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Metal Recycling General Operative

Helping recycle scrap metal

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to identify different metal types
  • risk assessment and how to handle and store materials correctly
  • safe operation of machinery and equipment
  • building relationships with colleagues and customers
  • apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment.
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Waste Management Industry Training & Advisory Board 01604 231950/ 07508 283574
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.