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2017 Manager Training Center

June 11, 2017 5:00 PM to June 16, 2017 2:00 PM
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Hilton Wilmington Riverside
301 North Water Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Registration for The Training Center is now open!

NC SWANA Spring Training & Exam Center | June 12-16, 2017

Located at the Hilton Riverside in downtown Wilmington, NC

Choose from our list of 2-day and 3- day technical training courses. Your training registration includes continental breakfast and lunch on days of instruction, 1 ticket to Sunday night Opening Reception. Exams are not included.

Pricing effective March 15, 2017

Hotel Registration:  Click on image to link to NC SWANA Training Room Block Reservations:

Link to Hilton Riverside Reservations

Course Offerings:

Managing MSW Collection Systems | Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14 | 20 CEUs - Instructor: Sheldon Smith

Are you starting or improving a municipal collection program? Managing MSW Collection Systems teaches you how to plan, design and operate a municipal solid waste and recyclables program. You will learn the four “proven” collection methods and the equipment type best suited it each method. You’ll practice writing equipment specifications so you get what you need and what you want. Finally, you will learn the importance of establishing a culture of safety in your operations. Test your knowledge and build your resume by taking the Collection Systems certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $999 Non-Member price: $1259

If you are taking the exam at the end of class, don't forget to add the EXAM Ticket to your order!

Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) | Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14 | 30 CEUs - Instructor: D. Scott Bost

Do you own, manage or provide landfill design services? MOLO training is designed for you. This intensive 3-day course covers landfill operations and challenges; landfill siting, design, construction and closure; safety; permitting and regulatory compliance; environmental protection and monitoring—and more. The course includes lecture, activities, and an optional landfill facility tour when time and location permit. The course is designed to prepare you for the SWANA Landfill Management certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

If you are taking the exam at the end of class, don't forget to add the EXAM Ticket to your order!

HHW/CESQG Collection Operations | Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14 | 30 CEUs - Instructor: Bob Fletcher

If you are responsible for supervisory and direct oversight for safe handling of Household Hazardous Waste and Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) waste, this course is designed for you. This course offers more detail and depth than traditional HAZWOPER training. This course satisfies the 24-hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training as required by many states for HHW/CESQG operations. Test your knowledge and build your resume by taking the HHW/CESQG Facility Operations certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

If you are taking the exam at the end of class, don't forget to add the EXAM Ticket to your order!

Managing Composting Programs |  Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14 | 30 CEUs - Instructor: Risa Weinberger

Can a composting program benefit your overall solid waste management program? This course addresses concepts critical to successfully managing composting programs including the rationale for composting, planning and site development, economics, and operations. Discuss best practices, emerging technologies, and management issues characteristic of municipal composting programs. Test your knowledge and build your resume by taking the Composting Programs certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

If you are taking the exam at the end of class, don't forget to add the EXAM Ticket to your order!

Managing Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems (ISWM)| Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14 | 30 CEUs - Instructor: Johnny Taylor

Designed to improve knowledge of complex municipal solid waste (SW) systems, this course is for current and future SW managers, elected officials who need to understand and learn the language of SW systems, and consultants/advisors working with officials and solid waste managers. Master concepts of planning, developing and managing solid waste systems are addressed, including collection, diversion, disposal, regulatory environment, funding, budgeting, contracting for services, public involvement and education and more. Take the Integrated Solid Waste Management certification exam to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

If you are taking the exam at the end of class, don't forget to add the EXAM Ticket to your order!

Managing Recycling Systems |  Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14 | 30 CEUs -           Instructor: Blair Pollock

If you are planning a municipal recycling program or managing an existing program, this course provides the information you need to plan, develop, market, and manage a system-wide recycling program. This comprehensive course addresses collection, processing, end-use standards application and of human health and the environmental protection. Facility owners, operators, managers, supervisors and employees involved in recycling facility or program operations will benefit from completing this course. SWANA offers this course as preparation for the Recycling Systems Certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

If you are taking the exam at the end of class, don't forget to add the EXAM Ticket to your order!

Transfer Station Management |  Monday, June 12 – Wednesday, June 14 | 30 CEUs -       Instructors: Joe Williams, Chris Stahl

A well-planned, designed and operated transfer station provides advantages and flexibility to a waste management system. Transfer Station Management (TMS) addresses planning, design, operations and ongoing management of transfer stations. Discussion of how effective communication with the public and regulators helps mitigate challenges in planning and operating a transfer station, and how planning and design affect construction and operation. Solid Waste directors/supervisors, Transfer Station managers, developers, and consulting engineers will benefit from this course. Completing this course prepares you for the Transfer Station Management certification exam. Full course description >>

Member price: $1199 Non-Member price: $1459

If you are taking the exam at the end of class, don't forget to add the EXAM Ticket to your order!

 

Exam Center

Thursday, June 15 | Separate fee and photo ID required.

Attention: Some Members are experiencing difficulty registering for MOLO and Exam.  If you encounter this problem, try completing Class Order, then repeat registration process for exam.  If you still have problems, let me know by contacting me at info@ncswana.org.

Exam check-in: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Exams: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • Leachate Recirculation and Bioreactor Landfills
  • Collection Systems
  • Composting Programs
  • C&D Materials Management
  • HHW/CESQG Facility Operations
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Landfill Management (MOLO)
  • Recycling Systems
  • Transfer Station Management

 

Applicants who pass the Certification Exam will receive certification in the tested discipline. Applicants who pass the Certificate Test will receive a Certificate. Certificate Tests are available for Organics Collection (Certificate in Organics Collection) and Landfill Operations (Certificate in Landfill Operations).

Member price: $250 Non-Member price: $400

 

Tickets

$400.00 Non-Member Exam Fee

$250.00 Member Exam Fee

$1,199.00 MOLO - Manager of Landfill Operations
$1,149.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,459.00 Manager of Landfill Operations
$1,409.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$999.00 Manager MSW Collection Systems
$949.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,259.00 Manager MSW Collection Systems
$1,209.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,199.00 Managing Composting Programs
$1,149.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,459.00 Managing Composting Programs
$1,409.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,199.00 Managing Intergrated Solid Waste Management Systems
$1,149.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,459.00 Managing Intergrated Solid Waste Management Systems
$1,409.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,199.00 Managing Recycling Systems
$1,149.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,459.00 Managing Recycling Systems
$1,409.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,199.00 Transfer Station Management
$1,149.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,459.00 Transfer Station Management
$1,409.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,199.00 HHW/CESQG Collection Operations
$1,149.00 Earlybird rate before May 15

$1,459.00 HHW/CESQG Collection Operations
$1,409.00 Earlybird rate before May 15