SVQ Frontline Environmental Services in Waste Management

Award code: G9PV 22

The waste management industry is increasingly influenced by government priorities and by the need to manage waste sustainably.

Because of this, SQA has worked with Energy and Utility Skills (a sector skills council) and with employers to develop and provide this SVQ. We have designed it to meet the needs and expectations of the waste management industry.

This SVQ is designed to:

The Scottish Government's Zero Waste Plan is central to reducing the amount of waste we produce and to increasing our level of recycling. This SVQ is a key part of the plan, providing and certifying the skills and knowledge of the workforce who will carry it out.