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Safety, Health & Environmental Advanced Apprentice

Cumberland, London, NW10 7RQ
£16,000. Increasing to £18,000 in Year 2
Closing date
2 Nov 2023

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FMCG & Manufacturing
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
18-24 months

Job Details

What will the apprentice be doing?

Bakkavor is the worlds leading fresh food manufacturer and people are the most important part of our business and the safety of our people is our number one priority.

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will have a real job from day one and make a genuine contribution to the businesses. Typical weekly tasks will consist of:

  • Assisting and/or managing the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents as directed
  • Research Safety, Health and Environmental Issues and best practices and review updates of health and safety regulations
  • Prepare and maintain records relating to safety, health and environmental matters that comply with legal and workplace requirements, such as Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations, Noise at Work Regulations, Hand Arm Vibration Regulations or Environmental Permitting Regulations
  • Undertake and/or assist with the monitoring, analysis, and reporting of SHE performance
  • Support the embedding of Health, Safety & Environmental values and procedures where good communication skills are essential

We are looking for determined and innovative candidates with a can-do approach and attention to detail, who have a genuine interest in developing a career in the food and drink industry.

Being part of a fast-moving team like ours can be demanding and challenging but the rewards will be huge. That's why we're looking for smart and dynamic individuals who can match our commitment and ambition.

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

  • You will work towards a Level 3 Safety, Health & Environment Technician standard.

    Upon completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at Tech IOSH level.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of your programme, if you have successfully completed your apprenticeship and achieved the performance targets we have set for you, you are guaranteed a permanent role with us.

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative


  • GCSE or equivalent in English and maths + three others (Grade 9 – 4 or A*- C) essential

Expected apprenticeship duration: 2 years

Apprenticeship Standard: Safety Health and Environment Technician Level 3 (A level)

Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level 3 (A level)

Training provider: Deere Apprenticeships Ltd

Expected start date: 04 Sep 2023

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: From £16,000.00 per year


We're the biggest name you've never heard of! You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose in the UK. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas and we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality food to join us. Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts, and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy, and convenient food. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.

Company info
5th Floor, 8 Mortimer Street
Greater London
United Kingdom

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