Apprentice safety, health and environmental technician. LEGRAND ELECTRIC LIMITED

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the health, safety and environment management team. Your role as a health, safety and environment apprentice will be to support the team in line with corporate, internal, legal and international industry standards.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We also offer 25 days holiday in addition to standard UK Bank holidays, income protection, a contributory pension, maternity, paternity sick pay schemes, staff discounts and more.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday, 8.30am - 1.00pm

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Daily, the apprentice SHE Technician will assist to develop, review and check on the implementation of safe systems of work, deliver training (e.g., toolbox talks & inductions), investigate incidents, analyse data and present findings to the management team
  • The apprentice 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. This will be achieved by inspiring and influencing others to see the benefits of working responsibly, understanding the legal framework, and showing how safety, health and environmental management can enhance operational activities
  • Assist on all aspects of health and safety i.e., risk assessments, training, COSHH, safe systems of work and toolbox talks
  • Maintaining a management system to align with ISO standards 45001, 14001
  • Environmental impacts of business and improvements

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

  • Level 3 safety, health and environment technician apprenticeship standard
  • All training will be delivered in the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time role on successful completion of the apprenticeship with possible further education in Environmental, Health and Safety aspects
  • Upon completion of this Apprenticeship, you will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at TechIOSH level. They will also be eligible to join the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) at Affiliate level

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent maths and English (Grade 4-9 (A*-C)) Essential

About the employer

We have been manufacturing in the UK since 1980 and our manufacturing sites create mechanical, electrical, electronic and digital solutions that improve lives by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet. Around 80% of our UK sales come from products manufactured in the UK. The knowledge and expertise of our 800 UK employees is focused into specialist business units, with around 100 sales people who have a thorough understanding of your industry and can recommend the best solutions for your projects. Our team of 50 engineers on the road are on hand to help with project management, commissioning, maintenance and any post-build challenges.




Legrand Electric

Unit 12



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Training provider



Derwentside College

Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

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