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An apprenticeship at Parker offers you a perfect combination of on-the-job training, workplace responsibilities and academic classes. With a business perspective right from the beginning, you will become a valuable team member at Parker. As an apprentice your duties include, supporting the Division Manager in the role of the management of environmental, health, safety & energy matters at the Team Valley location.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Job purpose:

  • To support the Division Manager in the role of the management of environmental, health, safety & energy matters at the Team Valley location
  • To support the location by leading and taking part in High Performance Team’s relating to environmental, health, safety & energy
  • To support the health and safety leader in ensuring conformity at the location with legislation and other proposed requirements to continue compliance

Main duties:

  • Maintain training records and arrange relevant training for location employees (existing and new employees).  Systems maintenance and data management of health and safety documentation and audit requirements
  • Assist with implementation of departmental and division improvement activities
  • Support the accident / incident investigation process at the location, ensuring that effective corrective action is documented and coordinate timescales to ensure closure. Schedule dates for review according to the Standard Work for Incident Reporting, and ensure records are updated and maintained for all investigations and corrective actions in a timely manner
  • Supporting the Division Manager to ensure that all data is captured and recorded for the corrective action process, which includes tracking and reporting, safety concerns, non -conformances, compliance findings and improvement objectives.
  • Support Division workload during peak times, holidays and absence
  • Promote and maintain health and safety within High Performance Teams development
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports for feedback into the business
  • Assist with preparation for health and safety meetings
  • Assist the Division Manager in the maintenance and development of standard operating procedures and assist with the compilation of appropriate policies, procedures, programs and work practices to ensure that they meets their legal and corporate obligations and works within the environment, health & safety policy
  • Administrative support for the division maintaining a high level of environmental, health, safety & energy awareness amongst employees visitors and contractors
  • Coordinating the free flow of relevant environmental, health, safety & energy information to and from all levels within the location
  • Assist on an administrative basis the day to day checks to ensure that the location meet the required environmental, health, safety & energy checks

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

  • Day release to college over the duration of the apprenticeship, this also depends on existing qualifications as this may reduce the apprenticeship length
  • You will be working towards level 3 Safety, Health and Environment Technician apprenticeship standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential full-time position available upon completion of apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
Other IOSH Environmental (Grade Pass) Desired
Other IOSH Managing Safely (Grade Pass) Desired
Other NEBOSH Certificate (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

Parker has been operating for 50 years in the UK, providing quality services and products to its British OEM customers and to other companies through its strong, professional distribution network and Technology Centres. To meet its customers’ needs in motion and control, Parker provides the broadest range of products available from any single supplier. This is supported by expertise in nine major technologies: hydraulics, pneumatics, electromechanical, filtration, process control, fluid and gas handling, sealing and shielding, climate control and aerospace. At Parker we believe in partnership with our customers so we can provide them with solutions which help achieve higher levels of productivity and profitability by engineering the best systems for their requirements. We look beyond parts and components to develop complete system solutions. Parker also offers Value Added Services such as kitting, partial assembly and line side delivery to help its customers save time and money.




Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Ltd

Gas Separation and Filtration Division EMEA

Dukesway - Team Valley Trading Estate - Gateshead

NE11 0PZ

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Training provider



Megan Shanahan

Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

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