AGF announces 2018 assessor training courses
The next intake of A Greener Festival (AGF)’s assessor training courses are fast approaching, with upcoming dates at Manchester Metropolitan University on 9 and 10 April.
The course offers graduates a rapid route into environmental operations and will equip them with the knowledge and tools needed to undertake thorough assessments of a wide range of indoor and outdoor events.
Topics covered include:
- Legal framework and policy
- Local impacts and risks
- Sustainable procurements
- Travel and transport
- Event power
- Solid waste and recycling
- Water usage, waste waster and sewage
- Behaviour and communication
According to AGF, the course is suitable for event and festival organisers who wish to improve the environmental integrity of their event; those training to work in event management; anyone whose remit includes the environmental impact of the events they organise; those wishing to update their professional skills; those already working in or actively involved in event sustainability; those working in events-related businesses such as event suppliers; anyone who is passionate about preserving the environment and limiting the environmental damage around events; and anyone wishing to join the A Greener Festival assessment team.
Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will receive an internationally recognised award, and will be able to undertake audits on behalf of A Greener Festival under the supervision of a senior assessor.
To find out more, email [email protected].
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