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New landfill operators are required to take a 25 hour class prior to examination, and incinerator operators must take a 12 hour class prior to examination. For more information please review the operator certification rules. An application is required for individuals interested in taking an exam to obtain either a Sanitary Landfill Operator Certificate or Solid Waste Incinerator Operator Certificate.
To request Landfill Continuing Education course approval, please submit the form below to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for approval of Contact Hours/Continuing Education Units for licensed landfill operators. Request for Certified Iowa Municipal Sanitary Landfill Operator CEU Request for Certified Incinerator Operator CEU For a list of pre-approved course dates and locations, please contact any of the following:
Other courses may also be eligible with prior approval from the Department. Current list of CEU's earned to date.
DNR Contact Becky Jolly 515-249-1482 Becky.Jolly@dnr.iowa.gov
March 14, 2023, Sleep Inn and Suites, West Des Moines
June 13, 2023, Sleep Inn and Suites, West Des Moines
September 12, 2023, Sleep Inn and Suites, West Des Moines
December 12, 2023, Sleep Inn and Suites, West Des Moines
To be certified, compost operators need to take a Compost Operators Training Course and then complete and return the Compost Facility Operator Application to the Department of Natural Resources. You must also include proof that you took the required course.Compost Facility Operator Application (542-0026)Pre-Approved Compost Operators Training Courses are offered by:
Pre-Approved Transfer Station Operator Training Courses are also offered by EVORA Consulting.Other courses may also be eligible with prior approval from the Department.