Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Technician Apprentice RESPONSIVE ENGINEERING (HOLDINGS) LIMITED

Responsive Engineering are looking for a health and safety apprentice to start their career journey in September 2024. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 - Thursday 7.30am - 4.00pm and Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Job Purpose

  • As a Health, Safety, and Environmental (SHE) Technician Apprentice, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of personnel while promoting environmental sustainability within our organisation.
  • Working closely with management and delivery teams, you'll advise on statutory health, safety, and environmental (SHE) requirements, encompassing a range of responsibilities to safeguard our workforce and mitigate environmental impact.

Day to Day operations

  • The SHE Technician Apprentice operates across all departments, engaging in both office-based and production floor activities. Your responsibilities will include assisting in the development and implementation of safe systems of work, conducting training sessions, investigating incidents, analysing data, and presenting findings to management. You'll collaborate with diverse stakeholders to foster a culture of safety, health, and environmental stewardship.

As an SHE Technician, you'll demonstrate the following behaviours, skills, and knowledge:

  • Effective Communication: Ability to communicate assertively and adapt messaging to diverse audiences.
  • Team Collaboration: Work collaboratively with colleagues, suppliers, clients, and the public, fostering a positive and non-confrontational atmosphere.
  • Positive SHE Culture: Champion a culture of safety, health, and environmental awareness, positively influencing behaviour and resolving conflicts.
  • Innovation: Identify areas for improvement and propose sustainable, innovative solutions.
  • Professional Judgement: Exercise sound judgement within your area of competence, seeking advice when necessary.
  • Ethical Conduct: Adhere to professional codes of conduct and resist pressures to compromise safety standards.
  • Equality and Diversity: Promote fairness and inclusivity in the workplace.
  • Professional Development: Take ownership of your professional development and support others in their learning journey.

The training you will be getting

  • All training to be work based learning
  • End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A permanent position may be available following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Responsive Engineering Ltd provides a complete customised and optimised manufacturing capability under one roof. With our innovative technology and highly skilled employees, we provide discreet components or full service offer to our customers to a very high standard. As a company, we value wellbeing, driven individuals who work well together to be trusted partners with a strong sense of ambition. Our ideal candidate will embody these values and demonstrate a commitment to promoting a safe, positive and supportive work environment.




Armstrong Works

Scotswood Road

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE15 6UX

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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

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