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Muddy Boots Environmental Training

Muddy Boots Environmental Training programs are customised to meet your requirements, being shaped to your workforce to achieve the best learning outcomes. The training is interactive, practical and delivered by experienced environmental professionals.

Since 2000, Muddy Boots tailored courses have been delivered to a variety of clients, drawing upon the organisation’s extensive experience in construction, mining, power, government, agriculture, waste, manufacturing, and service industries.

 

Key outcomes of Environmental Training programs include:

  • Addressing legal and compliance requirements

  • Improving the quality of services and deliverables

  • Providing professional development pathways to your workforce

  • Incident and audit management

  • Developing and implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS)

 

Delivery and Locations

Muddy Boots delivers training where you need it most. Greencap has training facilities in major metropolitan centres in Australia and New Zealand, but can also deliver training for you in-house, on-site or in the field including rural and remote locations.

Training delivery times generally range from two hours to multiple day courses.

 

Environmental Training Modules

Existing modules can be mixed and matched to create your own program, and we can also create new modules to suit your requirements. By using your own procedures, plans and photographs, the training is made relevant to your workforce needs.

Some of our existing environmental training modules include:

  • General Environmental Training

  • Soils

  • Hazardous Substances and Spills

  • Cultural Heritage Awareness

  • Environmental Risk and Assessment - Legislative Requirements

  • Monitoring and Sampling

  • Land Management

 

General Environmental Training

Being Greencap's most popular course, this topic provides your workforce with a general understanding of environmental issues relevant to your business.

This can include:

  • Legislative obligations

  • Environmental due diligence & risk assessment

  • Waste management

  • Water management

  • Dust, noise and odour

  • Pests and weeds

  • Flora and fauna

  • Muddy Boots General Environmental Training Topics

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Soils

This module covers everything from erosion and sediment control, acid sulfate soils, and asbestos in soils. Employees are given a basic, engaging scientific background to the subject, discuss best practice methods, and cover site awareness and planning. By working specifically with your company's existing structure and practices, methods and tools that work for you and your employees are provided to best manage your site.

 

Hazardous Substances and Spills

The objective of this module is to ensure employees better understand hazardous substance management obligations within their workplace, particularly in relation to management procedures and spill clean-up. The training goes beyond instilling awareness, giving examples as to how your specific company's personnel should actually operate and what their responsibilities are for environmental management.

 

Cultural Heritage Awareness

Cultural heritage is a critical component of all company's legal requirements. This module ensures you and your employees know what cultural heritage is and why it is important to understand. You and your team will learn how to identify items of cultural significance, and what preventative and corrective actions must be taken should the occasion arise.

 

Environmental Risk and Assessment - Legislative Requirements

This module provides the tools so you understand risk assessment, your legislative requirements, and are able to identify and assess environmental and business risks so you can better prepare, prevent, and perform. Suitable for those working with an Environmental Management System (EMS), conducting due diligence, or assessing risk.

 

Monitoring and Sampling

This practical training providing the tools needed to conduct monitoring and sampling includes surface water, groundwater, soil, dust and air quality or noise. Equipment calibration, sampling procedures, working with laboratories, and reading and interpreting results are all addressed.

 

Land Management

Being an important resource, this module is tailored to your specific land management needs, taking into consideration land size, utilisation, and current management practices.

Greencap provides the tools and understanding required to comply with legal requirements in areas such as:

  • Erosion control

  • Sedimentation

  • Sediment ponds

  • Stockpile management

  • Contamination

  • Revegetation

 

In addition to delivering training, Greencap can also provide you with materials for:

  • ‘Train-the-Trainer’ services to both up-skill your staff and provide in-house delivery of our tailored modules

  • In-house training

  • Inductions

  • Toolbox talks

 

 

Contact Our Experts

Renee Burrows

Muddy Boots National Training Coordinator