Contractors launch health & safety apprenticeship

An apprenticeship scheme has been developed by construction contractors specifically for those seeking a career in health & safety management

A new qualification spearheaded by a working group comprising contractors including Costain, Skanska, Balfour Beatty, Mitie, Morrison Utilities and Sisk, along with client organisations such as HS2 and Thames Water ... their work was supported by IOSH, the Unite trades union and others ...

the ICM now adds its support for this excellent initiative to those on the qualification pathway and their employers through the CDM Competence Registry™ ~ the ICM Registrar offers applicants the use of the CDM Competence Registry™

The safety, health and environment apprenticeship scheme (or SHE) has been developed to provide a pipeline of trained staff to manage the risks in the workplace ... designed to address the impact that changes in technology and innovation are having on business working practices ...

The SHE apprenticeship is a level three qualification which is the equivalent of two A Levels and allows apprentices to learn while they earn – 20% of their time will be spent on additional off the job training

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