Are you interested in becoming a licensed toxic substance reduction planner? The Ministry of the Environment wants to hear from you.
The ministry is working to develop a training and licensing program for toxic substance reduction planners to help companies meet the requirements of the Toxics Reduction Act.
The Ministry of the Environment is inviting those interested to email firstname.lastname@example.org and type “planner” in the subject line. The ministry is creating a Planners Mailing List to keep potential applicants up-to-date.
To become a licensed planner an individual must:
First, meet a combination of education and/or experience and have:
You must also:
A toxic reduction planner’s license is valid for five years, to renew it, a planner will need to complete 60 credits of continuing education over five years, apply for a licence renewal and pay a fee.
The sections of O. Reg. 455/09 that set out the qualifications required to become a planner as well as the renewal and appeals process are sections 27.1 through to 27. 7. The requirement for recommendations by the planner is in section 18.2.
Starting in early 2012, the ministry will be posting information on our website to raise awareness about the qualifications required to become a licensed planner, locations and dates of training courses, the application process and associated fees.