Course Description

  • CEUs: 0.8
  • Solid Waste Spotter: 8.0 
  • Self-paced online course- Deadlines noted on course page and receipt

Course coordinator: Lauren McCain lmccain@treeo.ufl.edu
Phone: (352) 392-9570 or 352-294-3876

This course covers the role of spotters at landfills and waste processing facilities. Included is an overview of facility operations focusing on understanding permit conditions and site plans as they relate to the spotter's responsibilities.

Time for Completion

90 days to complete the course from the date login information for the online course is received in order to receive CEUs or contact hours approved by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

70% proficiency is required for all exercises in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. There is no final exam.

Learner Outcomes

At the completion of the training the student should be able to describe the spotter's responsiblity at a solid waste facility; identify the proper way to manage their incoming waste and recognize safe ways to handle the waste.
Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in
Section Title
Spotter Training (Initial - 8 Hours) - Online
Start Now, you have 90 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $295.00
Initial Spotter Online 250107 non-credit $295.00
Drop Request Deadline
Transfer Request Deadline
Required fields are indicated by .