LQM is a specialist environmental consultancy based in Nottingham (UK) with an international reputation for assessing and managing the risks posed to human health and the environment by contaminants in soil. Increasingly this is being done within a context of sustainable development and specifically sustainable brownfield regeneration.

We provide consultancy, peer review and expert witness services, contract research and training courses on all aspects of the management of land contamination to problem holders, developers and local government.

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Training Courses

LQM's contaminated land training is renowned for its quality. This comes from our approach to training: we always select top quality tutors with both the experience to communicate and the knowledge to share.

Our current range of courses is listed below.  You can also host one of our courses yourself, saving time and money on travel and accommodation, or we can develop a bespoke course tailored to your exact requirements.  We also provide training courses through our various training partners including Equipe

Upcoming hosted courses:

  1. Introduction to Contaminated Land Management (One-day course) hosted by Synergie Training in Edinburgh

Course Date Venue
Early Career Briefings: Chemistry 101 (GMT 1300-1415) 01/11/2019 Webinar
Professional Practice Webinar: The Language of Risk (BST 1300-1415) 18/10/2019 Webinar
Getting to know CLEA v1.071: a hands on experience 15/10/2019 Nottingham
Reviewing Third Party Reports (Day 5) 03/10/2019 Nottingham
Risk Management and Remediation (Day 4) 02/10/2019 Nottingham
Human-health risk assessment (Day 3) 01/10/2019 Nottingham
Site Characterisation (Day 2) 26/09/2019 Nottingham
Introduction and development of the Conceptual model (Day 1) 25/09/2019 Nottingham
Professional Practice Webinar: PFAS Myth Buster (BST 1300-1415) 20/09/2019 Webinar
QGIS 3: Creating Efficient Workflows for Contaminated Land Problems using QGIS TBC Nottingham
QGIS 2: Solving & Visualising Contaminated Land Problems using QGIS TBC Nottingham
Geology as a Source Pathway and Receptor TBC Nottingham
QGIS 1: Building a QGIS project - the road to data visualisation TBC Nottingham
Introduction to hydrogeological risk assessment for Contaminated Land TBC Nottingham
Use of Bioavailability Estimates for Human Health Risk Assessment in the UK (with lab tour) TBC Keyworth (BGS)
Asbestos in soil: Human-health risk assessment and remediation TBC Nottingham
Introduction to Chemistry for Contaminated Land TBC Nottingham
Use of Bioavailability Estimates in the UK TBC Webinar
Introduction to the assessment and management of ground gases and vapours TBC Nottingham
Using KeyCSM to create Conceptual Site Models TBC Webinar
Technical Briefing Webinar (Ground Gases): Practical application of advanced methods of analysis of continuous gas monitoring data (BST 1315-1430) TBC Recorded Webinar Available
Professional Practice Webinar: Petroleum hydrocarbon risk assessment using GC data - beyond TPHCWG? (BST 1300-1500) TBC Recorded Webinar Available
Technical Briefing Webinar (Ground Gases): Correct application of BS 8485 (BST 1315-1430) TBC Recorded Webinar Available
Technical Briefing Webinar (Ground Gases): Gas Membranes – site specific specification of appropriate gas membranes (BST 1315-1430) TBC Recorded Webinar Available