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Waste Transfer Qualifications

The CIWM / WAMITAB Waste Management Qualifications are nationally recognised through the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and are gained in the workplace.

Waste Transfer Operator Training

Achieving your qualification demonstrates that you can work to the standards expected by employers in your industry. The Waste Transfer Qualifications are part of the CIWM/WAMITAB Operator Competence Scheme and are designed to provide technically competent managers with the key knowledge and understanding that they require to ensure that their waste facilities comply with either:

  • Environmental Permitting Regulations (England and Wales) 2007

  • The Waste Management Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015


Waste Training & Consultancy Ltd are able to deliver a number of CIWM WAMITAB Level 4 Qualifications in The Management of Waste Transfer Operations including Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Treatment. 

Click on a course to find out more and to ascertain which is the right course for you: 

  • Level 4 Low Risk Operator Competence for Non-Hazardous Waste Transfer and Storage

  • Level 4 Low Risk Operator Competence for Inert Storage and Transfer

  • Level 4 High Risk Operator Competence for Managing Transfer of Hazardous Waste

  • Level 4 Operator Competence Certificate in Managing Non-hazardous Waste Treatment And Transfer

  • Level 4 Medium Risk Operator Competence for Non-Hazardous Waste Transfer

  • Level 4 Medium Risk Operator Competence for Household Waste Recycling Centres

  • Level 4 Medium Risk Operator Competence for Non-Hazardous Clinical Waste Transfer

Level 4 Waste Transfer Diploma

There are no entry requirements for these qualifications; however, there is a requirement for learners to provide evidence generated from the workplace and must therefore have access to the correct working environment and tasks that allow the learner to complete the qualification. 

The above qualifications are designed to uncover your underpinning knowledge and understanding for waste transfer activities and demonstrate your overall operator competence. The qualifications have been developed by the Waste Management industry, Advisory and Training Board (WAMITAB) in conjunction with CIWM and managers within the Waste Management Industry.


Waste Training & Consultancy Ltd are able to offer you a one stop shop, to give you the required training, mentoring and assessment to enable you, to complete the Diploma Qualification.  We are not just an assessment centre, in that we will give you the tools and training necessary to enable you to learn every aspect of being an operator in the waste industry.  


Why choose to complete your CIWM WAMITAB qualification with WTC Ltd?

  • Over 28 years of experience in the waste industry with direct experience in Waste Landfill, Treatment, Transfer and Biological Treatment.

  • WTC Ltd develop their own training and course materials, which has been approved by the awarding body. The training is reviewed and updated both annually and when there are changes in legislation. 

  • WTC Ltd offer their training and mentoring as part of your assessment package, meaning there are no additional or hidden costs. All training and assessment is included already in the package fee you pay. 

  • WTC Ltd have incorporated electronic training sessions into your training and mentoring package. We still need to visit your site and conduct face to face assessments; however, a lot of the communication and training can be done remotely. Its ensures that travel costs are kept to a minimum. 

  • CIWM WAMITAB qualifications have been developed around the needs of employers to provide learners with the right skills and competences to work safely and deliver excellence in the workplace.

  • WTC Ltd have a dedicated team who understand the needs of your business and provide industry expertise, advice and guidance


For more information including a quotation for your training requirements, please Contact us on 07342 209223 or complete the enquiry form below. 

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