An opportunity for someone who has an interest in Health, Safety and Compliance to develop their skills in this area through the apprenticeship course and on the job learning at URM. The successful applicant will gain exposure to all area's required to complete their apprenticeship.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The successful applicant, will be put onto a development plan, which will include regular pay reviews throughout the apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5pm. No evenings or weekends required at any point. Shift start and finish times can vary based on business need and personal requirements.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    23 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Take ownership of all external testing.  Quality and dust monitoring.  Update all the associated documentation and keep everything on track
  • Complete the Legionella testing as per the risk assessments
  • Be trained as an auditor and assist with all audits, quality, health, and safety, environmental and audits in general
  • Site inspections/Audits, implement and drive corrective actions
  • Create procedures, work instructions, safe systems of work etc.  Assist in training any new processes out
  • Assist in maintaining our T100 SHEQ management system
  • Monitor trends and provide the data to enable us to act when required
  • Assist in the investigation of accidents and incidents
  • Minute taking for the SHEQ meetings and follow up with the relevant people on any actions that arise.
  • Take ownership of the calibration system.  Arrange for all calibration to take place, communicate with the contractors, and arrange with the sites
  • Be involved with all environmental agency audits.  Assist with preventative actions and help complete any actions that are raised
  • Assist and monitor document control throughout all departments, ensure compliance, and registers are maintained

The training you will be getting

  • Once completed the apprentice will recieve a level 3 qualification in Safety, Health and Environment Technician
  • IOSH will be offered during employement (based on performance)
  • Apprenticeship training will be held at 1 of URM's sites.
  • Most training will be virtual (online), held once a month, with in person reviews from the apprenticeship provider every 3 months
  • In-house reviews will be compelted by the Learning and Development Coordinator every 3 months, so you will always have support throughout your apprenticeship
  • Upon completion learners will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at TechIOSH level

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We would expect that the successful candidate, completes their apprenticeship and would remain within the business within the complaince department. As we are a growing business, there would not be a specific role in mind, it will be dependant on what area's the apprenitce has enjoyed the most throughout their apprenitceship and business need at the time of completion. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Will include travel to our various Yorkshire sites. There will also be a requirement for the apprentice to be out on site reviewing certain area's on occasion.

About the employer

URM are the UK’s largest purchaser and recycler of waste glass. Processing 1 million tons of raw product a year across our 4 sites. The Company has exciting plans to grow through continuing investment into new technology that will increase both volume and yield. We aim to promote an exciting culture across all areas of the business, one where all ideas are valued, and we have a proven track record for the encouragement, training, development, and promotion of our people.




49 Lidgate Crescent Lidgate Crescent

Langthwaite Business Park

South Kirkby



Keira Robbins

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.