SCI19010
CSARM Module A: Ground Rules for Contaminated Sites (SCI19010)


<p>The goal of contaminated land management and site auditing is to ensure the protection of human health and the environment. This module, the first in a series of five, provides an overview of national and international contaminated site management concerns. The module focuses on the significance of contaminated site assessment in decision making through an understanding of the legislative framework of contaminated land management in NSW, the existing guidelines and the current technical and scientific approaches to CSARM.</p> <p><h4><b>Who Will Benefit?</b><br></h4></p> <p>This program is particularly useful for:</p> <ul><li>Environmental scientists, engineers, managers, consultants <li>Professionals aspiring to become contaminated site consultant or a site auditor as part of career development <li>Environmental professionals seeking to change career direction <li>Professionals whose discipline/employment is in an area allied to contaminated site assessment </ul> <p><h4><b>Program</b></h4></p> <ul><li>Management of contaminated land from the perspective of legal and regulatory requirements <li>New regulations and guidelines as the driving force in CSARM <li>Integration of components of contaminated site assessment in order to produce reliable investigations, risk assessments and defensible reporting <li>Current trends in remediation <li>Responsibilities of professionals working on contaminated sites, including consultant certification; roles and contribution of stakeholders working together <li>Case studies, round-table discussions with practitioners and workshopping</ul> <p><h4><b>Course outcomes</b></h4></p> <p>On completion of the module, the participants will gain an understanding of:</p> <ul><li>Up-to-date application of the relevant Acts and Guidelines; <li>The implications and applications of the frameworks for professional practice of contaminated site management and reporting requirements; <li>Contamination assessment practices as illustrated by numerous case studies; <li>Land use after remediation as the driving forces in contaminated site assessment, remediation and management; <li>The roles and qualifications of various stakeholders in CSARM.</ul> <p><h4><b>Presenters</b><br> </h4></p> <p>The teaching team will include: regulator from NSW EPA, environmental lawyer, academic specialist, contaminated site auditors and other professionals in allied disciplines.</p> <p><h4><b>Duration of the module</b><Br> </h4></p> <p>The sessions will start at 9 am on Wednesday, and 8.30 am on Thursday and Friday. Wednesday and Thursday sessions finish by 5 pm normally, and on Friday, by 1.30 pm.</p> <p><b>Dates and Times</b><Br><ul></p> <li><b>DAY 1</b> - 13 February 2019, 9 am – 5 pm <li><b>DAY 2</b> - 14 February 2019, 8.30 am – 5 pm <li><b>DAY 3</b> - 15 February 2019, 8.30 am – 1.30 pm</ul><p> <p><h4><b>Additional Information</b><Br></h4></p> <p>Participants will receive a UTS Certificate of Attendance at the end of the module. Those participants who satisfactorily complete a post-module assignment will receive a UTS Certificate of Completion.</p> <p>For <i>Continuing Professional Development:</i> The Certificate of Attendance can be used as credit towards CPD programs run by Engineers Australia, EIANZ, Soil Science Australia, and Environmental Health Australia. This module contributes at least 35 hours for CPD.</p> <p>For <i>Recognition of Prior Learning: </i>Certificate of Completion can be used towards elective subjects in MSc coursework course in selected universities. For details, contact Dr Alex Pulkownik on <a href="mailto:alex.pulkownik@uts.edu.au?Subject=Module A - Contaminated Site Assessment Remediation & Management: Ground Rules for Contaminated Sites">alex.pulkownik@uts.edu.au</a></p> <p><i>Consultant Certification Program: </i>Completion of this module can be used as credit towards the certification with <a href=" https://www.cenvp.org/guidance-notes-for-site-contamination/">CEnvP Site Contamination (SC) Scheme</a> and Sol Science Australia <a href=https://www.cpssaccreditation.com.au/contaminated-sites>(CPSS) Scheme</a>.</p> <p><h4><b>Fees and Discounts</b><br></h4></p> <p>Standard fees - $1760 (GST Free)</p> <p><strong>Discount can be selected from the drop-down box on the Book Now page</strong></p> <ul><li>Early Bird Registration Discount - until 1st February 2019 ($1600.02 GST Free) <li>Group discount (more than one participant from the same organisation) OR Multiple Module Discount (book the modules sequentially one after another, and within a period of 2 hours) ($1530.14 GST Free) <li>UTS alumnus or member of professional association (AGLA, EIANZ, Engineers Australia, Soil Science Australia) ($1530.14 GST Free). <i><b><font color="red">Please seek approval for this discount from Dr Alex Pulkownik prior to enrolment.</font> </b></i><br/> </ul> <p><h4><b>Payment Options:</b><br></h4></p> <p>Credit Card – proceed to the <b>'BOOK NOW'</b> button and follow the prompts</p> <p>To be invoiced – Please complete the <a href="https://shortcourses-bookings.uts.edu.au/capabiliti/GetFile.aspx?FileGuid=7dfbff0e-e5f1-4b85-8a7f-a4b3ef034caa"> Manual Enrolment on Invoice Request Form </a> and email it to <a href="mailto:short.courses@uts.edu.au?subject=CSARM Module A invoice request"> UTS:Short Courses</a><br></p> <p><h4><b>Contact Information</b><br></h4></p> <p>For specific queries regarding course content, please contact the School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science on Tel: +61 0419 253 069/(02) 9514 4035 or email <a href="mailto:alex.pulkownik@uts.edu.au?Subject=Module A - Contaminated Site Assessment Remediation & Management: Ground Rules for Contaminated Sites">alex.pulkownik@uts.edu.au</a></p> <p>For all other enquiries regarding enrolment or payment, please contact UTS Short Courses on Tel: +61 (02) 9514 2913 or email <a href="mailto:short.courses@uts.edu.au?subject=Certification">short.courses@uts.edu.au</a></p>

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