This apprenticeship is no longer available. Try the metal recycling general operative apprenticeship instead.

Manage a commercially viable site in the metal recycling sector

In your daily work as a metal recycling technical manager, you’ll be responsible for the management of day-to-day operations of a site within the metals recycling sector. During the metal recycling technical manager apprenticeship you’ll be accountable for all the activity in the following areas: health and safety and wellbeing of all employees and visitors; the environmental accountability for the site, keeping within set guidelines; the overall financial responsibility for the site; human resources; operations and logistics, including all sector-specific and site-based equipment; and community relationships and helping to raise awareness of the metal recycling sector. The Chartered Institute of Wastes Management will recognise the metal recycling technical manager for student membership during the apprenticeship and associate member level on completion.


Duration: 30 months

Relevant school subjects: Business studies

Entry requirements for the metal recycling technical manager apprenticeship: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Achievement upon completion: Level 5 (Advanced)—equivalent to a foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £30,000

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