Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Technician Apprenticeship (ST0550)
The Safety, Health and Environment Technician will be able to work in organisations of varying size and industry; the role could be based in one location or may involve travel across a range of contracts. The role will be partly office based and partly at the work front providing advice to others on how to work without harming themselves or others.
On a daily basis the SHE Technician will assist to develop, review and check on the implementation of safe systems of work, deliver training (e.g.toolbox talks & inductions), investigate incidents, analyse data and present findings to the management team.
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Core Occupational Profile of the Safety Health and Environment Technician
Firstly, the Safety, Health and Environment Technician will be able to work in organisations of varying size and industry. As such, the role could be based in one location or may involve travel across a range of contracts. Therefore, the role will be partly office based and partly at the work front providing advice to others on how to work without harming themselves or others.
Furthermore, the Technician will work with the management and delivery team of the organisation to advise on the statutory health, safety and environmental requirements as they affect the company’s operations. As such, they will assist the management team in ensuring that the legal and company SHE requirements are implemented.
Secondly, on a daily basis the SHE Technician will assist to develop, review and check on the implementation of safe systems of work, deliver training (e.g.toolbox talks & inductions), investigate incidents, analyse data and present findings to the management team.
Lastly, the SHE Technician will engage with all aspects of the organisation to support the embedment of a culture that ensures everyone is able to return to their family and friends unharmed every day whilst also protecting and enhancing the global land, air and water resources for future generations. This will be achieved by inspiring and influencing others to see the benefit of working responsibly, understanding the legal framework and showing how safety, health and environmental management can enhance operational activities.
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Behaviours of the Safety Health and Environment Technician
Communicate effectively: Be able to contribute effectively in both spoken and written styles,adapting to the audience to present information or training in an assertive, engaging way.
Work effectively in a team: Be able to work with others (colleagues, suppliers, clients and the public)and lead by example in a collaborative and non- confrontational way. Be able to adjust to change in relation to the requirements of the organisation.
Contribute to a positive SHE culture. Challenge behaviour that is inconsistent with SHE culture,respect the culture and values of others in contributing a positive SHE culture. Positively influence behaviour in others to achieve desired outcomes and resolve conflicts.
Drive Innovation: Be able to identify areas for improvement and suggest sustainable innovative solutions.
Use their Professional Judgement: Be able to work within own level of competence, know when to seek advice from others.
Apply the code of ethics: Work within rules and regulations of professional competence and code of conduct as defined by a professional institution. Be able to resist pressures to allow others to utilise unsafe working practices.
Commit to equality and diversity: Apply attributes of equality and diversity to meet the requirements of fairness at work.
Continue their professional development: Identify own development needs and take action to meet those needs. Use own knowledge and expertise to help others when requested.
Knowledge gained by the Safety Health and Environment Technician
The Knowledge will be delivered through our Moodle Learning Management System. We will deliver multiple QCF/RQF units to gain the knowledge:
BTEC level 3 Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
This will be assessed using workplace evidence so that the candidate can build up a portfolio. Our expert assessors will guide the candidate to make sure there is enough evidence for the End Point Assessment.
Candidates will be reviewed every month with their employer