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General Waste and Recyclable Waste Collection and Management (Level 2)



16 hours

(2 days)

Full Fee (with GST)



English (with Chinese reference)

NEA-TCWM Recommendation


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About the Course

At the end of the course, you will be able to operate compaction vehicles, such as rear and loaders, side loaders and compaction equipment to collect and transport waste.

What You'll Learn

  • Perform waste collection in accordance with regulatory requirements and organisational procedures.

  • Ensure waste collected are secured in containment containers.

  • Ensure that there is no sullage water leakage and mechanical covers are lowered before leaving waste collection points.

  • Dispose general and/or recyclable waste in accordance with regulatory requirements and organisational procedures.

  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment to perform general and/or recyclable waste collection and disposal.

  • Perform waste collection ensuring self and other road users’ safety.

  • Replenish consumables used to in preparation for next waste collection trip.

  • Operate, inspect and maintain the loading equipment, packing systems and devices.

Assessment / Certificate:

  • Multiple-choice questions

  • Practicum

  • Oral questioning

You will receive a Statement of Attainment from SSG upon attainment of a minimum of 75% training attendance and pass the associated assessments.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Speak, listen and read English at a proficiency level not lower than Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 3, and manipulate numbers at a level not lower than Workplace Numeracy (WPN) Level 3.

  • Never attended school; pre-primary / kindergarten education; primary education without PSLE / PSPE certification or equivalent.

  • A minimum of two months of work experience in the waste management industry as Driver (Class A & B GWCs, Waste Collection), Senior Driver (Class A & B GWCs, Waste Collection) or with the interest to be employed in the industry.

Who Should Attend

Waste collection:

  • Driver (Class A & B GWCs) 

  • Senior Driver (Class A & B GWCs)

  • Captain (Class A & B GWCs) 

Fee Details

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