Advanced Landfill Engineering (4 Day Course)

TerraConsult are contracted to the UK Environment Agency to provide a 4 day course covering the following main areas:

  • Landfill Design

  • Earthworks

  • Geosynthetics Design

  • Geosynthetics Installation

The requirements of the EA were that by the end of the course the students would be able to:

  • Understand the approach and concepts of landfill engineering and design including liners, leachate, gas management systems and slope stability;

  • Critically evaluate design requirements during pre-application discussions to ensure environmental protection;

  • Analyse and interpret Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) plans to demonstrate that the site specific risk design objectives, relevant legislative and environmental requirements have been met;

  • Carry out unsupervised compliance work on landfill engineering projects with minimum reference to other technical experts and with sufficient confidence to be able to deal with site managers, contractors and consultants.

  • Assist in the development of other Agency staff.

  • Be capable of supporting other technical experts in judicial review and appeal situations.

The course is being taught by three of the most experienced landfill design and installation experts in the world.


At various Environment Agency Offices

Date and Time

October 2018 – February 2019

How to Book

This course is only for Environment Agency employees.

If you are interested in this course or a similar bespoke course for your team please contact us:

+44 (0) 1925 291111


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