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Environmental Waste Management Diploma [STB] 245.00
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Environmental Waste Management Diploma
 
A Distance Learning Course of 7 Lessons
 
Course Description 
Man is a product of nature, and like all the other creatures he has to abide by nature's rules. However, so dramatic have been the technological advances and discoveries of the last few centuries, that man's relationship with the natural world has undergone profound, and in many cases, dangerous changes
How we manage our waste and control substances and items that we consider to just be "rubbish" is a critical factor in the way we need to protect our environment and ensure a quality of life for us and our family.
This course deals mainly with the management of waste. However, waste cannot be looked upon as a separate issue to the conservation of the environment.
 
Course Syllabus
Conservation and Waste

Man and conservation
The "Space Ship Earth"
Conservation
Ecological and economic value
Overkill
Domestic Waste

Sewerage
The problem of industrial wastes
The nitrogen cycle
Types of sewers
Street Cleaning and the Disposal of Refuse

Methods of street cleaning
The removal of snow
The disposal of refuse
Using refuse as a fertiliser
Methods of dealing with refuse
The Effects of Industry on the Environment

Types of pollution
The effects of atmospheric pollution
Acid rain
The greenhouse effect
The greenhouse gases
Ozone
Urbanisation
Nuclear Fuel and Waste

Nuclear fission
Nuclear fuel
Nuclear waste
Case Study: Nuclear waste disposal in South Africa
Health risks
Water and its Treatment

Industrial effluent
Impurities in water
Water and health
Prevention and the removal of pollution from water
Methods of purification
Recycled water
Second-hand water
Waste and Recycling

Waste materials
Dumps
Introduction to recycling
Recycling plastics
Recycling metal
Recycling glass
Recycling paper and rags
Recycling rubber
Gas from landfills
The future
The reduction of domestic waste
 
Qualifications
Qualification 1: Environmental Waste Management Diploma

Environmental Waste Management Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.
 
Tutor Support 
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
 
 
Requirements for Entry 
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
 
Study Hours
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 84 hrs.

Course Fee 245
 
Additional Information
Assessment Method
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included
All study materials
Study Guide
Full Tutor and Admin support

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This product was added to our catalogue on Tuesday 27 February, 2007.
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