This course covers the design, implementation and verification principles of using ex situ bioremediation as a remediation technology.

The course covers the key aspects that need to be considered when planning to use it as a remediation technique.

Course structure

The course consists of four modules and two assessments. The first assessment is set after module 1 and the second on completion of all the modules. Module 1 comprises a recommended reading list for self-study and modules 2, 3 and 4 are videos consisting of a presentation with narration.

Module 1 Introduction
Module 2 Design
Module 3 Implementation
Module 4 Verification


By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Explain the main considerations that need to be assessed whether ex situ bioremediation is a suitable remediation option
  • Explain the main design principles of the technique
  • Understand the key implementation aspects that need to be considered
  • Understand how to monitor and report how the technology has performed