HNC Wastes Management


How to apply: Contact our Admissions Team on 029 2041 6010 or email

Course Length: 2 years part-time

Entry Requirements:

Due to the vocational and specialist nature of the programme, entry requirements will be flexible, but typically will include either five GCSE/”O” levels (including English, Maths and a Science subject) and one A-level or equivalent, or satisfactory evidence of relevant experience and knowledge gained through prior work-based or experiential learning. Applicants will also be required to demonstrate that they can benefit from the course and are able to sustain the motivation to complete the course successfully. Prospective students may be called for an interview on an individual basis

Course Content:

The Programme aims to enable individuals to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the issues relating to wastes management in the United Kingdom; and provide individuals with the opportunities to develop the necessary skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable them to contribute effectively to the operational management of the full range of wastes management services within a variety of wastes management organisations. The course will cover the following:

• Information Technology & Study Skills
• Applying Environmental Science to the Management of Wastes
• Managing Human Resources
• Managing Financial Resources in the Wastes Industry
• Managing Legal Issues.
• Managing Activities in the Wastes Industry
• Managing within Environmental Legislation
• Managing Facilities in the Wastes Industry
• Managing the Handling and Disposal of wastes
• Project (Based around Investigating, Analysing & Reporting on a Wastes Management Topic)

Academic Credit: 120 credits and Level 4

Accredited by: Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)

Course aimed at: The course is particularly relevant for those seeking their first formal qualification in wastes management and is designed to develop the competencies required to perform effectively at junior to middle management level in the wastes management industry

Course contact: Jackie Michell 029 2041 6841