COURSE: WENV 220 Unit Environmental Coordinator (UEC) CourseOBJECTIVE: 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 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: THE 16E OFFERING IS FOR JB Elmendorf-Richardson students only. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS OFFERING UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN INVITED. COURSE CREDIT: 1.0 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards COURSE LENGTH: 2 days plus 1 day to take the test QUESTIONS? Send us an e-mail by clicking the Contact Us button.