Course name Cleaning Techniques
Course date 24.01.2024 - 10.04.2024
Institution Centria University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Nature and Environment HUB, Technology HUB
Teacher Centria UAS / tutor teacher
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 20.11.2023 - 31.12.2023
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Cleaning Techniques

24.01.2024 - 10.04.2024

Course description

After completing the course student

  • can explain the basics of pollution and knows the importance of sustainability
  • knows the possibilities of environmental technology to reduce pollution
  • is able to name and identify harmful emissions in soil, water and air, and is able to recognize the sources of emissions
  • can describe health and environmental effects of pollutants
  • can identify and describe the methods used in environmental technology: Pollution prevention and different abatement techniques (primary and secondary methods)
  • can choose the best available technology for each case
  • can explain the principles of green chemistry and green engineering and can apply those principles in process design
  • understands the circulation economy and its importance as an operating model of the future
  • learns to know the importance of environmental catalysis
  • knows principles of LCA


1. Basics of pollution 2. Green chemistry and Circular economy 3. LCA 4. Environmental catalysis 5. Air emissions and purification methods 6. Water and waste water treatment 7. Soil remediation 8. Hazardous waste treatment techniques 9. Modern landfills

Assessment criteria

Grading scale: 0-5

Course info

Course implementation is 100% online. Learning material and additional links is placed in Itslearning learning environment. 5 credits course requires approximately 135 hours of work. Digital learning environment in Centria and for this course is itslearning. The student needs a computer and working internet access.

Course additional info

Note! The cancellation time has changed. Cancelling studies is possible while the enrollment time is active. Cancellation is done by submitting a written notification to avoinamk@centria.fi

Course enrolment info

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