There are a number of different qualifications related to wastes and resource management currently available. Qualifications vary in complexity, length and type, with distance learning options also available and therefore should suit a variety of individual needs and styles. Below are details of the academic programmes currently supported or accredited by CIWM.
University of Northampton
BSc Environmental Science (Wastes)
Higher National Certificates
MSc Waste and Resource Management
Post Graduate Courses
WAMITAB QCF Qualifications are now replacing the NVQs. They are essentially the same as NVQs in terms of delivery style, but are now referred to as an Award, Certificate or Diploma.
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