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Certification and Training For Solid Waste Facility (SWF) Operators

Upcoming Training Opportunities


Friday, December 10, 2021
8:00 AM

Register Here

Everyone MUST register individually for certification credit. Each registrant will receive a confirmation email with a unique link to join the training. This link should not be shared with others.

Download the slides for each module here:  Module 1Module 2Module 3Module 4, and the Operator Manual    

Carey Hurlburt has retired!  Please contact Paula Guerrera, at Paula.Guerrera@ct.gov, for all certification & training inquiries. RENEWAL CERTIFICATES: Operators who are currently certified no longer need to re-attend the certification class for a renewal certificate. For renewals, simply submit a certification application form (below) requesting renewal within 6 months of your expiration date on your certificate Sections 22a-209-6 and 22a-231-1 of the Connecticut Solid Waste Management Regulations requires the certification and training for operators of all solid waste facilities that are permitted or authorized by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). Operators of Connecticut landfills, transfer stations, volume reduction facilities, resources recovery facilities, recycling facilities (MRFs/IPCs) and general permitted facilities must take a virtual training classes and take an examination to obtain DEEP certification. A certification application form must be completed and an operator must pre-register for the next available virtual class.   

Certification Application Forms

Certification Application for Operators of Landfills, Transfer Stations, Recycling and Volume Reduction Facilities    PDF  |  Fillable Word
Landfill and Bulldozer
Landfill Operators
photograph of a transfer station
Transfer Station Operators
photograph of a brush chipping operation
Volume Reduction Facility Operators
Inside a Recycling Facility
Recycling Facility (MRF/IPC) Operators
Certification Application for Operators of Resources Recovery Facilities   PDF  | Fillable Word
Resources Recovery Facility
Resource Recovery Facility Operators

 

Content Last Updated October 2021