The Litter Enforcement Officer Network offers training courses to upskill authorised officers. These courses are collaboratively designed to target barriers that authorised officers face.
Courses are reviewed and supported by legislative holders. Presented online and in person by an expert Senior Litter Prevention Officer. All courses are accompanied by supporting resources, materials and templates. All attendees who complete a course become Litter Enforcement Officer Network Certified.
Understand the main wast provisions in the Environment Protection Act 1970
Identify a waste offence and offence elements
Understand useful investigation techniques
Litter Enforcement Investigations Course
Recognise key steps of prosecuting a waste matter
Confidently compile a brief of evidence
Be ready to prosecute a waste matter in the Magistrate's Court
Litter Enforcement Prosecutions Course
Understand the main waste provisions in the Environment Protection Act 2017
Understand everyday use of enforcement tools from Part 6.3 of the Environment Protection Act 2017
Understand methods to estimate volume and identify the appropriate offence
Regulating Litter and Other Waste Course
Free Scenario Based Training
This training is also offered to members free of charge to help build skills and adapt when shared issues arise.