As an Apprentice in Health & Safety your role is to support and ensure timely investigation of accidents and incidents [health, safety and environmental issues] and review recommendations for preventative and corrective actions. To ensure legal compliance to all regulations and HSE Codes of Practice.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    You will work 37 hours per week from Monday to Friday. Start and finish times may vary dependant on which team you are working in at different stages of your apprenticeship.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    11 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learning, understanding and supporting the Company internal audit programme, providing assurance that the system is in compliance with all relevant standards and requirements
  • To produce monthly MBR/CSR reports as directed to do so by the Head of Safety, Quality & Environment
  • Support H&S audits at any of the Marshall Aerospace operations in line with the Audit Programme
  • Supporting and advising Business management teams, providing core team updates, legislation and company policy changes through various media including face to face training
  • To implement and enforce safe working practices in line with the company’s policies and procedures
  • Contributing to monthly safety meetings, staff inductions and work place inspections
  • To support management in providing appropriate corrective actions arising from the audits and accident investigations
  • To support all inspections by regulatory agencies and co-ordinate the implementation of corrective actions
  • Reviewing and assessing supplier/contractor Safe Systems of Work proposals
  • Work with task staff to produce Risk Assessments and safe systems of work in line with company procedures and current legislation
  • Supporting Health Improvement initiatives
  • Learning and carrying out investigations, with the use of Quality tools and techniques (such as Root Cause Analysis Ishikawa)
  • Supporting Product Safety and Error Management investigations
  • Maintaining suitable records and reports to support monthly KPI / metrics
  • Supporting Continuous Improvement activities both within the department and in the Operations areas
  • Supporting non-conformance / accident owners through facilitation and deployment of problem solving tools and skills
  • Supporting the management of safety training databases and the interface with other databases (eg Workday / IFS)
  • Delivering H&S Induction and other H&S presentations as required
  • Liaising with Engineering and Operational apprentices on their H&S rotations
  • Reviewing and understanding regulation changes and their implications to safe operations across the business
  • Providing support and guidance on safety related matters across the business as required
  • Perform other duties as defined by the HS&E Manager
  • Attend and engage with training, including exams and 1-2-1 meetings with your tutors/assessors
  • Manage your time effectively to complete all coursework, assignments and exams required to achieve the apprenticeship
  • Reflect on your own practice and experiences and take any feedback onboard

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

Your apprenticeship will be delivered by one of our partner training providers. As an Apprentice in Health & Safety working in our Aerospace business you will be following the Level 3 Safety, Health and Environment Technician Apprenticeship Standard. More information on this standard can be found on the institute for apprenticeships website. The programme will be 24 months and you will work towards developing the knowledge, skills and behaviours required through a range of workshop training, classroom sessions and on the job learning. Not only will you develop your technical skills you will also have the opportunity to develop the behaviours needed to set the foundation for your future career. You will be supported every step of the way by our instructors, mentors, line managers and fellow apprentices.

On top of what you will learn with the training provider you will also get internal experience and training including:

  • Internal audit training and experience
  • Understanding of Human Factors and Just Culture
  • Practical knowledge of ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 / ISO 45001 systems
  • Practical experience of completing and reviewing Risk Assessments / Safe Systems of Work
  • Basic knowledge of a wide range of aerospace safety regulations (Design and Engineering, Airport Operations, Military Flying,
  • Manufacturing and Civil & Military Maintenance and repair
  • Experience of working with multiple & foreign air forces / regulators
  • Experience of working in an airport and aviation environment with complex safety issues

Upon completion of this apprenticeship you will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at TechIOSH level.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of this apprenticeship you will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at TechIOSH level. You will have the opportunity to be considered for a permanent role within one of the teams you have worked in during your apprenticehsip. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential

About the employer

We are one of the largest privately owned, independent aerospace and defence companies in the UK specialising in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.




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Newmarket Road




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023