CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 4 High-Risk Qualifications

CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 4 High-Risk Operator Primary Competence

To meet the required competency of the CIWM (WAMITAB) Operator Scheme, technically competent people must demonstrate Primary Competence by completing a CIWM (WAMITAB) qualification or gain additional units which demonstrate they have the knowledge and skills to ensure the waste site complies with Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations.

New permits must gain 4 specified units within 4 weeks of the permit issue/site becoming operational, and then you are able to make use of a 12-month grace period to gain the full CIWM (WAMITAB) award.

NOTE: Landfill – new permits must complete the full award before acting as the competent person. The 4 unit and grace period does not apply. A Technically Competent person must be in place for the site to be operational.

For CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 4 High-Risk activities, the Operator Primary Competence consists of a 12-unit qualification in the following areas: