Training Courses

Stay up-to-date with waste management legislation, hazardous waste classification, waste management policy and waste beneficiation to name a few.

The IWMSA offers Accredited and IWMSA Recognised training courses

Training Programme
Learn about the International Conventions and South African legislation in the hazardous and non-hazardous waste field.





Groups of 10 people or more:

Should you have a group of more than ten people who require training, a concerted effort will be made to assist you with that training.  We are keen to know what our member's training requirements are, so that we can provide you with the best available options for your specific needs. 
The Education & Training Portfolio is headed by Gail Smit, Executive Officer.

Cancellation policy for training and events:
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

Online Training: Introduction to Integrated Waste and Materials Management  

The online training programme is available at no cost to IWMSA members. Please Login to the members section of the website to complete. 

Non-members are able to register at a cost of R1,500.00 – Click here to register.  Once payment has been made the link will follow.  

Accredited Training Courses Offered

NQF 1, USD 119302: Select, use and care for hand tools and basic equipment in environmentally related contexts - View SAQA Details

NQF 1, USD 119303: Handle and dispose of waste - View SAQA Details

NQF 1, USD 119305: Demonstrate an awareness of the impact of human activities on the environment - View SAQA Details

NQF 2, USD 119555, 9 credits: Separate, handle, store, treat and transport waste - View SAQA details

NQF 2, USD 119557, 6 credits: Operate Waste disposal facilities - View SAQA details

NQF 3, USD 119822: Collect data for environmental management purposes - View SAQA Details