COURSE:  WENV 220 Unit Environmental Coordinator (UEC) Course

OBJECTIVE:  This course seeks to increase general environmental awareness and how UECs act as a team in managing environmental issues within the framework of an Environmental Management System. Each student should comprehend the daily environmental requirements of a typical USAF organization, and what it takes to communicate and orchestrate these requirements both within and outside their organization.

DESCRIPTION:  This course equips Unit Environmental Coordinators (UECs) to maintain and improve environmental compliance and performance within their organizations, recognize and address problems when they occur, and act as basewide points of contact for environmental issues concerning their organization. Key topics discussed include UEC roles and responsibilities, overview of Air Force environmental management, and introduction to primary environmental players on the installation. Additionally, the course will discuss key functional responsibilities including the management of hazardous materials and waste; air and water resources; POL, tanks, and spills; natural and cultural resources; pollution prevention; toxic pollutants; compliance audits; project coordination; and how to minimize environmental impact during contingency operations.

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Current or anticipated appointment as primary or alternate Unit Environmental Coordinator or equivalent. Coordinator of key environmental function within an organization.

SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  Supervisor of operations with potential environmental impact, ESOHCAMP evaluator, key environmental program manager, representative of Bioenvironmental Engineering, Safety Office, Judge Advocate.

GRADE:   Officers: O1-O6; Enlisted: E4-E9; Civilians: GS5-GS14 Contractors: Equivalents

PREREQUISITES:  None

DELIVERY METHOD:  Satellite Broadcast. All offerings are 1300 - 1700 ESTunless otherwise annotated.

COURSE CREDIT:  1.0 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards

COURSE LENGTH:  4 days (half days)

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HOW TO APPLY:  Select a date from the list below by clicking the button. (Note: Some courses are offered only once annually). Then click the Apply button.

CURRENT OFFERINGS/METHOD: 
06-Oct-2014 to 09-Oct-2014 / Satellite Broadcast
12-Jan-2015 to 15-Jan-2015 / Satellite Broadcast (Registration closes 18-Dec-2014)
06-Apr-2015 to 09-Apr-2015 / Satellite Broadcast (Registration closes 12-Mar-2015)
03-Aug-2015 to 06-Aug-2015 / Satellite Broadcast (Registration closes 09-Jul-2015)



     

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