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Local Authorities can now check to see how many officers have obtained credits in the 3 core areas and also how many Proficiency exams have been achieved.
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EMAQ+ PPC (2) - Industrial Process Emissions & Controls - presented in Oxford on the 25/05/17 by Nigel Gibson...
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Local Air Quality Management 2 Day Workshop
This is a bespoke course from EMAQ training material whose purpose is to put local air quality management (LAQM)...
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Revised EMAQ+ 2017-18 Seminar Programme
Due to the recent surprise announcement of a General Election on 8th June, and the delay in the release...
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More About Air Quality
The EMAQ+ Air Quality module provides training and technical guidance for Air Quality Management professionals who have
More About Pollution Prevention and Control
The EMAQ+ Emission Monitoring module provides training and technical guidance for Local Authority Officers who have
regulatory powers and responsibilities under the LA-IPPC and LA-PPC pollution control regimes.
The range of materials offered caters for operational level staff that are new to
the area and for more experienced officers who wish to update and extend their knowledge of the subject.
At entry level - the IAQM accredited Essentials of PPC Course
provides a vehicle for personal development and allows a Local Authority to demonstrate how they have invested in strengthening their infrastructure for developing PPC; certificated individuals and their sponsoring authority
are listed on...
More About Contaminated Land
The EMAQ+ Contaminated Land module provides training and technical guidance for Contaminated Land professionals who have
responsibilities under Part IIA and/or planning regulations and whose duties include the evaluation of land contamination data.
The EMAQ+ material is of most relevance to operational level staff that are new to the area but it is also has value as a refresher
for other more experienced officers.
It covers such topics as:
- The Model Procedures for Management of Land Contamination;
- Detailed site characterisation and risk assessment;
- The environmental characteristics and contaminant properties that determine the potential for contaminant mobility and
degradation in the soil/fill media;
- Assessing land quality reports, including desk study, site investigation, remediation proposals or verification reports
submitted through the planning process.
EMAQ+ seminars are designed for those local authorities officers who, as part of their continuing professional development, feel
that they would benefit from in-depth training in scientific, risk-based, good practice for managing contaminated land
responsibilities. By attending seminars, professionals build confidence in their ability to implement Part IIA regulations,
assist the planning process, work with developers and consultants etc. The training, in a formal classroom environment, provides
an overview of the legal, scientific, and technical aspects of the management of contaminated land; provide opportunities to work
with expert trainers on realistic practical exercises, ask questions, and network with colleagues undertaking similar work in other
local authorities. The EMAQ+ web based technical guidance, based on seminar material, is a readily accessible permanent resource
that explains and illustrates the more important aspects of contaminated land management.