Training and Education Courses


ORA offers access to a range of training and educational courses specifically tailored for the waste and recycling industries.

ORA has a non-exclusive supply arrangement with Waste Training Services to offer web based training courses that provide a valuable service to the Association’s members.Waste Training Services specialises on waste related issues and has carried out training for a number of clients, including the Environment Agency, the Environment Agency for Northern Ireland, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management and for a number of our members.

The Directors of Waste Training Services have extensive experience in the field of waste management and of many process industries.All current courses are accredited by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and count towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for that organisation.

Available Training Courses Listed below:

Classification and coding of wastes

Introduction to Pollution Prevention

Completion of hazardous Waste Consignment Notes

Completion of Controlled Waste Transfer Notes

An overview of Environmental Permitting

Healthcare Wastes: Segregation for Effective and Efficient Management

Waste Carriers Registration: A summary of controls

Continuing Competence Training

An Introduction to good practice in the sustainable management of wastes