Level Three Safety, Health and Environment Apprenticeship

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The SHE Technician will be able to work in organisations of varying size and industry; the role could be based in one location or may involve travel across a range of contracts. The role will be partly office based and partly at the work front providing advice to others on how to work without harming themselves or others. The Technician will work with the management and delivery team of the organisation to advise on the statutory health, safety and environmental requirements as they affect the company’s operations. They will assist the management team in ensuring that the legal and company SHE requirements are implemented.

On a daily basis the SHE Technician will assist to develop, review and check on the implementation of safe systems of work, deliver training (e.g. toolbox talks & inductions), investigate incidents, analyse data and present findings to the management team. The SHE Technician will engage with all aspects of the organisation to support the embedment of a culture that ensures everyone is able to return to their family and friends unharmed every day whilst also protecting and enhancing the global land, air and water resources for future generations. This will be achieved by inspiring and influencing others to see the benefit of working responsibly, understanding the legal framework and showing how safety, health and environmental management can enhance operational activities.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through observation, underpinning knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence.

  • Onsite assessments
  • End Point Assessment
  • Practical
  • Theory/Test

How will the course be delivered?

The delivery will be work based training and progress assessments to support the 20% off the job training requirement and prepare the apprentice for their end point assessment.

Delivery will take place at the employers premises providing a suitable area is available.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements will be a matter for individual employers, typically an apprentice might be expected to have achieved or be working towards 5 GCSE’s A*- C/9-4 including English and maths as well as having knowledge to level 1 equivalent for commonly used office computer applications.

What next?

On completion learners will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at Tech IOSH level. They will also be eligible to join the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) at Affiliate level.

Additional information

Additional training included:

  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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