THE LEARNING CENTRE, (TLC) AFRICA

Blended Learning Solutions

TLC0101

January 7-8

Socio-economic Studies and Data Gathering Tools in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Modules;

1. Introduction to Socio-economic Studies and Data Gathering in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

2. Principles of Socio-economic Studies and Data Gathering in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

3. Tools Used in Socio-economic Studies and Data Gathering in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

4. Data Analytics Methods in Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0102

January 14-15

Geographic Information System (GIS); An Indispensible tool in Environmental Impact Assessment


1. Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS)

2.GIS Data types and structures

3. Applications of GIS in Environmental Impact Assessment

4.Geovisualization

5. GIS Tools and its Applicability in Environmental Impact Assessment

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0103

January 17

Environmental Impact Assessment Process (Series 1)

1. Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment
2. Objectives of Environmental Impact Assessment
3. Challenges and Future of Environmental Impact Assessment
4. Terminologies Used in Environmental Impact Assessment

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0104

January 23-24

Remote Sensing Applications in Environmental Impact Assessment

1. Introduction to Remote Sensing        

2. The Principles of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)
3. Applications of Remote Sensing in Environmental Impact Assessment
4. Spatial Data Analysis and Applications
5. Remote Sensing Softwares and Algorithms Used in EIA studies

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0105

Jananuary 27

Environmental Auditing in Environmental Management (Series 1)

1. Introduction to Environmental Audit

2. Objectives of Environmental Audit
3. Principles of Environmental Audit
4. Environmental Audit Process
5. Legal and Regulatory Framework For Environmental Audit

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0106

January 28

Investments in Environmental Sustainability for Corporations (Series 1)

1. Introduction to Environmental Sustainability

2. Basic concepts and Terminologies of Environmental Sustainability
3. Benefits of Investing in Environmental Sustainability
4. Categories of Investments in Environmental Sustainability

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria
TLC0107
January 28

Environmental Management and Regulatory Compliance. Training Course For all Richflood Existing Clients. Series 3

1. Introduction to Environmental Regulations and Compliance
2. Introduction to Regulatory Laws and Policies
3. Synopsis of Environmental Laws and Regulations in Nigeria
4. Environmental Guidelines and Standards

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria
February Trainings and Dates

TLC0201

February 3-4 

Sustainability in the Mining Industry (Series 1)

1. Introduction to Sustainable Mining
2. Mining Operations and The Associated Risks
3. Principles and Guidelines for Sustainability in the Mining Industry
4. Regulatory Framework for Sustainability in the Mining Industry

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0202

February 28-29

Sustainability in the Mining Industry (Series 2)

1. Environmental practices as keystone to Sustainability in the Mining Industry
2. The Key Sustainbility Issues In the mining Industry
3. Environmental and Socio-Economic Sustainability in the Mining Industry

4. Sustainability Strategies in the Mining Industry

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0203

February 10-11 

Assessment and Remediation of Oil Spills in Soils and Water (With a hypothetical spill assessment) 

1.  Oil Spillage in Soil and Water (Nigeria as a case study)
2. Impact Assessment of an Oil Polluted Environment
3. Environmental Management Plan Associated with Oil Spillage
4. Mitigation and Monitoring Procedures Associated with Oil Spills
5. Regulations and Compliance associated with Oil Spill

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0204

February 12

Investments in Environmental Sustainability for Corporations (Series 2)

1. Review of Laws and Regulations  Guiding Investments in Environmental Sustainability

2. Principles and Strategies of Investments in Environmental Sustainability                    

3.Challenges facing the Investments in Environmental Sustainability in Nigeria  

4.Towards Achieving an Environmental Sustainable Country

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0205

February 13-14

Impact Assessment and Cultural Heritage Aspects

1. Introduction to Cultural Impact Assessment
2. Laws and Policies in Cultural impact assessment
3. Guidelines on Heritage Impact Assessments
4. Alternatives and Mitigation Strategies in Cultural Impact Assessment

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0206

February 25-26

Quality Assurance(QA) and Quality Control(QA) In EIA                                                                          

1. Introduction to Quality Assurance and Control
2. Processes of Quality Assurance and Control
3. Scope of Quality Assurance and Control
4. Regulations and Policies of Quality Assuracnce and Control

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0207

February 27

1. Introduction to Health Impact Assessment in Mining Industry
2. Basic Concepts of Health Impact Assessment
3. Scope of Health Impact Assessment for Mining Industries
4. Challenges facing Health Impact Aseesment in the Mining industry

Health Impact Assessment for Mining industry
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0208

February 28

1. Role of Environmental Impact Assessment in Decision-making process  2.Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment 
3. Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures
4. Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies                          

Environmental Impact Assessment Process (Series 2)
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0209

February 28

1.Methodology for Data Acquisition/Sampling in Environmental Audit

2. Socioeconomic Studies in Environmental Audit
3. Environmental and Biodiversity Studies in Environmental audit 
4. Identification and Evaluation of Impacts in Environmental Audit

5. Review of Environmental Audit Report Structure

Environmental Auditing in Environmental Management (Series 2)                                                    
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria
March Trainings and Dates

TLC0301

March 2-3

Procedures for Mineral Exploration/Prospecting 

1. Process of formation of Mineral Deposits

2. Introduction to Mineral Exploration and Prospecting

3. Methods, stages and the procedures for mineral exploration

4. Rationale for mineral prospecting/exploration; factors governing the choice of exploration techniques

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0302

March 5-6

Climate Change Adaptation, Monitoring and Evaluation

1. Introduction to Climate Change Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation: understanding the drivers of the action.
2. Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment.
3. Policies and Institutions for Climate Change Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation.
4. Climate Change and Decision Making.

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0303

March 9

Environmental Monitoring in Environmental Management

1. Introduction to Environmental Monitoring and Characterization

2.  Introduction to Environmental Sampling for Environmental Monitoring

3. Objectives of Environmental monitoring in environmental management

4. Methods and Techniques of Environmental Monitoring

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0304

March 10-11

Technical writing in Environmental Impact Assessment (2)

1. Introduction to Technical Writing in Environmental Impact Assessment

2. Common errors in Report Writing

3. Principles of Technical Writing in EIA

4. Contents and Structrues of Technical Writing

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0305

March 17-18

Project Alternatives Considerations and Risk Assessment for Investments

 1. Introduction to Project Alternatives Considerations and Risk Assessment

2.Risk Assessment  Tools

3. Strategies and methods  Used in Risk Assessment

4. Project Alternatives Approaches and Development Process      

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0306

March 19-20

Social Performance Evaluation for Investments

 1. Introduction to Social Performance Evaluation

2. Social Impacts Identification and Analysis

3. Social Impact Monitoring and Evaluation

4.Social Impact Management Plans and Conflict Resolution               

Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

TLC0307

March 24

Investments in Environmental Sustainability for Corporations (Series 3)
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1. Environmental Sustainability: Past, Present and Future

2. Transforming our World; Achieving the Sustainable Environment

3. Green Environment

4. Environmental Sensitivity and Sustaining Peace

TLC0308

March 27

Environmental Impact Assessment Process (Series 3)
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1.  Legal and Administrative Framework for EIA

2.  National Regulations on EIA

3. International Guidelines and Conventions

4. International Best Practices, Standards and Guidelines

TLC0309

March 24

Environmental Management and Regulatory Compliance Training Course For all Richflood Existing Clients. (Series 5)
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1. Environmental Justice and its Implications 
2. Purpose and Benefits of Environmental Justice

3. Implementation of Environmental Justice

4. Strategies involved in Implementation of Environmental Justice

5. Corporations responsible  for Environmental Justice and their roles

April Trainings and Dates

TLC0401

April 2-3

Involuntary Resettlement planning for Investments
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1. Introduction to Involuntary Resettlement
2. Involuntary Resettlement Policy and Principles

3. Involuntary Resettlement Implementation Strategies

4. Resettlement and Livelihood Restoration Practice

5. Mining Induced Displacement and Resettlement: A critical appraisal

TLC0402

April 6- 7

Environmentally safe remediation, clean up and restoration technologies for oil spillages in Mangroves
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1. Introduction to Oil spillage: meaning, causes
2. Effects and impacts of Oil spillage: Environmental and health

3. Prevention of Oil spillage and the essence of remediation plans

4. Methods of Environmental Remediation for oil spillage in the mangroves; factors to consider on the choice of method(s) to adopt.

TLC0403

April 14- 15

Sustainable Mining Operations in the Mining Industry
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1. Introduction to mining: meaning, types/methods
2. Stages and steps involved in mining operations
3. Environmental and Social impacts of mining
4. Impacts mitigation plans for mining operations
5. Sustainable Environmental Management plans for mining operations

TLC0404

April 16- 17

Mine Environmental Rehabilitation and Closure Training Course
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1.  Governance and Regulations Involved in Mine Exploration and Closure

2. The Design and the Management of mine closures
3. Mine closure planning and sustainability
4. Reclamation, remediation, rehabilitation, and restoration
5. Monitoring of Rehabilitation and Restoration

TLC0405

April 19- 20

Mine/Quarry Closure Planning and Mined Land Restoration  
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1. Overview of Mine Closure and Land Restoration Plan

2. Principles and Approaches for Restoration and Closure of Mines
3. Development of a Closure Plan
4. Remediation of Mine/Quarry and Land Restoration
5. Land Restoration techniques

TLC0406

April 21-22

Mines Health and Safety Management Systems 
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1  Introduction to Mines Health and Safety Management System

2. Hazard identification,  management and control in Mining

3. Emergency response plan in mining

4. Mines health and safety laws, regulations, policies, procedures.

TLC0407

April 23- 24

Mineral Site Sourcing and Documentation in Nigeria
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1. Introduction to Mineral Sourcing and Documentation

2. Importance of Documentation in Mineral Sourcing

3. Sustainability Approach in Mineral Site Sourcing 4. Principles and Guidelines for Sustainable Mineral Sites Sourcing in Nigeria

TLC0408

April 27-28

Cumulative Impact Assessment in Environmental Resource Management                                 
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1 . Introduction to Cumulative Impact Assessment

2. Importance of Cumulative Impact Assessment for Resource Management

3. Principles for Cumulative Impact Assessment

4. Geographic Information System for Cumulative Impact Assessment

TLC0409

April 28-29

Oil Spill Management Training Course: Community Engagement Approach and Methodologies. 
Amazon Hall, 4, Justice C. Oputa St. Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria

1.  Oil Spill and Associated Environmental and Social Impacts

2. Oil Spill Management and Mitigation Measures
3. Community Engagement Approach in Oil Spill Management
4. Principles and Methodologies Involved in Oil Spill Management