CSARM Module B: Effective Site Assessment (SCI19011)

<p>The goal of contaminated land management and site auditing is to ensure the protection of human health and the environment. Effective site assessment requires a thorough investigative approach and data acquisition in order to provide reliable information about the potential risk to human health and environment and sets the scene for remediation process.</p> <p>This module addresses the purposes and drivers of the stages of effective site assessment and considers the importance of appropriate sampling design and acquisition of quality data.</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>The drivers and practice of site assessment <li>Principles of field design and field sampling <li>Conceptual site models (CSMs) <li>Appropriate development and implementation of Data Quality Objectives (DQOs) <li>Principles of soil, vapour and groundwater assessment <li>Asbestos – assessment and waste issues <li>Case studies to illustrate the concepts presented</ul> <p><h4><b>Course outcome</b></h4></p> <p>On completion of the module, the participants will gain an understanding of:</p> <ul><li>The purpose and regulatory drivers of site investigation and assessment programs and the reporting responsibilities of major stakeholders; <li>The appropriate use of CSMs and principles of DQOs in designing effective investigation programs; <li>The importance of an effective and defensible sampling design for assessing contamination in a range of media; <li>Approaches to assessing soils, vapour and groundwater contamination; <li>Acceptable approaches in reporting results of site investigation and assessment. </ul> <p><h4><b>Duration of the module</b><Br></h4></p> <p>The sessions will start at 9 am on Wednesday, and at 8.30 am on Thursday and Friday. Wednesday and Thursday sessions will finish by 5 pm normally, and on Friday, by 1.30 pm.</p> <p><b>Dates and Times</b><Br></p> <ul><li><b>DAY 1</b> - 3 April 2019, 9 am – 5 pm <li><b>DAY 2</b> - 4 April 2019, 8.30 am – 5 pm <li><b>DAY 3</b> - 5 April 2019, 8.30 am – 1.30 pm</ul><p><p> <p><h4></ul><b>Presenters</b><p></h4></p> <p>The teaching team will include: regulators from NSW EPA, contaminated site auditors and other professionals in allied disciplines.</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=" A - Contaminated Site Assessment Remediation & Management: Ground Rules for Contaminated Sites"></a></p> <p><i>Consultant Certification Program: </i>Completion of this module can be used as credit towards the certification with <a href="">CEnvP Site Contamination (SC) Scheme</a> and Sol Science Australia <a href=>(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 26th March 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=""> Manual Enrolment on Invoice Request Form </a> and email it to <a href=" Module B 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=" A - Contaminated Site Assessment Remediation & Management: Ground Rules for Contaminated Sites"></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=""></a></p>

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