CIWM (WAMITAB) level 1 RQF Award in Waste and Recycling
CIWM (WAMITAB) stands for the Waste Management Industry Training & Advisory Board. They have developed over 120 qualification pathways to choose from to ensure competence in the workplace and to promote environmental sustainability. EnviroAwards are a CIWM (WAMITAB) approved training provider and assessment centre which are able to deliver a range of regulated qualifications ranging from level 1 RQF (entry level) to level 4 RQF (COTC/OCC). Through our network of specialist assessors, we provide our services nationwide to deliver training, assessment & mentoring to organisations and individuals alike.
CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling
The CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling is an entry level qualification that will enable individuals or employees to develop their basic knowledge and skills required by employers within the sustainable resource management industry. This qualification is designed for anyone looking to improve their employment prospects for the future by gaining a greater understanding of waste and recycling activities. Once learners have achieved this qualification they will be able to progress directly into entry level job roles within the sector. The qualification is suitable for new entrants to the industry, experienced workers seeking a formal qualification, as well as long term unemployed who wish to broaden their employment prospects.
What are the entry requirements
This qualification is open entry. This means that learners interested in undertaking the CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling do not require any other qualifications or levels of attainment in order to undertake this qualification.
What job role could the level 1 award lead to or support ?
Learners that achieve the CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling will be able to progress into employment in the waste and resource management industry. For individuals or employees already working in the sector, this qualification will demonstrate your competencies against the level 1 standards. The types of job roles this qualification can lead to or support are:
- Waste Operative
- Recycling Operative
- Compost Operative
- Household Waste and Recycling Operative
- Material Recovery Operative
- Waste/Recycling Collection Driver
- Manual/Mechanical Street Cleaner
What will I learn whilst studying the CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling?
The CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling consists of one unit – Introduction to Waste and Recycling.
At the end of this course, learners will achieve the following learning outcomes
- Know how to accept and collect waste and recyclable materials
- Know how to remove and dispose of waste
- Know how to work safely
- Know how to operate waste and recycling equipment and vehicles safely (underpinning knowledge only)
How will I be taught and assessed?
There are two options available:
Option 1 – Blended Learning:
Learners/Employers can choose to have the course delivered on their premises by a CIWM (WAMITAB) approved tutor. This will consist of a 1 day training session, plus further training carried out through our virtual learning environment.
Option 2 – E-Learning:
Enviroawards operates a VLE (Virtual Learning Environment). Each learner will be given their own unique log in details to access the course. The course is accessible from any device e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or phone. The course can be accessed at any time meaning that learners/employers can spread the course out over a period of time to suit their needs. This can prove less disruptive to operations by eliminating the need to have various staff members attending training on the same day. Every learner will be allocated a tutor that they can contact at any point to ask questions relating to the course.
Once an individual/employee feels confident that they are ready to be assessed on what they have learnt, we will organise for a test to be conducted. The test is multiple choice. This means you will be provided with a test paper and asked to answer a series of questions by selecting the best possible answers from a list of four choices.
Because the CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling is a Regulated Qualification, strict test conditions must be met. This means that we must appoint an invigilator. The invigilator will sit in on the test to ensure the test is being carried out in line with CIWM (WAMITAB) and OFQUAL requirements.
What happens if I fail the multiple choice test?
If you fail the multiple choice test, you will need to arrange a resit. You can do this by contacting the Enviroawards office. The number can be found on the contact us page. The arrangement of a new test will incur fees payable to Enviroawards and CIWM (WAMITAB). This is due to the resources required such as arrangements for invigilation, new examination documents and external marking.
How much does the CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling Cost?
We are one of the most competitively priced CIWM (WAMITAB) training providers in the UK. We have a passion for Education and Training, especially in the waste, resource and environmental sector. This is primarily due to the major skills deficit within our industry. We are trying our best to overcome this through the training services we provide. We want our qualifications to be more accessible to organisations and individuals alike. One of the ways in which we achieve this is by making them more affordable. Our price includes the CIWM (WAMITAB) and Centre registration fees, allocation of a tutor, invigilation arrangements and for external marking. There are no hidden fees when you study with us.
The costs vary based on factors such as qualification delivery method e.g. classroom delivery or E-learning. It is also dependant on the number of learners enrolled in any one organisation. This is because invigilation must happen regardless of learner numbers. If you are an individual that wants to undertake this qualification, please contact us as we may be able to offer this award at a discount.
CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling based on 1 Learner
|Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £850 + VAT per learner||Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £600 + VAT per learner|
CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling based on 2 Learners
|Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £700 + VAT per learner||Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £500 + VAT per learner|
CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling based on 3 Learners
|Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £600 + VAT per learner||Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £450 + VAT per learner|
CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling based on 4 Learners
|Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £500 + VAT per learner||Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £400 + VAT per learner|
CIWM (WAMITAB) Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling based on 5 Learners
|Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £450 + VAT per learner||Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling £350 + VAT per learner|
10% Discount for medium/large organisations that would like to make us an approved supplier for CIWM (WAMITAB) training
7.5% Discount for every additional person that enrols (learners must enrol at the same time and be working at the same site)
5% Loyalty discount for companies that have used us before
What happens after I have enrolled?
We will register the learner(s) with the Awarding Body CIWM (WAMITAB). We will then allocate the learner with a tutor who will be their primary point of contact throughout their award. Learners will be able to contact their tutor for untapped support for up to 24 months.
Want to enrol or find out more?
Please call us to speak to one of our friendly members of the team. Alternatively, drop us an email and we will aim to get back to you as soon as possible.