Level 1 Award in Recycling & Waste Management Sustainability

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details




Building Services

Course Start Date

Tuesday 4th February 2025

Course Duration

Full-time, 7 Weeks

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 150.00
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Course Overview

This course introduces students to the concept of and challenges faced with recycling and waste management within the logistics and supply chain sector.

Course Requirements

Applicants must possess basic knowledge of waste disposal and recycling opportunities.

What you will Learn

Students will learn the effective methods of sustainable waste management in the work environment.


Students will be assessed through direct observation of a practical task, professional discussions may be recorded and written evidence (workbook or assignment)


This is useful qualification for anyone involved in facility management or industry and is part of the new sustainability agenda for all workplaces.

Career Options

Any persons who are working in industry or new entrants to industry, it supports the job roles of waste operative, recycling operative, compost operative, household waste recycling operative (cleaning technician, lab technician, workshop technician,) caretaker, facility manager.

Mandatory Units

Understand how waste impacts on the environment.

Understand the legal requirements related to waste management.

Be able to report and address potential safety issues in the workplace.

Be able to identify sort and prepare recyclable materials.

Understand how to minimise the environmental impact of recycling operations.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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