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AV00AT28 Cleaning Techniques

Course will open the subjects of pollution and harmful emissions as well as environmental technology, pollution prevention, green chemistry and environmental catalysis.

Study type: Online studies

Duration: 5 op

50,00 €

Application period opens: 14.08.2023

Application period closes: 08.09.2023

Studies start: 27.09.2023

Studies end: 13.12.2023


Students will focus on the following subjects during the course:

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

Learning goals

After completing the course student

Learning methods

Course implementation is 100% online.

Previous studies

No previous studies are required. Course is mainly for the engineering students.


Course is evaluated with grading scale 0-5.

5 credits course requires approximately 135 hours of work.

Course material

Digital learning environment in Centria (and for this course) is itslearning. The student needs a computer and working internet access.

Learning material and additional links is placed in Itslearning learning environment.

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.

Richard Branson

Enrollment for Averko online studies is three (3) times a year, timetables for study rounds are available here. Enrollment is done on a electronic enrollment form.

Enrollment for the study round opens on 14th August, 2023.

Online studies are conducted in Centria’s Itslearning study environment and courses have a limited participant intake. Participation in studies can be cancelled free of charge within 3 weeks of the starting day.

Students are immediately notified in case of courses being cancelled as soon as the official enrollment time ends. If the course starts as stated, students are contacted closer to the starting date (approx. a week before studies begin).

At the moment, the study fee for open UAS studies is 10€ / ECTS credit. The studies are invoiced after the three-week cancellation period, calculated from the start of the studies. Dropping out or not completing studies does not entitle you to a refund or cancellation of the invoice.

Open UAS study fees are based on enrollment. You can cancel participation to studies free of charge during the three (3) weeks cancellation time by simply informing it to averko(a)

If you are completing a degree in a Finnish secondary school, Centria UAS studies are free of charge and offered to you as väylä studies. In the enrollment form, enter the organisation / educational institution where you are studying (e.g. väylä / school name) and also mention the name of the teacher or student counsellor (with whom you have discussed on participating in the course) as the contact person.

Students of other UAS’s (Campusonline) can participate in studies free of charge on basis of a co-operation agreement. We ask you to please use school email when enrolling and also state the home school where requested on the enrollment form.

If you are a Centria UAS student, Averko online studies are free of charge. You register through the Peppi system.

Questions about e.g. enrolling, cancellation, course fees: averko(a)