• National Certificate: Environmental Practice Level 3

NQF Level: 2
  • SAQA ID

    49752

  • Credits

    125

  • Duration

    12 Months

About Course

This qualification will equip practitioners with the skills, knowledge and values to contribute towards the wise and effective use and management of our natural resources and ecological systems. Upon completion of the learning programme, learners will be able to:

  • Operate and maintain machinery and equipment and use resources in an environmentally responsible manner.
  • Lead a team and work together with others to promote sound environmental practices.
  • Apply basic principles and tools of environmental practice to avoid, minimise or remedy negative environmental impacts.

Target Group

The qualification is applicable to a range of contexts within the field of environmental science, environmental management and waste management, such as local government, public and private waste management enterprises, cultural or natural heritage sites, community projects, recycling and recovery of resources, control and eradication of invasive and alien species, rural development and site preparation or rehabilitation. It is also suitable for workers with environmental functions in a range of industries such as mining, chemicals or manufacturing.

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