Centre for Environmental Training  
This photo gallery requires the Flash Player plugin and a web browser with JavaScript enabled.
Whitehead and Associates Environmental Consultants Pty Ltd
Centre for Environmental Training
Onsite I site

Land Capability Assessment for On-site Wastewater Management


This three day course covers all aspects of land capability assessment, management and design. The course comprises illustrated lectures, practical demonstrations and exercises and a field based land capability assessment and design workshop.

Course content includes:

  •  The Regulatory Environment
  •  Wastewater Quantification and Characterisation
  •  Primary Treatment; Septic Systems
  •  Composting Systems and Greywater Diversion
  •  Secondary Treatment; Sand Filters and Mounds
  •  Secondary Treatment; Wetlands and Reed Beds
  •  Aerated Wastewater Treatment Systems
  •  Tertiary Treatment; Disinfection and Advanced Processes
  •  Soil Absorption Systems; Trenches and Beds
  •  Soils; Hydraulic Conductivity and Dispersion
  •   Soil Properties, Classification and Testing
  •  Passive Dosing; Siphons and Flouts
  •  Evapotranspiration Systems
  •  LPED Systems and Wick Trenches
  •  Water Balance Analysis
  •  Nutrient Removal and Land Application Systems
  •  Irrigation Systems
  •  Land Capability Assessment
  •  Soil Landscape Interpretation
  •  Site and Soil Assessment
  •  Field Based Site and Soil Assessment
  •  Site Evaluation and Design Exercise
  •  Failing Systems; Auditing and Troubleshooting
  •  Tracing Failing Systems