Topic outline

  • Welcome and Introduction

    Explain the purpose of the training package and introduce key elements

    • Session 1: Pollution Prevention & Control Functions (for a Local Authority)

      • Terminology and concepts EPA/PPC/IPPC/LAPC etc.
      • How permitting interacts with other legislation – development control, Clean Air Act, nuisance controls and others.
      • Session 2: Origins of LAPPC / LA-IPPC and the European connection

        • The legislative process - European directives and domestic legislation
        • Transposition process
        • Reasons for the directives
        • A review of the Industrial Emissions Directive
        • Session 3: The PPC Act & Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) Regulations 2016 (As Amended)

          • An explanation of the overall structure of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act and EP Regs 2016 (As amended);
          • The purpose of the regulations is explained
          • Key areas of the legislation are identified
          • Session 4: The General Guidance Manual and other Local Authority Regulator Guidance

            • Placing the GGM into context
            • An overview of the General Guidance Manual
            • Specific provisions of note to the regulator, inc BAT & BAT conclusions, noise, odour, environmental quality standards and environmental damage provisions.
            • Highlight AQ notes
            • Session 5: SG & PG Notes - Statutory Guidance

              • Review the general structure of SG/PG notes
              • Use examples of SG/PG notes to illustrate specific issues of importance
              • Defra PG note & Environmental Permitting Technical Guidance Note update
              • Session 6: The Public Register & Public Participation

                • What data needs to appear on the public register & in what format
                • Consultation and Public Participation, when & how to implement
                • Session 7: Management of the LAPPC/LA-IPPC Function

                  • The benefits of good management practice
                  • Basic techniques of good management practice
                  • Examples of good management practice in action

                  • Essentials of PPC 1 Knowledge Check, Feedback and CPD

                    The PPC 1 Knowledge Check will enable you to review your understanding of the course material from the 6 sessions across PPC 1.

                    Participants will have three attempts at the Knowledge Check and a score of 75% is required to pass.