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Apprentice Health & Safety Officer F P Mccann

To undertake the relevant training to demonstrate competence and a career as a health, safety, environment & quality practitioner. The tasks will involve the learning of the compliance process within health, safety & environmental legislation.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    8.30am - 5.00pm with hour for lunch, days TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

There will be a range of activities of which will include, the learning of the FP McCann management system and procedures including the maintaining of records. You will be trained in managing of relevant British Standards Health & Safety 45001, Quality Standard 9001 & Environmental 14001(2015). You will learn about the Risk management of the manufacturing process at all of the FP McCann operational depots. Specific training courses will be made available related to all management system standards, including training in the audit process.


You will work within the Safety, Health, Environment & Quality team under the support and supervision of a dedicated mentor.


  • Initially you will spend time learning about the products we manufacture
  • Learn about the FP McCann systems that are used within the business
  • You will create a CPD with goals that will you aspire to
  • You will also attend college on day release to broaden your knowledge and skillset


  • Develop and become a key member of the SHE team
  • Become an experienced SHE Officer overseeing your own Precast depot
  • Pass you knowledge and skills on to others
  • Develop and train health and safety training packages
  • Coach and mentor others in behavioural safety

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs, Grades 9-4/A*-C or quivalent inclusive of maths, English and Science. This is a requirement to enable you to undertake the Level 3 Apprenticeship course
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Be highly motivated with a desire to succeed
  • A willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

English and maths GCSE’s (at Grade 4 or C) or equivalent preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

There are excellent opportunities for progression within the company, with a strong focus on continued learning and personal development.

Things to consider

This position is between 2 sites a ten minute drive apart but both sites are remote and not on public transport routes therefore access to a vehicle and a full driving licence will be preferable.

The sites are large, with factory and yard areas and there is likely to be a lot of walking involved on a daily basis. It can be dusty and dirty and subject to the elements.

About the employer

FP McCann is the UK’s market leader in the manufacture, supply and delivery of precast concrete solutions. Our comprehensive precast concrete business extends to include: Drainage and Water Management Solutions, Tunnel and Shaft Solutions, Rail Solutions, Power and Infrastructure Solutions, Walling Solutions, Fencing Solutions, Architectural & Structural Building Solutions, Agricultural Solutions, Flooring Solutions and Specialist Precast Solutions.

The geographical spread of our twelve modern precast manufacturing plants gives us an unrivalled ability to serve the construction industry throughout the UK and Ireland.

At FP McCann we are committed to the development of a strong and effective team. Our aim is to achieve this by maximising the potential of each employee by translating corporate plans into complementary programmes for the development of staff at all levels.

We work in an industry where it has been traditionally been difficult to find certain professional roles are difficult to fill, roles such as Civil Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and CAD designers; therefore  we believe that hiring apprentices helps our business to grow our own talent by developing a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.

We believe in the following principles to drive us to success.

  • Identifying the business need
  • Setting a standard
  • Assessing what resources are available
  • Making apprenticeships accessible
  • Providing appropriate management and support

All our apprentices are paid above the national apprentice wage rates, which not only attracts young talent, but also helps to retain it.  But we expect a lot from our apprentices, they are employees whilst they are with us not just students and tea-makers!


F P Mccann


Whitehill Road



LE67 1ET

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Additional location information

Apprentice’s work base - Between two sites CV13 OBB & LE67 1ET


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Valkyrie Support Services Ltd


Emma Humphreys 01889 566263

Safety, Health and Environment Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths as required (exemptions apply). The successful candidate will also need to complete a diagnostic assessment, which will help us plan the appropriate support required to meet your individual needs.

Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

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