SCI17017 – CSARM Module F: Remediation Principles & Closure

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SCI17017 – CSARM Module F: Remediation Principles & Closure

November 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - November 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The goal of contaminated land management and site auditing is to ensure the protection of human health and the health of the environment in which we live. The aims of this module are to consider the principles and choices of appropriate site remediation strategies, and where required, developing a remediation action plan (RAP). New developments in sustainable remediation practices will be discussed as will that of community engagement. The module also addresses the roles of environmental consultants and site auditors in remediation and closure and the importance of developing and practising elements of defensible reporting at all stages of contaminated site assessment, remediation and management.

Who Will Benefit?
This program is particularly useful for:

  • Environmental consultants seeking certification
  • Aspiring contaminated site auditors and environmental managers
  • Local Government Environmental Health and Planning Officers
  • Allied professionals including engineers, soil scientists, geologists, chemists, environmental scientists and occupational hygienists
  • Environmental professionals seeking a change in career direction


  • Remediation and regulatory framework: RAP and EMP
  • Roles and legal responsibilities of environmental consultants and site auditors in remediation
  • From site assessment to remediation for large and small sites
  • Sustainable remediation practices including bioremediation;
  • Risk assessment and remediation
  • Communication skills and defensible reporting guidelines
  • Role of community engagement in CSARM
  • Workshopping and case studies

Course outcomes
On completion of this module, the participants will gain an understanding of:

  • the essential elements of a remedial action plan (RAP) and an environmental management plan (EMP).
  • the issues of human health and ecological risk assessment in the context of remediation and closure;
  • current trends in sustainable remediation approaches;
  • standard approaches to contaminated site reporting and the relevance to principal reporting stages;
  • the legal responsibilities of reporting and of the fundamentals of a good, defensible report.

The teaching team will include: regulators from NSW EPA; academic specialists, contaminated site auditors & professionals.


$1,392.00 with CSARM Multiple Module Discount (13 % off)
$1,392.00 with CSARM ,Group, Professional, Alumni (13 % off) -(SCP Australia subscriber discount)
$1,456.00 with CSARM Early Bird (9 % off)


Alex Pulkownik
+61 2 9514 4035


UTS – Broadway (Science)
CB04.05.430 - Building 4, Level 5, Room 430 745 Harris Street (corner of Thomas Street)
Ultimo, NSW 2007 Australia
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