Sustainable Resource Management

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Sustainable Resource Management like?

Whether you’re looking for a hands-on outdoor role or a strategic management position, there is a wide range of opportunities available to you in the Scottish waste management and recycling industry. It covers transportation, energy, logistics, industrial processing and a wide variety of other critical jobs. 

Preserve Scotland’s stunning natural beauty as an environmental services operative. Provide insight and education to businesses and institutions as a sustainability officer. Transform ordinary waste into valuable commodities as a recycling centre operative. 

This apprenticeship will provide you with the skills you need to stand out in this sector. You will develop your understanding of how effective resource management can successfully safeguard our natural environment. You'll get to work with experienced industry professionals and share their valuable insights and expertise. Whatever your passions or interests surrounding this industry, this apprenticeship could be the next step on your journey to building a successful career in sustainable resource management.  

Entry requirements

There are no requirements or restrictions for entry into this apprenticeship. However it's recommended that you have an interest in working outdoors and can perform physically demanding tasks if necessary. 

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.  

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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