What will the apprentice be doing?
Investment in apprentices is in our DNA. We look to constantly innovate and create. In order to do this, we recognize that whilst technology is a partner, it's our people that power us. We offer a broad range of apprenticeship opportunities to suit all candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications, and career aspirations. So, whether you are embarking on your career, or want a change in direction, we have an apprenticeship program for you, that will support your development in an innovative environment.
We prioritize health, safety, and well-being above all else; there is nothing more important. We strive to be industry leaders and raise the bar through innovation, continuous learning, and improvement. Our Safety vision is to establish and improve safe working operations and practices throughout the network and will achieve this by continuously developing and improving policies, and standard work.
As a Safety Specialist Apprentice at Amazon, you'll gain a vast range of useful experiences and skills. You will work towards the Level 4 Process Lead Apprenticeship standard, as well as gaining City and Guilds professional diploma in Occupational Health & Safety.
In this role, you will be based in one of our UK operations warehouses, where we store and process millions of items of inventory which are then shipped to customers all over the world.
You will work alongside your site safety team to support with day-to day-tasks, learning how Amazon approaches safety and delivers for its customers. As you develop your skills, knowledge, and behaviours, you will become an integral part of the site team, delivering the highest quality of service to our internal and external customers and ensuring everyone consistently operates safely.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Qualification: C&G professional diploma in Occupational H&S
Training delivery: onsite training
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of this apprenticeship you will be qualified to apply for permanent roles within the Amazon Safety function across the UK; location flexibility may be required.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C / 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C / 4 or above) Essential
Other Bachelors degree in any subject (Grade third or above) Desired
Other Level 3 Safety Health Environment Technician (Grade pass) Desired
Things to consider
You must be at least 18 years old before the end of June 2023. We are unable to employ under-18s in our Fulfilment Centres due to the nature of some of the inventory. You must have a Bachelors Degree in any subject field OR prior completion of the Level 3 Safety Health Environment Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship standard