Discover a Career in Green Jobs
Shaping a Sustainable Future

What are green jobs?

Green jobs focus on restoring the natural environment – whether that is creating green goods such as electric vehicles or sustainable foods to being part of a company that works to reduce the need of natural resources or produce green energy.

Most importantly whatever the role or industry may be green jobs are on the rise and now is a great time to discover new skills and opportunities in the sector.

What kind of jobs are there in the green sector?

Green jobs can be found in all sectors if they look to contribute to the restoration of the environment. Most common positions are linked to renewable energy including solar panel technicians, EV port installation and retrofit of homes and offices. However, there are numerous related roles such as green construction manager, agriculture and gardening and food production.

Accessing new roles

How can I get into the green sector?

The Waltham Forest Opportunities Team are working directly with a range of employers and trainers in the borough help provide residents with more access to careers and training in the green sector. In doing so we hope that we can contribute not just to our residents in terms of exciting new opportunities but to also make a positive impact on the environment.

If you are interested in a career in green skills or would simply like to know what opportunities and training is available then please get in touch.

Courses and Training

The Waltham Forest Opportunities Team believe that training and development are key to building a successful career in the green sector. That’s why we offer a range of training programmes designed to help you develop your skills and reach your full potential. Whether you are interested in retrofit, cycle maintenance, green construction or would like to contribute to the environment in another way we have the knowledge and expertise you need to succeed.

Explore our training programmes below and start your journey.

Our Partners

Our mission is to support and empower residents to pursue opportunities in this growing sector and this would not be achievable without our valued partners.

We collaborate with a range of partners including local businesses, environmental groups, higher educational institutes, community organisations and our own local council agencies and their partners to deliver our services and create opportunities for those looking to enter the education industry.

These partners share our commitment to creating new opportunities and the continued growth of our community and protecting our environment. Together we are able to offer a comprehensive range of support, resources and expertise to help individuals achieve their goals and build successful careers. We are grateful for the contributions of our partners and look forward to continuing our collaborations to make a positive impact in Waltham Forest.

Are you a green employer?

Are you a company or organisation looking to support and invest in future talent in the green sector? By working with the Opportunities team, you can help people from Waltham Forest achieve their full potential in this growing sector.

We are continually seeking new collaborations with like-minded partners and whether you can offer job and placement opportunities, training or mentoring, we want to hear from you.

To discuss further please get in touch