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ENV 127 – OUR FANTASTIC UNIVERSE:BEG TO

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the nature of the universe from earliest times to the present,
2. analyze and compare the different models and theories about the center of the universe, and
3. identify and classify types of celestial objects and their interactions.

ENV 128 – CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Course Objectives:
1. describe an overall framework of negotiation and conflict resolution concepts that will improve one's understanding of process and substantive conflict resolution skills,
2. demonstrate the management of different types of conflicts occurring in and around a water/wastewater plant,
3. identify skills needed to manage conflicts, and
4. identify one's own type of conflict style.

ENV 129 – Power and Pumps

Integrate and expand upon the most important concepts in electrical power and pump application. Topics include safety considerations, motor types, pump types and electrical theory. National Electric Code (NEC) guidelines for fire prevention and related electrical equipment devices and applications are discussed.

Course Objectives:
1. identify types of injuries as the result of electrical accidents,
2. analyze concepts of work and power as applied to pump HP requirement,
3. list physical differences that result in advantages and disadvantages of direct and alternating currents, and
4. clarify hydraulic considerations to include static and dynamic head in relation to HP requirements.

ENV 130 – Process Management Through Chemical Resource Conservation

Explore the most common dosage mistakes and discover real solutions to correct them. Learn about dosage processes such as chemical feed, strength, pump calibration, product verification and residual measurements.

Course Objectives:
1. identify common mistakes in relation to chemical feed applications,
2. explain the causes of product deterioration and prevention,
3. maintain proper dosage through manual or automated controls, and
4. apply chemical pump selection techniques.

ENV 131 – Our Fantastic Universe Part II

Continue the exploration of some of man's concepts of the evolution of the universe from earliest times to the present including basic cosmic models and theories of astrophysics of the universe. No technical, mathematical or science background necessary.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the nature of the universe from earliest times to the present;
2. analyze and compare the different models and theories about the center of the universe;
3. identify and classify types of celestial objects and their interactions;
4. explain gravity, relativity, space, and time; and
5. discuss the ongoing story of history, mystery, drama, and mind expansion in relation to the universe.

ENV 132 – MD/STATE/HIGHWAY/PLATS/SURVEYS

Course Objectives:
1. discuss State Highway Administration¿s Easement Rights,
2. demonstrate an understanding of the new procedures and guidelines for Developer/SHA Dedication Plat Process,
3. demonstrate an understanding of the history and evolution of State Highway Administration Right of Way Plats, and
4. define State Highway Administration Topographic Mapping Standards.

ENV 135 – Ultraviolet Disinfection

Discuss the advantages of Ultraviolet disinfection systems compared to typical chemical disinfection systems like Chlorine or Ozone. Topics include how UV is used for controlling Giardia and Cryptosporidium in potable waters; how UV differs from other oxidizer based disinfection systems and why UV is a low cost choice for installation, operation and maintenance.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss how UV systems work and outline the differences with traditional chemical disinfection;
2. describe how to apply UV technology to large and small water/wastewater systems;
3. illustrate a simple UV system, to include an outline of basic water quality, hydraulics, and application requirements; and
4. describe the advantages, disadvantages, and cost factors of typical UV systems.

ENV 141 – Introduction to HEC-RAS

This course is designed for engineers with some knowledge of basic hydraulic principles and no prior experience with HEC-RAS (Hydrologic Engineering Center River Analysis System). Topics to be covered include the advantages of the Windows-based graphic HEC-RAS program for input and output, program technical and financial support at the Corps of Engineers Hydrologic Engineering Center. This course will introduce the student to channel flow using HEC-RAS and include power point presentation including views of various HEC-RAS data input screens and examples of actual data for hands-on experience.

Course Objectives:
1. develop the ability to import and edit cross-sectional geometry data,
2. perform steady flow simulation,
3. develop the ability to view and analyze HEC-RAS output,
4. demonstrate an understanding of basic input and output Windows-based graphics on the computer, and
5. analyze channel flow and floodplain determination.

ENV 142 – Stormwater Management in Maryland

This course is designed to present an overview of new Maryland Department of the Environment regulations and the new design manual. The course will include "innovative design" techniques that reduce reliance on more costly structural practices currently in use and that allow local governments the option not to require flood control, thereby reducing the size of structural practices. They incorporate the new 2-volume Maryland Stormwater Design Manual.

Course Objectives:
1. use the MDE manual effectively,
2. utilize unified stormwater sizing criteria,
3. apply performance criteria for urban BMP (Best Management Practices) design,
4. discuss the acquisition of stormwater credits for innovative site planning, and
5. write BMP construction specifications.

ENV 143 – Concepts of Wastewater Treatment

Obtain an introduction to the origins of wastewater, the chemical and biological characteristics of wastewater, preliminary and primary treatment, secondary treatment for nutrient removal, disinfection and sludge management.

Course Objectives:
1. describe in general terms the legislative and environmental intent of the Clean Water Act;
2. define residential, commercial and industrial wastewater, their chemical and biological hazards, and appropriate procedures for reducing the impact of these hazards in the treatment plant environment;
3. describe the goal of secondary treatment and identify some typical secondary treatment systems;
4. describe in general terms the downstream effects of pollution by untreated or poorly treated wastewater;
5. describe at least three commonly used disinfection systems; and
6. describe typical hazards encountered in a wastewater treatment system.

ENV 231 – Trenching And Shoring

Learn safety requirements for trench depth, shoring of excavation and the requirements for contractors to provide a competent site person familiar with trench safety and responsible for conformance with regulations.

Course Objectives:
1. Define the terms applicable to OSHA trenching and excavation standards and safety.
2. Identify the types of trenches.
3. Discuss the factors that cause cave-ins and methods of cave-in protection.
4. Describe the four OSHA classifications of soil and the visual and manual tests used to classify soil types in the field.
5. Discuss the sloping requirements for each soil classification.
6. Select shoring methods using OSHA tables.
7. Describe hazards, besides cave-ins, that can be encountered during excavation operations and methods to minimize.
8. Describe the inspections to be conducted at the work site.

ENV 251 – The Maryland Global Warming Regional Workshop Series

This course is designed to provide the student information on addressing global warming, environmental and health impacts of energy use. The course will cover how to improve economic performance by alternative energy technologies and management strategies. Topics include: health impacts, global warming, alternative energy technologies and management strategies, and networking with government, business, non-profit, and stakeholders.

Course Objectives:
1. Discuss existing State initiatives.
2. Describe and examine statewide strategic assessment for energy technology and management.
3. Discuss addressing environmental and health impacts of energy use.
4. Describe how to network with government, business, non-profit, and stakeholders.

ENV 273 – Visible Emissions Evaluation Training and Testing

This course is designed to enable the smoke inspector to learn to evaluate the opacity of visible emissions. Topics to be covered include the impact of particulates on health, factors influencing opacity, method and observation techniques, site inspection procedures, smoke generator principles, and the State of Maryland regulatory requirements.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the effects of particulates on health,
2. identify factors affecting opacity, and
3. apply opacity estimates to visible emissions.

ENV 280 – Industrial Wastewater Treatment Basics

Learn the basics of wastewater treatment through an overview of typical industrial wastewater treatment processes. Establish a better understanding of common treatment systems for operations personnel and preparation for industrial wastewater certification exams. Topics include processes such as flow equalization, pH adjustment, polymer additional metals removal through chemical coagulation and clarification, filtration, oil/water separation and basic biological treatment.

Course Objectives:
1. identify wastewater treatment processes,
2. discuss common treatment systems for operations,
3. identify the procedures used for jar testing, and
4. identify the chemicals used in water treatment.

ENV 284 – Design and Construction of Bio-Retention Systems

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the essential elements of stormwater management. This course is designed for surveyors, engineers, landscape architects, environmental regulators, hydrologists, and construction contractors. Topics to be covered include planning, designing, constructing, inspecting, and maintaining a bio-retention facility; and using chemical, biological, and physical properties of plants, microbes, and soils to remove pollutants from stormwater runoff.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of bio-retention concepts, functions, and system types;
2. apply soil and filter media guidelines;
3. perform inspection and maintenance of bio-retention facilities; and
4. demonstrate an understanding of a planting plan to include concepts, species selection, site and ecological considerations, number and size of plants, and plant material layout.

ENV 297 – PREVENTING WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

Course Objectives:
1. identify potential volatile situations,
2. describe warning signs of violent or dangerous behavior,
3. list potential perpetrators of violent behavior, and
4. identify measures required to take action.

ENV 298 – INTRO SAFETY&HLTH SUPERVISORS

Course Objectives:
1. describe in general terms the ¿safe¿ work environment,
2. calculate the costs of safety relative to their industry,
3. define effective safety training,
4. list methods to identify and control hazards,
5. describe industrial hygiene,
6. define ergonomics and explain injury prevention,
7. list the steps for hazard communication, and
8. discuss the criteria used during an accident investigation.

ENV 299 – DISINFCT WATER/WASTEWATER SYST

Course Objectives:
1. list the five basic requirements needed for a disinfection system to be effective;
2. discuss the advantages and disadvantages of chlorine dioxide and chloramines;
3. identify alternatives to chlorine use to reduce disinfection byproducts;
4. describe the benefit of disinfection alternative such as ultraviolet, ozone, miox and peroxide; and
5. review monitoring procedures used to determine residuals.

ENV 300 – WATER TREATMENT & NEW EMPLOYEE

Course Objectives:
1. identify basic water treatment processes;
2. recognize pumping systems;
3. perform pressure maintenance; and
4. identify plant safety procedures.

ENV 308 – HIGHWAY GEOMETRIC DESIGN

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the highway design process;
2. describe criteria for horizontal and vertical alignments;
3. explain cross-sectional features in highway design; and
4. demonstrate an understanding of numerical design problems involving horizontal and vertical alignments.

ENV 311 – PROCESS & PERFORM TROUBLESHOOT

Course Objectives:
1. illustrate the proper use of design flows;
2. discuss the importance of per capital values;
3. apply design and performance standards of settling tanks, aeration basins, oxic and anoxic selectors; and
4. evaluate and provide recommendations for performance and process troubleshooting.

ENV 312 – SURFACE WATER TREATMENT

Course Objectives:
1. discuss in detail regulatory issues related to surface water systems and system monitoring;
2. define the coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, and filtration processes;
3. identify typical problems associated with these treatment processes; and
4. discuss optimization goals for each process.

ENV 313 – Our Fantastic Universe: From Beginning to End

Explore the concepts of the evolution of the universe including basic cosmic models and theories of astrophysics of the universe. Learn historic views and evolution; the size, age and timeline; the Big Bang theory and supporting evidence; Supernovas, Quasars and Black Holes; the Universe in Motion; physical laws of the universe (for the layperson), and more.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the nature of the universe from the earliest times to the present,
2. analyze and compare the different models and theories about the center of the universe, and
3. identify and classify types of celestial objects and their interactions.

ENV 329 – Water and Wastewater Disinfection Alternatives

Learn the pros and cons of chlorine and the chlorine derivatives that are quickly becoming its alternatives. Topics include disinfectants such as ozone, ultraviolet, miox and ultra-filtration; safety; cost issues and necessary monitoring requirements to dispense and control these choices.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the pros and cons of chlorine;
2. explain the environmental impact chlorine and other disinfectants have to stream aquatic life;
3. evaluate residual testing methods; and
4. discuss the differences of alternative disinfectants¿ qualities: ozone, ultraviolet, ultra and nano filtration.

ENV 331 – Hydrology Source and Water Conservation

Learn about many issues surrounding water sources and conservation, specifically groundwater and surface water sources. Topics include options available for the facility during emergency situations; alternative water sources; use and conservation of water and practical application of the information covered.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the hydrological cycle;
2. explain the differences between unconfined aquifers and artesian wells;
3. list sources of groundwater contamination;
4. identify alternative water sources during emergency situations; and
5. prioritize use and conservation during drought conditions.

ENV 334 – Environmental Site Design

Learn the requirements of, and how to comply with, Maryland's Stormwater Management Act of 2007, which requires environmental site design techniques to be employed to the 'maximum extent practicable." Designed for those working in the environmental/landscape industry.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to identify treatment using micro-scale practices, such as, rainwater harvesting, landscape infiltration, dry wells, micro-bio-retention, and rain gardens;
2. discuss requirements of the Stormwater Management Act of 2007;
3. demonstrate the ability to address the unified sizing criteria; and
4. discuss treatment using non-structural practices.

ENV 337 – Membrane and Fluoridation Technologies

Review fluoride applications and the evaluation methods used for determining performance, safe handling techniques of fluoride, and how to properly store this treatment agent.

Course Objectives:
1. identify the various membrane types and their configurations;
2. perform basic mechanical and operational adjustments;
3. explain the process of membrane filter(s) and the parameters of each type;
4. discuss and demonstrate safe operation, handling, and the storage of fluoride chemical agents;
5. determine proper chemical dosing by using basic calculations; and
6. perform basic mechanical and operational adjustments to fluoride feed equipment.

ENV 338 – Concepts of Drinking Water Treatment

Become familiar with the Safe Drinking Water Act and how it applies to the operator. Learn about the concepts of water sources, water storage and distribution systems. Topics include basic concepts of pumping and pressure maintenance, disinfection, storage tanks, fluoridation, corrosion control and plant safety. This course is intended for recently hired apprentices and trainees.

Course Objectives:
1. recognize and discuss current Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) regulations,
2. identify raw water sources,
3. discuss the basic principles of plant operations,
4. explain the purpose of and the operational procedures for storage tanks,
5. estimate flows through a distribution system, and
6. discuss the key principles of water treatment.

ENV 341 – Preparing for the State Operators Exam: Pumps and Support Systems

Prepare for the pumps, motors, controls and piping system questions on all Maryland state operator certification examinations. Topics include positive displacement and centrifugal pumps, control systems, blowers, engines, motors, drives, valves, piping, backflow protection and electrical systems. Learn how to perform the basic horsepower and electrical calculations typically found on the exam.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to accurately read and interpret multiple-choice test questions;
2. identify the difference between positive displacement and centrifugal pumps;
3. discuss the basics of pumping control systems;
4. distinguish characteristics of engines, motors, drives, valves and piping systems; and
5. discuss basic electrical and horsepower concepts and solve related calculations.

ENV 342 – Watershed Hydrology using Windows-Based TR 55

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an engineer, to learn the Windows-based TR-55 hydrologic model and program, which is one of the most widely used computational tools for hydrologic analysis and storm water
management computations throughout the US. Topics include overview of the WIN TR-55 program, single and multiple sub-area watershed, modeling structures, custom runoff curve numbers, custom rainfall distribution, and hydrographs.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the Windows based TR-55 small watershed hydrology program,
2. discuss single and multiple sub-area watersheds,
3. discuss the significance of rainfall distribution data, and
4. discuss the significance of hydrographs.

ENV 343 – Comprehensive Green Building

Learn the fundamental concepts of green building including site and building design, water/waste operations, energy, and indoor air quality.

ENV 344 – Your Role in the Green Environment

Learn about the impact construction has on the environment and how to lessen that impact. Explore alternative building practices, building materials, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating process, life cycle phases of a building, and common construction pitfalls that affect a project's LEED rating.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the major challenges to the green environment that are caused by construction,
2. identify life cycle phases of a building and the impact on the environment,
3. describe the LEED rating system, and
4. identify pitfalls that may affect a project¿s LEED rating.

ENV 345 – WATERSHED HYDROLOGY/WINTR20

This course is designed to enable the student to learn how the TR-20 hydrologic model and program can be used as a computational tool for hydrologic analysis and storm water management. Topics to be covered include an overview of the Win TR-20 single and multiple sub-area watershed, basic input/output for the Win TR-20, advanced features of the Win TR-20, converting old TR-20 to new format Win TR-20, import HEC-RAS cross section data, and sensitivity and calibration.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the Windows based TR-20 hydrology program,
2. demonstrate the ability to convert old TR-20 programs to the new Win TR-20 format,
3. discuss Win TR-20 sensitivity and calibration,
4. demonstrate the ability to import HEC-RAS cross section data, and
5. discuss the advanced features of the Win TR-20.

ENV 346 – Harnessing the Power of Green

Learn to reduce environmental waste in organizations and create an environmentally sustainably "green" enterprise through using a variety of tools, including Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen events forming Green Teams. Activities alternate between content presentation and "real world" applications using case studies, simulations and first person testimonials specifically developed for the course.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss business case for ¿going green¿ and its social impact,
2. apply lean tool box principles to identify and eradicate sources of environmental waste,
3. identify immediate applications based on case studies or comments of other participants, and
4. identify sources of additional information on creating a wholly sustainable enterprise.

ENV 347 – Harnessing the Power of Green

Learn to reduce environmental waste in organizations and create an environmentally sustainably "green" enterprise through using a variety of tools, including Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen events forming Green Teams. Activities alternate between content presentation and "real world" applications using case studies, simulations and first person testimonials specifically developed for the course.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the business case for ¿going green¿ and its social impact,
2. identify immediate applications based on case studies or comments of other participants, and
3. identify sources of additional information on creating a wholly sustainable enterprise.

ENV 348 – Environmental Studies

Examine the elements in the universe and their influence on daily living. Topics to be covered include ecosystems, pest control, population, biodiversity, fuels and energy, minerals and soil, pollution, and climate change.

Course Objectives:
1. describe different elements in the world that impact daily living,
2. discuss pollution and why it exists,
3. list some of nature's resources and show how natural recycling takes place, and
4. discuss what one should expect in the future with climate change.

ENV 349 – Treatment of Metal Wastestreams and Other Physical/Chemical Processes

Learn the need for treatment of metal wastestreams, sources of wastewater, material safety data sheets (MSDSs), and employee right-to-know laws. Become familiar with the operation and maintenance of equipment, the treatment processes, and how to treat and dispose of sludges produced by treatment processes. Learn to solve arithmetic problems needed to operate treatment processes for metal wastestreams and prepare for certification and licensure as well as renewal of your licenses and certification.

Course Objectives:
1. recognize proper sludge treatment and disposal;
2. identify methods of treatment for metal wastestreams;
3. perform maintenance and troubleshooting with emphasis on safety; and
4. evaluate and maintain wastewater treatment facilities.

ENV 351 – Greening Your Business

Focus on bottom line results and learn the first steps of going green. Owners of small and medium sized enterprises can receive guidance and support necessary to achieve and quantify green results in a resource-constrained world.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss green initiatives that any business can achieve,
2. perform simple calculations that show monetary savings by going green, and
3. perform a basic business eco-assessment.

ENV 352 – Green Architecture and LEED Certification Preparation

Learn green architecture basics and prepare for the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED accreditation exam. Using study guides approved by the USGBC specifically in preparation for the exam, the class will cover sustainable design, "net zero" energy design, public policy with relationship to sustainable design, and the LEED accreditation process.

Course Objectives:
1. approach the stages of a design project with an awareness of sustainable design and LEED accreditation in mind;
2. prepare efficiently for the professional accreditation process;
3. demonstrate the ability to coordinate with various other disciplines; structural, mechanical/ electrical and site with an
awareness of our natural environment and with an aim towards sustainability and ¿net zero¿ energy design;
4. demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of green design, carbon trading , "net zero¿, certified, silver, gold, platinum and various other elements of sustainability; and
5. demonstrate an understanding of the role of public policy in the implementation of sustainable design.

ENV 353 – Inspection of On-site Sewage Disposal Systems

This course is designed to enable the student to learn to perform inspections of on-site sewage disposal systems that are often requested during property transfers. Topics to be covered include regulations, homeowner interview questions, and the need to gain information for the inspection of on-site sewage disposal systems during property transfer.

Course Objectives:
1. list the four steps of an on-site sewage disposal system inspection,
2. explain how a ¿file search¿ is conducted,
3. demonstrate the ability to complete a homeowner/occupant interview,
4. explain how a site investigation is conducted, and
5. write a final report according to the regulations.

ENV 354 – Global Sustainability and the Built Environment

Explore the impact that buildings, communities, and cities have on our quest for a sustainable global environment. In the U.S. alone, buildings consume nearly 40% of all energy production and 70% of all electrical power. Topics: sustainable design/construction/operation of buildings and cities, overview of the evolution of sustainable construction, and civic planning processes.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss sustainable principles in green building design;
2. discuss sustainable principles in urban design, including smart growth, new urbanism, and transit-oriented development;
3. discuss the public health, economic, and national security impacts that buildings and cities have on our environment; and
4. discuss historical approaches to sustainability in building and urban design.

ENV 355 – Introduction to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a waste water and water operator, to learn the basics of what Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) is and how it interfaces with treatment plant operations. Topics to be covered include a review of typical vocabulary and symbols used in SCADA systems; SCADA basic operation and functions; how SCADA improves operational control; and common problems operators face using SCADA to operate their facilities. SCADA maintenance and troubleshooting, PLC and VFD operations, and new technologies in SCADA systems are also covered.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate basic SCADA operations,
2. identify vocabulary and symbols used in SCADA systems,
3. implement SCADA maintenance and troubleshooting, and
4. explain new technologies in SCADA.

ENV 356 – Preventive Maintenance Management

This course is designed to enable the student to learn how preventive maintenance programs can be implemented at water and wastewater treatment facilities to help plant personnel better anticipate, plan for, and implement maintenance tasks that may prevent unnecessary equipment failures. Topics to be covered include the benefits and functional aspects of a preventive maintenance program and compiling an operations and maintenance library, a spare parts inventory, and a work order system. This training is to prepare individuals for certification and licensure as well as renewal of licenses and certification in the water industry.

Course Objectives:
1. define preventive maintenance;
2. list the goals of preventive maintenance;
3. list, define, and identify the elements necessary for each of the following subsystems: operations and maintenance library, spare parts inventory, and work order system;
4. coordinate subsystems effectively to manage the preventive maintenance program; and
5. create a series of spreadsheets to assist in the recordkeeping elements of a preventive maintenance program.

ENV 357 – Visible Emissions Evaluation Training and Testing

This course is designed to enable the smoke inspector to learn to evaluate the opacity of visible emissions. Topics to be covered include the impact of particulates on health, factors influencing opacity, method and observation techniques, site inspection procedures, smoke generator principles, and the State of Maryland regulatory requirements.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the effects of particulates on health,
2. identify factors affecting opacity, and
3. apply opacity estimates to visible emissions.

ENV 358 – Going Green at Home

Step into the 'green' lifestyle by making simple changes that benefit the environment and overall health. Topics include assessment of smart tips for buying eco-safe and energy-efficient products on a budget, contrast of creative ways to reuse items typically discarded, reinforcement of the belief that making a home green can be both fun and cost-effective, and illustration of great tips for environmentally-friendly decorating and cleaning.

Course Objectives:
1. assess smart tips for buying eco-safe and energy-efficient products on a budget,
2. contrast creative ways to reuse items typically discarded,
3. reinforce the belief that making a home green can be both fun and cost-effective, and
4. illustrate tips for environmentally-friendly decorating and cleaning.

ENV 359 – Environmental Site Design Technology

This course is designed to enable the student to learn site design process and planning. Topics to be covered include design process and planning, unified sizing, and computational methods for environmental site design (ESD) using best management practices (BMPs).

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the design process and planning,
2. use the unified sizing criteria,
3. demonstrate an understanding of the use and design of ESD BMPs,
4. discuss redevelopment issues, and
5. discuss sensitive water issues.

ENV 364 – Green Cleaning Plus for Facility Managers

Learn to create a comprehensive customized Green Cleaning Plus program for your workplace. Designed for a facility manager, topics include pre and post-assessments, time lines, LEED purchasing tracker, rules, regulations, MSDS tracking sheets, and recognition opportunities and more. Managers will develop a customized program by evaluating and comparing practices, procedures, and products currently used against recommended best practices. The facility manager will come away with a customized Green Cleaning Plus program which can be implemented in his/her facility.

Course Objectives:
1. apply best practices to a Green Cleaning Plus facility program;
2. develop a comprehensive customized Green Cleaning Plus plan;
3. demonstrate best practices for green cleaning procedures, processes, and products; and
4. select cleaning products that have low negative impacts on the environment and human/animal life.

ENV 365 – Green Cleaning for Custodians

This course is designed to enable the student to learn how preventive maintenance programs can be implemented at water and wastewater treatment facilities to help plant personnel better anticipate, plan for, and implement maintenance tasks that may prevent unnecessary equipment failures. Topics to be covered include the benefits and functional aspects of a preventive maintenance program and compiling an operations and maintenance library, a spare parts inventory, and a work order system. This training is to prepare individuals for certification and licensure as well as renewal of licenses and certification in the water industry.

Course Objectives:
1. affirm best green cleaning procedures to maintain a facility,
2. demonstrate best green cleaning processes to clean a facility, and
3. select cleaning products that have low negative impacts on the environment and human/animal life.

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