VWMA Reportable Priority Waste Transport Certification

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 Reportable 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 is offered by both face-to-face and remotely.

Face-to-Face Learning

Face-to-face learning is conducted at the VWMA offices in Port Melbourne. The course is completed over the duration of one day. The course commences at 8:00am and runs through till 3:00pm. All course materials and lunch are provided.

Next available dates are:

Please contact the VWMA to discuss face-to-face learning dates.

To register for the face-to-face course, please click on this link

Return completed form to reception@vta.com.au

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 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 for remote learning please click on this link

Return completed form to reception@vta.com.au 

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.

Please contact the EPA on 1300 372 842 if you have any queries about vehicle permits.