ADVANCED TRAINING MODULES (ATMs) FOR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICERS

We are very pleased to inform you that PCAPI R4A has received its recognition certificate to conduct Advanced Training Modules for PCOs (COR No. 2019-04-ATM-N). You may choose from any or more of these modules, which we have recognition and authority to conduct, as per our COR with EMB:

  1. Air Quality Management
  2. Chemical Management
  3. Environmental Management for SMEs
  4. Hazardous Waste Management
  5. Solid Waste Management
  6. Water and Wastewater Management

 

These Advance Training Courses will form part of PCO’s continuing education and orientation programs in upgrading their capabilities in managing their respective company’s environmental compliance and keeping abreast with recent environmental laws and regulations. Furthermore, this requirement is in line with the implementation of DA0-2014-02 (Revised PCO Accreditation Guidelines) and EMB MC-2019-004 (Advanced Training Modules for Pollution Control Officers).

The attendance to each of these Advance Training Courses shall be equivalent to twenty (20) accredited training hours which may be used as part of the required training hours for PCO Re-accreditation. Training fee shall be Php 9,500.00 and will be inclusive of meals (lunch, morning and afternoon snacks), training materials, electronic copies of presentation materials in USB drive and PCO’s training certificate.  Fees exclude accommodations. Slots are limited to 50 pax only and reservation is on a first-come first-served basis.

CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT

The program will be most beneficial to PCOs whose accreditations are due for renewal. The key learning objectives of this training are:

  • Understand the mandates of different agencies regulating chemical substances in the Philippines
  • Delineate the compliance requirements of the EMB on chemical management with respect  to other agencies
  • Update on regulatory developments of the other agencies
  • Provide guidelines on compliance to Toxic Substances
  • Provide clear understanding of guidelines, procedures and requirements under Title II of DAO 1992-29 or IRR of RA 6969
  • Describe compliance to Chemical Management
  • Industry adoption of less toxic chemicals for cleaner production
  • Learn various aspects in the Assessment of Chemicals
  • Interpret the contents of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Labels
  • Discuss knowledge about chemical management in terms of handling, labelling, storage and use
  • Prepare a chemical management plan, in accordance with SDS
  • Present a prepared chemical management plan
  • Demonstrate an actual online application for permitting or registration and desk review monitoring

HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT

The program will be most beneficial to PCOs whose accreditations are due for renewal. The key learning objectives of this training are: (i) Review the International Commitments in terms of hazardous waste management; (ii) Review the requirements of DAO 2013-22 (IRR of RE 6969); (iii) Identify the hazardous waste management concepts; (iv) Identify and classify the hazardous wastes generated; (v) Identify proper handling of hazardous wastes; (vi) Discuss the different types of hazardous wastes treatments; (vii) Identify the types of hazardous waste treatments applicable to their workplace; (viii) Prepare hazardous waste management plan; (ix) Demonstrate the actual online application for permitting or registration applicable to hazardous wastes and (x) Identify potential incidents that may lead to PAB Cases.

WATER AND WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT

The program will be most beneficial to PCOs whose accreditations are due for renewal. The key learning objectives of this training are:

  • To get updates on regulations on water and waste relevant in workplace
  • To know the current state of the Philippine water bodies
  • To briefly discuss/describe the Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water, IRR of Chapter 2 of PD 856, and ready application and compliance relevant to the organization
  • To identify the process in the characterization of waste water or effluent
  • To identify the processes in the conduct of water and waste water sampling
  • To understand the basic principles of different waste water treatment technologies
  • To learn from the existing practices of managing and disposal of wastewater
  • To learn about common water minimization schemes
  • To identify water and wastewater treatment technologies, and evaluate appropriateness to the work place
  • To visit and see a demonstration of an actual wastewater treatment facility, showcasing industry best practices presented

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

The program will be most beneficial to PCOs whose accreditations are due for renewal. The key learning objectives of this training are (i) To discuss and review relevant policy issuances and current situationer on Solid Waste Management; (ii) PCOs to be able to characterize, classify and quantify solid waste generated; (iii) PCOs to identify ways to manage and control (minimize, handle, store and dispose) the SW generated; (iv) PCOs to underline SWM system and procedures on recording, monitoring (chain of custody) and reporting of SW generated; and (v) PCOs to diagnose current SWM practices and update their SWM Plan.

AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT

The program will be most beneficial to PCOs whose accreditations are due for renewal. The key learning objectives of this training are: (i) To discuss relevant policy issuances and updates on  Air Quality Management; (ii) PCOs to understand the monitoring protocols and procedures of stack sampling and ambient  air sampling; (iii) PCOs to be able to conduct an emission inventory for stationary, mobile and area sources; (iv) PCOs to understand the mechanism for cleaner production, air pollution control and abatement; and (v) PCOs to understand the air dispersion modeling (vi) PCO to be able to revisit and update their respective EMP and EMoP.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FOR SMALL-MEDIUM ENTERPRISE

The program will be most beneficial to PCOs whose accreditations are due for renewal. The key learning objectives of this training are:

  1. Discuss and review updates on relevant environmental laws
  2. Discuss technologies on waste management
  3. Discuss Best Available Technology (BAT)/Best Environmental Practice (BEP) strategies in various waste streams (water, chemical, hazardous waste)
  4. Review Climate Change Act of the Philippines and its IRR and discuss source inventory of ozone depleting substances (ODS) and greenhouse gases (GHG)