Principles of Sustainable Resource Management WAMITAB Certificate QCF Level 2

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Sustainable Resource Management underpins a broad range of occupational roles in the collection, transport, treatment and final management of waste and resources.

The qualification covers the wide range of knowledge needed to work at operative level on waste management sites.

To achieve this qualification a learner must complete all of the mandatory units (which total 15 credits)

  • How to work safely within the waste/recycling industry
  • Understand environmental protection in the waste and recycling industry
  • How to identify and resolve disagreements
  • Understand the principles of the waste/recycling industry
  • Understand the principles of identifying and classifying waste
  • Understand the ‘Duty of Care’ within the waste/recycling industry
  • ERR (Employment Rights and Responsibilities) in the energy and utility sector

Learners can then choose four units from the optional group:

  • Understand policy and legislation in the waste management industry
  • Understand the reasons and targets for recycling
  • Understand the requirements for the transportation of waste
  • Understand management systems
  • Know about waste treatment technologies
  • Technical aspects of managing waste and resources
  • Understand planning requirements in the waste/recycling industry
  • How to identify and record hazardous waste
  • Understand environmental permitting in England and Wales
  • Understand operational systems and procedures in the waste/recycling industry 
  • Know the materials arising within the waste and recycling industry 
  • Know how to maintain confidentiality of information within the waste/recycling industry 
  • Perform street cleansing manually 
  • Perform street cleansing mechanically

Assessment may vary depending on the individual candidate but could include assignments, ‘on-the-job’ assessment or workbooks.

GCS Training This course is offered by Gower College Swansea's business training team at GCS Training. Proceed to view Principles of Sustainable Resource Management WAMITAB Certificate QCF Level 2 at GCS Training.