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Hazardous Waste Management Online Training Course


DEEP is in the process of migrating the hazardous waste online training course to a different learning management system. This will require deactivation of the course for a few months. Therefore, course registrations will not be accepted after October 1, 2020.

If you recently registered for the training program, or are currently progressing through the course, you will not be affected by this change. You will have 30-days to complete the training program following your initial log on. During that time, you may stop and resume the training, returning to the section where you left off.

For course technical assistance please contact the Charter Oak State College Support Center at or at 860-515-3711.

Reopening of the registration portal will be announced once course migration has been completed. 

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is pleased to present a free online training course to assist businesses in meeting the initial and annual training requirements for hazardous waste generators under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). It is designed as a general overview of the regulatory requirements for handling hazardous waste and is targeted to hazardous waste handlers, managers and supervisors responsible for knowing the law and to assist them in complying with it. If you score 80% or more correct on the final course assessment, you have satisfactorily completed the course and you may print a certificate. Your facility RCRA Compliance Manager should validate the certificate by signing it and then placing it on file at your facility.

The course IS NOT intended to satisfy all of your RCRA hazardous waste training requirements. Additional training, including on-the-job training, with specific information about the actual chemical waste, handling equipment and procedures, emergency procedures, employee job duties, and other circumstances specific to the individual facility should also be completed. You should contact your supervisor, site safety compliance manager or site environmental manager to determine what additional training you will need to ensure that you handle your hazardous waste in compliance with all safety and legal requirements.

To gain access to the course:

  • If you are NEW to the course, you will not be able to register for it until DEEP finishes migrating it to a new learning management system.  See the "Important Update" note at the top of this page for further information. 
  • If you are RETURNING to the course, login using the credentials provided from the CT Education Academy.

Good luck and enjoy the course!

If you need technical support, you may contact the CT Education Academy Support Team at the Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium (CTDLC), our partner in developing this course.

For questions or comments regarding the course, please send an email to or you may contact Joseph Schiavone at (860) 424-3206.

Content last updated October 8, 2020