Level 3 Safety, Health, and Environment Technician

Introduction to the Apprenticeship

The Safety, Health and Environment (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 and inductions), investigate incidents, analyse data and present findings to the management team. This apprenticeship has been designed by a variety of organisations to ensure that both new entrants and those interested in progressing a career in the sector have an opportunity to develop the right knowledge, skills and behaviours. This apprenticeship is a fantastic way of developing these skills whilst learning and gaining experience at work.

Apprenticeship Standard

For more information about the Level 3 SHE Technician standard, please visit: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/safety-health-and-environment-technician-v1-2

Apprenticeship Modules

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.

Modules include:

  • Health, safety, and environmental Management
  • Developing and maintaining professional relationships
  • Managing people and behaviour
  • Legislation
  • Theory of incident causation
  • Risk assessment
  • Project management and business justification
  • Management of change
  • Safety culture
  • Workplace project

Apprenticeship End Point Assessment

All apprentices must spend a minimum of 12 months on-programme (before the gateway) working towards the occupational standard and should meet the off the job requirements for an apprenticeship.

The EPA period should only start once the employer is satisfied that the apprentice is deemed to be consistently working at or above the level set out in the occupational standard. Apprentices without English and mathematics at level 2 must achieve level 2 prior to taking their EPA. The EPA must be completed within an EPA period lasting typically 4 months, the EPA consists of 3 discrete assessment methods.

  • Knowledge test
  • Workplace project with presentation and questions
  • Professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio of evidence

For more information about the End Point Assessment Process, please visit: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/media/5925/st0550_safety_health_and_environment_technician_l3_ap-for-publication_011221.pdf

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