Level 3 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 team leader/supervisor level for waste management sites, including: health and safety, sustainability, emergency protection, risk assessment, setting objectives, planning and monitoring the work of teams, and developing personal performance. 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:

  • Sustainability Officer
  • Refuse Collection Supervisor (Team Leaner)
  • Recycling Collection Supervisor (Team Leader)
  • Treatment (Physical/Chemical or Thermal) Supervisor
  • Materials Recycling Facility/Household Waste Recycling Centre Supervisor
  • Transfer Station Supervisor
  • Biological Treatment (In-vessel Composting/Open Windrow/ Anaerobic Digestion) Supervisor
  • Landfill Supervisor
  • Level 3 Waste Supervisor or Sustainable Recycling Activities (supervisor) mandatory and optional competence units.
  • Level 3 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 and Mathematics.


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