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Safety Health and Environment Technician

Helping prevent workplace accidents, injuries and health problems

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • identifying and assessing hazards
  • how to advise and train staff about health and safety practices
  • risk assessment methods
  • techniques for recording and investigating workplace accidents
Qualifications

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved:

  • level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
  • level 1 information communications technology (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G)
Professional registration

Apprentices who complete this apprenticeship will be able to apply for:

  • technical level membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
  • affiliate level membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.