ALL ABOUT GREEN CAREERS
What are green careers?
Green careers are jobs that contribute to protecting or restoring the environment and addressing climate change. They can be found in many industries, such as renewable energy, environmental protection, recycling and waste management, transportation, technology and more. Green jobs can also be found in larger corporate organisations looking to contribute to a greener environment and work in a more sustainable way.
Over the years, these positions have been steadily increasing and are expected to continue growing in demand, as people become more aware of the need for energy efficiency and sustainability.
Green careers are becoming increasingly important as society becomes more aware of the need to protect the environment and address climate change. These jobs offer opportunities to make a positive impact on the planet while also providing fulfilling and rewarding careers.
There are various career opportunities across private, public, or nonprofit sectors, such as:
DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE A GREEN QUALIFICATION TO HAVE A GREEN CAREER?
The answer is no. Green careers could also include communications and marketing roles, digital media, administration positions for green organisations, so you don’t always need a green qualification to work in the sector!
Green Jobs and Skills in Birmingham
Supported internships are a structured study programme based primarily with an employer. They enable young people aged 16-24, with an EHCP, to achieve paid employment by equipping them with skills they need for work, through learning in the workplace. Young people also complete a personalised study
programme including English, maths and other qualifications.