NQF LEVEL 1, USD 119305: Demonstrate an awareness of the impact of human activities on the environment

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 to Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Region: Midrand, Gauteng


IWMSA Members: R 5,700.00 (Excl. VAT)

IWMSA Non-Members: R 6,340.00 (Excl. VAT)

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Cancellation policy for training and events:

Please note no refunds will be given within the two weeks preceding the course. Your options in the instance of a cancellation are:

  • you can send someone to attend in your place, or 
  • you can attend the next training


The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) is excited to announce our first training on the impact of human activities on the environment. Join this Level 1 Accredited Waste Management in Midrand from 20 to 21 February 2018.

We encourage all members and non-members who operate in the environmental and waste management fields to attend and be educated on how to dispose of harmful objects.

The focus of the programme is to realise and understand how human activities impact the environment.

Course logistics

  • Face-to-face training will take place on the first day and the morning of the second day of the course.
  • Summative Assessments will be done on the afternoon of the second day of the course.
  • Training time: 8:00-16:00 daily.
  • A light lunch will be served.

Purpose of the course

The purpose of this course is to enable delegates to perform effectively in the field of environmental science, environmental management, and waste management. After the training you will be able to:

  • Identify components of the environment and respond to questions about their interrelationships within their context.
  • Use appropriate terminology when speaking about environmental issues.
  • Recognise the impacts of events and human activities on the environment.
  • Gather information related to environmental impacts and report results.
  • Take appropriate action to address the impact of human activities on the environment.

Delegates can be assessed against this unit standard in the context of any activity which is related to managing environmental issues, such as: 

  • Clearing invasive species and water courses.
  • Land development projects.
  • Collecting and processing waste.
  • Working in community initiatives with an environmental focus.
  • Preventing and responding to pollution.
  • Inspecting facilities to prevent pollution or adverse environmental impacts.

Candidates will receive the following:

  • All training materials and portfolio documentation required by LGSETA.
  • Training manual.
  • Lunch on the training days, including non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Certificate of Competency - once declared competent, subject to final verification.
  • Uploading of learner details on the National Learner Record Database (SAQA).
  • Professional and Qualified Trainer/s and Assessor/s (Registered with LGSETA).
Plastics SA, Midrand, Gauteng