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.

Upcoming hosted courses:

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

Course Date Venue
Use of Bioavailability Estimates for Human Health Risk Assessment in the UK (with lab tour) 02/04/2019 Keyworth (BGS) (Private)
QGIS 2: Solving & Visualising Contaminated Land Problems using QGIS 28/02/2019 Nottingham
QGIS 1: Building a QGIS project - the road to data visualisation 27/02/2019 Nottingham
Asbestos in soil: Human-health risk assessment and remediation 26/02/2019 Nottingham
Professional Practice Webinar: Contamination from clandestine, criminal, informal and cottage industry land uses (GMT 1300-1500) 19/02/2019 Webinar
Introduction to Chemistry for Contaminated Land TBC Nottingham
Getting to know CLEA v1.071: a hands on experience TBC Nottingham
Reviewing Third Party Reports (Day 5) TBC Nottingham
Risk Management and Remediation (Day 4) TBC Nottingham
Human-health risk assessment (Day 3) TBC Nottingham
Site Characterisation (Day 2) TBC Nottingham
Introduction and development of the Conceptual model (Day 1) TBC Nottingham
Use of Bioavailability Estimates in the UK TBC Webinar
Introduction to the assessment and management of ground gases and vapours TBC Nottingham
Geology as a Source Pathway and Receptor TBC Nottingham
Introduction to hydrogeological risk assessment for Contaminated Land TBC Nottingham