VWMA Reportable Priority Waste Transport Certification Training


As from 1st July 2021:

  • Drivers who transport Reportable Priority Waste (as defined by the EPA) will be required to undertake ‘EPA approved’ training as a condition of their licenses.

Reportable Priority Waste includes;

  • Contaminated soil (A, B, C and D).
  • Asbestos and asbestos containing materials.
  • 30XY putrescible liquids (such as triple interceptor and grease trap).
  • Used machine lubricating oils.
  • Chemicals (including acids and bases).
  • Clinical and related waste.

The VWMA Priority Waste Transport Certification satisfies these EPA requirements for training.

The course accredits drivers to transport Reportable Priority Waste in Victoria for a period of 3 years. It does not replace dangerous good training.

The course will be offered by both face-to-face and remotely.

Remote Learning

Remote learning is done online through Google Classroom. It can be done at any time. It takes approximately 5 hours to complete. The online material includes a training manual, video and an examination.

A link to the training materials will be forwarded to person being trained (unless we are advised otherwise). This is the fastest way to become certified.

To register to undertake the remote learning course please

click on this link

and return the completed form to reception@vta.com.au 


Face-to-face learning

Unfortunately due to Government restrictions face-to-face learning cannot be offered.

 The new VWMA course will be available as from Wednesday 7th July 2021 and will be offered weekly (each Wednesday) as face-to-face learning at the VTA / VWMA offices in Port Melbourne.

Courses will be offered on each Wednesday on the following dates.  Courses commence at 8.00am and conclude at 1.00pm.

July 21

Aug 21

Sept 21

Oct 21

Nov 21

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For further information email reception@vta.com.au or call us on 03 9646 8590. We welcome your call!  Our office hours are 9am until 4.30pm – Monday to Friday.