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Course Description

COURSE:  WENV 220 Unit Environmental Coordinator (UEC) Course

OBJECTIVE:  This course seeks to increase general environmental awareness and how UECs act as a team with base environmental management within the framework of an Environmental Management System. Each student should comprehend the daily environmental requirements of a 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 points of contact for environmental issues concerning their organization (in accordance with Air Force Guidance). Key topics discussed include UEC roles and responsibilities, overview of Air Force Environmental Management Systems, 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; spills management; natural and cultural resources; pollution prevention; toxic pollutants; and inspections.

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, persons involved in the Environmental Inspection Process (EIP), representative of Bioenvironmental Engineering, Safety Office, Judge Advocate Office and other personnel with environmental responsibilities.

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


DELIVERY METHOD:  Online broadcast (Adobe Connect). Offerings alternate between AM and PM. AM is 0900 - 1400 (EST) and PM is 1200 - 1700 (EST)

28 - 29 Sep 2021 / Online Broadcast (Adobe Connect) (PM)
18 - 19 Nov 2021 / Online Broadcast (Adobe Connect) (AM)
16 - 17 Feb 2022 / Online Broadcast (Adobe Connect) (PM)
10 - 11-May-2022 / Online Broadcast (Adobe Connect) (AM)
14 - 15 Sep-2022 / Online Broadcast (Adobe Connect) (PM)

COURSE CREDIT:  1 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards

COURSE LENGTH:  Two 5-hour 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.

16-Feb-2022 to 17-Feb-2022 / Virtual (Registration closes 02-Feb-2022)
10-May-2022 to 11-May-2022 / Virtual (Registration closes 26-Apr-2022)


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