Professional course Air Quality Monitoring
Page last updated 2 April 2020
The Air Quality Management Resource Centre (AQMRC) in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management is pleased to offer a new suite of Air Quality short courses. This new suite consists of five one-day courses covering the following topics:
- Air Quality Management
- Air Quality Monitoring
- Air Quality Dispersion Modelling
- Air Quality and Development Control
- Air Quality Action Planning
Individuals are invited to book on as many or few of the days as they wish. If you wish to book onto All 5 Days please see 'How to Apply', below, for the online Booking Form.
"I can use what I learnt all week to improve my Councils' AQ arrangements, write accurate review and assessment reports, review 3rd party reports and attract developer contributions to air quality via CIL and S106." Mike Jephcott, Senior Environmental Health Officer
What does it cover?
This course explains how to measure concentrations of the pollutants prescribed in the Air Quality Strategy for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The course will explain the rationale for monitoring air quality, monitoring strategies for Local Air Quality Management, and highlight the limitations of different monitoring techniques.
This course will cover Air Quality Monitoring QAQC for automatic and passive monitoring methods including field, lab and data protocols.
The course also includes automatic monitor calibration, data validation and ratification, diffusion tube bias and precision, and calculation and use of bias adjustment factors in LAQM. The course focuses on particulate matter (PM10) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) as the main pollutants of concern for local authorities in the UK.
Who is it for?
"The new learning from the course, with specific attention to Technical Guidance (2016), will make my research more current, valid, and impactful." Mehrdad Borna, Doctoral Researcher Lecturer, University of Westminster
The courses will be of interest to practitioners and policy makers involved in air quality management in:
- Environmental health/protection
- Public health
- Land-use planning.
This course will cover the following areas:
- Rationale for monitoring air quality
- Monitoring strategies for Local Air Quality Management
- Automatic and passive monitoring methods
- Field, lab and data protocols
- Data validation and ratification
- Diffusion tube bias adjustment and precision
- Focus on NO2 and PM10
UWE CPD certificates are available on completion (CPD 5hrs p/day), which participants can then present to IES.
UWE Bristol is superbly equipped with libraries, computer labs and an excellent campus environment.
Find out more about the facilities and resources UWE has to offer.
Prices and dates
Supplementary fee information
Please see the tables below for current dates, fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.
|Day||Tuesday 28 July 2020|
|Time||9:30 - 16:30|
|Full Day Fee||£200|
|Payment Deadline||21 July 2020|
|Early Bird Fee||£180|
|Payment Deadline||02 June 2020|
Fees include refreshments, lunch and parking permits at UWE Frenchay Campus.
UWE Frenchay Campus: Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY
How to apply
How to apply
To make a full or provisional booking for this course, please complete the relevant online booking form below:
|Tuesday 28 July 2020||Book Now||Enquire Now|
|All 5 Days (27 to 31 July 2020)*||Book Now|
*Fee for All 5 Days is £1000. 10% Early Bird Discount (£900) available if the booking and payment are made before the Early Bird deadline for the first day of each cohort.
For further information
- Email: For any questions in relation to the course, i.e. content, suitability, assessments, etc. please contact the Programme Leader, Dr Jo Barnes (Jo.Barnes@uwe.ac.uk). For all queries regarding administration aspects of registration, i.e. dates, fees, etc. please contact us using the online enquiry form link or phone number below.
- Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 86927