Trade Waste Regulation Update Seminar (2 days)

It is essential for all local water utility officers involved with trade waste to understand the current requirements of trade waste regulation and to update their skills. Water utilities have an obligation to ensure employee awareness and to provide appropriate training.

Who should attend?

Council trade waste officers, environmental health officers, wastewater engineers, other officers involved with assessment, approvals and/or inspections of trade waste dischargers, council administration staff processing sewerage and trade waste bills or development applications. It is recommended that only officers who have previously attended Liquid Trade Waste Regulation or Overview of Liquid Trade Waste Regulation courses should attend the update seminar.

Topics covered

The seminar provides up to date information on amendments to Liquid Trade Waste Regulation Guidelines and emerging trade waste treatment technologies and emerging issues.

The complete seminar program will be provided following consultation with LWU officers.

Participants will be given with an opportunity to present any trade waste related topic at the seminar. Also, time will be allocated for open forum sessions.

Resulting qualifications

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants.

What is included

Seminar notes and handouts, lunch, morning and afternoon tea and a dinner on the first evening.

What is not included

Writing material, calculator, accommodation, other meals not specified, transport to and from the seminar.

Course details

Information on course dates, locations and costs can be found in the training courses calendar.

How to register

Download a registration form ((PDF 673.0 KB)) and submit it by email to

The department will send confirmation of receipt of your registration via email within one week. Venue details, seminar notes, the program and a timetable will be sent to all participants approximately six weeks before the seminar. Please provide details of any special dietary needs on registration.