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Waste Sorting Management (Level 2)



16 hours

(2 days)

Full Fee (with GST)



English (with Chinese reference)

NEA-TCWM Recommendation

Mandatory / optional

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About the Course

At the end of the course, you will be able to operate mechanical devices or heavy machinery to perform waste sorting and also carry out waste recycling & materials recovery operations without/with minimal supervision and guide new sorters on the job. You will also learn to handle mechanised tools and equipment and incidents.

What You'll Learn

  • Operate machinery to load waste into assigned area.

  • Operate appropriate machinery to load waste from the transportation vehicle.

  • Operate the appropriate machinery to sort waste at waste deposition site or waste treatment plant.

  • Operate machinery to compact waste in accordance to organisation procedure.

  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment when operating the machinery.

  • Operate machinery compact waste in accordance to organisation procedure.

  • Maintain machinery in accordance to organisation guidelines.

  • Report to appropriate person if work cannot be carried out.

Assessment / Certificate:

  • 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), Captain (Class A & B GWCs, Waste Collection) or with the interest to be employed in the industry.

Who Should Attend

Waste collection:

  • Sorter

  • Senior Sorter

  • Machine Operator

  • Team Lead

  • Supervisor

Fee Details

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