Waste Management & Environmental Management System Course


Environmental protection is one of the key issues of waste management. It is not the best solution to keep waste in deposits, but it is important to expand knowledge of connection with landfill because they will operate for a long time.  New knowledge is needed for their cultivation and also the utilization of the land. One of the motivations of the land use can be a fact, that due to the expansion of the strata, the previous outskirts become inner-city areas. Therefore, this course entails a best practice to be adopted to ensure sustainable waste management.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals who need to understand Waste management and EMS


5 Days


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Face to Face Schedules By Location
Nairobi Schedules:
Code Date Duration Location Fees
WMS02 23 Oct 2023 - 27 Oct 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
WMS02 27 Nov 2023 - 1 Dec 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
WMS02 18 Dec 2023 - 22 Dec 2023 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 75,000 | USD 1,100 Register
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Virtual Trainer Led Schedules
Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for a virtual schedule.
Code Date Duration Period Fees

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for E-Learning course.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to equip the participant with skills on sustainable waste management and apply GIS and Remote sensing in waste disposal for effective urban planning

Course Outline

MODULE 1: Introduction to Waste Management & Environmental Management System

  • Introduction
  • Global environmental issues of concern
  • Policy development
  • Policy advocacy
  • Emergency preparedness

MODULE 2: Waste management

  • Types of waste and characteristics
  • Waste segregation
  • Site characterization

MODULE 3: Application of GIS in suitability analysis of disposal site

  • Introduction to GIS
  • GIS Data Types
  • Calculate a suitability score
  • Slope analysis
  • Hydrology analysis

MODULE 4: Multi-criteria analysis (GIS)

  • Multi-objective analysis
  • Criteria for multi-criteria evaluation
  • Proximity analysis

MODULE 5: Waste disposal and treatment

  • Waste 6R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Rethink & Reorganize)
  • Environmental Management System

Course Administration Details:


  • The training programs will entail information presented through slides or the use of videotapes and is reinforced with handouts and study guides
  • Outside of the classroom, participatory

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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