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£25k average starting salary Earn £35k after two years
Over 80% of our recent graduates on this programme are now in great jobs with employers including Eon, United Living, Q-bot and Agility Eco

Are you excited about launching your career in a fast-growing sector with amazing opportunities for progression and growth? We’re offering a fully funded (you pay nothing) 10 week course to propel you into a new career.  You don’t need any experience just motivation to complete the programme and start your new career. 

Hear from some of our previous learners in this video:

What Does a Sustainability Project Officer Do?

As a Sustainability Project Officer (sometimes called a Retrofit Advisor), you’ll be at the forefront of driving change in energy efficiency within existing buildings across the UK. Your role involves managing sustainability projects, providing consultations, and offering support and guidance to individuals and organizations transitioning towards eco-friendly practices. 

Why Choose a Career in Sustainability?

In this rapidly growing sector, your impact can be significant. With sustainability professionals in high demand across various industries including energy companies, housing associations, and local councils, the opportunities are endless. By 2025, the need for skilled professionals in sustainability is expected to soar, offering a pathway to a stable and fulfilling career.

No Experience? No Problem!

Our programme is designed for individuals like you who are eager to make a difference but don’t have any previous experience. Through comprehensive training and qualification, you’ll gain the skills needed to excel. From booking installers to processing grant applications, you’ll be equipped to handle every aspect of sustainability projects with confidence.

What We Offer:

  • Learn everything you need to kickstart your career, including the technical skills our employer partners say they need and essential mindset skills for long-term success.
  • We can provide you with a laptop and Wi-Fi if you need it to access the programme 
  • Connection to our employer partners for interviews post-programme and active support applying for other roles with employers hiring in the wider market.
  • Receive personalised 1:1 coaching and mentoring for up to 6 months post-programme to overcome any challenges and thrive in your new career.
  • Stand out in the job market 100% of our programme learners have secured an industry recognised level 3 qualification completing the programme

Ready to Take the First Step?

Take a look at our application journey and start your journey towards a rewarding career as a Sustainability Project Officer today!

Program Length

10 weeks

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

Remote learning

Start Date

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Take a look at the application journey
  1. 10 minutes 1

    Start Your Application

    Fill out some quick details about yourself.

  2. 1 hour 2

    Group Activity & Online Interview

    This is dedicated time for you to meet one of the Generation team, help us learn more about you and how we can best support you throughout your journey to a career in this sector.

  3. 2-weeks before the programme start date 3

    Programme Offers

    We’ll let you know next steps of your application, which will either be to join the programme, or a referral to further opportunities.

  4. 4

    Launch Your Career

    Continue to advance your career in the Green sector, progressing into new roles within 2 years. Share your successes with the Generation team and stay connected with Generation through our Alumni community.


  • Aged 19+ as at 31st August 2023
  • Available for 10 weeks full time, and ready to start a full time job straight after the course
  • Not currently in education, training or stable employment (zero-hours contracts are accepted)
  • Have lived in the UK or European Economic Area for a minimum of 3 years
  • Have the relevant Right to Work in the UK (Student Visas, Graduate Visas, Skilled Worker Visas and Youth Mobility Visas not eligible)
  • Living in Greater Manchester


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How we prepare you

In a world of job training programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.


The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.

CV Building

The right CV can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a CV that showcases their skills and experiences.

Interview Rehearsal

By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.

Ongoing Support

After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.

Ongoing benefits of Generation

A Trusted Network

Continued contact with the Generation graduate network


Events and workshops to help you keep growing

Give Back

Become a mentor to help others


Troubleshoot your job challenges