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Qualification: Hazardous waste handler (no legal status)

Hazardous waste handler (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan, prepare, carry out and check own work and the work of others,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • communicate with co-workers and experts,
  • accept and identify hazardous waste and carry out input control,
  • collect, store and dump hazardous waste,
  • prepare hazardous waste for processing,
  • process, incinerate, stabilise and dump residues of processed hazardous waste,
  • keep a record of various works and processing of material.
     

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

Currently no providers have been entered for this qualification.

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VALIDATION

During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

VERIFICATION METHOD

Written test and oral presentation of a service.

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  • A successfully passed test on the chemistry content set out in secondary general or technical education programmes in the subject catalogue Chemistry (covering at least 210 hours).
NQF Level: 
5
Access requirements: 
  • A successfully passed test on the chemistry content set out in secondary general or technical education programmes in the subject catalogue Chemistry (covering at least 210 hours).
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.