of the legal, scientific, and technical aspects of the management of air quality; provide opportunities to work with expert trainers on realistic practical exercises, ask questions, and network with colleagues undertaking similar work in other local authorities.

Seminars are available which take subscribers from a basic level of understanding through to advanced practitioner levels. Presentation material from recent seminars and associated technical reference materials are available to subscribers in the password protected members' area.


Air Quality

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AQ Advanced (Ill) Air Quality and Planning

Edinburgh 08/04/2015 Now Booking
Glasgow 15/04/2015 Now Booking

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Emission Monitoring

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Advanced: Noise Training & BS4142 Competency

Birmingham 16/04/2015 Now Booking
Bradford 22/04/2015 Now Booking
London 29/04/2015 Now Booking

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Contaminated Land

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Essentials of CLM Proficency Test

Online 20/04/2015 Now Booking

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