Occupational Health and Safety Practice

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Occupational Health and Safety Practice like?

Are you motivated by the idea of helping people? Do you want to create positive change in the workplace? Study for an apprenticeship in occupational health and safety practice and join a sector that’s dedicated to creating a safe work environment.   

The apprenticeship is ideal for individuals who want to improve the healthy and safety practices within Scottish businesses. Learn how to reduce insurance premiums and legal costs. Develop your understanding of health and safety practices in an office. Learn how to protect the rights of employees and contribute to a productive work setting.   

There are a number of jobs to choose from in Scotland’s occupational health and safety industry. Take on the role of a health and safety officer and help to prevent accidents in an office. Become an occupational health advisor and create new protection strategies for people in the workplace. 

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for this apprenticeship. But it is useful to have an interest in occupational health and a genuine desire to help people.  

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 Modern 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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