On this page, you can find specialist sources of information to help your understanding and career planning within this key local industry. This expert content and local labour market information will continue to evolve with industry sponsorship of this career sector on Careersnearhere – but for now, why not take a look at the following overview which includes suggestions for how to research further.


Academic courses are advertised (for free) on the Academic noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And on the websites of the individual universities and colleges.

See also: Sixth Forms, Colleges and Higher Education.

Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised (for free) on the Apprenticeship noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And most Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised nationally on the government backed Find an Apprenticeship website.

See also: Apprenticeships (Level 2 or 3) and Apprenticeships (Level 4+).


If you can’t find what you’re looking for today under Low Carbon & Renewables, remember to come back again as adverts can be placed (for free) at any time. Meanwhile, follow your instincts to keep exploring elsewhere on Careersnearhere.com because what you want may simply have been advertised under a different sector.

And take a look at the careers advice & guidance online section of Careersnearhere.com for sector-specific information and relevant videos.

There’s relevant local information on the West of England LEP website including:

  • Labour Market Intelligence
  • Local Marketplace Information
  • Local Sector Groups
  • Local Skills Sector Statement

Here are just a few of the many other relevant websites which may be of interest:

21st Century Challenges Free Index
Building.co.uk Low Carbon
Business Green Low Carbon Innovation
Carbon Brief Low CVP
Cenex-LCV Modern Builder
Construction Industry Environmental Forum PRASEG
Do-It.org Prospect
EAUC PWC – renewables
Eco-i Net The Renewable Energy Centre
Energy Engineering Renewable Energy Consumer Code
Energy Industries Council UK Green Building Council
Energy Supply Ombudsman Volunteer Bristol
Energy UK Volunteer Centres at BANES, Filton, Kingswood, Thornbury & Yate
Engineering & Technology World Energy Council
European Commission: Environment


And look out for some of the websites for the relevant UK Associations, Institutes & Institutions:
Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Ground Source Heat Pump
British Ecological Heat Pump
British Hydropower Home Information Pack Providers
British Photovoltaic Home Inspection
Building Services Engineers ISRI – recycling
Carbon Capture & Storage International Hydropower
Carbon Saving Landscape
Combined Heat & Power Low Carbon England
Conservation of Energy Low Carbon South West
The Constructed Wetland National Insulation
Ecology & Environmental Management The Niche Vehicle Network
Energy Nuclear
Energy Networks Nuclear Industry (NIA)
Environment Renewable Energy
Environment Conscious Building Renewable UK
Environmental Health Solar Trade
Environmental Management & Assessment Subsea UK
ePure Sustainable Development
European Wind Energy Sustainable Energy
Fisheries Timber Trade
Forestry & Foresters UK District Energy
Fuel Cells UK UK Hydrogen & Fuel Cell
Gas Engineers & Managers UK Rainwater Management
Geographical Waste Management
Geological Water & Environmental Management