CIWM Sustainability and Resource Awards 2017

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Roger Hewitt Learning and Development Award sponsored by WAMITAB - 2017

WAMITAB is proud to be sponsoring the 2017 Waste and Resources Learning and Development category of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Sustainability and Resource Awards for a third time. This award recognises leadership and excellence in skills development across the sector.

This award, formerly the Learning and Development Award, has been renamed in recognition of Roger Hewitt’s long-standing and tireless leadership in skills and competence for the waste and resource management industry. In particular, he championed the creation and development of WAMITAB – the awarding body at the heart of the industry – and was its chairman until September 2016.

How to enter the Roger Hewitt Learning and Development Award

The Roger Hewitt Learning and Development Award recognises the contribution an individual or team has made to learning and development within the waste management sector. 

Learning and development is central to WAMITAB, Chris James, CEO at WAMITAB, said: “This award is now in its third year and continues to attract high quality entrants. The number of entries is increasing year on year and we urge companies to enter and gain recognition for their learning and development activities.”

The deadline for applications is Friday 1 September 2017 and further information about the entry requirements and an application form can be downloaded from the awards website

About the 2016 Winner

Milton Keynes College: Offender Learning

Milton Keynes College run offender learning in 28 prisons across the Midlands and South regions. It developed a "product" to include waste, recycling and sustainability at its core, having identified circular economy skills as key for many employers, and it was this that brought changes in its learning offer within prisons; its Employment Academies are the ultimate result. It developed a training programme, has trained 59 tutors and to date 1056 learners have achieved a qualification, with those going into employment "committed to sustainability".

 CIWM L&D Award Winner 2016