The Chemistry For Environmental Professionals course is designed for environmental professionals who may not be chemists, but require a basic knowledge of chemistry and its interaction with the environment to accomplish work tasks. Throughout the course, participants are provided with a review of fundamental chemical concepts and an introduction to applied environmental chemistry principles. This course is based on EPA 165.21 describing the practices that influence the release, fate, transport, sampling, analysis, and remediation of environmental media contaminated with chemicals.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Participants should have a practical knowledge of basic chemistry and work-related experience in a lab environment.
TopicsMeasurements & Unit Conversions+Atomic Theory & Molecular Structure+Chemical and Physical Properties+Organic Chemistry+Biochemistry+Chemical Reactions+Data Quality & Data Usability+Sample Preparation & Analytical Methods+Petroleum Chemistry+Environmental Contaminants
- Environmental professionals
- Industrial hygienists
- Sampling technicians
- Remediation project managers
- Hazardous waste personnel
- Health and safety professionals
Government Programs, Certifications and AccreditationsGSA contract number: GS-02F-0003P. GSA customers, to register please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 723-3811
Continuing Education & Professional Credits