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Certificate in Healthcare Waste Management

The Healthcare waste Management (HWM) alludes to any waste created during diagnosing, treating, or vaccinating human or creature during research exercises or in delivering or testing natural or in wellbeing camps. For the most part, these are the squanders produced in medical clinics, medical care habitats, Hospital and so on. Biomedical waste administration is worried about portrayal, evaluation, isolation, capacity, transport, and therapy of BMW.

The essential guideline of Healthcare waste Management is worried about 3 Rs, i.e., Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse. The best Healthcare waste Management strategies try towards creating lesser conceivable waste or recuperating most noteworthy conceivable waste, instead of removal.

Programmme Structure

Module 1 : Fundamentals: Environment and Health, Health Care Waste Management Regulations

Module 2 : Health Care Waste Management: its types Biomedical Waste Storage & Handling – Intermediate and Final storage area

Module 3 : Sharps Management

Module 4 : Liquid Waste Management from the laboratories

Module 5 : Linen Management

Module 6 : Infection Control

Module 7 : Biomedical Waste Treatment Technologies

Module 8 : Inter-relationship between health and environment

Module 9 : Worker safety and patient safety

Module 10 : Current Status of Health Care Waste Management and Legislation in the Regional Countries

Module 11 : Managerial and Systems approach

Module 12 : Special considerations of Waste Management

Module 13 : Administrative and Legal Aspects of Waste Management

Module 14 : Industry Based Case Studies


Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The candidate is expected to complete the programme in a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 months.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Certificate in Healthcare Waste Management by IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular mode), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global healthcare like Synergy Waste Management Pvt. Ltd., Eco-Wise Waste Management Pvt. Ltd., VermiGold Ecotech Pvt. Ltd., Green Power Systems, Synergy Waste Management Pvt Ltd New Delhi, Sampurn(e)arth Environment Solutions Pvt Ltd, Attero, Saahas Zero Waste, NEPRA - Let's Recycle, Greenobin Recycling Pvt. Ltd., Namo e Waste Management Ltd, Hanjer Biotech Energies, 3R Management, Casella Waste Systems, Inc., Covanta Energy Corporation, Waste Connections, Inc., Eco Recycling, SMS Envocare Ltd., Biotic Waste Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Ecocare Zone Pvt. Ltd., etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.

Future career prospects

Healthcare Waste Management is basically all those activities, which are required to manage waste from its beginning to the final disposal. Healthcare Waste Management majorly includes things like the collection, transport, treatment, and the ultimate disposal of waste with a high level of monitoring and regulation. The prospects ofHealthcare Waste Management in our country have reached its highest level today and the field is considered to be a great career option. Healthcare Waste management is a challenging, but ultimately fulfilling area of work to get into. Essentially, it’s all about planning and managing schemes that help reduce the environmental impact of waste that is produced by human activity or industrial operations. Jobs can be found in private companies, industrial units, consultancies, government organizations, environmental agencies as well as in NGOs.

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