To gain an understanding of all of the required aspects for the design and operation of a comprehensive faecal sludge management system.
Have an understanding of the treatment, management, and planning aspects related to FSM, and how they interact
Comprehend the importance of proper sludge characterisation for optimal collection and transport, treatment and reuse
Apply engineering fundamentals to design systems for management and treatment of faecal sludge
Learn about state of the art advocacy tools like Shit Flow Diagram
Place FSM in an urban sanitation context for sustainable and feasible planning of FSM systems
This is the Second e-learning course dedicated to faecal sludge management. It compiles the current state of knowledge of this rapidly evolving field and presents an integrated approach that includes technology, management and planning. It addresses the planning and organization of the entire faecal sludge management service chain, from the collection and transport of sludge and its treatment options, to the final end use or disposal of treated sludge.
On successful enrolment
>> One year free subscription to CSE’s fortnightly magazine Down To Earth
>> Become member of Global FSM e-learning Alliance
Top 20 participants will get 50% refund of fees
Top 5 participants will get chance to participate in CSE workshop
The Global Faecal Sludge Management e-Learning Alliance is a platform to facilitate development and empower the dissemination of knowledge on faecal sludge management (FSM) through online education, so that the sanitation challenges can be embraced with deeper insight, advanced knowledge and greater confidence. It also provides an enabling environment with a vibrant community of professionals who have completed the essential element of the alliance - the e-learning course on Faecal Sludge Management.
Course Length: 4 months
Start: August 14, 2017
Finish: December 08, 2017
Commitment: 8 hours per week
Course Fee: Rs. 10,000 INR
This course is free for ULB officials nominated by competent authority
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Depending on the extent to which the learning objectives have been achieved, the participant can qualify for one of the three membership statuses and/or the associated certificate. The formal certificate will be issued by the course providing institution where the participant has carried out the course-related activities. The following memberships are available:
The participant is registered, but must still complete the course
- No certificate applicable
The participant has completed all of the assignments of the course
- Certificate of Attendance applicable
The participant has completed all of the assignments and the exam
- Certificate of Completion* applicable
The final mark of the course (100%) is made up of the marks obtained in the course qizzes (best 4), assignment and the final examination. The course is successfully completed when the average final mark is higher than or at least equal to a 60%.