Certified Environmental Specialist (CES) Course

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Environmental specialists and scientists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. They may clean up polluted areas, advise policymakers, or work with industry to reduce waste.

Employment of environmental specialists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Heightened public interest in the hazards facing the environment, as well as the increasing demands placed on the environment by population growth, is expected to spur demand for environmental scientists and specialists.

As an environmental specialist, you will learn techniques that will allow you to help preserve the overall heath of your community and environment. The demand for environmental specialists grows as the need for green alternative professions becomes greater.

A Certified Environmental Specialist provides a wide range of environmental services. This may include environmental testing and the abatement and/or removal of hazardous material.

About Certified Environmental Specialist Training
The Certified Environmental Specialist course has been established to give an intensive overview on EPA regulations to professionals who are working within the safety and environmental fields. Working on environmentally sensitive projects that can pose a potential danger to the public or environment-environmental compliance knowledge and implementation is a must in the workplace.

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Course Information

Certified Environmental Specialist

Certified Environmental Specialist - 24hrs - $299.00

Course Overview
The Certified Environmental Specialist course has been designed for environmental professionals who want to maximize their environmental compliance and ensure public safety in the workplace.

This course covers over 24 hours of EPA regulation including the Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), SPCC, RCBA, EPCRA, TSCA, CERCLA and environmental compliance planning and expectations. Upon completion of this course students will receive a certificate certifying them as a Certified Environmental Specialist.

This course provides essential knowledge and understanding of EPA regulations relating to hazardous wastes such as the Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), SPCC Rule, RCRA, EPCRA, TSCA, and CERCLA.

Newly updated! Fully interactive training written by industry experts!

Hours: 24 hours

Pre-Requisites: None

Intended Audience
This training is intended for persons requiring environmental certification in professions such as:

  • air and industrial hygiene,
  • radiological health, environmental chemistry and biology,
  • environmental management, environmental technicians, environmental marketing, environmental health, environmental landscaping, wastewater, surface and drinking water resources, food protection, or similar fields.

Learning Objectives
Successful completion of this course will enable you to implement updated environmental compliance programs at your facility. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss updated major environmental laws and regulations
  • Discuss the purpose and requirements of the Clean Air Act
  • Describe the background and requirements of the RCRA
  • Properly identify different types of hazardous waste according to RCRA regulations
  • Implement hazardous waste management systems to achieve and maintain compliance
  • Apply different features of the Clean Water Act in day-to-day operations
  • Explain regulatory and management issues relating to Storm Water Discharges
  • Identify the requirements of your SPCC plan

Subject Matter Expert
Marie Athey is the subject matter expert for 360training.com. Marie's background in EHS spans 15 years and multiple industries. You may contact Marie at oshatrainer@360training.com.

Module Quizzes and Final Exam
All module quizzes require a score of 70% to proceed forward in the course. The exam will test your knowledge on information covered throughout the course. You must make a score of at least 70% to pass this course. You will be given up to three opportunities to pass each quiz and the final exam. If you do not pass after three tries, you will be locked out of this course will no longer be able to take your Outreach training in an online format.

Course Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a printable certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.

Industry Terms

  • Certified Environmental Specialist
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Workplace Spill Control
  • EPA spill rule
  • EPA regulation
  • water safety rule
  • SPCC rule
  • Air toxic rule
  • Spill rule
  • Superfund clean-up
  • Superfund

Introduction to the Environmental Specialist
In environmental management systems, environmental compliance specialists protect and preserve the well-being of the environment and human health. The broad field of contemporary environmental problems faced by the nation include drinking and surface water quality, solid and hazardous waste storage and disposal, indoor and outdoor air quality, radiological health, occupational health, systems ecology (interrelationship of organisms and their environments), and housing hygiene.

Environmental compliance specialists at the technician level collect and analyze hazardous samples, record information, prepare reports, maintain monitoring equipment, inspect facilities such as restaurants and swimming pools for cleanliness and safety, and provide supportive services to environmental engineers and scientific professionals.

Environmental compliance specialists at the professional level act as consultants, investigators, and evaluators for environmental health and safety issues. They base decisions on concrete evidence gathered under strict standards.

EPA Regulatory Information By Sector
EPA provides compliance assistance on a sector-by-sector basis in order to efficiently reach facilities with similar operations, processes or practices. Most business sectors are affected by a number of major environmental statutes and regulations.

EPA Environmental Publications
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is an agency of the federal government that is charged with protecting human health and the environment. Access over 6,000 EPA publications dealing with physical and chemical pollutants including indoor air quality and radiation protection. EPA also offers some training courses for the public as part of a broad spectrum of environmental education. Includes some Spanish language materials.

Environmental Specialist Sample Job Titles
Environmental Analyst, Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Environmental Programs Specialist, Environmental Protection Specialist, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Specialist, Hazardous Substances Scientist, Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS), Research Environmental Scientist, Senior Environmental Scientist.


Course Information

Certified Environmental Specialist

OSHA Authorized Training Provider: Course meets Federal and State training requirements and provides compliance for EPA regulations including the Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), SPCC, RCBA, EPCRA, TSCA, CERCLA and environmental compliance planning. Powered by 360training.com.

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