CSARM Module A: Ground rules for contaminated sites
A program of short course modules to help environmental professionals update their specific area of expertise, extend their knowledge base and network with colleagues in industry and government.
This module will focus on the importance of the multi-disciplinary basis of CSARM (contaminated site assessment and remediation) and the regulatory framework that underpins it. Learn the variety of scientific and technical approaches used and the different roles and responsibilities of professionals who contribute to the decision-making process.
About this course
The presenters in this module are experts in the field of CSARM. Your teaching team will include: regulators from NSW EPA, environmental lawyer, academic specialist, contaminated site auditors and other professionals in allied disciplines.
Each will contribute up-to-date information to the overall theme of regulation, professional responsibilities and new approaches in CSARM by sharing their own experiences and expertise.
You can expect to gain new skills and up-to-date information on the topics such as:
- current laws and regulations and expected updates on guidelines;
- reliable methods of assessment and remediation;
- legal cases of relevance to demonstrate legal responsibilities of practitioners;
- importance of defensible reporting;
- why emerging contaminants are of concern;
- how diverse groups of professionals work together on projects and career pathways.
You will experience these through class / panel discussions, workshops and also by sharing your own experiences.
Who is this course for?
This course is recommended for:
- a professional already working in the contaminated site area, such as environmental scientist, engineer, a manager, a consultant, or a local government office;
- someone who aspires to gain certification as a consultant or a site auditor as part of your career development, or just get to the higher step in your workplace;
- a professional working in an allied area to contaminated sites, such as in local or federal government, or even in an entirely unrelated area, wishing to change your career direction to CSARM.
By doing this course you will be immersed in the latest developments in CSARM and will be able to acquire new skills and/or upgrade your current ones.