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Safety Health and Environment Technician Apprentice WATES GROUP LIMITED

At Wates, we understand that our work can make a significant and lasting impact in the communities we operate within. Our business supports the regeneration of communities and helps to improve living standards for tenants, breathing new life into their properties and creating places that people are proud to call their home.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thurs 8am – 5.30pm including lunch breaks unpaid

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Supporting the SHE team which will include but is not limited to:

  • Adhering to and promoting all required health, safety and welfare policies established by the facility
  • Undertaking activities to support compliance with health and safety legislation, e.g. fire safety checks, safety signage audits, first aid checks
  • Administration of computer and database systems, including maintenance of records and preparation of documents for issue
  • Assisting with the display screen equipment (DSE) assessment programme, e.g. reviewing DSE self-assessment forms, and assisting with workstation assessments
  • Assisting with incident investigations, causation analysis, identification and implementation of corrective actions, and presentation of data
  • Supporting the audit and inspection programme by assisting with audit scheduling, gathering of evidence, and identification and implementation of corrective actions
  • Assisting with the delivery of virtual and face-to-face health, safety & environment training for staff and students, e.g. new starter inductions
  • Supporting EHS engagement events and activities
  • Supporting the EHS team’s commitment to continuous improvement of health & safety management on site
  • Positively influencing safety behaviours in others and helping to resolve health & safety challenges
  • Undertake site visits (nationally) to support the business safety strategy and any project specific requests that may require a visit to a site to be made.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Onsuccesful completion of the apprenticeship there is an opportunity to gain further experience within the Wates SHE teams

During your apprenticeship you will undergo remote learning through live webinars, forums, one to one's with a dedicated learning coach with constant feedback and coaching through RHG Consults team of experienced learning coaches 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the programme you will have the opportunity to progress with Wates SHE team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths at least (Grade 5-9 or A-C) Desired

Things to consider

Driving License and car required and happy to travel

About the employer

At Wates we are proud to be a family-owned business, small enough to recognise and support great talent, yet big enough to challenge and inspire our people through amazing multi-million-pound projects. To us our industry is more than just building, it’s also a chance for us to positively impact the communities where we work and thrive.




750 Capability Green



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Training provider



Samantha Gibbs


Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

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