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This Modern Apprenticeship is offered at two levels. It can train those new to the resource management industry, as well as for upskilling existing teams. The skills and experience gained through this apprenticeship would suit roles such as a refuse driver, weighbridge operative or environmental services operative.
Your employee will study for a qualification at SCQF level 5 in one of:
There are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship but candidates should be responsible, used to working with the public and willing to work outdoors.
After completing this Modern Apprenticeship, your employees will have the skills needed for the following types of roles:
Your employee will study for a qualification at SCQF level 6 in Waste Supervisory Management.
Candidates should have completed the sustainable resource management MA at SCQF level 5, or have equivalent qualifications or experience.
After completing this apprenticeship, your employees will have the skills needed for the following types of roles:
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider directly in incremental payments throughout the course of the apprenticeship.
Use our Modern Apprenticeship Contribution Table to work out the funding level for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees who are aged 16 – 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.
Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet the needs of your business.
Who pays the apprentice?
Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we do encourage all employees to pay the living wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
It will take between 12-24 months to complete.
The next step is to find a learning provider that offers this apprenticeship.
Call our employer engagement team to find out more about Modern Apprenticeships.0800 783 6000