Level 2 Apprenticeship in Sustainable Resource Management

Category : Specialist Programs
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Specialist Programs introduce clients to various other programs that will help career minded individuals tailor their own development program utilizing the specialist areas below.

This apprenticeship program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills required to effectively undertake their role in the waste and resource management industry effectively. It covers a wide range of competencies at operative level for waste management sites, including: customer service, health and safety, sustainability, emergency protection, manual collection, processing and transportation of waste, and team work. Most of the training is ‘on-the-job’ at the employer premises working alongside experienced staff, while the remaining training is delivered ‘off-the-job’ by a specialist training provider – usually on a day or block release basis.

This apprenticeship program has been designed for people working in the following occupations roles:

  • Manual/mechanical street cleanser
  • Transfer station technician
  • Compost technician (biological treatment)
  • Materials recycling facility technician (picker/sorter)
  • Household waste recycling center technician
  • Recycling technician (driver/loader)
  • Refuse technician (driver/loader)
  • Environmental technician (including weighbridge and other activities)
  • Level 2 Sustainable Waste Operative or Recycling Activities mandatory and optional competence units so can demonstrate workplace abilities.
  • Level 2 in Principles of Sustainable Resource Management (technical certificate) to provide extra knowledge about job role.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR).
  • Functional Skills in English and Mathematics OR Essential Skills in English


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