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Safety, Health and Environment Technician Apprentice First Call Hsq Limited

We are looking for somebody who wants to start a career in health, safety, and environment. Ambition and a passion for learning new things is important as studying is key to your success in the role and in your longer-term career.

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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

    Monday - Friday, Occasional Weekends, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Role: You will be supported by an experienced HSE Manager to perform the following tasks:

You will support a number of projects to meet the requirements of the Safety Quality and Environment Management systems.

The role will also involve assisting the site teams and managers by recognising hazards and seeking to minimise risks whilst creating, maintaining and improving the health, safety, environmental and Quality standards.

You will champion HSE initiatives in the workplace whilst ensuring that legislation is adhered to.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Occupational health Support the provision of occupational health within the business, under the direction of the HSE Lead.
  • Support the communication and promotion of the monthly themes
  • Promote the value of occupational health at a local level Advice and support
  • Provide consistent and accurate HSE advice to employees
  • Provide support to business units on HSE initiatives
  • Provide support on HSE issues/problems
  • Produce regional HSE statistics on a monthly basis, identify trends and take proactive initiatives


  • Contribute to general communications at a local level
  • Produce and communicate safety alerts following incidents to promote learning and prevention
  • Accident/incident investigations
  • Undertake timely investigations
  • Keep local and corporate management informed on status Identify root causes
  • Produce safety alerts as above

Key measures & targets: Adherence to all deadlines set

Key relationships: Head of HSE, Company Directors

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To have good IT skills (using Microsoft Office packages, Word, Outlook and Excel)
  • To have good customer service skills
  • To have a professional telephone manner 
  • To have good organisational skills
  • To have excellent verbal and written communication skills as you will be dealing with customers and colleagues from around the world
  • To have good time management
  • To have a high level of accuracy and good attention to detail
  • Good data entry skills

Personal qualities

  • To be able to work calmly under pressure
  • To have the desire to learn
  • To have the ability to grasp concepts and retain information
  • To have a “can do”, positive attitude
  • Have confident personality

Desired qualifications

Applicants will need a minimum of 3 GCSEs at A*-C (9-4) Grades including English and Mathematics based subjects or equivalent.

Future prospects

Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.

Things to consider

To ensure you can get to both college and the workplace Apprentice rates subject to review after 1 and 6 months satisfactory working.

About the employer

First Call HSQ is a highly respected provider of safety services within Lincolnshire, the UK and Internationally. Supporting a number of major clients as well as grass-root companies, Academies and Schools, First Call HSQ has an enviable performance record and an established and growing reputation for higher than usual standards. We pride ourselves on our robust systems that are effectively and proportionately managed by our professional and highly competent staff. Our team of safety professionals are here to support your company meet its obligations and build on current procedures in line with current industry best practices.


First Call Hsq Limited


Grange Farm Cottage


DN17 3EZ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lindsey College


Eve Ridley

You will undertake the Level 3 Safety, Health and Environment Technician Apprenticeship which is completed in the workplace and also some attendance at North Lindsey College in Scunthorpe. You will study both on and off the job with the support and guidance of a fully qualified assessor from College.

Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

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