As the UK economy becomes greener, some industries need help adapting their products and processes to reduce their emissions. Others are working on green technology, for example electric vehicles and LED lighting. Some are discovering completely new green activities to tackle climate change.
All of this is creating exciting new job opportunities.
A green job is perfect if you enjoy being active, working behind the scenes and seek a varied but rewarding role.
WHAT TYPES OF ROLES ARE AVAILABLE?
With jobs in sectors including a countryside ranger apprentice, smart energy expert, solar panel installer, recycling operative and wind turbine technician to electric vehicle engineer, data analyst and farm manager, the jobs are varied. The green job you take will depend on your interests, skills, experience and qualifications.
Useful skills and qualifications to help you get a green job include:
- GCSEs including Maths and English
- an accredited qualification at Level 3 or above
- good teamworking
- an understanding of health and safety
- an understanding of nature conservation
WHICH SECTORS COULD YOU BE WORKING IN?
Green jobs are available across a number of sectors, including:
- Energy and Mining
- Fashion Technologies
- Renewables and the environment
FIND A JOB
Find full or part-time jobs in England, Scotland and Wales
Take a look at our finding work page to view the different sectors or visit the websites below to discover new opportunities.
- This is engineering
- My world of work