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The Introduction to Brownfield Site Investigation eLearning course has been designed to be consistent with the National Brownfield Skills Framework (NBSF), a nationally recognised learning framework.

The NBSF states that site investigation covers the preparation, implementation, testing and presentation of information detailing the extent of contamination on a site and the impact of this on human health and the environment.

Such information should be relevant, sufficient, reliable and transparent to aid decision-making. Set at an introductory level, the course content aligns with Level 2 of the NBSF, is aimed at those in the early stages of their careers or those new to the industry and provides a comprehensive introduction to the investigation of brownfield sites.

The course consists of 10 modules and two assessments. The first assessment is set after module 1 and the second on completion of all the modules. Each module consists of a 15-30 minute video, pdf slides and recommended reading list. The modules are:

  • Module 1 - An Introduction to Brownfield Site Investigation
  • Module 2 - Documentary Research
  • Module 3 - Site Reconnaissance
  • Module 4 - Design of the Investigation
  • Module 5 - Surveying
  • Module 6 - Service Avoidance
  • Module 7 - Monitoring and Sampling
  • Module 8 - In‐situ Testing
  • Module 9 - Laboratory Testing
  • Module 10 - Site Safety

The eLearning has been developed by RSK - global provider of environmental consultancy with one of the largest site investigation contracting capabilities in the UK. The course has been reviewed by the CL:AIRE Technology and Research Group.

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Course Cost = £95 + VAT. CL:AIRE membership discounts apply (25% Principal & 15% Supporter)

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