Occupational Health and Safety Practice Technical

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Occupational Health and Safety Practice Technical like?

Do you want to make Scotland safer for future generations? Study for a technical apprenticeship in occupational health and safety and be part of an industry that’s focused on protecting employees from accidents in the workplace.  

The apprenticeship is designed to teach you valuable healthcare skills. Improve your knowledge of safety practices and help reduce the risk of injury for people in an office setting. Learn how to develop worker safeguarding strategies and make a positive difference in a business. Carry out a health and safety risk assessment and ensure a company is compliant with safety standards.   

Whether you’re interested in accident prevention or safety initiatives, there’s a job for you in Scotland’s occupational safety sector. Work as a health and safety advisor and prevent accidents from occurring in a busy environment. Become a safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ)manager and work with businesses to make sure they provide safe working conditions for their staff. 

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for this apprenticeship. However, it is useful to have completed a relevant qualification like an SCQF Level 6 in occupational health and safety practice.  

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Technical Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 months to complete.  

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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