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Principles of Sustainable Resource Management (City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate) — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you are working in sustainable resource management and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised.

You could also be completing your apprenticeship or are an entrant into the Waste Management and Recycling industry.

This is also an ideal course for existing employees seeking to improve their knowledge and understanding of the principles of resource management.

You will learn:

  • Principles of waste/recycling industries
  • Principles of identifying and classifying waste
  • Waste and recycling technologies
  • Waste and recycling permitting and legislations

You can expect an initial assessment, induction, proactive and practical lessons and assessment.

How to enrol onto this course

For more information or to register your interest, please email

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Location Date / time
Ruddington Fields Business Park
NG11 6JZ

Please email for information on start dates.

Course code: C050773 / Q050774


City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Sustainable Resource Management


190 hours (days to be confirmed)

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you will undertake an initial assessment to ensure this is the right course for you.

Teaching & assessment

Portfolio, multiple choice test, combine multiple choice test, assignment.


On completion of these qualifications candidates may progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 2 Certificate for Sustainable Waste Management
  • Level 3 Diploma for Waste Supervisor
  • Level 2 Diploma for Sustainable Recycling Activities
  • Level 3 Diploma for Sustainable Recycling Activities

In addition, candidates who enjoy leading teams of people at work could also move onto a qualification such as a Team Leader or Supervisor such as qualifications at Levels 2, 3 and 4 through the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) as a Team Leader or Supervisor.