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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 Energy & Environment 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.

In 2016/17 EMAQ+ will be introducing some new and improved webinars allowing you to attend training remotely and still being able to take part in the OPA exams.

Features include:

  • Recorded at live seminars throughout the EMAQ+ seminar programme
  • Makes you feel like you are actually at the venue
  • See the trainers "in person" on screen
  • Plus many more...

Find out more and watch a sample video »

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Air Quality

Next Seminar
Air Quality Considerations in STOR & Diesel Generator Planning Applications

London 02/11/2016 Fully Booked
Bradford 28/02/2017 Now Booking

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Emission Monitoring

Next Seminar
Emissions Monitoring - Crematoria

Oxfordshire 23/11/2016 Now Booking
London 19/01/2017 Now Booking

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Contaminated Land

Next Seminar
Essentials of CLM (2) - Site Investigation

London 09/11/2016 Now Booking
Birmingham 16/11/2016 Now Booking

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