Vocational Higher Education Course in Environmental Quality

The Vocational Higher Education Course in (cTeSP) in Environmental Quality of the Polythecnic of Tomar was aproved by the Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior.

 

Course a working at Tomar.

Professional Profile

Environmental and quality technicians are trained to control and perform activities associated with sampling, analysis and treatment of urban and industrial (solid or liquid)  waste, individually or as part of a team. They will also be able to assist with impact assessments and quality audits.


Main Skills/Functions

  • Identify environmental problems at ecological, social, economic and technological levels with a view to promoting sustainable development;
  • Identify and assess the risks of an activity;
  • Detect contamination sources based on sampling, analysis, treatment and interpretation of data;
  • Structure components for environmental impact surveys;
  • Manage and operate small-size water supply and treatment plants;
  • Manage and operate rainwater, industrial and biological wastewater treatment plants;   
  • Monitor solid waste, soils and liquid/gaseous discharges;
  • Use computer tools for land development/planning from the environmental point of view;
  • Assist with the preparation of acoustics surveys;
  • Manage and operate solid hazardous waste treatment plants;
  • Assist with the implementation of environmental management systems.

UNIDADES CURRICULARES

ECTS

English

4

Portuguese

4

Creativity Workshop

2

Workshop on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2

Mathematics

5

ICT, Social Networks and Smart Business

4

Health and Safety

3

Integrated Management Systems

4

Microbial Biochemistry

4

Introduction to Environment

2,5

Environmental Impact Assessment

5

General Chemistry

5,5

Analytical Methods

5,5

Industrial Processes and Environment

5

Reactors and Biological Processes

5,5

Raw-Materials and Natural Resources

5

Solid Waste Management

5

Analysis and Removal of Pollutants

5

Air and Noise Pollution

5

Liquid Waste Treatment

5

Ecotoxicology

4

Internship

30

 

Coordinator

Manuel Rosa

manuel.rosa@ipt.pt

 

Contacts

Direção Serviços Académicos - IPT
Quinta do Contador
Estrada da Serra
2300-313 Tomar
t: +351 249 328 107
e: servacademicos@ipt.pt

 

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