Safety, Health and Environment Apprenticeship SPS TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED

SPS Technologies are looking for an enthusiastic Safety, Health & Environment Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for a safety-minded individual who'll have the chance to assist and support in the development and implementation of SHE improvements, including documentation review, training programmes, risk assessments and data analysis.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    * The starting wage will be dependent upon age. * £15,175.68 is the starting wage for a 16 year old, up to £22,605.44 for a 21 + year old.

  • Working week

    * Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 4.00pm * Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm * Unpaid breaks

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

* Assist and support in the development and implementation of the EHS improvements.
* Research, review and update EHS documents.
* Support & assist with internal & external training programmes.
* Support, assist and undertake proactive & reactive monitoring.
* Support, assist and undertake risk assessments.
* Assist with data entry, reporting & analysis of EHS data and information.
* Support & assist with investigations and the implementation of controls to reduce reoccurrence.
* Prepare & present EHS information.
* Attend EHS meetings.

The training you will be getting

* The apprentice will undertake the Safety, Health and Environment Technician (Level 3) Apprenticeship Standard, and it will be delivered by the University of Lincoln's Holbeach Campus, the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM). The apprentice will work towards obtaining the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the SHE standard. 
* The apprentice will attend block release sessions virtually via Microsoft Teams or in person at the NCFM campus throughout the duration of the programme.

* Training to be provided includes: hazard identification, concern reporting, incident reporting, use of PPE, first aid, fire marshall, working at height, ladder safety, COSHH awareness, electrical safety, legislation and any other in house relevant training.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The right candidate will have the opportunity to progress in their career by becoming a Health, Safety and Environment Administrator/Assistant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Willingness to learn, Self-motivated, Flexible


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C) or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C) or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 (C) or above) Desired

Things to consider

The successful candidate will be working on computers and be working around the plant. This would require walking around machinery, around the yard or across the units in all weather conditions.

About the employer

SPS Technologies has been established since 1936, its product offering and investment strategy is focused on technically sophisticated components and materials that are necessary and vital to key end-user markets such as aerospace, transportation, power generation, racing, farm and construction equipment and general industrial. Quality control programs of all SPS businesses reflect the demanding requirements of SPS' aerospace heritage. All product lines benefit from the culture of quality that has a long history at SPS. Because of this culture and our strong product design capability, many of SPS' products are manufactured for safety-critical applications.





Barkby Road

Troon Industrial Area


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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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