North Carolina training courses

certified landfill manager (NCLFM)

This course is approved as a 28-hour course that includes a 4-hour field exercise. The CEU requirement is 30 hours every three years. The course is designed for persons who have responsibility for management of MSW landfill facilities in the state, and includes instruction in landfill site characteristics, design and permitting, operations, safety, trends, site operations, administration, plus other timely topics. North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) requires that all MSWLF’s have a manager with this certification or an approved equivalent.

certified landfill operator (NCLFO)

This course is North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) approved as a 9-hour course with a 10-hour CEU requirement every three years. This course is designed with the on-site operator in mind, and includes instruction in landfill operations, safety, environmental compliance, landfill basics, and design and permitting. NCDEQ requires that each MSWLF have a person on site with a manager’s certification (or equivalent), or a person with an operator’s certification (or equivalent) at all times when the site is open. C&D landfills are also required to have a certified on-site operator (or equivalent), or a certified landfill manager (or equivalent) on site when the site is open.

General Registration information

Please register and submit payment at least one week prior to course date or additional fees will apply. Registration includes instruction fees, course manuals, exams (if applicable), certificate, and lunch. Space is limited and registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Refund requests (less a $35 processing fee) will be accepted up to two days prior to the training. Substitutions will be accepted at any time prior to the training. Please note that changes or cancellations must be given in writing, and that refunds will not be granted for no-shows. Those unable to travel due to inclement weather may transfer registrations to future courses.

There are two options for payment when registering online: credit card and check. If choosing to pay by check – include a copy of the email confirmation and mail with the check to:

Joyce Training Program
LaBella Associates
1604 Ownby Lane
Richmond, Virginia 23220

Checks made payable to LaBella Associates.