Professional Course in Waste Management & Resource Recovery (PCWMRR)

Professional Course in Waste Management & Resource Recovery (PCWMRR)

in collaboration with GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY of Australia

[UPDATE] The new proposed start date is on 11 October 2018, new hires from 11 July 2018 will be eligible for course fee funding & salary support under the Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Professional Executives.

Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for up to 95% course fee funding. T&C applies. 

Located in Queensland, Australia, Griffith leads the field in environmental and sustainable practices. The University’s waste management program is highly regarded by international agencies and it is the Regional Focal Point (RFP) for the South Pacific Region of the United Nations “Solving the E-waste Problem” (StEP) initiative. Ranked among the top 5% of universities in the world by the QS World University rankings for the last 6 years, Griffith has also consistently been placed among Australia’s top 10 research institutions. In addition, as a testimony to its teaching excellence, its academic staff have been awarded the Australian Learning and Teaching Council Grants.

List of Modules:
Part 1: Policy and Strategy Aspects
> Strategic Planning, Recycling of Different Waste Streams, Solid and Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal, Environmental & Sustainability

Part 2: Design and Operational Aspects of Waste Facilities/Services:
> Key Facility Design Issues, Use of Technology & Automation, Fleet Management & Route Planning

Part 3: Risk Management and Human Resources Aspect
> Managing Risk and Hazardous Waste, Supervisory Skills, Productivity in Work Processes, Human Resource Management & Training

Click here to register.

Click here to download programme brochure.

For more information, please contact us at (65) 6222 5328 or training@wmras.org.sg.


Griffith University is able to grant credit exemptions to participants upon completion of this course for its Master of Environmental Engineering (an offshore and online program) subject to the usual matriculation (i.e. depending on their formal qualifications, course training and work experiences).

2 NEW MODULES added for this second run:

  • Solid and hazardous waste treatment and disposal
  • Environment and sustainability

In addition to the 14 modules to be conducted by the Griffith lecturers, WMRAS will be inviting practitioners to share on:

  • An Overview of The Waste Management Industry Landscape in Singapore: Opportunities and Challenges
  • SG Secure: Countering the Threat of Terrorism
  • Branding and MarCom: ‘How to Sell Your Business’

Targeted audience: those in the waste management industry as well as fresh school leavers and mid-career working adults from other sectors who are seeking to join the industry.

PCWMRR is a programme of PROWESS by WMRAS – PROfessional learning programmes in Waste management, recycling, Environmental Solutions and Services.