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Environmental Practitioner (degree)

Providing employers with a high level of professional environmental expertise.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
60 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by the employer. The candidate will need to demonstrate mathematical and numeracy capability beyond level 2 throughout their apprenticeship.

What apprentices will learn
  • advanced technical principles of environmental science
  • environmental methods, tools, techniques and practices
  • the relationships between global trends such as climate change and population change
  • environmental governance and legislation
  • collection, handling and storage of environmental data
  • apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment (GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science
Professional registration
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS): Chartered Environmental Surveyor (MRICS)

  • Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM): Non- chartered member (MCIWEM)

  • Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM): Associate member

  • Society for the Environment: REnvTech

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

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